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More evidence why FDA should prohibit of use of flavors in deemed tobacco products as part of the current rulemaking

My UCSF colleagues just submitted this comment to FDA:...FDA’s decision to not take the necessary steps to adopt tobacco product standards prohibiting the use of flavoring of all covered products under the current rulemaking, as well as other products cur
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 29, 2014 19:42
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Extra Exercise Could Help Depressed Smokers Quit: Study

Depression can make it more difficult to ride out the anxiety, cravings or lack of sleep that come with trying to quit cold turkey, scientists found. But extra exercise -- even just a walk -- could help people quit faster, they said. "The review should
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 29, 2014 19:33
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[Canada] BASIC BLACK:THE TOBACCO DEBACLE

How do you keep selling a product that slaughters its customers? Easy. You give them the e-cigarette... Best of all: you promote the e-cigarette as a way to quit smoking. There is one tiny bug, though. As a smoking cessation aid there is no evidence tha
Sask News Now (ca)
added Jul 29, 2014 16:38
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[UK] Delegation to visit North Carolina tobacco fields

A fact-finding delegation that includes a congresswoman from Ohio and two members of the British Parliament are visiting North Carolina tobacco fields to examine human rights conditions.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 29, 2014 16:14
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Nicotine patch preloading for smoking cessation (the preloading trial): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

The use of nicotine replacement therapy before quitting smoking is called nicotine preloading. ...The pragmatic study design means that results will give a realistic estimate of the success of the intervention if it were to be rolled out as part of stan
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Jul 29, 2014 14:09
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GOLDSTEIN: National Ad Campaigns Can Spark Discussions About Tobacco Cessation

On Aug. 7, the AAFP and the American Academy of Pediatrics will offer a webinar for clinicians(www3.gotomeeting.com) about how the CDC and FDA campaigns can bolster discussions with patients and families about tobacco cessation. Please join us for this i
American Family Physician
added Jul 29, 2014 11:20
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E-cigarettes and vaping 'may cause lung cancer like normal cigarettes'

research by Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, NY, suggests the way particles are broken down in e-cigarettes may irritate lung tissue and cause disease. Particles in tobacco-based cigarettes have a median size of 0.3 to 0.5 microns, but in e-ciga
Metro Café (uk)
added Jul 29, 2014 10:53
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[Ireland] Dangers of third-hand smoke highlighted

Until now, the risks associated with this have been unclear so UK and Spanish scientists decided to investigate further. They collected dust samples from homes occupied by smokers and non-smokers and used the most up-to-date toxicology information to est
IrishHealth.com (ie)
added Jul 29, 2014 10:46
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[Nebraska] COPUR: E-cigarettes more of a foe than a friend

The best advice for smokers is to stop using any form of tobacco and/or nicotine as soon as possible. Smokers who want to quit can try stopping on their own with or without other guidance. They can also try one or more of the options that can help them q
Grand Island (NE) Independent
added Jul 29, 2014 10:18
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[UK] Vaping is ever more popular, but is it a smoking cure or a new hazard?

Experts say the smoking ban has been crucial in denormalising tobacco use, but Clift-Lands believes his Vaping Cafe in genteel Tunbridge Wells, the first in the country when it opened last year, is playing its part. The impressive array of e-cigarettes a
The Observer (uk)
added Jul 29, 2014 09:36
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