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[UK] A Qualitative Exploration of the Role of Vape Shop Environments in Supporting Smoking Abstinence

Vape shops can provide effective behavioural support to quitters to maintain smoking abstinence. Health professionals could capitalise on this through partnership working with shops, to ensure best outcomes for clients wanting to use e-cigarettes to quit
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Feb 9, 2018 18:10
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[Turkey] $154.1B went up in ‘smoke’ over past decade due to Turkish tobacco addiction, data show

Over 1 trillion cigarettes... Spending on cigarette consumption in the country rose in the years between 2008 and 2017, sources at Turkey's Food, Agriculture and Livestock Ministry told Anadolu Agency on Thursday, ahead of Feb. 9 World Cigarette Boycott
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Feb 9, 2018 18:03
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Evaluation of strategies to communicate harmful and potentially harmful constituent (HPHC) information through cigarette package inserts: a discrete choice experiment

Numeric HPHC information on inserts appears to produce misunderstandings that some cigarettes are less harmful than others. Furthermore, brief narratives that link HPHCs to smoking-related disease may promote cessation versus communications that do not ex
Tobacco Control
added Feb 9, 2018 01:48
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Swisher Sweets ‘Artist Project’: using musical events to promote cigars

Swisher Sweets promotes and supports musical artists, has a branded presence at concerts and holds pop-up music events in convenience stores that are promoted on its website and social media (figure 1).
Tobacco Control
added Feb 9, 2018 01:46
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[New Zealand] Vaping not enough for some smokers

Switching from smoking to vaping may not be as easy as it seems, a University of Otago study has found. Some people who switched to vaping as a way to give up smoking still regularly used traditional cigarettes because of a strong attachment to and nosta
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Feb 14, 2018 10:19
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A Proactive Smoking Cessation Intervention for Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Smokers: The Role of Smoking-Related Stigma [FREE FULL TEXT]

interventions which utilize proactive outreach to stimulate interest in quitting and offer facilitated access to free cessation treatments are an effective treatment approach for these hard-to-reach smokers. These strategies may be particularly effective
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:08
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Long-Term E-Cigarette Use Could Increase Pneumonia Risk

Long-term users of electronic cigarettes might face increased susceptibility to pneumonia and other lung infections, according to early research in cells, mice, and humans. The studies suggest that, just like conventional cigarette smoke, inhaled e-ciga
MedPage Today
added Feb 10, 2018 19:07
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[UK] The number of smokers in Oldham has increased

Oldham is one of the few places in the country where the number of smokers has RISEN... But in Oldham , the proportion of smokers rose from 17pc to 19pc between 2015/16 and 2016/17. And things aren’t much better in Manchester.
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Feb 9, 2018 22:43
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[Kentucky] 'No one deserves cancer' Area nonsmoker diagnosed with lung cancer

Nonsmokers account for at least 20 percent of lung cancer deaths annually in the U.S., according to the American Cancer Society. In 2017, that equaled about 30,000 people. Gooch suffers from allergies, which is one reason she shied away from second-hand
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Feb 9, 2018 22:42
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Tobacco giant's research largesse ignites controversy ($$)

Science
added Feb 9, 2018 18:37
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