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Correction: E-cigarettes and youth smoking: be alert but not alarmed [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco Control
added Aug 6, 2018 22:20
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Addictive, Lethal Consumer Product Will Kill 7 million people in 2018

A human rights approach to ending the tobacco epidemic might be the answer for the 21st century, as it frames the right to be free from smoking addiction and calls on governments to advance human development by implementing measures that decrease smoking
PR Newswire
added Aug 6, 2018 22:09
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[Australia] E-cigs increase smoking take-up risk

WA has seen highly sig­nif­i­cant falls in smok­ing rates in all age groups, but es­pe­cially in ado­les­cents, with rates for 12 to 17-year-olds fall­ing from around 21 per cent in 1984 to less than 5 per cent now. This is one of the most im­por­tant p
West Australian (au)
added Aug 6, 2018 21:07
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CVS Health Commits $10 Million to American Cancer Society in Support of Cancer Patient Services and Breakthrough Research

The new funding will be raised to support cancer patient services programs, breakthrough research, and cancer prevention efforts, including tobacco control. According to the American Cancer Society, almost 30 percent of cancer deaths this year will be ca
PR Newswire
added Aug 6, 2018 20:28
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[Europe, Sweden] #GFN Michael Russell Award 2018 – Dr Lars Ramström

Ramström has undertaken meticulous analysis of the epidemiology of snus use in Sweden, and its impact on reducing smoking related mortality. He started publishing and working in tobacco control in the 1960s. In 1998 he was given the World Health Organizat
Global Forum on Nicotine
added Aug 6, 2018 18:25
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FDA Releases Draft Guidance on Inhaled Nicotine Replacement Therapies

FDA is "developing policies that support the possibility of a world where combustible cigarettes could no longer create or sustain addiction. A key part of this framework are steps to pave the way for products that help currently addicted smokers move awa
Occupational Health and Safety Magazine
added Aug 6, 2018 18:20
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Can't quit smoking? Intense psychedelic experiences triggered by magic mushrooms could help smokers forget withdrawal symptoms, claim scientists

The active compound found in magic mushrooms is called psilocybin and was administered to a handful of smokers. The six-year study aimed to uncover the mechanism in the brain that makes it so difficult to kick the habit. Using psychoactive drugs, su
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 15:17
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Smoking hookah is just as bad for your heart as cigarettes, study suggests

Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) found hookah smoking had the same short-term cardiovascular effects as cigarettes, suggesting the long-term risks are probably comparable, too. Smoking hookah is not safe according to new
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 15:15
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Can this motivational tool help patients?

the prescribing of apps for cessation has been utilized and shown to be effective. We recently reviewed and praised the outstanding QuitMedKit from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The app includes nearly everything the primary provider
MedPage Today
added Aug 6, 2018 14:43
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Juul built an e-cigarette empire. Its popularity with teens threatens its future

Schools across the country find themselves similarly searching for solutions. With flavors like creme brulee and mango, one brand in particular, Juul, has become a phenomenon among high school and middle school students. They decorate them with colorful
CNBC
added Aug 6, 2018 14:31
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