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[UK] Smoking rates declining in Southwark

Southwark’s labourers, cleaners and hospitality staff appear to be quitting smoking for e-cigarettes and vaping, according to statistics. The percentage of smokers in routine and manual occupations has dropped from more than 25 per cent in 2015, to 18.5
News Shopper (uk)
added Aug 2, 2018 15:09
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[UK] Stop smoking - what happens to your body when you quit cigarettes? Timeline revealed

“After 20 minutes, pulse rate returns to normal,” said the NHS. “After eight hours, nicotine and carbon monoxide levels in blood reduce by more than half, and oxygen levels return to normal. Carbon monoxide is a chemical that’s found in cigarettes. It
Daily Express (uk)
added Aug 2, 2018 15:05
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Are you smoking? Automatic alert system helping people keep away from cigarettes

we describe the development of a novel smoking cessation system that combines motion detection and an Android software application to monitor smoking in real-time. In this system, a personalized smoking cessation plan will be created based on the goal of
Science Direct
added Aug 2, 2018 15:02
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Modest exercise increase can curb weight gain after quitting smoking

For middle-aged women who worry about adding pounds when they quit smoking, a large study suggests that adding even a modest amount of weekly exercise after quitting can minimize weight gain. Nearly 7 of 10 U.S. adult cigarette smokers say they want to
Reuters
added Aug 2, 2018 14:57
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Tobacco Regulatory Science Research Program

directed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to create a Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) that works to protect Americans from tobacco-related death and disease by regulating the manufacture, distribution, and marketing of tobacco products, and by educ
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 2, 2018 13:53
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Stay Smokefree for Good

QUIT SMOKING / CHALLENGES WHEN QUITTING / STAY SMOKEFREE FOR GOOD / HELP OTHERS QUIT
Smokefree.gov (NCI)
added Aug 2, 2018 13:48
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Tobacco Regulatory Science Research Program at FDA s Center for Tobacco Products: Summary and Highlights FISCA YEARS 2010

Dr. Ashley’s vision was for CTP-OS to be recognized nationally and internationally as the premier scientific organization for the regulation of tobacco products. There is no other tobacco regulatory organization in the world that has this responsibility
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 2, 2018 13:46
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Flavour Capsule Variants’ Performance in a “Dark Market”: Implications for Standardised Packaging

product innovations, such as flavour capsule variants (FCVs), remain unregulated...Policy makers should disallow FCV innovations, which offer no health benefits to smokers and may instead attract non-smokers to smoking. Where timely, these regulations cou
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 2, 2018 00:46
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Effects of intranasal oxytocin on stress-induced cigarette craving in daily smokers

The current study findings do not support several previous reports that OT reduced either stress or drug craving. Implications This study finds a null result of the neuropeptide oxytocin on stress-induced cigarette craving. Reporting null findings is pa
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 2, 2018 00:45
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National and state patterns of concept-flavoured cigar sales, USA, 2012–2016

Flavoured cigars are increasingly labelled with concept flavours, including in areas with flavoured tobacco sales restrictions. Cigarillos are driving recent increases in US cigar and concept-flavoured cigar sales. It is important to consider concept flav
Tobacco Control
added Aug 2, 2018 00:33
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