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[UK] Prisoners flout smoking ban by burning nicotine patches

It was always going to be a challenge imposing a smoking ban in jails, but few thought that the cravings would be so strong that prisoners would start shredding their nicotine patches and mixing them with tea leaves to make an improvised roll-up. Few ex
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 17, 2017 21:54

Quit Methods Used by US Adult Cigarette Smokers, 2014–2016 [FREE FULL TEXT]

most (74.7%) US adult smokers who tried to quit did so by using multiple quit methods as part of their most recent quit attempt. Giving up cigarettes all at once (“cold turkey”) and gradually cutting back on cigarettes continue to be the most commonly use
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Apr 20, 2017 15:01

Kids Can Pick Up Nicotine on Their Hands

Kids can get high levels of nicotine on their hands just by touching items or surfaces contaminated with tobacco smoke residue, a small U.S. study found. The findings "show that children's hands hold high levels of nicotine even when parents are not smo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 14, 2017 00:37

Sales of Nicotine-Containing Electronic Cigarette Products: United States, 2015

almost all e-cigarette products sold in US convenience stores and other assessed channels contained nicotine. Public Health Implications. Findings reinforce the importance of warning labels for nicotine-containing products, ingredient reporting, and rest
American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 13, 2017 11:38

[UK] NO SMOKE WITHOUT FIRE New laws restricting sale of e-liquids and e-cigarettes will ‘make vaping more expensive’

NEW laws restricting the sales of e-liquids and e-cigarettes will “inevitably” push up the cost of vaping, a trade organisation has warned. Vaping devices are known for being cheaper than cigarettes and are designed as way to help smokers kick their habi
The Sun (uk)
added Apr 13, 2017 14:51

Acute, chronic nicotine dependence should be targeted differently

“Withdrawal from nicotine is an important contributor to smoking relapse. Understanding how reward-based decision making is affected by abstinence and by pharmacotherapies such as nicotine replacement therapy and varenicline tartrate may aid cessation tr
added Apr 13, 2017 14:48

a lot of youth think they aren’t vaping nicotine, but is that true?

results of a new study suggest they may be unaware or misinformed about what is in their e-cigarettes because of unregulated labeling and marketing.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 13, 2017 11:38

[UK] New laws on e-cigarettes are coming into force next month - here’s what is happening

E-cigarettes are now regulated under the Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016 which comes into force on May 20. According to Trading Standards officers, the new laws affect the types of product which are on sale. For instance, the maximum siz
added Apr 12, 2017 19:06

[Ireland] HIQA advises Minister that interventions to help people quit smoking not only work, but are good value for money

“Today’s Health technology assessment of smoking cessation interventions recommends using varenicline (either alone or in combination with nicotine replacement therapy [NRT]) for smokers wishing to use some type of pharmacological support in their attemp
Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) (ie)
added May 30, 2017 15:11

Smoking cessation and the reduction of disability progression in Multiple Sclerosis: a cohort study

The reduction in the risk of disability progression after smoking cessation is significant and time-dependent. The earlier the patients quit, the stronger the reduction in the risk of reaching disability milestones. The quantitative estimates of the impa
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 11, 2017 22:44
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