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[Asia] Thailand’s Public Health Ministry Insists E-Cigarettes are Hazardous to Your Health

The Public Health Ministry’s Disease Control Department has insisted that electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, are hazardous to health and should not be used as a means to quit smoking, said Dr Assadang Ruay-archin, deputy director-general of the depar
Chiang Rai Times
added Dec 20, 2017 22:26
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[Oklahoma] SMALLEY: Office Visit: Ripple effect of tobacco cessation

As business leaders, we have resources at our disposal to help co-workers quit... Businesses may also consider adopting a tobacco-free and vape-free policy at the workplace, setting up optional tobacco cessation support groups for co-workers and providing
Oklahoma City Journal Record
added Dec 20, 2017 18:24
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[Canada] Corner Brook native Bob O’Reilly launches Qwidder app to help people stop smoking

Bill’s death not only inspired Bob O’Reilly to quit smoking for good, but ignited a passion inside him to help others give up cigarettes. O’Reilly, who now lives in Halifax, has made good on that promise to his brother. He is president and co-founder of
Western Star (ca)
added Dec 20, 2017 03:05
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Evaluation of a complex healthcare intervention to increase smoking cessation in pregnant women: interrupted time series analysis with economic evaluation [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions The implementation of a system-wide complex healthcare intervention was associated with significant increase in rates of quitting by delivery.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2017 14:58
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[Europe, UK] RIDLEY: Don’t let this British success go up in smoke

The industry is dominated by independent small businesses with no links to the tobacco industry: there are more than 1,100 vape businesses in Britain.... The New Nicotine Alliance has launched a campaign to challenge properties to drop their policies of t
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 18, 2017 20:52
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EDITORIAL: Why aren’t Missouri and Kansas spending tobacco settlement money on helping smokers kick the habit?

Missouri’s reluctance to spend any money to help people stop smoking is fiscally irresponsible... The state has more smokers than other states because it encourages the habit. The state’s tobacco tax — just 17 cents per pack — is the lowest in the nation
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Dec 18, 2017 16:21
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[Asia, India] 'High tax results in 5.6% drop in tobacco use in Rajasthan'

As per the survey, there has been decline in bidi smokers from 16% to 11.4% and in absolute numbers bidi users have come down to 58 lakh from 74 lakh. Still, their number is high compared to 14.3 lakh cigarette smokers in the state. Experts suggest that
Times of India
added Dec 18, 2017 16:14
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[New Jersey] Christie signs laws to fund anti-tobacco efforts, make birth control more accessible

The outgoing Republican governor also signed another health-related law, this one dedicating a small mount of tax revenue to fund smoking cessation programs. Christie gutted most state-funded anti-smoking efforts early in his first term.
NJ.com
added Dec 18, 2017 15:03
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Negative affect, message reactance and perceived risk: how do pictorial cigarette pack warnings change quit intentions?

increased quit intentions by increasing negative affect. Message reactance partially attenuated this increase in intentions. The opposing associations of negative affect and reactance on perceived risk may explain why pictorial warnings did not lead to ob
Tobacco Control
added Dec 17, 2017 12:55
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[New Jersey] One Percent of NJ Tobacco Tax Revenue Will Go to Anti-Smoking Initiatives

Christie on Friday approved legislation to divert one percent of all tax revenue from sales of cigarettes and other tobacco products to the State Department of Health to fund programs to combat use. That appropriation will generate between $6 and $7 mill
New York Observer
added Dec 16, 2017 20:03
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