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[UK] 18/162 Tobacco cessation, control and harm reduction interventions (PHR Programme)

Application dates: 25 October 2018 to 12 March 2019 Applications that span the remit of more than one of the participating programmes (EME, HS&DR, HTA, and PHR) are particularly welcomed. Please submit your application to the programme whose remit most
National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) (NHS, UK)
added Nov 17, 2018 05:23
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Smoking uptake in UK children: analysis of the UK Millennium Cohort Study

. Caregiver and peer-group smoking remain important drivers of child smoking uptake and thus important targets for intervention.
British Medical Journal
added Nov 17, 2018 05:20
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Friends and family increase the risk of children becoming smokers in the UK

Teenagers whose mothers smoked during pregnancy, or whose parents or friends smoke, are more likely to smoke themselves. The findings come from a new study carried out at Imperial College London and published today in the journal Thorax, which highlight
Imperial College London (uk)
added Nov 17, 2018 05:18
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[UK] Give all smokers tobacco dependence treatment on the NHS, medics say

The NHS should ensure that every smoker it cares for is given "tobacco dependence treatment", a group of medics have said.... The letter was signed by more than 800 other doctors, healthcare professionals and academics.
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Nov 17, 2018 05:14
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[UK] Snowflake generation are too SCARED to cause a scene! Less than half of 16-24 year-olds would complain about a rude waiter or cold meal compared to 71% of over-55s, FCA study reveals

Top 10 things people want to complain about – but don't... 7. Smoking in a public place
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 17, 2018 04:54
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[Asia, India] Government advisory on e-cigarette ban not binding on states: Delhi HC

The Delhi high court has held that the Centre’s advisory to ban sale of e-cigarettes is not binding on states and Union Territories. “The advisory is not binding and it would be open to the respective states and union territories to take an informed dec
Hindustan Times (in)
added Nov 17, 2018 04:16
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[Asia] China aims to sell 6 billion cigarettes but tells people to quit smoking. What does it want?

China’s state-owned tobacco producer said it will meet its annual sales target this year, official media reported on Wednesday, raising questions about the sincerity of Beijing’s effort to improve public health by encouraging people to smoke less.
South China Morning Post
added Nov 16, 2018 02:25
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[Asia, Thailand] Cigarette packs to get overhaul

Ten new warning images on cigarette packages and plain packaging are part of a new regulation before the Public Health Ministry to discourage smoking, according to minister Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 16, 2018 02:24
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Juul curbs sales of some e-cigarette flavours, but not in Canada

But the company is not taking the same actions in Canadian stores, where mango, fruit and cucumber flavours continue to be available... "All flavours are compliant with Canadian regulations," Davis said, noting that the company had "chosen to voluntarily
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:38
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[UK] The NNA Calls for New Approach Towards Safer Alternatives

The New Nicotine Alliance (NNA) points out that there are “warring factions in public health”... Speaking at the E-Cigarette Summit at the Royal Society, today on 15th November, NNA Chair Sarah Jakes, will call for a new approach towards safer nicotine p
Vaping Post (ch)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:36
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