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smoking cessation


The Victorian Government is the latest stakeholder to express concern about vaping, saying e-liquids are becoming increasingly more dangerous The Andrews Labor Government has launched a new campaign to raise …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Smoking reduction interventions for smoking cessation Evidence suggests that neither reducing smoking to quit nor quitting abruptly results in superior quit …

The South Australian Government has banned the online advertisement, promotion and sale of e-cigarette products Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade said this is a move towards limiting pathways …

Researchers call for practice guidelines on nicotine vaping products to be developed for pharmacy staff, but Chief Medical Officer urges caution in light of seventh US death Use of nicotine …

A “tragic accident” which killed a toddler has led a coroner to propose an awareness campaign about e-cigarette liquids The child, identified only as “Baby J” in court documents, died …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Chronic use of tramadol after acute pain episode In this large study of USA of administrative claims data, people receiving tramadol …

Pharmacy chain unfairly treated in Italian Mafia story; Lloydspharmacy apologises after woman denied emergency contraception; Canadian town in push to quit smoking for a day UK: A current affairs program …

Most smokers regret ever having taken up the habit, so how can pharmacists best support people to quit? Sheshtyn Paola explores the latest research and expert advice Jessica* started smoking …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Association between sleep characteristics and antihypertensive treatment in older adults This study is a prospective cohort study of treated hypertensive patients …

The TGA has warned consumers about dangers associated with purchasing electronic cigarette liquid, following a study which found harmful ingredients This week the Medical Journal of Australia published an article …

Louis Roller has some tips for pharmacists helping people quit smoking: now or in the New Year Tobacco smoking and addiction is the major cause of preventable morbidity and mortality …

Could restricting tobacco sales to only pharmacies, combined with cessation advice in these settings, accelerate progress towards a tobacco-free future? New Zealand researchers have aimed to quantify the impacts of …