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[UK] Quit smoking aid hit by Telford council cash cuts

Nearly 120 pregnant women were supported to give up smoking in 2014/15 and in total more than 1,000 smokers were supported to stop lighting up in the same period. But council bosses say they have no choice and claim the cuts have been forced upon them b
Shropshire Star (uk)
added Nov 9, 2015 16:13

Varenicline addresses gender gap in smoking cessation rates for women

Ordinarily, women have poorer smoking quit rates than men but a new analysis of data shows that the drug varenicline could tackle this issue.
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Nov 5, 2015 16:33

Grammy Award-winning Singer Patti LaBelle Teams Up with American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCE to Educate the Public about Lung Cancer

To kick off Lung Cancer Awareness Month this November, the American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCE initiative, nationally presented by CVS Health, today announced its partnership with Grammy Award-winning singer Patti LaBelle to further educate the public
PR Newswire
added Nov 4, 2015 22:52

School personnel smoking, school-level policies, and adolescent smoking in low- and middle-income countries

the link between personnel and teacher smoking on school grounds, and student smoking in 62 low-income and middle-income countries...Low-income and middle-income countries may reduce smoking among young people by banning smoking for teachers and school pe
Tobacco Control
added Nov 1, 2015 08:22

[Togo] E-cigarettes connected to problematic drinking, study finds

Using e-cigarettes is related to problematic drinking, according to new research published in Addictive Behaviors...say it's crucial to consider the knock-on effects of e-cigarette use when evaluating their safety, not just their direct health effects.
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 29, 2015 08:19

[Australia] Indigenous health equality gets plan

The plan sets out 20 new goals that deal broadly with improving the health of pregnant women, reducing smoking, tackling diabetes, providing more health checks and achieving better immunisation rates. Four out of 10 indigenous people smoke, and the deat
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Oct 22, 2015 15:34

Italy to ban smoking in cars with pregnant women

Italy’s cabinet last week approved the introduction of a ban on tobacco smoking in cars in the presence of children or pregnant women, according to an ANSA story. Other measures to be introduced include a ban on smoking in the vicinity of paediatric hosp
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 20, 2015 09:19

[UK] Government urged to intervene over smoking during pregnancy

The Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group is calling for the gap to be narrowed in smoking rates between the rich and the poor. More than 70,000 pregnancies every year are affected by mothers-to-be smoking, figures suggest.
Press Association (uk)
added Oct 19, 2015 16:07

[Malaysia] If guys can vape, why can’t girls too?

Several users interviewed by The Malaysian Insider at the Vape Festival at the Shah Alam Convention Centre (SACC) said vaping among women was not wrong, like committing a crime. "Girls and guys are just the same. If it is bad for girls, why is it not ba
The Malaysian Insider (my)
added Oct 19, 2015 15:59

[UK] Blackpool hits back over pregnant smokers

Blackpool Councillor Eddie Collett, the Cabinet member for health and wellbeing, said: "In Blackpool, smoking in pregnancy numbers are falling. We have seen significant improvement since 2010." He said they needed to continue the positive work to ensure
BBC Online
added Oct 19, 2015 09:13
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