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[Switzerland] Cash may convince some smokers to quit

Paying smokers to quit and giving them more money the longer they avoid cigarettes might help get more people to kick the habit than cessation advice on its own, a recent study suggests. To test the power of money to combat addiction, researchers in Swi
Reuters
added Aug 25, 2016 20:10
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Temple researchers explore effects of tobacco smoke, opiates on HIV patient tissue damage

researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) will explore the effects of the combination of tobacco smoke and opiates on the tissue damage that occurs in many patients infected with HIV.
EurekAlert
added Aug 24, 2016 17:20
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Effects of Large Financial Incentives for Long-Term Smoking Cessation A Randomized Trial

Conclusions In low-income smokers who did not receive face-to-face or telephone smoking cessation counseling, large financial incentives increased long-term rates of smoking cessation. (Financial incentives for smoking cessation in low-income smokers;
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
added Aug 23, 2016 22:24
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[UK] Enrolment in smoking cessation services falls to new low

The report also found that the number of people successfully quitting fell by 15% to 195,170. The statistics follow the news earlier this year that clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) are cutting back on smoking cessation services as a result of public
Nursing in practice (uk)
added Aug 23, 2016 13:10
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[Missouri] Circuit court ruling on cigarette tax initiative expected quickly

Opponents of what would appear on the ballot as “Constitutional Amendment 3” say signatures required to place the measure before voters should be disqualified because its language was changed after those signatures were gathered. One of their attorneys,
The Missourinet
added Aug 20, 2016 19:48
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: When industry-sponsored research is on the nose

Bero’s contributions have recently been supplemented by Nicholas Freudeberg’s Lethal but legal (2014) and a book just published ...Peter Adams, Moral Jeopardy: Risks of accepting money from the Alcohol, tobacco and gambling industries (Cambridge Universit
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 19, 2016 19:04
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[Wisconsin] Kwik Trip Owners Hold Fundraiser for Presidential Candidate

The owners of the Kwik Trip convenience-store chain were among the sponsors of a $2,700-per-person fundraiser on Aug. 16 in La Crosse, Wis., for...Trump...491 Kwik Trip and Kwik Star convenience stores, as well as...Tobacco Outlet Plus stores
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 19, 2016 18:39
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[UK] Hull smokers losing twice as many years off lives compared to richer English cities

CITY smokers lost almost twice as many years of their lives compared to richer cities but more people are quitting despite the Government slashing £1.6m from the public health budget. City smokers aged 35 to 74 lost 7,708 potential years of their lives b
Hull Daily Mail / This is Hull and East Riding (uk)
added Aug 19, 2016 10:51
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[UK] Stop Smoking Services still successful but need to do better if NHS shortfall is to be plugged

Figures published today show a further significant 15% decline in the number of smokers seeking help to quit from the Stop Smoking Services in England. The services are as effective as ever, increasing smokers’ chances to quit by up to fourfold over col
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 19, 2016 10:50
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Tobacco Advertising and Promotional Expenditures in Sports and Sporting Events — United States, 1992–2013

After prohibition of tobacco brand sponsorship in sports in March 2010, cigarette manufacturers reported $0 on sports-related advertising and promotion during 2010–2013. In contrast, during 2010–2013, smokeless tobacco manufacturers reported a total of $1
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Aug 18, 2016 22:05
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