Internet-Based Photoaging within Australian Pharmacies to Promote Smoking Cessation: Randomized Controlled Trial

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"Background: Tobacco smoking leads to death or disability and a drain on national resources. The literature suggests that

cigarette smoking continues to be a major modifiable risk factor for a variety of diseases and that smokers aged 18-30 years are
relatively resistant to antismoking messages due to their widely held belief that they will not be lifelong smokers.

Objective: To conduct a randomized controlled trial (RCT) of a computer-generated photoaging intervention to promote smoking
cessation among young adult smokers within a community pharmacy setting..."

Curtin Health Innovation Research Institution, School of Pharmacy, Curtin University, Perth, Australia