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Using Facebook to help young adults quit smoking

A national clinical trial testing a smoking cessation intervention for young adults that was conducted entirely on Facebook has found that smokers are 2.5 times more likely to quit after three months with the Facebook-based treatment than if they were re
ScienceDaily
added May 25, 2018 03:13
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Selfishness of hospital smokers

On a clinic visit to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital yesterday with my grandson, recently a patient in the Schiehallion (children’s cancer) ward, we were dismayed to see smokers everywhere, and worse, many cigarette butts – we counted 30 of them
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added May 25, 2018 03:10
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[Israel] New research laboratory examines secondhand smoke exposure

A new laboratory for biological monitoring of environmental tobacco smoke and other toxic chemicals has been opened at the Health Ministry, which has been severely criticized by the state comptroller and public health experts for the rising smoking rate
Jerusalem Post
added May 25, 2018 03:10
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E-cigarettes' chemistry may explain their popularity among teens

Although children under the age of 18 can’t legally buy e-cigarettes in most states, the devices have exploded in popularity among teens. According to a 2017 survey conducted by the University of Michigan, almost one-third of high school seniors have use
American Chemical Society
added May 25, 2018 00:29
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Ask Amy: Expectant parent worries about 'thirdhand smoke'

Share this information with your mother, and be honest with her about your concerns. Don’t present this as a nonnegotiable but more as a problem that you can mitigate together. She should be willing to change her smoking habits (i.e., always smoke outs
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added May 24, 2018 21:17
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[Asia, India] Training for law enforcers on COTPA held

A one day training for Law Enforcers on Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act, 2003 (COTPA) was held today at Sangai Hotel, Nagamapal, Imphal. The training programme was organised by National Health Mission, Manipur. Interacting with media persons,
E-Pao.net (in)
added May 26, 2018 00:27
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[Canada] Feds hope law will help turn teens off coolness factor of vaping

After the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act receives royal assent in the coming days, selling vaping products to anyone under 18 will be banned and marketing flavours to teens will be prohibited, along with marketing that features health claims or “lifestyl
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 24, 2018 18:18
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nearly 1 in 5 youth say they have seen juul used in school

The survey follows a Truth Initiative study that reveals while many young people are aware of JUUL, many are unaware that JUUL flavor pods always contain the addictive chemical nicotine, which is harmful to brain development. The study, published in Toba
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 24, 2018 15:46
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BITSOLI: Do Anti-Smoking Campaigns Work?

Activists might prefer that every tobacco field is salted, the crop destroyed (though not burned), but harm reduction demands campaigners try what works, not what is futilely desire. In the absense of substantial evidence of harm, vaporisers and other sm
The Market Mogul (uk)
added May 24, 2018 07:31
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[Canada] New Tobacco and Vaping Products Legislation Receives Royal Assent

Today, Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers' Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts received Royal Assent. This is a major milestone in efforts to address and further reduce the harms of tobacco use in Canad
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 24, 2018 07:07
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