Smoking cessation Press Release
|05/31/2020 - 20:50||
Pod-based e-cigarettes efficiently addictive
JUUL and similar pod-based e-cigarettes’ efficient delivery of nicotine may foster greater dependence than other types of e-cigarettes, according to a new study by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
|05/28/2020 - 14:17||
ANA Advises of Tobaccos Adverse Health Effects and the Link to COVID-19 Ahead of World No Tobacco Day
SILVER SPRING, MD – Today, the American Nurses Association (ANA) , representing the interests of the nation’s 4 million registered nurses, is calling on everyone to do their part to end tobacco and nicotine use across the country. ANA cautions consumers about tobacco use being directly linked to preventable disease and death , including respiratory illnesses.
|05/26/2020 - 05:44||
World No Tobacco Day 2020: protecting younger generations
Each year around eight million people die from the effects of tobacco consumption World No Tobacco Day was launched by the WHO on 31 May 1987 This year’s campaign is focusing on protecting younger generations.
|05/25/2020 - 22:50||
South Texas man pleads guilty of attempting to export millions of cigarettes
MCALLEN, Texas — A Mission man entered a guilty plea Tuesday for attempting to export contraband cigarettes.
|05/22/2020 - 06:27||
AACR and the Lung Cancer Initiative at Johnson & Johnson Announce New AACR-Johnson & Johnson Lung Cancer Innovation Science Grant Recipients
PHILADELPHIA – The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and the Lung Cancer Initiative at Johnson & Johnson (LCI) today announced the latest recipients of the AACR-Johnson & Johnson Lung Cancer Innovation Science Grants.
|05/18/2020 - 15:33||
American Lung Association Applauds New York State as New Tobacco Control Measures Go Into Effect
New tobacco control measures, included in the New York State budget, went into effect today, May 18, 2020. The provisions prohibit the sale of all tobacco products in pharmacies and end the sale of all flavored e-cigarettes throughout the state. The American Lung Association issued the following statement:
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|05/17/2020 - 11:17||
On No Menthol Sunday, Public Health and Social Justice Organizations Call to End Sale of All Flavored Tobacco
Starting Monday, May 18 th , flavored electronic cigarettes will no longer be for sale in New York State, per legislation that was passed in early April as part of the 2020-2021 state budget.
|05/15/2020 - 06:39||
Low-income adults less likely to receive preventive heart disease care
Compared with higher-income adults, Americans living at or below the federal poverty level are significantly less likely to be screened for cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors or receive preventive counseling, regardless of existing CVD status. Results suggest nationwide intervention may be required to adequately address disparities in health care for low-income individuals who have no existing CVD and/or CVD risk factors.
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|05/06/2020 - 00:46||
CostBenefit Analysis of Funding a Smoking Cessation Programme Before Surgery
For patients undergoing surgery, smoking is linked with a higher risk of experiencing complications following their procedure, and quitting smoking before surgery may help reduce this risk. A new BJS (formerly British Journal of Surgery) study examined whether a smoking cessation intervention before surgery is economically worthwhile when funded by the National Health System (NHS) in Spain.
|05/05/2020 - 18:53||
Dual E-cigarette and Cigarette Smokers Are Less Successful at Smoking Cessation
New York, NY – May 5, 2020 – In a new study that looks at whether e-cigarettes are helpful in getting poorly motivated smokers to quit, researchers have found that those who smoked both e-cigarettes and traditional cigarettes were less likely to abstain from smoking than traditional cigarette-only smokers. The study was posted online in the Abstract Issue of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (Abstract #13611. Title: Effect of E-cigarette Use on Smoking Cessation in Low Motivation Smokers.)
|05/01/2020 - 11:14||
Researchers analyzed nationally projected retail scanner sales data over a two-year period
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — A new study from researchers at RTI International, a nonprofit research institute, shows that products containing cannabidiol (CBD) and mimicking tobacco use — including e-liquids, smokeless oral pouches and hemp cigar wraps —experienced an uptick in availability and sales at popular convenience stores from 2017 to 2019.
|04/27/2020 - 15:22||
Research Brief: Vaping and edible use of marijuana growing among adolescent users
New University of Minnesota research shows fewer high school seniors in the U.S. are smoking marijuana. However, vaping and edible marijuana use are increasing.
|04/27/2020 - 08:22||
Breastfeeding moms exposure to nicotine linked to infant skull defect
Lactating mothers who use e-cigarettes or nicotine replacement therapies may be putting their breastfed babies at risk for skull defects, a new study in animals suggests.
|04/23/2020 - 17:02||
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Court Grants FDAs Request for Extension of Premarket Review Submission Deadline for Certain Tobacco Products Because of Impacts from COVID-19
On July 12, 2019, the United States District Court for the District of Maryland ordered the FDA to require manufacturers of e-cigarettes, cigars and other deemed new tobacco products that were on the market as of Aug.
|04/21/2020 - 05:53||
Nearly $17 million invested in research to fast-track studies on health impacts of e-cigarettes and nicotine on youth
DALLAS, April 21, 2020 — The American Heart Association is investing nearly $17 million in scientific research to be led by scientists from Boston University, the Ohio State University and Yale University to study the health impacts of e-cigarettes and other nicotine delivery systems on youth and young adults.
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|04/09/2020 - 11:27||
Womens lifestyle changes, even in middle age, may reduce future stroke risk
Middle age may not be too late for women to substantially lower their stroke risk through lifestyle modifications. Middle-aged women who quit smoking, started exercising, maintained a healthy weight and made healthy food choices saw a reduction in their risk of stroke.
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|04/08/2020 - 12:51||
FDA Approves First Generic of a Commonly Used Albuterol Inhaler to Treat and Prevent Bronchospasm
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first generic of Proventil HFA (albuterol sulfate) Metered Dose Inhaler, 90 mcg/Inhalation, for the treatment or prevention of bronchospasm in patients four years of age and older who have reversible obstructive airway disease, as well as the prevention of exercise-induced bronchospasm in this age group.
|04/02/2020 - 18:39||
ACS CAN Reacts to Budget Measure Aimed at Curbing Tobacco Use
ALBANY, NY – Governor Cuomo and the New York State Legislature’s final budget includes a package aimed at reducing tobacco use, including flavored e-cigarettes.
|04/02/2020 - 12:01||
American Lung Association on COVID-19 and Protecting Lung Health: Quit Smoking and Vaping
While on quarantine, now is the perfect time for proven quit smoking online and phone support from the American Lung Association.
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|04/02/2020 - 07:43||
Six ways home-based cardiac rehab keeps patients safe, healthy during COVID-19
ROCHESTER, Minn. ― COVID-19 presents evolving challenges to health care, in part because it is a new viral disease. People do not have natural immunity and a vaccine hasn't yet been developed.Patients with heart disease are at increased risk of cardiac-related complications and death, and are more likely to develop severe complications from COVID-19.
|04/01/2020 - 15:58||
Effective options for quitting smoking during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
A new Cochrane Special Collection, COVID-19: Effective options for quitting smoking during the pandemic, published today in the Cochrane Library.
|03/26/2020 - 23:22||
Beyond Bans: How Cannabis Policy Reform Can Reduce Vaping-Related Illnesses
A man puts concentrated oil into a vaporizer cartridge at the Magnolia cannabis vape lounge in Oakland, California, April 20, 2018.
|03/26/2020 - 13:59||
COVID-19: What Those with Lung Disease Should Know
American Lung Association shares guidance for those with asthma, COPD, lung cancer and other lung diseases.
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|03/17/2020 - 05:16||
Overwhelming Support For Raise The Age To 21 Bill At Senate Hearing
The Raise The Age To 21 bill proposed in Wisconsin received overwhelming support from a wide-ranging and diverse coalition of supporters in a State Senate hearing last week. Senate Bill 364 would raise the age to use or purchase tobacco, including vaping products that include nicotine, to 21 in Wisconsin. The authors of the bill are racing to get it passed out of committee and onto the Senate floor before the legislative session ends.
|03/17/2020 - 02:51||
Striking the Right Balance: Vaping and E-Cigarette Regulation in Canada
March 17, 2020—Canada’s regulatory approach to vaping and e-cigarettes must balance the benefits of vaping as a tool to stop smoking with the risk posed to youths who take up the habit, says a new conference report from the C.D. Howe Institute.