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  • Why do some doctors not treat tobacco dependence?

    Although the US Public Health Service Clinical Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence recommends that all patients should be asked about their tobacco use, and all smokers offered an approved medication to help them qui...

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  • Snus use in Norway.

    Snus is a form of smokeless tobacco that is widely used – primarily by men – in Sweden. It is characterized by being relatively low in toxins but delivers about as much nicotine as a cigarette. It is not harmless (causes gum erosion, and pancreati...

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  • Telephone Quitlines: Do They Help Smokers To Quit?

    It may not always be easy to find someone who seriously wants to stop smoking at the same time as you and who is prepared to do it together with you. What other kinds of support are available? Perhaps the most accessible form of support available...

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  • Marlboro Snus: What is it?

    Yesterday Philip Morris USA, the tobacco company that has around 50% of the total market for cigarettes in the USA, announced the launch a new product: “Marlboro Snus,” in a test market in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. So what type of product it thi...

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About the Author


MA, MAppSci, PhD

Dr. Jonathan Foulds is an expert in the field of tobacco addiction.

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