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[North Carolina] State workers trying to quit smoking will now have to go to CVS; NC officials say move will save money

Folwell said the change will save the state of North Carolina about $479,000 a year. QuitlineNC costs the state $1.3 million a year, while the cost of state employees using CVS to stop smoking is projected at $862,000. CVS Caremark is already the pharma
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Jul 25, 2018 00:56
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Nondaily Smokers’ Changes in Cigarette Consumption With Very Low-Nicotine-Content Cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

Switching to VLNCCs caused substantial smoking reduction among [nondaily intermittent smokers] but did not significantly increase abstinence. Response to a VLNCC intervention suggests that nicotine-seeking motivates ITS’ smoking.
JAMA Psychiatry (Archives of General Psychiatry)
added Jul 25, 2018 00:12
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A Pragmatic Trial of E-Cigarettes, Incentives, and Drugs for Smoking Cessation [FREE FULL TEXT]

financial incentives added to free cessation aids resulted in a higher rate of sustained smoking abstinence than free cessation aids alone. Among smokers who received usual care, the addition of free cessation aids or e-cigarettes did not provide a benefi
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jul 24, 2018 22:40
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How Bots Could Hack Your Health

Automated accounts spreading misinformation are coming for public health ‘at the speed of light.’...bots were significantly more likely than real people to post hashtags about smoking cessation and e-cigarettes in the same tweet, indicating bots were pus
U.S. News & World Report
added Jul 24, 2018 22:29
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BAUD: UK faces a vaping dilemma as ecigarettes puff up the glamour

Forty per cent of adult UK smokers have not tried ecigarettes and adult use has flatlined since 2014. The introduction of Juul has a chance to change that. Lung cancer deaths are avoidable. We need to focus on this goal, and not be distracted by moral pa
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 24, 2018 20:08
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[UK] COUNCILLORS are to discuss cutting Sandwell’s anti-smoking programme by £360,000 because the number of smokers in the borough has fallen. Members of the cabinet will discuss plans to reduce the current service at its meeting next week. A report has rec

Ludlow & Tenbury Wells Advertiser (uk)
added Jul 24, 2018 20:03
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[UK] Young people in Gwynedd stamp out smoking

Arnott, Action on Smoking and Health chief executive, put this reduction down to banning tobacco advertising. She said: “The brightly coloured pack displays we used to have in shops disappeared completely in 2015 and the packs they do see nowadays are a s
Cambrian News / Lampeter Today (uk)
added Jul 24, 2018 19:27
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[Montana] LETTER: Tobacco industry should pay share

Tobacco products have had a devastating effect on my family...my support for the Healthy Montana Initiative, I-185... The tobacco industry has infiltrated our lives, homes and communities for decades. It’s time it pays its fair share so that 100,000 Mont
The Missoulian
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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Can e-Cigarettes and Pharmaceutical Aids Increase Smoking Cessation and Reduce Cigarette Consumption? Findings from a Nationally Representative Cohort of American Smokers

we evaluated the influence of ENDS and pharmaceutical cessation aids on persistent abstinence...Among quit attempters who relapsed, ENDS did not reduce the average daily cigarette consumption
American Journal of Epidemiology
added Jul 23, 2018 18:55
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[Sweden] Electronic Cigarette Use in Relation to Number of Conventional Cigarettes per Day Among Smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

Use of e-cigarettes was most common among smokers, and dual users had the highest prevalence of respiratory symptoms. On a population level, this study indicates that the present use of e-cigarettes does not adequately serve as a smoking cessation tool.
JAMA Network Open
added Jul 23, 2018 18:27
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