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What do smokers want in a smartphone-based cessation application?

Mobile health interventions have the potential to reach a large number of smokers, but are currently under-utilized. Additional effort is needed to ensure parity in treatment access. Gain-framed messages may be especially useful for engaging smokers, eve
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 4, 2017 17:57
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Co-occurrence of tobacco product use, substance use, and mental health problems among adults: Findings from Wave 1 (2013–2014) of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

This nationally representative study of U.S. adults is the first to comprehensively document tobacco use, substance use, and mental health comorbidities across the range of currently available tobacco products, while also demonstrating that female tobacco
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 19, 2017 00:00
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Marijuana and tobacco co-use among a nationally representative sample of US pregnant and non-pregnant women: 2005–2014 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Because co-use of marijuana and tobacco could have additive, if not multiplicative, health consequences, research on co-use of these substances during pregnancy is critical. Surveillance of marijuana and tobacco use patterns in future years will be import
Science Direct
added Aug 18, 2017 23:55
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FDA's New Plan for Tobacco and Nicotine Regulation

FDA plans to begin a public dialogue about lowering nicotine levels in combustible cigarettes to non-addictive levels through achievable product standards. FDA intends to issue an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) to seek input on the potenti
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 5, 2017 14:30
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Smaller Majority of Heavy Smokers Say They Want to Quit

A majority of all U.S. cigarette smokers would like to quit, but heavier smokers are less likely to say this than lighter smokers. Sixty-eight percent of smokers who smoke more than a pack of cigarettes a day say they would like to quit, compared with 73
Gallup Organization
added Aug 2, 2017 15:42
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Youth more likely to discourage than promote smoking among peers

Around half of 14- and 15- year old New Zealanders have carried out at least one behaviour during the past year to discourage smoking, most often by telling their peers that smoking is bad for their health; to stop smoking; that they do not like smoking;
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:52
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[North Carolina] Facebook: Reynolds American sale

We asked our Facebook audience how they feel now that the purchase of Reynolds American is complete. Here is what two of them had to say: “Sad for our city and history.” — Michael Sherwood-Peatross “I feel sad, too. I went to work for RJR in 1955 when
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 27, 2017 20:01
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VAPE AWAY E-cigarettes DO help smokers quit – and more should switch to vaping ‘for the sake of their health’, study finds

E-cigarette smokers are nearly twice as likely to quit smoking for at least three months compared to fag smokers Sixty-five per cent of e-cigarette users have tried to give up compared with 40 per cent of fag smokers, according to new research.
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Jul 27, 2017 15:29
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Vaping devices helping to reduce traditional smoking rates

there is finally an increase in the smoking cessation rate. The study finds that more people using e-cigarettes are responsible for quitting smoking and these electronic devices can actually help reduce the traditional smoking rates. The study was publish
News-Medical.net
added Jul 27, 2017 16:02
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Blowing smoke? E-cigarettes might help smokers quit

"It's absolutely clear that e-cigarettes help smokers replace cigarettes," said Peter Hajek, director of the health and lifestyle research unit at Queen Mary University in London, who wasn't part of the study. Smoking rates have been generally declining
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 27, 2017 15:59
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