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[Switzerland] RAJU: ‘Butt out, but don’t litter!’

Geneva could become the cleanest city in the world, resident Vijay Raju argues, if smokers would dispose of their butts properly...some fascinating observations and offers a few practical solutions.
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Aug 23, 2017 15:20
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[New Zealand] A national quitline service and its promotion in the mass media: modelling the health gain, health equity and cost–utility

The package of a quitline service and its promotion in the mass media appears to be an effective means to generate health gain, address health inequalities and save health system costs. Nevertheless, the role of this intervention needs to be compared with
Tobacco Control
added Aug 23, 2017 15:17
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[New Zealand] Quitline is good value for money, says new study

A new study from the University of Otago, Wellington has found New Zealand's Quitline service is a highly cost-effective way to improve health and even saves the health system money.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 23, 2017 15:16
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Systematic review of health and behavioural outcomes of smoking cessation interventions in prisons [FREE FULL TEXT]

While there is limited evidence to inform tobacco control policies in custodial settings, outcomes of this review suggest that cessation programmes/bans can be an effective mechanism to interrupt prisoner smoking behaviour when properly enforced.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 22, 2017 20:08
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Smokers hospitalized for heart attacks often don't get cessation drugs

Few smokers hospitalized for heart attacks and other serious complications of cardiac disease get medication to help them quit smoking, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined data on almost 37,000 smokers hospitalized with heart disease and found o
Reuters
added Aug 22, 2017 15:21
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Smoking Cessation Pharmacotherapy Among Smokers Hospitalized for Coronary Heart Disease

Hospitalization for a cardiac event provides a teachable moment with high patient motivation to quit smoking; however, our findings suggest that many hospitals are missing this opportunity to improve outcomes for smokers hospitalized for CHD. We hope the
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Aug 22, 2017 14:56
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[Asia, India] Cipla launches Nicotex Nicotine patches

Nicotex Nicotine patch is a skin/transdermal patch that works on the proven principle of nicotine replacement therapy and helps in quit smoking in 12 weeks. The company already sells a gum with similar name. Over 9 lakh die every year due to tobacco-rel
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Aug 22, 2017 01:46
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Longitudinal Associations of Local Cigarette Prices and Smoking Bans with Smoking Behavior in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)

We found no association between smoking bans and outcomes, and no evidence that price effects were modified by the presence of bans. Conclusions: Results underscore the importance of local prices, but not hospitality smoking bans, in influencing older ad
Epidemiology
added Aug 21, 2017 13:22
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Smokers 20 percent more likely to quit when cigarettes cost $1 more

The study, published in Epidemiology, used 10 years of neighborhood-level price data to determine how it affected nearby smokers, focusing on those who skewed older. "Older adult smokers have been smoking for a long time and tend to have lower rates of s
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 21, 2017 13:21
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[UK] SMOKE SCREEN Nicotine patches and gum ‘DON’T help smokers quit – and most use them while STILL smoking’

a new study from the University of California has found that, without counselling, NRT hardly ever works and smokers continue to puff on fags while using the therapy. Worse still, they claim tobacco companies have known this for years.
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Aug 21, 2017 13:20
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