The Rise of Arabian Tobacco ‘Dokha’ (دوخة) – History, Use, Myths, Health Effects

If you’re from outside the Middle East or North Africa region you’ve probably neverheard of the Arabian tobacco known as Dokha, which is one of the most rapidly spreadingtobacco products in the middle east. It originated in Northern Iran in the 15th century and wastraditionally smoked by Bedouins and Sailors in the Arabian Peninsula. Now, […]

Do Smart Students Smoke More Pot?

Everyone knows that guy or gal who’s super smart, and can play soccer while recitingYeats backwards who also happens to be a SUPER HUGE POTHEAD WHATSUPWITHDAT?!Hey y’all, Trace here for DNews. This week a new 30 year, 39,000 person Canadian studycame out comparing tobacco smoking teens with pot smoking teens. Researchers learned thepopularity of pot […]

Don’t Make Smokes Your Story – National Tobacco Campaign – Josh’s Story

My name is Josh and family’s my story.I’ve got three kids and a fiancé.The most important thing to me is my children.My decision to quit smoking had a lot to do with becoming a father andalso being a smoker probably enabled other people to smoke as well thatdidn’t really want to.I started smoking, I reckon, […]

The truth about vaping

E-Cigarettes, also known as vapes, have quickly risen in popularity with 3.9million people in Canada reporting have tried vaping at least once. According toa study by researchers at the University of Waterloo 6.3% ofyouth reported having used a vape in the past 30 days. With such a large portion ofthe youth population using vapes, it […]

WHO says number of tobacco-related deaths could rise to 8 million/year by 2030

A new report by the UN’s World Health Organization says that tobacco costs the world six millionlives and a trillion dollars every year.And without effective control policies, the numbers are only expected to rise.Oh Soo-young fills us in.Effective tobacco control could save the world millions of lives and a trillion dollars forthe global economy.A report […]

7 symptoms when you quit smoking, and how to alleviate them

7 symptoms when you quit smoking, and how to alleviate them.You’ve decided to stop smoking.However, withdrawal provokes several symptoms.Here are the main ones and how to appease them.As part of the Tobacco-Free Quebec Week, taking place from January 14 to 20, 2018, the QuebecCouncil on Tobacco and Health has released a few figures on cigarette […]

Module 1: Engaging Your Patient to Quit Tobacco: Fundamentals of QuitNow-NH

Hello my name is Christin D’OvidioI want to welcome you and thank you for joining me on this learning opportunityThe purpose of this segment is to offer insight into how the New Hampshire tobacco helplines call center1-800-QUIT-NOWOperates so that you and your patients have realisticexpectations of the helplineServices all treatment services are evidence-based and all […]

Living Tobacco Free: Tom’s Quit Story

My name is Tom Parks, I’m a manager in Environmental Services. I’ve been here about 17 years. Ismoked for approximately 30 plus years.Knowing that the hospital was going smoke-free, was kind of one of the things that made youstop and think and say yeah, ya know, really, really ought to at this point, ya know, […]

National Tobacco Campaign – video message Professor Tom Calma

Welcome to the Quitnow website.My name is Tom Calma. I am from Darwin and I am Kungarakan on my mother’s side and Iwaidja on my father’s side.As the National Coordinator for the Australian Government’s Tackling Indigenous Smoking Program,it’s my job to support those working with our mob to quit, or not take up smoking.If you […]

Communicating Challenging Tobacco Control Policies with Executive Leadership

Good afternoon everyone. My name is Joshua Berry and I am the Health Promotion and DiseasePrevention Analyst at ASTHO, the Association of State and Territory Health Officials. Iam honored to welcome you to this webinar on behalf of the Tobacco Control Network.We are looking forward to the rich information and your questions on today’s webinar, […]