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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Stubbing out an unhealthy habit

He turned to the Health Promotion Board's (HPB's) I Quit programme for help last October. Started in 2011, the national programme provides smokers with support to help them quit, including a helpline and a Facebook group.
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 1, 2017 22:06
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] He quit smoking after finding he had cancer

Dr Tan Ker Kan, a consultant with the division of surgical oncology (colorectal surgery) at the National University Cancer Institute Singapore, advised his patient to quit smoking and exercise more, in addition to undergoing chemotherapy. After eight cy
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 1, 2017 22:05
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[New Zealand] Stop smoking services producing good results

An overhaul of smoking cessation services has had a significant impact on quit rates, Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner says. Sixteen new regional smoking cessation services began operating in July last year with the aim of better supporting smoker
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 1, 2017 18:34
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[Ireland] ‘Inadequate’ aid to help expectant mums quit smoking

Services in maternity hospitals to persuade women to stop smoking during their pregnancy have been described as “inadequate”. An audit of smoking cessation services at the country’s 19 maternity units by medical researchers found wide variations in pra
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Aug 1, 2017 18:33
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[New Zealand] Smokefree 2025: make it harder to get tobacco and it will be snuffed out, report says

The drastic measures will be presented to MPs on Wednesday morning... Edwards is among a group of 30 health experts who will launch the five-year strategy and accompanying progress report, titled Achieving Smokefree Aotearoa by 2025, at a Parliament brea
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Aug 1, 2017 18:13
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E-cigarettes might help smokers quit tobacco

“It’s absolutely clear that e-cigarettes help smokers replace cigarettes,” said Peter Hajek, director of the health and lifestyle research unit at Queen Mary University in London, who wasn’t part of the study. Smoking rates have been generally declining
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 30, 2017 13:56
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[Asia-pacific, China, Indonesia, Philippines] PAREDES: Kicking a bad habit

When I was in Bali few years ago, I saw how my artist-friends there seemed to be killing themselves...It will still probably take some time for these countries to make advances in the campaign to make people stop smoking that the Philippines is achieving
Cebu Daily News (ph)
added Jul 29, 2017 18:40
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[Alabama] State breaks down impact of cigarette smoking in AL

In a report called “Extinguishing the Tobacco Epidemic in Alabama,” the Center for Disease Control and Prevention stated 8,600 adults die from smoke-related illnesses each year. “It is a big problem here in the State of Alabama,” Sullen said. “It has be
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Jul 29, 2017 13:12
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FDA looks to cut cigarette nicotine in blow to tobacco industry

plans to explore regulating the level of nicotine in conventional cigarettes, a radical step that would reshape the $130 billion American tobacco industry and, potentially, encourage millions of people quit smoking. The move, announced Friday, would repr
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Jul 28, 2017 20:39
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EDITORIAL: Rise in e-cigarette use linked to increase in smoking cessation rates

But perhaps more important to tobacco control policy makers than evidence at the level of individual efficacy is the question of whether the growing use of e-cigarettes is having a positive or negative impact at the population level.
British Medical Journal
added Jul 28, 2017 20:32
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