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Betel Quid Chewers May Give Chantix Users A Safer Way To Kick The Smoking Habit

Quid use is addictive and leads to serious health effects including oral cancer and cardiovascular issues...they have one more thing in common: compounds derived from the areca nut could help both betel quid chewers and tobacco users kick the habit.
Science 2.0
added Apr 6, 2017 03:22

Opponents of FDA Nominee Scott Gottlieb Invoke Opioid Crisis

Gottlieb also said he would not unfairly favor e-cigarette companies. He resigned last year from a position with e-cigarette company Kure. "As a cancer survivor, I am not going to countenance a rise in adolescent smoking rates in this country under my w
NBC News
added Apr 6, 2017 02:34

Trump nominee to lead FDA questioned on ties to pharmacy industry

Gottlieb, who held a financial interest in the vape shop Kure..."An e-cigarette or vaping product might be a good smoking cessation tool while a chocolate chip-flavored e-cigarette might not be," he said. Ultimately, he said, science will tell where to d
added Apr 6, 2017 02:32
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With a resume that’s both asset and liability, Scott Gottlieb preps for FDA confirmation hearing

Gottlieb has invested in Kure, a company that makes e-cigarettes, and he has written that imposing restrictions might make it hard for some people to use them as a tool to quit smoking traditional cigarettes...Gottlieb is expected to be confirmed easily.
added Apr 6, 2017 02:31

[UK] Public health cuts will lead to more sick people, report warns

Quit Stop, Sheffield NHS’s stop smoking service. The report says anti-smoking services are at risk
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 5, 2017 10:18

Are Cigarette Smokers’, E-Cigarette Users’, and Dual-Users’ Health Risk Beliefs and Responses to Advertising Influenced by Addiction Warnings and Product Type?

Findings indicate that the addition of an addiction warning may be effective in changing consumers’ risk beliefs associated with e-cigarettes and consumers’ responses to e-cigarette persuasion attempts.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 4, 2017 21:08

Smokers making a quit attempt using e-cigarettes with or without nicotine or prescription nicotine replacement therapy: Impact on cardiovascular function (ISME-NRT) - a study protocol [FREE FULL TEXT]

Participants will be assessed at baseline, 3 days following their self-determined “quit date”, at intervention end (3 months) and 6 months following their “quite date”. Findings are expected to give an indication of the cardiovascular effects of e-cigare
BioMed Central (uk)
added Apr 4, 2017 17:34

[New Zealand] HOSKING: After a family member died, I had to quit smoking

Last June a family member died after a long battle with cystic fibrosis. She was 17, a strong and stoic fighter right to the end... To anyone wanting to cut down or quit, all I can say is give vaping a go! You have nothing to lose and everything to gain.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Apr 4, 2017 16:27

[Ethiopia, New Zealand] Does hiking tobacco prices make people quit - or just punish their families?

But despite the ever-increasing expense designed to curb the addictive and dangerous habit, some of us are still smoking one or two packs of cigarettes every day. In 2011, the Government announced that it wants New Zealand to become the world's second s
Newshub (nz)
added Apr 4, 2017 12:04

[Canada] OSSOWSKI: Why Fewer Canadians Are Using Tobacco

Looking at the numbers, it seems that even without a heavy handed government, fewer Canadians are using tobacco every year. What changed? For one, e-cigarettes and the heat-not-burn technology of vaping is giving smokers a healthier alternative. And tha
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 4, 2017 11:29
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