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NZ Herald: Smokers back new tobacco pouch to help quit the habit

Peter Griffin posted in on March 18th, 2010.

Martin Johnston writes in the New Zealand Herald that smokers are finding a pouch-based quitting system helpful, according to New Zealand research. The system, in which smokers put a pouch containing nicotine in their mouths – between cheek and gum – has been found to be a popular choice compared with gum and other therapies. […]

TVNZ/NZPA: New products offer hope to smokers

Peter Griffin posted in on March 17th, 2010.

University of Otago researchers have approved two nicotine replacement therapies not commonly available at present. They also aim to research a new product – a mouthspray which smokers would use every time they want to have a cigarette. An excerpt: (read in full here) “”The new Zonnic nicotine mouth spray study is a great chance […]

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