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3 tips for boosting success with an online quit-smoking program

Here are three research-backed tips for boosting success with an online quit program. 1. Make a customized quit plan / 2. Connect with peers / 3. Consider nicotine replacement therapy
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 12, 2018 19:30
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millions of smokers go online for help to quit each year

the internet is the first place many people go to get information on how to quit smoking. In fact, more than 12 million U.S. adults — a third of all smokers — turn to the internet for help quitting each year, according to a new Truth Initiative® study.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 11, 2018 23:55
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Higher cigarette prices would help millions avoid poor health and extreme poverty

The findings show that people on low incomes have the most to gain, and the researchers say modest action by many governments "could yield unprecedented health gains and poverty reduction." Based on current patterns, smoking will be responsible for abo
EurekAlert
added Apr 11, 2018 23:50
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Price elasticity of demand of non-cigarette tobacco products: a systematic review and meta-analysis

There is sufficient evidence in support of the effectiveness of price increases to reduce consumption of non-cigarette tobacco products as it is for cigarettes. Positive substitutability between cigarette and non-cigarette tobacco products suggest that ta
Tobacco Control
added Apr 10, 2018 22:37
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Comparing the cytotoxicity of electronic cigarette fluids, aerosols and solvents

A hierarchy of potency was established for the aerosolised products. Our data show that (1) e-cigarette aerosols can produce cytotoxic effects in cultured cells, (2) four patterns of cytotoxicity were found when comparing refill fluids and their correspo
Tobacco Control
added Apr 10, 2018 22:34
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The State of US Health, 1990-2016 / Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Among US States [FREE FULL TEXT]

Across all US states, the top risk factors in terms of attributable DALYs were due to 1 of the 3 following causes: tobacco consumption (32 states), high BMI (10 states), or alcohol and drug use (8 states).
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Apr 10, 2018 22:26
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[Vermont] As smoking rates stagnate, tobacco fund dwindles

After years of decline, Vermont’s adult smoking rate appears to have stalled and now “lags behind the nation,” advocates say. At the same time, state investment in tobacco-related programming is shrinking. A tobacco trust fund that once held $31 million
VTDigger.org
added Apr 10, 2018 20:39
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[Canada] Two leading Canadian anti-tobacco groups to shut down after Ottawa fails to provide funding

The Non-Smokers’ Rights Association (NSRA) and Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada (PSC) have been limping along on a combination of savings, provincial help, and the work of volunteers since their federal funding was cut by the former Conservative govern
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 10, 2018 17:42
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Nicotine And Tobacco Scientists Face Unique Career Opportunities And Challenges

there is growing awareness that the number of graduates from science-focused doctoral programs exceeds the availability of permanent academic positions. As a result, many highly trained scientists that aim to find a career in academia might consider alte
PR Newswire
added Apr 9, 2018 22:03
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truth® Partners with Epiphone to Donate Custom Guitars to High Schools in Regions Most Heavily Impacted by Tobacco

The truth x Epiphone partnership aims to inspire teenagers to use their creativity as a force for change and speak up against Big Tobacco. The truth x Epiphone custom guitars were first showcased at this year's Grammys gift lounge, where celebrities incl
PR Newswire
added Apr 9, 2018 15:59
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