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Restaurant Bans Have Big Impact on Smoking Rates

Smoking bans in U.S. eateries appear to have helped reduce overall smoking rates, especially among people with higher levels of education, the researchers reported. The study authors analyzed 25 years of data on young and middle-aged smokers in the Unit
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 17, 2018 20:26
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[Oregon] WEBER: GUEST VIEWPOINT FDA rule lets Big Tobacco crush vape products

As the owner of Vape Crusaders, a vape shop and e-liquid manufacturer in Roseburg, and as a former smoker myself, I know about the damage caused by cigarettes. I smoked for 14 years and spent seven of those years trying anything that would help me quit —
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Jan 17, 2018 08:45
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[UK] Two smokers who were fined for dropping their cigarette butts have had the penalty reduced for a bizarre reason

But both of them secured a 50 per cent refund of their fines after successfully quitting smoking for good with support from Bexley’s free Stop Smoking programme.
Kent Live (Kent and Sussex Courier/Sevenoaks Chronicle) (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 14:48
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[UK] Help for smokers to quit is slashed: Health budget cuts mean only three in five local authorities offer support to quit the habit

Public health budget cuts mean many smokers can no longer access stop smoking medications from their GP, health experts have warned. In England there is now at least one local authority where there is a zero budget for addressing smoking, according to a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 14:44
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[UK] Help to quit smoking is victim of health squeeze

Smokers are no longer being given medication to help them quit by GPs in many areas as a result of budget cuts, health experts have found. At least one local authority in England has no budget to help patients stop the habit, a report by Cancer Research
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 14:43
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[Asia, China] Beijing has fewer smokers in 2017

The number of smokers in Beijing was 3.99 million in 2017, 1.1 percentage points lower than the figure before the city's smoking ban was enforced in June 2015, local authorities said Friday. It amounts to 200,000 less smokers in the city over the past tw
Xinhua Newswire
added Jan 16, 2018 00:28
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Quitting smoking can add years, quality of life

Dr. J. Taylor Hays, director of the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center, says it's never too late to quit the habit. To younger smokers, those younger than 40-years-old, Dr. Hays asks, "Do you want to add 10 years to your life?"
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 15, 2018 23:53
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[UK] Help for smokers to quit is slashed: Health budget cuts mean only three in five local authorities offer support to quit the habit

Tobacco companies in the UK make a collective profit of about £1 billion a year One in 10 GPs do not provide access to varenicline which helps smokers quit In one in nine areas GPs don't prescribe nicotine replacement therapy
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 15, 2018 23:42
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[UK] Budget cuts `mean GPs in some areas cannot prescribe stop smoking medications´

Cuts to the public health budget mean smokers in many areas can no longer access stop smoking medications from their GP, health experts have warned. There is now at least one local authority in England where there is a zero budget for addressing smoking,
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 15, 2018 23:38
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PELZMAN: Patient Smokes, Check. Now What?

We have tried something new to help us...anyone listed as a smoker (based on those buttons that are clicked or the presence of "tobacco use disorder" on their problem list) is flagged...report is generated daily which is sent to our smoking cessation team
MedPage Today
added Jan 14, 2018 16:08
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