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Perceptions of financial incentives for smoking cessation: a survey of smokers in a country with an endgame goal

Even amongst those who would benefit from schemes designed to reward smokers for quitting, support for such schemes is muted, despite evidence of their effectiveness...suggests much of the opposition was underpinned by information gaps, which could be add
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 16, 2017 15:22
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Sales Trends in Price-Discounted Cigarettes, Large Cigars, Little Cigars, and Cigarillos—United States, 2011–2016

These findings highlight the use of price discounts by tobacco manufacturers to reduce the cost of cigarettes, large cigars, little cigars, and cigarillos to consumers. These sales patterns underscore the importance of sustained efforts to implement evid
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 16, 2017 15:18
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[India] Over 50% teenagers believe smoking cigarettes cuts stress: Survey

smoke cigarettes because they believe it helps reduce stress, and because smoking makes them appear “cool” among their peers, finds a survey. The survey showed that over 52 per cent teenagers believed that smoking helps increase concentration levels.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Dec 16, 2017 15:04
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. BETTYE RYAN, et. al., Appellees: Appeal and cross-appeal from the Circuit Court for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit (PDF)

Overall, the [Surgeon General] Reports were presented as authoritative and conclusive evidence that nicotine exposure essentially rewires the brain and removes an individual’s choice to continue smoking and that nicotine addiction is the fundamental reaso
Amazon CloudFront
added Dec 15, 2017 23:34
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Biomarkers of Potential Harm: Summary of an FDA-Sponsored Public Workshop

Research areas that could further strengthen the applicability of BOPH to tobacco regulatory science include the exploration of composite biomarkers as predictors of disease risk, “omics” biomarkers, and examining biomarkers using existing cohorts, survey
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 15, 2017 22:52
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[Canada] Smoke breakdown: How will legal marijuana impact Canadian workplaces?

Once recreational cannabis use becomes legal, taking a "smoke break" at work could suddenly become much more complicated. At least that's the fear among some human resources officials who wonder if the law change will bring impairment at work, decreased p
Canadian Press
added Dec 15, 2017 22:32
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A Cough That Won't Quit: Is It Lung Cancer?

Lung cancer is 10 times more likely to occur in smokers than non-smokers... an estimated 36.5 million people over 18 smoked cigarettes in 2015. Even though smoking rates have been slowly declining, smoking still remains the leading cause of preventable di
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
added Dec 15, 2017 21:43
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Teen Smoking Drops to Historic Lows, but Pot Use is Up

Marijuana use and vaping have become more common than cigarette smoking among teens, with lifetime smoking rates among 12th graders falling below 10% for the first time since the annual survey began 43 years ago.
MedPage Today
added Dec 15, 2017 20:31
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[Arkansas] State Capitol Week in Review From Senator Eddie Cheatham

At the December meeting of the Arkansas Tobacco Settlement Commission the governor made a surprise appearance. He wanted to thank commissioners for their help in providing home care and services to about 500 people with developmental disabilities.
Salineriverchronicle.com
added Dec 15, 2017 20:31
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[Rwanda] Shisha Smoking: Bursting Kigali’s Secret Marijuana Network

One of the official flavours like Laroma (50gms) has health warning inscriptions, “It’s more dangerous than you think” which no one seems to notice... UN Clinic medical specialist in Rwanda, Dr. Abanda Tueche on bursting the shisha myths says that 40 – 8
KT Press (rw)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:36
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