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[UK] E-cigarettes are being sold as 'edgy lifestyle devices which could keep people on them for too long'

Professor Gillian Leng, deputy chief executive of health watchdog NICE, said there are still doubts over the long-term health effects of electronic cigarettes. While they can help smokers quit tobacco, there is a question over whether they may become a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 25, 2018 14:10
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[Canada] One Year On: Assessing The Effects Of A Menthol Cigarette Ban

Implementation of a ban on menthol cigarettes results in an increase in those attempting to quit, and an increase in use of other flavored tobacco or electronic-cigarette use, according to a study published online March 5 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Monthly Prescribing Reference (MPR)
added Apr 24, 2018 16:55
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Lexaria Achieves Breakthrough in $21.8 Billion Smoking Cessation Industry -- CFN Media

Lexaria Bioscience Corp., developer of the DehyraTECH™ platform for improving the bioavailability of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). The company recently unveiled positive results from its trials involving nicotine, which could pave the way for
GlobeNewswire
added Apr 24, 2018 16:41
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BRIEF-Axsome Therapeutics Announces First Patient Enrolled In Phase 2 Clinical Trial Of AXS-05 In Smoking Cessation

Reuters
added Apr 24, 2018 00:16
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[Asia, India] How safe is e-cigarettes?

Dr. Rakesh Mahajan Gupta, Deputy Director of the Department of Health and Family Welfare Punjab, India, says that there is ample scientific evidence available about the harms of nicotine and that is the reason it is unapproved under the Drugs Act except
Asian Tribune
added Apr 23, 2018 17:18
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[Asia-pacific, China] Are e-cigarettes all smoke and mirrors? One man’s quest for clean Hong Kong air

Antonio Kwong, chairman of the Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health, is worried about a new trend targeted at young people or those who want to quit smoking
South China Morning Post
added Apr 21, 2018 16:06
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ARCHIVE: Unassisted Quitting and Smoking Cessation Methods Used in the United States: Analyses of 2010–2011 Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey Data

CONCLUSIONS: Unassisted quitting remains the predominant means of recent and long-term smoking cessation in the United States. Attempters may try different ways of quitting during the same quit attempt.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 21, 2018 15:57
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Uptake of Tailored Text Message Smoking Cessation Support in Pregnancy When Advertised on the Internet (MiQuit): Observational Study

Commercial online adverts are a feasible, likely cost-effective method for engaging pregnant smokers in digital cessation support and may generate uptake at a faster rate than noncommercial websites. As a strategy for implementing MiQuit, online advertisi
Journal of Medical Internet Research (ca)
added Apr 20, 2018 14:55
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[UK] Online ads help pregnant smokers quit

A new NIHR-funded study reveals that commercial online advertising about cessation support could engage large numbers of women earlier in their pregnancies, and at a lower cost. The study, led by the University of Cambridge, in collaboration with UEA an
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 20, 2018 14:53
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AAFP Responds to FDA Nicotine Steering Committee

On April 10, the AAFP wrote a letter to the FDA in response to the agency's request for comments on the use of nicotine for tobacco product cessation. The letter stated the AAFP's support of over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy, calling it a "sa
American Family Physician
added Apr 19, 2018 23:36
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