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Tobacco Takes Hits from Comedian, Supermarket Chain

Antismoking advocates have much to celebrate. Recently, a regional supermarket chain ceased tobacco sales, a new study affirmed the effectiveness of a smoking-cessation drug, and tobacco manufacturers were the targets of a popular comedian’s wrath.
Pharmacy Times
added Feb 23, 2015 21:46
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[Indiana] Beware tobacco addiction in all forms

Dr. Abdul Ghani, a cardiologist at Advocate South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest, says more research is needed. "There isn't much established research, but there is a lot of ongoing investigation," he says. "This is no research on long-term use, and t
The Times of Northwest Indiana
added Feb 21, 2015 22:14
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Effect of varenicline on smoking cessation through smoking reduction: a randomized clinical trial.

Varenicline offers a treatment option for smokers whose needs are not addressed by clinical guidelines recommending abrupt smoking cessation.
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Feb 19, 2015 17:31
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Chantix Linked to Higher Quit Rates in Certain Smokers: Study

"The main contribution of this study is that it demonstrates that for patients who are not ready to quit right away, the use of Chantix could be helpful in getting them to cut down, and then, eventually, to making a quit attempt," said Dr. Michael Siegel
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 18, 2015 11:53
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Use of stop-smoking medications in the United States before and after the introduction of varenicline

The demographic profile of varenicline users is similar to the profile of those who use other stop-smoking medications and different from the profile of those who attempt to quit without any medication.
Addiction
added Feb 18, 2015 11:49
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Effect of Varenicline on Smoking Cessation Through Smoking Reduction A Randomized Clinical Trial [FREE FULL TEXT]

Among cigarette smokers not willing or able to quit within the next month but willing to reduce cigarette consumption and make a quit attempt at 3 months, use of varenicline for 24 weeks compared with placebo significantly increased smoking cessation rate
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
added Feb 17, 2015 11:56
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Pills Found to Help Chances of Quitting Smoking in the Future

study published in JAMA on Tuesday, researchers found that even for patients who wanted to stop smoking eventually, the pills were effective, opening the way to a much larger population of patients whom doctors could potentially treat.
New York Times
added Feb 17, 2015 11:54
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Use of varenicline in smokeless tobacco cessation: a systematic review and meta-analysis

This pooled analysis suggests that varenicline is effective in achieving a seven-day point prevalence of smokeless tobacco abstinence at 12 weeks but showed that this effect was not sustained at 26 weeks.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 7, 2015 00:17
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[China, USA] Dr. Frank Bures: Does Europe have a smoking-cessation secret?

The stumbling block to many people wanting to quit now is the cost of what’s available. Cytisine would make it affordable almost everywhere. Perhaps some highly motivated politico can become the standard bearer for getting it approved on a fast track, es
Winona (MN) Daily News
added Jan 18, 2015 12:13
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Varenicline as a Cause of Suicidal Outcomes

there is consistent evidence that varenicline either does not cause increased suicide outcomes, or if it does, the effect is very small. Warnings to consumers and clinicians should reflect, not just the results of post-marketing studies, but the results o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 16, 2015 10:25
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