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SIEGEL: Nurses Get Into the Act: Smoking is No Worse than Vaping! Don't Commend Patients for Quitting Smoking Using E-Cigarettes

Apparently, irresponsible medical advice being given to smokers about quitting is not restricted to physicians. Nurses are getting in on the act and publicly making the most reckless medical recommendations to smokers. Two egregious examples highlight the
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jan 23, 2017 12:42
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[UK] SANDFORD: NHS needs to do more to tackle smoking

The huge financial burden caused by smoking provides a strong case for continued investment in smoking cessation and other tobacco control measures. Every year smoking in England results in over 37,000 deaths from cancer, 23,000 deaths from respiratory d
Independent Nurse (uk)
added Jan 20, 2017 14:38
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[New Zealand] Free Stop Smoking Service helping Smokers to Quit

A free Stop smoking service set up to help Wellington, Hutt Valley, Kapiti, Porirua and Wairarapa Communities whanau to quit smoking is up and running. Tākiri Mai te Ata is a collective of seven health, education, justice and social service providers, i
Scoop (nz)
added Jan 19, 2017 23:18
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Facing Surgery? Quit Smoking Now For A Safer Procedure

Cigarette smokers facing surgery should quit smoking as soon as possible, according to a new statement released jointly by the Societies for Vascular Surgery and Vascular Nursing. The statement urges surgeons and their professional staff to make sure tha
PR Newswire
added Jan 19, 2017 23:18
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Association Between The Real Cost Media Campaign and Smoking Initiation Among Youths — United States, 2014–2016

The findings indicate that youths’ self-reported exposure to the campaign was associated with a reduction in smoking initiation from 2014 to 2016. Sustained campaigns such as The Real Cost can speed progress toward a tobacco-free future.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jan 19, 2017 20:06
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The international prevalence of smoking in addiction treatment

Internationally, cigarette smoking is higher among patients in addiction treatment when compared to the general populace, according to a study published in the Society for the Study of Addiction.... there are both cultural and biological reasons high rat
Addiction Now
added Jan 19, 2017 18:31
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cdc's anti-smoking ad campaign returns for sixth year

With more than 16 million Americans living with smoking-related diseases, the Tips campaign raises awareness about the health and emotional impact of cigarette smoking, encourages smokers to quit and offers free resources on how to quit and stay smoke-fr
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 19, 2017 16:06
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[North Dakota] EDITORIAL: Effort to end BreatheND on wrong track

BreatheND and its staff of eight has been effective in its short existence. It doesn’t make sense to go in another direction when there’s a program with proven results. The Legislature should keep BreatheND.
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Jan 19, 2017 15:43
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[UK] VIDEO: Hull's stop smoking budget 'to be slashed by £250K' despite worst smoking rate in England

Hull's budget to help people stop smoking looks set to be slashed by £250,000 despite the city having the highest numbers of adult smokers in England. Hull City Council is under massive financial pressure after struggling for years to fund services again
Hull Daily Mail / This is Hull and East Riding (uk)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:22
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[Canada] New Supports to Help People in Ontario Quit Smoking

Ontario is providing free nicotine replacement products to people leaving hospital, and investing in new programs across the province to help people quit smoking and stay healthy. The province is funding new quit cards, which will be distributed to up t
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:16
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