Category: News

By nosmoke / September 28, 2022 / News

Challenges & best practices in smoking cessation: global experiences

Smoking is an addictive behaviour and quitting without assistance is very hard. Smoking cessation clinics can help, but it is not always straightforward how to develop and sustain a comprehensive […]

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By nosmoke / September 28, 2022 / News

Ethics and Harm Reduction perspective in tobacco control

Smoking cessation and prevention remain the most impactful, cost-effective interventions in medicine, but the global burden of smoking is still growing. Could Tobacco Harm Reduction become a game changer? Should […]

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By nosmoke / September 26, 2022 / News

THR challenges & prospect: From scientific evidence to people’s needs satisfaction

A common goal of all SCOHRE members is to start an open and constructive dialogue to help come up with a better approach to the global burden of smoking, to […]

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By nosmoke / September 26, 2022 / News

Smoking disparities within low smoking prevalence countries

Although smoking prevalence has decreased globally in the last decade, smoking is still the largest cause of preventable disease and premature death worldwide. In countries that have achieved lower smoking […]

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By nosmoke / September 22, 2022 / News

How can we encourage harm reduction while protecting youth from adopting the use of nicotine?

Using a nicotine vaping product remains the most popular aid used in a quit attempt, and there is strong evidence that these products are effective for smoking cessation and reduction. […]

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By nosmoke / September 22, 2022 / News

Evidence-based policy making, politics & society: The case of Tobacco Harm Reduction

In theory, policies are based on facts and values, but they also must take into consideration governance, culture, pre-existing frameworks etc. Regarding scientific issues, successful engagement in “evidence-based policymaking” requires […]

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By nosmoke / September 21, 2022 / News

Current challenges that governments face in smoking control – Panel discussion

There is a growing trend today to adopt Harm Reduction Strategies as a complementary strategy to smoking cessation and smoking prevention and to evaluate Tobacco Harm Reduction as another pillar […]

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By nosmoke / September 21, 2022 / News

Current challenges that governments face in smoking control – the New Zealand case

New Zealand is considered a success story in smoking control. Implemented in 1990, its comprehensive Smoke-Free Environments Act was very progressive and fully embraced a harm reduction approach to smoking. […]

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By nosmoke / September 15, 2022 / News

Abstract Book available on-line

Submissions approved to be presented at the 5th Scientific Summit are included in the Abstract Book, which can be viewed in the ABSTRACTS page. From 35 approved abstracts, 24 will […]

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By nosmoke / September 15, 2022 / News

Final Programme published

Find the new Final Programme format for the 5th Scientific Summit on the PROGRAMME page, featuring several time zones and several new functionalities. The Programme is also available in the classic […]

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