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Smoking cessation in people with alcohol and other drug problems.

  title={Smoking cessation in people with alcohol and other drug problems.},
  author={Colin Paul Mendelsohn and Alex Wodak Am},
  journal={Australian family physician},
  volume={45 8},
BACKGROUND People who consume alcohol and other drugs are at particularly high risk of harm from smoking, yet tobacco use is commonly neglected in this patient group. OBJECTIVE The objectives of this article are to increase awareness of the high risk of tobacco-related harm in people who consume alcohol and other drugs, identify the barriers to quitting and provide practical guidelines to assist quitting. DISCUSSION People who are dependent on alcohol and other drugs are far more likely to… 

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