Latest Tobacco cessation Stories

2009-11-04 19:06:32

A new formula more accurately calculates a smoker's "lung age," which researchers hope will help persuade patients to quit the habit.

2009-11-03 12:54:21

In a comparison of five different smoking cessation medications, a nicotine patch plus a nicotine lozenge appears most effective at helping smokers quit, according to a report in the November issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

2009-10-20 09:00:00

New National Smoking Cessation Advertising Now Appearing During Major League Baseball Post Season Games on FOX WASHINGTON, Oct.

2009-10-02 13:22:49

Research: Varenicline and suicidal behavior: A cohort study based on data from the General Practice Research Database.

2009-08-12 08:30:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- With the recent increase in the tobacco tax, many Floridians are faced with a tough decision in these already hard economic times - do they pay the extra dollar per pack or quit smoking for good.

2009-07-20 01:03:23


2009-07-13 08:44:00

ALLEGAN, Mich., July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO; TASE) today announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market over-the-counter coated nicotine polacrilex lozenge USP, 2 mg and 4 mg in cherry and cinnamon flavors.

2009-07-08 15:00:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2009-07-01 16:32:37

The FDA is tightening up on smoking cessation drugs, Chantix and Zyban, by requiring the drugs to be labeled with safety warnings over side effects including depression and suicidal thoughts.

2009-07-01 15:30:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Florida state tobacco tax will increase by $1.00, the biggest of its kind in Florida history, to a total of $1.34 per pack, as part of the Protecting Florida's Health Act.

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