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The global market for smoking cessation medicines was valued at $2.11 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach $2.12 billion by 2013.
A group consisting of 40 state attorneys general has petitioned the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) calling upon the regulatory agency to start regulating electronic cigarettes in much the same way that they do tobacco products.
Electronic cigarettes are reportedly at least as effective as nicotine patches when it comes to helping smokers kick the habit.
According to a new report from the CDC, use of e-cigarettes among American teens has doubled in the last year alone.
Dr Dohi said: "Smokers are twice as likely to have a heart attack as people who have never smoked.
While bans on cigarette smoking are more widespread than ever and taxes on tobacco products continue to rise, young adults are embracing mentholated cigarettes more than ever.
Nicotine replacement therapy is the administration of nicotine by other means than smoking. This change in the way nicotine is delivered prevents the harmful effects of smoking and is usually used in smoking cessation. Types Nicotine replacement therapy can be administered in several forms. The type used depends on the patient and what fits into their lifestyle best. The forms available include: Nicotine patches – transdermal (through the skin) Nicotine gum – orally (through the...
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