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  1. Bupropion for Hospital-Based Smoking Cessation: A Randomized Trial

    Joel Simon, MD, MPH Addiction and Cessation This randomized trial examined the efficacy of bupropion when begun in the hospital setting. We enrolled 85 smokers in a hospital-based randomized smoking cessation trial conducted at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center.  Forty-two participants ...

  2. Truth Initiative Travel Scholarship

    5th Floor San Francisco, CA 94143 Background The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) ... of California, San Francisco Center for Tobacco Control Research & Education Annual Tobacco Documents ... advocacy. Live outside a 50 mile radius of San Francisco, CA. Preference will be given to applicants from ...

  3. Participate in Research

    requires five visits to the Lung Biology Center, located at the San Francisco General Hospital.  Visits ... Rubinstein, from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Department of Pediatrics, is conducting ...

  4. Using Technology to Help Low-Income and Latino Smokers Quit

    at the University of California, San Francisco, began work on the San Francisco Stop Smoking website. We have now ...

  5. If Legalizing Pot, Consider Health, Not Profits: New UCSF Analysis Looks at History to Help Guide Future Marijuana Laws

    by researchers at UC San Francisco is intended as a roadmap to help prevent a legalized marijuana industry from ... no conflicts of interest.   About UCSF: UC San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting ... Hospitals in San Francisco and Oakland, and other partner and affiliated hospitals and healthcare providers ...

  6. New UCSF study: Smoke-Free Zones, Higher Taxes Deter Youth Smoking

    and the Department of Medicine.\   The full paper is available here.   About UCSF: UC San Francisco (UCSF) ... Hospital San Francisco. Please visit www.ucsf.edu/news.   About UC Merced: UC Merced opened Sept. 5, 2005, ... discouraged teens and young adults from taking up smoking, according to a study by researchers at UC San ...

  7. Cannabis industry is following an important strategy Big Tobacco pioneered: preemption

    on that promise. San Francisco Democratic Assemblyman Phil Ting is carrying legislation that would require cities ...

  8. CVS pharamacies end the sale of cigarettes (including e-cigarettes until FDA regulation): This is important

      The obvious next question is what Walgreens will do.  When San Francisco became the first city to prohibit ... still sells cigarettes in it Fisherman's Wharf (a tourist area in San Francisco; photo courtesy ...

  9. American Cancer Society really steps up its support for Prop 29

    If the tobacco companies start skywriting (as they did shortly before they lost Proposition P in San Francisco in 1983, when voters upheld the San Francisco workplace smoking ordinance despite a huge tobacco industry ...

  10. Meta-analysis of all available population studies continues to show smokers who use e-cigs less likely to quit smoking

    There are now 11 pubilshed studies that compare quitting smoking among smokers who use e-cigarettes compared to smokers who do not use e-cigarettes (counting the two analyses Lois Biener did, one for intense e-cigarette users and one for intermittent e-ci ...

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