France limits nicotine sales after study shows it protects against coronavirus

France limits nicotine sales after study shows it protects against coronavirus

The French government was forced on Friday to limit the sale of nicotine substitutes – including patches – and suspended their marketing on the Internet until 11 May to ensure supplies to ex-smokers who need them, pending further studies on their possible positive effect on coronavirus patients. The decree with...

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If you want to quit smoking, you should also think about quitting alcohol

If you want to quit smoking, you should also think about quitting alcohol

If quitting smoking is one of your New Year’s resolutions, you might want to consider cutting back on your drinking, too. New research has found that heavy drinkers who are trying to stop smoking may find that reducing their alcohol use can also help them quit their daily smoking habit....

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Fewer see e-cigarettes as less harmful than cigarettes

Fewer see e-cigarettes as less harmful than cigarettes

The perception that e-cigarettes are less harmful than regular cigarettes fell between 2012 and 2014, a sign that fewer people see them as a safe alternative to smoking tobacco, a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests. In 2012, the study found,...

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