Latest Tobacco cessation Stories

2010-11-16 12:27:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the Washington State Department of Health: WHO: Secretary of Health Mary Selecky Dr. Cheryl Healton, president and chief executive officer, Legacy Foundation Dr.

2010-10-28 07:00:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare strongly supports the Food and Drug Administration for holding a scientific workshop this week that focused on the risks and benefits associated with the long-term use of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products.

2010-10-04 07:01:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Orexigen® Therapeutics, Inc.

2010-08-31 13:44:20

Canada should follow the lead of Quebec, Australia and the United Kingdom by publicly funding smoking cessation pharmacotherapies.

2010-06-07 13:39:00

Deadline for entries extended to June 11 ROCKVILLE, Md., June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Smokefree Women everywhere are invited to share their quitting experience in a video contest celebrating "Smokefree Voices." The National Cancer Institute is using the video contest to promote their new "Smokefree Women" campaign.

2010-04-27 05:00:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- To better help meet the needs of smokers who are quitting, Nicorette® launched a mini-sized stop smoking lozenge that dissolves up to three-times faster than other stop smoking lozenges and can double a smoker's chances of successfully quitting versus placebo.

2010-04-14 12:00:00

HALIFAX, April 14 /PRNewswire/ - STI, Canada's leading provider of pharmacy reimbursement intelligence solutions to the healthcare industry, is pleased to announce that it has been chosen by the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) to facilitate a smoking cessation project. The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) is leading a project entitled Extending Tobacco Treatment Excellence: A National Dissemination of Systems (ExTENDS).

2010-03-31 17:06:00

FDA Scientific Advisory Panel Rife with Conflict FAIRFAX, Va., March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans for Limited Government (ALG) President Bill Wilson today released the following statement regarding what Wilson termed are "blatant conflicts of interest on one of the Food and Drug Administration's key outside panels." "An important panel set up by the FDA has a near majority of its voting members getting paid by special interests who have billions of dollars riding on the outcome of...

2010-03-23 08:37:14

For women smokers worried about their weight, combining cognitive behavioral therapy addressing weight concerns with the medication bupropion appears more effective than counseling alone to help them quit smoking.

2010-03-18 10:11:00

PITTSBURGH, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- ChemImage, a world leader in chemical imaging products and services, will present the results of an ingredient-specific particle sizing (ISPST) study on a combination Metered Dose Inhaler product at Respiratory Drug Delivery (RDD) 2010 (www.rddonline.com).

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