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[Australia] 'Bring us your worst smokers' – helping diehard smokers quit

"If someone needs a cigarette within half an hour of waking up each morning, it's a sign they may have this enzyme," says Renee Bittoun, who established one of the world's first quit smoking clinics at Sydney's St Vincent's Hospital almost 40 years ago.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Sep 27, 2017 07:32
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[Australia, UK] CHAPMAN: Why anecdotes aren’t strong evidence when it comes to quitting smoking

While compelling, personal anecdotes of what helped people quit smoking suffer from self-selection bias. We don’t hear from people who didn’t succeed.
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 4, 2017 19:10
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1 in 10 Medicaid Recipients Gets Drugs to Quit Smoking

Under the Affordable Care Act, state Medicaid programs must cover at least... But even if people on Medicaid who smoke want to quit, states don't always help. State Medicaid programs may prevent them from getting anti-smoking drugs through policies such a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 7, 2016 02:28
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Table of Contents Volume 18 Issue 1 January 2016

Predictors of Changes in Smoking From Third Trimester to 9 Months Postpartum / E-Cigarette Uptake Amongst UK Youth: Experimentation, but Little or No Regular Use in Nonsmokers / Young Adult Smokers’ and Prior-Smokers’ Evaluations of Novel Tobacco Warning
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2015 16:15
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Ways to help people stop using smokeless tobacco (including chewing tobacco, snuff and snus)

Varenicline, nicotine lozenges and behavioural interventions may help ST users to quit. Confidence in results for nicotine lozenges is limited. Confidence in the size of effect from behavioural interventions is limited because the components of behaviour
The Cochrane Library (uk)
added Nov 30, 2015 09:20
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SIEGEL: Why are Anti-Smoking Groups Recommending a Smoking Cessation Drug That Has Been Linked to Hundreds of Sudden Deaths?

if e-cigarettes were linked - by anecdotal reports - to sudden deaths, even without definitive evidence of a clear causal connection, anti-smoking groups would not be recommending the use of this smoking cessation device. But under precisely the same cond
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jan 14, 2015 10:20
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Chantix Plaintiffs Expert Seeks Pfizer Documents ($$)

A plaintiffs expert in the multidistrict litigation over the Chantix antismoking drug has moved to unseal court records in the advance of a U.S. Food and Drug Administration meeting next month to consider whether warnings about suicide risk are warranted
National Law Journal
added Sep 16, 2014 16:17
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FDA Reviews Psychiatric Side Effects of Chantix

it will convene a public meeting in October to review the risks of psychiatric and behavioral side effects with Pfizer's anti-smoking drug Chantix. The agency said in a federal notice it will convene its panel of psychiatric drug experts to discuss the p
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 28, 2014 06:42
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Russian scientists working on anti-smoking vaccine

Russian scientists are currently working on the first ever vaccine which could help quit smoking; it may be available in pharmacies in as early as five years. Dmitry Ovchinnikov, Deputy Director General of the company developing the drug, Selecta RUS conf
TASS (ru)
added Sep 12, 2013 12:16
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[Canada] Vaughn Palmer: Leaked email about Liberals’ ‘political’ drug policy leaves a lingering smell

As to what it all means — who gave the orders, why the review was shut down, what was political about it — that was left hanging by the health minister. But at the very least, he and his colleagues have some explaining to do.
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jul 15, 2013 12:32
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