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[UK] How one mental health Trust in Leicestershire is using e-cigarettes as a tool to go smokefree

As part of their commitment to the health and wellbeing of their patients and staff, the Trust started working towards going smokefree in April 2015. A core part of their service is caring for people with mental health problems, a group who are much more
Gov.uk Blogs (uk)
added Jul 26, 2017 14:26
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH: Smokers expected to quit

(DOH) on Monday said that it expected more smokers to kick the habit now that the nationwide smoking ban under President Duterte’s Executive Order No. 26 is being fully enforced. “We expect more calls in the DOH Quit Line as the implementation of smokin
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jul 25, 2017 14:22
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[Asia] Over two million enrolled in India’s quit tobacco programme in a year, says WHO report

The WHO has said more than 20 lakh people enrolled themselves in the first year of a quit-tobacco initiative of the Indian government and also advocated harnessing mobile technology for personalised advice. Considering the high interest in quitting among
Indian Express (in)
added Jul 24, 2017 15:34
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[UK] NHS units impose surgery ban on obese and smokers

Herts Valleys and East and North Hertfordshire clinical commissioning groups are proposing smokers must have stopped the habit for at least eight weeks before being referred for non-urgent surgery. NHS England said: “There are enormous efficiency diffe
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 14:55
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[Asia] Over 2 million Indians registered for anti-tobacco programmes in 2016, says WHO

WHO has said more than 20 lakh people enrolled themselves in the first year of a quit- tobacco initiative of the Indian government and also advocated harnessing mobile technology for personalised advice. Considering the high interest in quitting among to
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jul 23, 2017 20:08
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Heart attack patients missing out on smoking cessation drugs

People may be inspired to quit smoking cigarettes soon after a heart attack, but new research suggests many don't take advantage of drugs that help kick the habit. Only 7 percent of smokers picked up a prescription for a smoking cessation drug during the
Reuters
added Jul 22, 2017 16:42
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7 Facts About Nicotine Free Herbal Cigarettes

popular because they promote a “healthier” alternative to regular cigarettes, and they come in many appealing flavors such as vanilla, cherry, etc.... One should be aware that just because they’re nicotine free doesn’t mean they are healthy...you should a
Insider Monkey
added Jul 21, 2017 17:50
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[Australia] Psychiatrists want e-cigarettes ban lifted, saying patients are dying early

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) said the mentally ill were more likely to smoke and be heavy smokers, cutting their life expectancy by 20 years compared to the general population. "E-cigarettes ... provide a safer way t
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 21, 2017 17:40
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[UK] LETTER: Estimating the population impact of e-cigarettes on smoking cessation in England [FREE FULL TEXT]

Evidence from RCTs and from surveys in England indicate that using an e-cigarette in a quit attempt increases the probability of success on average by approximately 50% compared with using no aid or LNP bought from a shop—similar to use of a licensed medi
Addiction
added Jul 20, 2017 19:53
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EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes pose health policy conundrum as Australia faces vaping push

Philip Morris has launched a new lobbying onslaught... Meanwhile, it would appear prudent to use one of the certified nicotine-replacement means. One day, people will look back in wonder at tobacco smoking, but before then many are facing a terrible strug
The Age (au)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:44
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