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[Connecticut] Doctors grapple with where e-cigarettes fit in for smoking cessation

The vaping industry added nearly $512,000 to the state's coffers last fiscal year, but not everyone thinks that's a good thing. Proponents see vaping — which typically involves a battery-powered device that produces a nicotine-laced vapor or aerosol inha
Hartford (CT) Business Journal
added Nov 28, 2017 17:17

Ban on nicotine 'will do us more harm than good'. The Australian

You don’t have to be a medical insider to understand that smoking a substance that causes cancer is a lot more damaging than smoking one that doesn’t. Yet health authorities here, by threatening to put people in prison for possessing nicotine, have in e
Dr Colin Mendelsohn (blog)
added Nov 28, 2017 16:51

[Connecticut] Doctors grapple with where e-cigarettes fit in for smoking cessation

Dr. Mario Perez... is conducting a study that seeks to determine differences in how smoking and vaping impact airways. He said inflamed airways is one of the negative effects from smoking conventional cigarettes, so he is trying to determine if vaping ha
Hartford (CT) Business Journal
added Nov 28, 2017 16:39

Another study finds e-cigs are more preferred as smoking cessation aid

“Federal officials have repeatedly claimed that there is no population evidence that e-cigarettes are helping smokers quit,” Rodu said....“Electronic cigarettes were the only aid producing a higher odds of (becoming) a former smoker than cold turkey,” acc
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 28, 2017 16:33

Tobacco cessation interventions for young people

We identified 41 studies (around 13,000 participants) that researched ways of helping teenagers to quit smoking. These studies were of mixed quality and looked at various methods for stopping smoking, including one-to-one counselling, counselling as part
Cochrane Library
added Nov 25, 2017 21:08

Revealing the complexity of quitting smoking: a qualitative grounded theory study of the natural history of quitting in Australian ex-smokers

Conclusion Quitting should be viewed as a process drawing on elements of assisted and unassisted quitting rather than a stand-alone event that can be labelled as strictly assisted or unassisted.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 25, 2017 04:55

MARGOLIN: You Can’t Treat Opioid Addiction While Ignoring Nicotine Addiction

America is in the throes of an opioid crisis—and yet, it could be argued that tobacco is still a greater killer. About 64,000 people died of opioid overdose fatalities last year, while cigarette smoking causes more than 480,000 deaths annually in the Uni
added Nov 23, 2017 03:03

GLANTZ: Five myths about e-cigs and some of the evidence that they are, well, myths

The latest e-cig love fest at the 2017 E-cig Summit in England has been bouncing around the internet, so I thought it would be worth summarizing some of the evidence debunking common e-cig myths. The list of citations is nowhere near exhaustive, but ill
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 22, 2017 05:21
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Higher Cigarette Pricing Encourages Older Smokers to Quit

results suggest that a higher tax on cigarettes would increase their price, reduce smoking rates in older adults, and consequently decrease the risk of smoking-related cancers and other diseases in this high-risk group. Previous studies have consistently
CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians
added Nov 22, 2017 02:33

[UK] Reaching hardcore smokers

With 7.6 million people estimated to still smoke in the UK, spending cuts by local councils are hitting stop smoking services hard. So how can pharmacies reach these hardcore smokers?
Pharmacy Magazine (uk)
added Nov 21, 2017 13:56
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