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US Wants to Make it Easier for Americans to Stop Smoking

did research on lowering nicotine levels. Their findings were published two years ago in The New England Journal of Medicine. In their study, over 800 smokers were given cigarettes with different levels of nicotine over a six-week period. Tidey said the
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Aug 21, 2017 00:46
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Trends in utilization of smoking cessation agents before and after the passage of FDA boxed warning in the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

FDA issued a black box warning (BBW) on bupropion and varenicline in 2009... Conclusion The passage of the FDA boxed warning was associated with a significant decline in the use of varenicline, but not in the use of bupropion. Keywords
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 19, 2017 00:10
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Reward-related frontostriatal activity and smoking behavior among adolescents in treatment for smoking cessation [FREE FULL TEXT]

These findings suggest that reduced smoking during smoking cessation treatment is associated with a “recovery of function” in frontostriatal responses to nondrug reward anticipation in adolescent smokers, although comparison with a developmental control
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 19, 2017 00:05
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Reward-related frontostriatal activity and smoking behavior among adolescents in treatment for smoking cessation

These findings suggest that reduced smoking during smoking cessation treatment is associated with a “recovery of function” in frontostriatal responses to nondrug reward anticipation in adolescent smokers, although comparison with a developmental control
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 19, 2017 00:05
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Anthem, Cigna, Macy’s sued by DOL over wellness plan

The Department of Labor has brought a lawsuit against Macy’s Inc. and subsidiaries of Anthem and Cigna over what it says is mismanagement of the tobacco cessation program in Macy’s employee wellness plan.
BenefitsPRO.com
added Aug 18, 2017 20:44
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Major firms' insurance unions to team up to tackle smoking among members

Corporate health insurance unions of 18 major companies are setting up a consortium with over 580,000 total members to offer remote outpatient treatment to help people quit smoking. The move comes as the unions, faced with financial difficulties, need
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Aug 18, 2017 20:39
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[UK] New Government data shows valuable Stop Smoking Services continue to decline

"Despite impressive ambitions in the Government’s recently published Tobacco Control Plan these highly successful services have been left under-funded. The Government must put its money where its mouth is and provide proper investment to local authorities
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 20:36
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[UK] LGA responds to Stop Smoking statistics

“Since the advent of e-cigarettes, we have seen the number of users of smoking cessation services fall, while the population of smokers left is now more challenging to get to quit. “This means councils are re-evaluating what they do on tobacco control an
Local Government Association (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 18:19
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[Spain] PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Has pneumonia scare persuaded Jeremy Clarkson to FINALLY give up smoking? Presenter looks frail as he recovers on a luxury yacht in Majorca - but there's no sign of his beloved cigarettes

But on Monday, Jeremy Clarkson appeared to be bouncing back from his health woes...Most notably of all, the 57-year-old Grand Tour host appeared to make it through much of the day without puffing on any cigarettes - a habit he has proudly upheld for sever
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:26
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Tobacco Industry Research on Nicotine Replacement Therapy: “If Anyone Is Going to Take Away Our Business It Should Be Us” (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although the tobacco industry initially viewed NRT as a threat, it found that smokers often combined NRT with smoking rather than using it as a replacement and began marketing their own NRT products.
American Journal of Public Health
added Aug 18, 2017 02:31
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