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Mark Ballas and Mother Shirley Ballas Team Up to Encourage Smokers to Quit During SELFtember™

Nicorette® and NicoDerm® CQ® smoking cessation brands are turning September into SELFtember™, a second New Year when smokers can begin, or "restart," their journeys to living smoke-free. SELFtember™ invites smokers to focus on their own personal health g
PR Newswire
added Aug 27, 2015 13:12

[UK, UK-Wales] JAMES: In Wales, E-cigs are treated like sticks of poison. In England they might be available on the NHS. Figure that out.

Will a ban on e-cigarettes in public places work? Would it not be possible to ban the use of e-cigs in public places and allow doctors to prescribe them to smokers to help them quit? Or could this be one of those questions that doesn’t have a right answe
WalesOnline (uk)
added Aug 25, 2015 21:03

[UK] BROWN: Seven years after quitting, I still miss my fags

I do not think the NHS should pay for people’s e-cigarettes...having children crystallised all my worries and added some iron to my will. Late one night in 2008 I was lying on the sofa watching television and I realised that I was wheezing slightly. I st
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 25, 2015 20:09

[California] Tobacco bills fast-tracked to Senate floor

A package of anti-tobacco bills, including one raising the smoking age to 21, was fast-tracked to the Senate floor by the chamber’s Appropriations Committee on Monday... The bills would regulate electronic cigarettes the same way regular smoking is res
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 25, 2015 19:24

HATHAWAY: Government Grant Funding Corrupts Tobacco Research, Holds Back Scientific Inquiry

Given their history of actively inserting policy objectives into the scientific process, government agencies such as FDA and NIH should be removed from the grant-funding business. Congress should rewrite their appropriations accordingly. Funding studies
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Aug 25, 2015 19:20
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[UK] RHODES: E-cigarettes on the NHS? Not in my name

AND let's be very suspicious of the lobbying which has inevitably gone on. For the e-cigarette industry, getting its products approved and supplied by the NHS would be like hitting the Lotto jackpot every day for all eternity. I DID the ex-smoker's cal
Midlands Express and Star (uk)
added Aug 24, 2015 08:22

[UK] FREEMAN: Free 'vaping' on the NHS? Stub out this daft, costly idea

Smokers already have enough incentives to switch to e-cigarettes, writes Martin Freeman.
Western Morning News (uk)
added Aug 24, 2015 08:19

[UK] McGIFFIN: E-cigarettes on the NHS would mean the taxpayer funding other people’s weakness

If smokers are stupid enough to carry on harming their health then let them carry on killing themselves and paying their taxes, says Carol McGiffin
The Mirror (uk)
added Aug 24, 2015 08:17

[UK] E-cigarettes on the NHS? Not so fast

Vapers shouldn’t hold their breath. Today’s review of the evidence on e-cigarettes puts NHS prescription on the agenda, but it’s a long way off yet, if it happens at all.
Full Fact (uk)
added Aug 21, 2015 13:00

[UK] PICKLES: Smokers and heavy drinkers should pay for treatment of 'self-inflicted' illnesses rather than expect NHS to foot the bill

More than half said the NHS should not fund treatment if the illness was a consequence of smoking and patients should be forced to pay for it themselves. The report questioned 4,000 UK adults about the cost of common procedures in the UK and whether it s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 21, 2015 12:56
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