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SIEGEL: Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration Acknowledges that Chantix Causes Suicide But Allows it On Market, While Banning E-Cigarettes with No Known Adverse Effects

Apparently, they would rather that smokers use products with known, serious risks than products that are probably quite safe, but whose risks are not definitively characterized. Unknown risks can't be tolerated, but serious, life-threatening risks are fin
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jul 24, 2015 20:00
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Smoking cessation drug linked to birth defects when taken during pregnancy

Research has linked Zyban (Bupropion) to an increased risk of life-threatening, congenital, cardiac birth defects in babies born to mothers who took the drug(s) during pregnancy. Zyban is marketed as a prescription smoking cessation drug. The drug is also
PR Newswire
added Jul 8, 2015 16:10
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[Canada] BC smoking cessation program, Pfizer's Champix drug facing questions

Questions are being raised about the research the fired B.C. health workers were involved in, including Christy Clark's highly-touted smoking cessation program and a controversial drug named Champix.
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:11
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[Australia] Champix probe: Queensland coroner reopens investigation into anti-smoking drug's possible link to 22yo man's suicide

The Queensland coroner has reopened an investigation into the death of a 22-year-old Brisbane man who committed suicide just days after starting medication to quit smoking. Timothy Oldham left a box of anti-smoking drug Champix next to his suicide tape
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 3, 2015 13:56
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[UK] Tobacco harm reduction in people with serious mental illnesses

a strong ethical case exists for the provision of harm reduction advice as one of the options offered to smokers with serious mental illnesses. Such advice, if followed, will reduce the substantial harms that these people will be affected by if they cont
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 1, 2015 16:27
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'No evidence' linking smoking cessation drug with suicide, road accidents

However, a new study suggests that there is no strong evidence to link the drug with increased risks of suicidal behavior or traffic accidents as previously thought.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jun 5, 2015 16:02
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[Bulgaria, USA] Pill that quashes tobacco urge found in plain sight

Stewart is trying to introduce the laburnum-derived drug to the U.S. market. The pill works by interrupting tobacco cravings, much like Pfizer’s top-selling Chantix, but possibly without that drug’s high-profile side effects and at a much lower price. A r
The Washington Post
added May 18, 2015 10:58
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[USA] AUDIO: Americans could soon benefit from a lung cancer vaccine developed in Cuba

Roswell Park Cancer Institute, in partnership with Cuba’s Center for Molecular Immunology, will test out a much-needed lung cancer vaccine called Cimavax, developed in Cuba. Now that relations between US and Cuba are improving, the US wants to see if it
Public Radio International (PRI)
added May 13, 2015 11:58
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Varenicline helps smokers with stable depression

Varenicline successfully promoted durable smoking cessation without exacerbating depression or anxiety in a randomized, phase IV, industry -funded study of patients with stably treated major depressive disorder.
Philippine Star (ph)
added May 10, 2015 16:02
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[Australia] MacKENZIE/ROGERS: GP guide is wrong: patches and meds no better than cold turkey quitting

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)...published Supporting smoking cessation: a guide for health professionals in 2011...This preoccupation with pharmaceutically assisted quitting ignores or dismisses the value of unassisted quitting
The Conversation (au)
added May 5, 2015 13:31
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