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Create Your Own Quit-Smoking Plan

Smokers who quit before their 50th birthday can cut in half their risk of dying over the following 15 years, according to the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. As you get yourself mentally ready to stop smoking, it's important to recognize that -- b
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 18, 2017 22:51
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[UK] Smokefree Skills: An assessment of maternity workforce training (PDF)

unsure what their role is altogether. There is a myth among these professionals that they are expected to deliver complicated, lengthy support to a woman to quit smoking. But NICE guidance is clear that there are a few straightforward things they need t
ASH London (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 13:25
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[UK] New report focuses on need to reduce smoking in pregnancy

The report has been published by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) on behalf of the Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group and is being launched in Parliament today at a joint event between the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on baby loss and the APPG
Northumberland Gazette (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 13:18
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[UK] ASH Welcomes New Tobacco Control Plan for England: Funding needed for it to succeed

“Funding must be found if the Government is to achieve its vision of a “smokefree generation”. The tobacco industry should be made to pay a through a licence fee on the ‘polluter pays’ principle. Tobacco manufacturers are some of the most profitable comp
ASH London (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 13:12
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[UK] Towards a Smokefree Generation / A Tobacco Control Plan for England (PDF)

Our vision is nothing less than to create a smokefree generation, To do this we need to shift emphasis from action at the national level -legislation and mandation of services to focused, local action, supporting smokers, particularly in disadvantaged g
GOV.UK
added Jul 18, 2017 13:10
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[UK-Scotland] Prisoner ex-smokers could help relatives quit

PRISONERS who are forced to quit behind bars could become evangelists for non-smoking when they are released and return home, Scotland’s prisons chief has claimed. Colin McConnell, chief executive of the Scottish Prison Service (SPS) said the knock on-ef
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:57
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking to be banned in Scottish prisons by end of 2018

The sale of tobacco in prisons will stop in 2018 and the SPS will then amend prison rules to make smoking in Scotland’s prisons illegal. Prisoners will be offered support to give up smoking. Prisons are exempt from the ban on smoking in an enclosed spa
Holyrood (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:48
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NICOTINE IS NOT ADDICTIVE.

Decades of the assertion of nicotine addiction is wrong. Millions of smokers have been lied to. Millions have believed the addictive property in cigarettes is nicotine alone by default or design. MILLIONS have tried to “quit or die” with “approved” meth
Vaping Links Blog
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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FOJTIK: Democrat Attorney General Encourages FDA to Reconsider E-Cigarette Regs

Chairman of the anti-smoking Truth Initiative and the former head of the National Association of Attorneys General has embarked on a new mission – to educate public health professionals and policy makers about the public health gains that might be realize
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 17, 2017 14:04
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Can Psychedelics Be Therapy? Allow Research to Find Out

There was an open label study... of three doses of psilocybin as part of a tobacco cessation program. It found that 12 of 15 participants (who had smoked an average of more than 30 years) remained abstinent six months after the program began and 16 weeks
New York Times
added Jul 17, 2017 13:54
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