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[UK] Type 2 diabetes drug could be used to treat nicotine withdrawal for people trying to quit smoking

A study on mice led by researchers at Johns Hopkins University found that metformin, a drug used to treat type 2 diabetes, could block symptoms of nicotine withdrawal, especially cravings. Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death, and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 6, 2018 15:50
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[UK] FACE-BACCY Kids are being sold cigarettes and e-cigs on Facebook despite social media giant’s ban

Kids can buy tobacco and e-cigs without restiction on Facebook, a study found Researchers also found the majority did not have any age restrictions. ... Sellers also sponsored events and launched contests in a bid to push tobacco and vaping products.
The Sun (uk)
added Apr 6, 2018 14:03
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[UK] 94,000 illegal cigarettes seized in County Durham

MORE than 94,000 illegal cigarettes have been seized by officers in County Durham in the last 12 months. Meanwhile more than 20 per cent of premises where Durham County Council made test purchases to see if sellers are abiding by laws to prevent the sal
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Apr 6, 2018 13:53
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[UK] South Yorkshire firefighters support smokers in quitting campaign

South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue (SYFR) is working in partnership with South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Trust, to provide a meeting group once a week at Adwick station to help support residents who feel that the time has come to take that step to a heal
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 6, 2018 13:52
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[Netherlands, UK, USA] Rethinking the Career Landscape for Nicotine and Tobacco Trainees and Early Career Professionals

The goal of the present commentary is to reflect on our collective experiences as early career nicotine and tobacco scientists working in the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands to provide information, resources, and additional consider
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 5, 2018 19:39
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Seeing new opportunities to help smokers quit: A UK national survey of optometrist delivered smoking cessation behavioural support interventions

Substantial gaps exist in UK optometrists’ current smoking cessation training and practice. Evidence-based training resources are needed to support the implementation of smoking cessation interventions into routine optometry practice.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 5, 2018 19:37
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Vaping flavours: The UK has some odd tastes when it comes to vaping

This growth has prompted demand for new flavours for eliquids other than the more traditional tobacco, mint and berry, fruits, vanilla, liquorice, and coffee. Of around 1,000 people surveyed by ecigarette company VIP Electronic Cigarettes, 15.6% want to
Verdict (uk)
added Apr 5, 2018 16:06
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[UK] CHOWNEY: Take dangerous litter off the street- no butts

So far, over 90% of the tickets issued have been for dropping cigarette ends. There have been complaints about this, with some smokers believing this to be unfair, and that cigarette ends aren’t really litter. But they are. And what’s more, they’re far m
Hastings Observer (uk)
added Apr 5, 2018 14:49
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[UK] Tax sugar, alcohol and tobacco to help the poor, say experts

Just a day before the UK brings in a levy on sugary drinks, experts are urging every country in the world to use taxes to deter people from the eating, drinking and smoking habits that will damage their health. T
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 5, 2018 04:36
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[UK] Acceptance and patterns of personal vaporizer use in Australia and the United Kingdom: Results from the International Tobacco Control survey

The acceptability of vaping was greater among those who were more exposed to vaping and not just among those with some personal experience of vaping, suggesting no strong social barriers to increased use. Vaping in SF public places was less common than i
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 5, 2018 04:10
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