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[Finland] Can this pill help smokers quit?

A new lozenge containing the amino acid L-cysteine is an effective, nontoxic smoking-cessation product, according to researchers in Finland. At least two US experts are not convinced, however.
Reuters
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52
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SIEGEL: IN MY VIEW: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is Deliberately Lying to the Public

The truth is that the Bishop-Cole bill would not exempt e-cigarettes from FDA review of their public health impact. All it does is to prevent the FDA from requiring expensive and burdensome pre-market applications in order for e-cigarettes to remain on t
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jul 18, 2017 22:51
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Create Your Own Quit-Smoking Plan

Smokers who quit before their 50th birthday can cut in half their risk of dying over the following 15 years, according to the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. As you get yourself mentally ready to stop smoking, it's important to recognize that -- b
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 18, 2017 22:51
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The Pharmaceuticalization of the Tobacco Industry

Transnational tobacco companies (TTCs) aggressively promote smoking in low- and middle-income countries but have also diversified their product lines to include more socially acceptable alternative nicotine products...This pursuit of new, standardized, de
Annals of Internal Medicine
added Jul 18, 2017 14:05
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LGBT Smoking Rates Twice That of Straights — UIC Prof Has Ways To Help

Gays and lesbians smoke at twice the rate of straight people, a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher notes in a paper that offers five ideas to reduce the trend. The paper, produced by a team led by UIC clinical psychologist Phoenix Matthews, sai
DNAinfo
added Jul 18, 2017 13:36
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CARUANA: Bhutan’s tobacco ban disaster

Bhutan enforced a total tobacco ban....In his website “Velvet Glove, Iron Fist”, controversial figure Christopher Snowden pointed out that the country who prior to the ban boasted a one percent smoking rate, now has the highest rate of smokers amongst Sou
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jul 18, 2017 13:32
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[UK] Smokefree Skills: An assessment of maternity workforce training (PDF)

unsure what their role is altogether. There is a myth among these professionals that they are expected to deliver complicated, lengthy support to a woman to quit smoking. But NICE guidance is clear that there are a few straightforward things they need t
ASH London (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 13:25
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[UK] New report focuses on need to reduce smoking in pregnancy

The report has been published by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) on behalf of the Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group and is being launched in Parliament today at a joint event between the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on baby loss and the APPG
Northumberland Gazette (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 13:18
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[UK] ASH Welcomes New Tobacco Control Plan for England: Funding needed for it to succeed

“Funding must be found if the Government is to achieve its vision of a “smokefree generation”. The tobacco industry should be made to pay a through a licence fee on the ‘polluter pays’ principle. Tobacco manufacturers are some of the most profitable comp
ASH London (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 13:12
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GALLUP DAILY: SMOKING

The Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index tracks daily the percentage of U.S. adults who say they smoke. Monthly results are based on telephone interviews with approximately 15,000 national adults; the margin of error is ±1 percentage point.
Gallup Organization
added Jul 18, 2017 13:01
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