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[UK] NICE issues standard on reducing the harm from smoking

A quality standard to help reduce tobacco-related harm for people who don’t feel able to stop smoking in one step is published today by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. Tobacco smoking remains the single greatest cause of preventab
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence.(NICE) (uk)
added Jul 6, 2015 09:13
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[UK] Smoking: harm reduction / NICE quality standard [QS92]

This quality standard covers ways of reducing harm from smoking. In particular, this includes people who are highly dependent on nicotine and who may not be able (or want) to stop smoking in one step, who may want to stop smoking without giving up nicot
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence.(NICE) (uk)
added Jul 6, 2015 09:12
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Cancer survivors who smoke perceive less risk from tobacco

Cancer survivors who smoke report fewer negative opinions about smoking, have more barriers to quitting, and are around other smokers more often than survivors who had quit before or after their diagnosis, according to a new study appearing in Psycho-Onc
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jul 6, 2015 09:09
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Paying People to Be Healthy Usually Works, if the Public Can Stomach It

An economic analysis of the recent New England Journal of Medicine study showed that the rewards program I mentioned cost less than $1,200 for each person who was smoke-free at six months. We have no problem spending a lot more than that for many, many o
New York Times
added Jul 6, 2015 09:06
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[Minnesota] Dr. Frank Bures: Think e-cigarettes are safe? They can be deadly

It is really impossible to say anything good about e-cigarettes. It is just a newer form of personal abuse in the form of risk-taking with an incredibly addictive drug. The general poison control center number is 1-800-222-122, 24 hours a day and confid
Winona (MN) Daily News
added Jul 5, 2015 20:20
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[Australia] SHEIL: Tougher smoking bans are here, but it's also time to lift bans on e-cigarettes

So it strikes me as utterly ludicrous that under current legislation, if I want nicotine, I have to buy it mixed with the extremely dangerous cancer-causing substances that make up tobacco, and tobacco smoke.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 5, 2015 20:19
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[Turkey] Erdoğan slams 'so-called scientists' over smoking, alcohol habits

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has vowed to relentlessly pursue his fight against smoking and alcohol consumption and criticized medical scientists and doctors who themselves smoke and drink alcohol even though it is scientifically proven that these habit
Zaman Daily Newspaper (tr)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:43
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Tobacco sales in Alaska hit new low as e-cigarettes surge

Serino is one of many in Alaska who, for a variety of reasons, have stopped buying cigarettes and other highly addictive tobacco products, driving consumption to its lowest point since the latest available records in 2001. Much of the decrease is due to
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Jul 4, 2015 17:41
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[Canada] BC smoking cessation program, Pfizer's Champix drug facing questions

Questions are being raised about the research the fired B.C. health workers were involved in, including Christy Clark's highly-touted smoking cessation program and a controversial drug named Champix.
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:11
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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Children exposed to secondhand smoke at home

OVER 55 per cent of children between the age of 13 to 15 years are secondhand smokers in their own homes. This was the result of a recent Global School-based Health survey done in the country.
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 4, 2015 16:05
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