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[Ireland] Trinity academics call for targeted smoking prevention in new study

The study...explores smoking and quitting behaviours among students. The study aims to assist College in developing ways to promote a smoke-free campus. The study aims to “aid the implementation of a smoke-free campus”, collecting data about the smoking
Trinity News (ie)
added Apr 29, 2017 03:08
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[Australia, UK] Plain cigarette packaging could drive 300,000 Britons to quit smoking

Plain cigarette cartons featuring large, graphic health warnings could persuade 300,000 people in the UK to quit smoking if the measure has the effect it had in Australia, scientists say. Standardised cigarette packaging will be compulsory in the UK fro
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 27, 2017 20:15
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] MOO-JONG: Cigarette price: up or down?

Which is better ― to raise cigarette prices to the level of advanced countries or to lower them to reduce the burden of low-income smokers at the risk of their health?
Korea Times (kr)
added Apr 27, 2017 20:15
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[Alabama] RBHS hosts Kick Butts Day

Students at Red Bay High School joined thousands of other students around the United States in March as they took part in Kick Butts Day. The day is set aside to encourage young people to be tobacco free, reject tobacco companies’ marketing and urge ele
Franklin County (AL) Times
added Apr 27, 2017 20:15
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Cigarettes, Alcohol & Pot: Why Some Young Smokers Combine Drugs

For young smokers, the pleasure of smoking a cigarette is greater when they are also drinking alcohol than when they are also smoking pot, according to a new study. The findings could have implications for helping people quit smoking, the researchers sa
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Apr 26, 2017 16:40
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Proper regulation of e-cigs seen to prevent sickness, deaths

Dr. Konstantinos E. Farsalinos, research fellow at the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center and University of Patras in Greece, urged the government to create a regulatory framework for e-cigarettes that is reasonable, proportionate and realistic. “It must be
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Apr 26, 2017 16:39
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[Minnesota] LETTER: STOPPING SMOKING

Minnesota will be the only state in the nation without a state-run quit-plan free to the uninsured. A quit-line is a crucial element for addressing tobacco-related health disparities. Funding for the tobacco cessation helpline would cost $3 million a year
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Apr 26, 2017 12:52
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[Ireland] Exams a bad time for stop smoking campaign

A survey of more than 700 students has found that smokers on a university campus are more likely to be aged 22 or above and live in their own accommodation — and that campaigns to raise awareness of quitting are more successful if timed away from exam ti
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Apr 26, 2017 01:16
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22nd Century Accepted to Present Proprietary Smoking Cessation Product at BIOCHINA Partnering Forum in Zhuhai, China

Rule Changes by the Chinese Food and Drug Administration Will Pave the Way for 22nd Century’s Well-Studied X-22 Smoking Cessation Aid
Business Wire
added Apr 25, 2017 17:00
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[UK] 2017 update: Pharmacy Guidance on Smoking and Mental Disorder (PDF)

Despite being as motivated to stop as the general population, those with a mental disorder are less likely to receive smoking cessation interventions. Taking action to support those with a mental disorder to quit smoking should be even more imperative, g
Royal College of Psychiatrists (uk)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:09
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