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[Ireland] 'If you smoke 20 cigarettes a day, you inhale a mugful of tar each year'

A HARD-HITTING campaign aimed at getting people to quit smoking tells us that one in every two smokers will die of a tobacco-related disease. Thousands of people have signed up to the HSE’s Quit initiative, and there has been a decrease in the number of p
The (ie)
added Mar 2, 2017 18:30

Achieve Life Science and OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Announce Strategic Collaboration with the National Institutes of Health to Advance the Development of Cytisine for Smoking Cessation

to conduct non-clinical studies in support of an overall clinical development plan for cytisine as a smoking cessation treatment. As part of the collaboration, Achieve is providing cytisine to the NIH to conduct a series of non-clinical studies required
PR Newswire
added Mar 2, 2017 18:30

CAMPBELL: Myths, Facts And Fixing Policy On Vaping

You can also read our peer-reviewed publication Helping Smokers Quit: The Science Behind Tobacco Harm Reduction, which found that vaping was 98 percent safer than noxious cigarette smoke and is not a "gateway" to smoking any more more Advil is a gateway
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Mar 2, 2017 18:30

[New Zealand] Subsidise e-cigarettes to help smokers quit: Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox

Smokers needing help to quit can get a subsidy for nicotine patches, gum or lozenges that can save them hundreds of dollars. But the Maori Party thinks the Government should look at extending that subsidy to e-cigarettes. Making New Zealand smoke-free
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 2, 2017 12:24

Why do people use electronic nicotine delivery systems (electronic cigarettes)? A content analysis of Twitter, 2012-2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

our findings suggest the reasons for using ENDS is in part to circumvent existing policy regulations for controlling combustible tobacco use. Three of the 7 most cited reasons for vaping focused on evading policies, such as novel flavors (e.g., cherry) th
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Mar 2, 2017 12:20

CHANDLER: 2 bills good for Kentucky health

The long-term improvements to Kentucky’s health from a reduced smoking rate would save billions... Not incidentally, Kentuckians die from cancer more often than people from any other state... As I travel around our beautiful state, many of the people I m
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Mar 2, 2017 12:02

CAMPBELL: Myths, Facts And Fixing Policy On Vaping

To outline what a smart policy would look like, namely stopping smoking and reducing harm, Dr. Rodu, Matthew Glans, and Lindsey Stroud of The Heartland Institute, have written Vaping, E-Cigarettes, and Public Policy Toward Alternatives to Smoking. They d
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Mar 2, 2017 05:47

BOLD prediction: Brain circuit that supports smoking cessation identified

The ability to quit smoking is influenced by a brain circuit that is responsible for inhibiting automated behavior, report researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina Hollings Cancer Center in the March 1, 2017 issue of JAMA Psychiatry
added Mar 1, 2017 16:46

[UK] Fewer people 'using e-cigarettes to quit smoking amid lack of official guidance'

The number of smokers using e-cigarettes to quit the habit is declining amid "little in the way of official guidance" from the market or the NHS, according to a report. E-cigarettes are by far the most popular method used to quit smoking in the UK, but
Press Association (uk)
added Mar 1, 2017 15:42

[UK] Britain's e-cigarette boom is over, data suggests

The number of smokers using e-cigarettes to kick the habit is declining amid fears that they are may be just as unhealthy as tobacco, data shows. Consumer analyst Mintel has found that for the first time since their launch fewer people are using e-cigar
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 1, 2017 15:39
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