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20 Percent More Smokers Quit After $1 Price Increase

Researchers linked data on the smoking habits of 632 smokers, average age 58, to neighborhood cigarette prices in 896 chain grocery and drugstores in 19 states. They gathered data on local laws on indoor smoking in public places, and followed changes in
New York Times
added Sep 1, 2017 14:24
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Plain packs proliferating

Plain packaging has been adopted in 8 countries and is under consideration in at least 15 other jurisdictions, a major increase from less than one year ago. On 1 July, Norway joined Australia, France and the UK as countries that have implemented plain p
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Sep 1, 2017 14:22
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E-cigarettes are “fun”

Former smokers are nearly three times more likely to abstain from cigarette smoking if they puff on an electronic cigarette two out of every three days a month, according to a story by Dennis Thompson for HealthDay, citing a new study that analysed a US f
Tobacco Reporter
added Sep 1, 2017 14:12
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HAELLE: More Evidence Suggests E-Cigarettes Help Some Smokers Quit

all the evidence to date suggests that e-cigarettes are not nearly as harmful and life-threatening as tobacco use, so e-cigarettes appear to be a viable quitting option, the researchers note, for those who don’t succeed with other methods.
Forbes
added Sep 1, 2017 13:50
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More than half of the public think non-smokers should get regular fresh-air breaks at work

According to a recent survey conducted by Flavour Boss, they had found 80% of people don’t think it’s fair... With the reduced health risks, lower costs for users and better public image associated with vaping, it shouldn’t be difficult to persuade smoki
News-Medical.net
added Sep 1, 2017 13:48
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[UK-Scotland] Further action needed to reduce smoking inequalities, say experts

POOR Scots are still three times more likely to smoke than their more affluent counterparts despite a slew of anti-tobacco strategies, experts have said. However, the number of children exposed to second-hand smoke in Scottish homes has been cut from in
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 1, 2017 13:10
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[Kentucky] Health Coalition argues for smoke-free law

The Mason County Health Coalition on Friday unveiled the findings from a 2017 study of the indoor air quality in the county, pushing for a smoke-free law in the county... showed that the the indoor air quality of Mason County is about 4.4 times worse than
Maysville (KY) Ledger Independent
added Sep 1, 2017 13:07
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The Relationship of E-Cigarette Use to Cigarette Quit Attempts and Cessation: Insights From a Large, Nationally Representative U.S. Survey

Previous studies have obtained mixed results regarding the relationship of e-cigarette use to cigarette smoking cessation. This study provides a more precise methodology for considering the relationship of e-cigarette use to quit attempts and to quit suc
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 1, 2017 12:50
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[UK-Scotland] Frequency of e-cigarette use may be key to quitting smoking, study suggests

Study showed linear correlation between quit attempts and quit success and the frequency of e-cigarette use. Attempting to quit in the first place was more likely among smokers using e-cigarettes than non-users.
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Sep 1, 2017 12:47
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[UK] Most young people who try e-cigarettes don’t become regular users, says study

The study (link is external), part-funded by Cancer Research UK, collated 5 surveys that questioned more than 60,000 young people in total, aged 11-16. The work is a collaboration between the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies, Public Health Engl
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Sep 1, 2017 02:03
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