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[Australia] Smoking patients kick the habit with health service help

A DEDICATED team at Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service is helping increase the numbers of smoking patients to kick the habit. In April last year, dual diagnosis coordinator and tobacco treatment specialist Jenny Minchell and her team introduced a
Toowoomba Newspapers Pty Ltd (au)
added Jul 1, 2017 03:15

[Kentucky] Tobacco cessation coverage takes effect ($$)

Smokers in Kentucky will be able to have more affordable access to smoking cessation after resources are officially mandated as being covered under medical insurance in the state. June 29 will mark 90 days since "Senate Bill 89: Insurance Coverage for T
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Jun 30, 2017 23:51

E-Cigarettes, Vaping, and Other Electronic Nicotine Products: Harm Reduction Pathways or New Avenues for Addiction?

Given the disproportionate burden of tobacco health harms in psychiatric patients, e-cigarettes are being considered as a potential tool for harm reduction. This article summarizes recent data on e-cigarettes, provides recommendations and resources to le
Psychiatric Times
added Jun 30, 2017 22:56
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[North Dakota] TAYLOR: Big tobacco won, goodbye BreatheND

As the hardworking folks at BreatheND prepare to leave their posts... Thank you to the 92-percent of North Dakotans who are still in favor of seeing the program continue. Legislators’ attacks on BreatheND throughout the 2017 session didn’t fool you. You
Dunn County (ND) Herald
added Jun 30, 2017 21:55

[UK] Tobacco giant Philip Morris is paying people £50 if they persuade a smoker to quit

The company is so committed to a smoke-free world that it is even paying brand ambassadors, which it calls “freelancers”, to persuade people to quit. They get £50 per “conversion” – successfully changing someone from being a smoker to a non-smoker.
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 30, 2017 18:38

[North Carolina] O'Connor: Smoking no longer a luxury

A number of factors are working against tobacco today. Higher taxes mean higher retail prices. Smoking is banned in workplaces, on some public streets and in most facilities, even outdoor stadiums. Health education programs have brought home the anti-tob
Wilson (NC) Daily Times
added Jun 30, 2017 15:47

Tobacco group Philip Morris sees iQOS as key to smokeless future in UK

thinks its iQOS smokeless tobacco product can make Britain a country of non-smokers in coming years, an executive said on Friday. Since iQOS was launched in the UK in December, Philip Morris has found that about 70 percent of users are able to give up c
added Jun 30, 2017 15:35

[Polynesia] Samoan Smokers Talk about Smoking and Quitting: A Focus Group Study

Smoking is well entrenched in Samoan society; efforts to reduce smoking need to be based on implicit understanding of Samoan cultural norms and priorities around family, social networks and culture. Efforts to support quitting are important, alongside ot
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 30, 2017 03:48
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Use Quitline to kick habit, cancer survivors urge smokers

A group of cancer survivors urged smokers to take of advantage of the Department of Health (DOH)’s free smoking cessation program Quitline, particularly those who are having difficulty quitting tobacco. File
Philippine Star (ph)
added Jun 29, 2017 02:25

‘A good method of quitting smoking’ or ‘just an alternative to smoking’? Comparative evaluations of e-cigarette and traditional cigarette usage by dual users

the best answer that can be given to that question is that it may be either, depending upon factors such as how people evaluate e-cigarettes relative to traditional cigarettes and how important those dimensions of comparison are for them.
Health Psychology Open
added Jun 28, 2017 15:02
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