282016Jan

Study Suggests E-Cigarette Use in Teens May Lead Them to Try Regular Cigarettes

- http://www.drugfree.org/join-together/study-suggests-e-cigarette-use-teens-may-lead-try-regular-cigarettes/?utm_source=Stay+Informed+-+latest+tips%2C+resources+and+news&utm_campaign=bbe0da2b08-JT_Daily_News_45_000_Arrests_on_College&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_34168a2307-bbe0da2b08-223319733 -

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids “A new study suggests teens who try e-cigarettes are much more likely than their peers who don’t use the devices to try regular cigarettes.”

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262016Jan

Comparison of Smoking Cessation Therapies

- http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-01/tjnj-cos012216.php -

Public Release: 26-Jan-2016 Comparison of smoking cessation therapies finds similar quit rates The JAMA Network Journals

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202016Jan

Just One-Tenth of Medicaid Patients Who Smoke Get Cessation Medication: Study

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“Only 10 percent of Medicaid patients who smoke receive smoking cessation medication, according to a new study. One-third of Medicaid patients smoke, compared with 17 percent of the general population.”-Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

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152016Jan

Study: E-cigarettes don't help smokers quit

- http://www.cbsnews.com/news/e-cigarettes-dont-help-smokers-quit-study/ -

“Electronic cigarettes are widely marketed as a way to help smokers quit traditional cigarettes, but a large new analysis finds they may actually have the opposite effect.”

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122016Jan

Gaps in Cessation for Smokers on Medicaid

- http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-01/gwum-mtc123015.php -

WASHINGTON, DC (January 5, 2016)– “A new study, published in the January 2016 issue of Health Affairs, by researchers at Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University, provides new data on how often state Medicaid programs provide help with smoking cessation.”

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62016Jan

Medicaid Tobacco Cessation: Big Gaps Remain In Efforts To Get Smokers To Quit

- http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/35/1/62.abstract -

“Medicaid enrollees are about twice as likely as the general US population to smoke tobacco: 32 percent of people in the program identify themselves as smokers. This article provides the first data about the effectiveness of state Medicaid programs in promoting smoking cessation.”

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