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U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Dips Below 15 Percent: CDC

Just last week, the CDC published 2014 figures showing that last year, 16.8 percent of adults smoked. But the new statistics -- which tracked smoking rates to June of this year -- show the number has tumbled even further.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 17, 2015 22:31

Low Nicotine Cigarettes Answer To User Dependence

study shows that nicotine dependence on cigarettes can be trimmed off in some extent. The researchers show that users that switch to using low nicotine content cigarettes tend to smoke less and may actually stop their smoking habit in the future. Neal Be
Science Times
added Nov 2, 2015 12:24

DALRYMPLE: Significant Flaw in Study Claiming That Decreasing Nicotine Content of Cigarettes Reduced Smoking

Six weeks is a short time, even in the reduced life of a smoker. But reducing the nicotine content of cigarettes in this trial did not reduce the number of cigarettes smoked.
PJ Media
added Oct 12, 2015 19:14

[New York] A.G. Schneiderman And 32 Attorneys General Sound Alarm On Dangers Of E-Cigarettes, Urge FDA To Require Child-Resistant Packaging And Health Warnings On All Liquid Nicotine Sales

sponsored a letter to the Food and Drug Administration today urging the FDA to take immediate action to stem the increasing incidence of liquid nicotine poisoning among children nationwide. The letter urges the FDA to require appropriate warning labels o
New York State Attorney General
added Sep 29, 2015 23:10

[Asia, India] Tobacco manufacturers to state tar, nicotine content?

Cigarette and “bidi” manufacturers may soon have to declare tar and nicotine content on their packets, with the government setting in motion the process of establishing tobacco testing laboratories. “Five laboratories are being set up for testing tobacco
Asian Age (in)
added Sep 20, 2015 22:17

Health-care interventions to promote and assist tobacco cessation: a review of efficacy, effectiveness and affordability for use in national guideline development [FREE FULL TEXT]

Brief advice from a health-care worker, telephone helplines, automated text messaging, printed self-help materials, cytisine and nortriptyline are globally affordable health-care interventions to promote and assist smoking cessation. Evidence on smokeles
added Aug 25, 2015 21:22

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] ‘Vapers’ face heightened cancer risk, experts say

National Cancer Society (NCSM), Cancer Screening Centre, chief medical officer, Dr Dalilah Kamaruddin said liquid nicotine inhaled from an electronic cigarette, has the same properties as nitric acid. She said the acid is a chemical catalyst in the occu
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 14, 2015 09:18

Researchers develop evidence-based model that can predict amount of nicotine released from e-cigarette

researchers at the VCU Center for the Study of Tobacco Products (CSTP) have developed the first ever, evidence-based model that can predict with up to 90 percent accuracy the amount of nicotine emitted by an electronic cigarette (e-cigarette). The study w
added Jul 31, 2015 11:59

Massachusetts lawmakers consider regulating e-cigarettes

The Massachusetts Legislature's Joint Committee on Public Health heard multiple hours of testimony at a hearing on Tuesday as the committee considers several bills that would regulate the use of e-cigarettes. One bill would ban the smoking of e-cigarett
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Jul 15, 2015 10:47

[Asia, India] SINGH: You can stop smoking! Replace nicotine to help you so

In general, more inclusive treatments are more effective in producing long-term abstinence from tobacco, and combined therapies raise the absolute percentage of smokers who remain abstinent. Use of nicotine chewing gum as a substitute over long term ma (in)
added Jun 27, 2015 09:19
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