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[UK] Smokers in Lancashire encouraged to give children the gift of healthy lungs

The Quit Squad, Lancashire’s stop smoking service, is encouraging people in Lancashire to consider the dangers of passive smoking and make a Smoke Free Pledge this Christmas. Gareth Beck from the Quit Squad said second hand smoke is particularly dangero
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 14:07
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West Virginia’s adult smoker ranks decline

has declined over the past five years, according to a report released Tuesday by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Bureau for Public Health. According to the DHHR’s Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey, the number of adult
Martinsburg (WV) Journal
added Dec 13, 2017 14:05
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[South Carolina] Smoking ordinances still on the table after Horry County Council meeting

Horry County Council has chosen to continue discussing two tobacco ordinances that would make county property tobacco-free and limit smoking in public places within the unincorporated parts of the county. The two ordinances are: Ordinance 128-17: To make
WPDE 15 (Conway, SC)
added Dec 13, 2017 14:04
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[Arkansas] Tobacco deal money to help 500 disabled Arkansans with home-based care

A law passed this year is providing 201 people with developmental disabilities with home-based services, such as help with daily living tasks, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Tuesday. An additional 299 people are expected to receive the services but must first
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Dec 13, 2017 14:02
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BAT trading in line, sees another year of earnings growth ​

said on Wednesday it was continuing to perform well and it was confident it would deliver another year of good earnings growth at constant currency as its brands outperformed the industry.
Reuters
added Dec 13, 2017 14:01
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[Asia-pacific] British American Tobacco Named as a Top Employer in Asia Pacific

David Plink, CEO of the Top Employers Institute, said: “British American Tobacco belongs to a very exclusive global community of Top Employers and it’s continuously showing great achievements. In 2017 it was certified – for the seventh consecutive year -
Business Wire
added Dec 13, 2017 13:59
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Second Half Pre-Close Trading Update 2017

Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) integration on track, with the businesses performing strongly, driven by good share growth and pricing Full year EPS to benefit from a reduced currency translation tailwind of 5% Second half organic volume is expected to be
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Dec 13, 2017 13:58
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[Ireland] How Smoke-Free Campuses Went Global

While Trinity's future as a smoke-free campus is as yet uncertain, universities across America and Australia have had no hesitation buying into the idea.
University Times (Trinity College) (ie)
added Dec 13, 2017 13:54
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[UK-Scotland] Senior midwife backs bid for all babies to be born free from effects of tobacco

Scotland’s most senior midwife has called for every baby to be born free from the effects of smoke following figures showing smoking in pregnancy has fallen to the lowest level on record. Official Scottish Government statistics show the number of expect
Press Association (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 13:53
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[UK] Call for more hospital beds to cope with winter breathing difficulties

The report from the British Lung Foundation says more and more people are ending up in an already hard-pressed A&Es because of the increase in breathing problems caused by air pollution, an ageing population and the long-term effects of heavy smoking.
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 13:52
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