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FDA seeks new ways to unhook smokers

The agency’s new Nicotine Steering Committee will explore new options for safe and effective smoking cessation. The agency plans to seek public input at a Jan. 26 hearing, the Washington Post reported.
The Business Journals
added Dec 7, 2017 13:35
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[UK] Holiday healthcare heroes: ‘I want to reduce the lost years of smokers’

Linda Robinson leads East Coast Community Healthcare’s (ECCH) Stop Smoking team in Great Yarmouth – with the help of her guide dog Arrow. Arrow joins Linda, who has been partially sighted since the removal of a pituitary tumour six years ago, in every e
Eastern Daily Press (EDP) (uk)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:26
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[Oklahoma] Tobacco admissions a partial victory for some

In Oklahoma, print ads will run as required by the legal order in the Black Chronicle, a weekly Oklahoma City publication with a mostly African-American readership.
Tahlequah (OK) Daily Press
added Dec 6, 2017 17:27
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[UK] Reformed smoker credits Dorking Vapestore with helping her kick the habit after 32 years

A reformed smoker sick of criticism aimed at vaping and The Vapestore in Dorking is trying to change people’s perception of the electronic inhaling devices. Lorna Randall recently quit smoking after 32 years after taking up vaping when when the Vapestor
Get Surrey (uk)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:14
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ADAMS: HIV Probably Won't Kill You, but Smoking Will

results were shocking: HIV-positive smokers are six to 13 times more likely to die from lung cancer than from traditional AIDS-related causes. I have HIV, and every time I visit my doctor for a routine checkup, he says the same thing: “HIV isn't going to
Vice.com
added Dec 5, 2017 16:58
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[UK] Efforts to beat cancer hamstrung by cuts to local anti-smoking services

spending to cut smoking has fallen by a third since councils first took over responsibility... two thirds of the 152 local authorities in England reduced their spending on smoking cessation this year.
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 5, 2017 13:08
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MCKEGANEY: E-cigarettes should be marketed as smoking cessation products

Given the varying and at times conflicting research on the potential merits of e-cigarette flavors, policymakers should avoid the false dilemma of supporting the proliferation of ever more flavors or massively restricting flavors. Instead, regulators cou
The Hill
added Dec 4, 2017 15:51
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[North Carolina] FDA creates committee to focus on smoking-cessation prodcuts

creating a nicotine steering committee to “re-evaluate and modernize” its regulatory approach. The committee is the latest symbol of how the agency plans to regulate innovative nicotine and tobacco products in terms of a continuum of usage risk.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 4, 2017 15:45
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[UK] Mark Pawsey: If vaping helps smokers kick the habit, the Government must support it

I am not a smoker, or a smoker-turned-vaper. But I took a personal interest because of the stories my constituents were telling me of their success in breaking their smoking habit through vaping. Not knowing much about this new technology, but being awa
ConservativeHome (blog) (uk)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:01
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[Iowa] Ask the Times: How are the cigarette taxes spent?

"The state of Iowa has, since before the tobacco tax increase, followed the [CDC] best practices for tobacco control programs. In particular we have followed their four goal areas: Preventing initiation among youth and young adults; promoting quitting amo
Quad-City (IA) Times
added Dec 2, 2017 16:39
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