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[UK] Stop smoking - what happens to your body when you quit cigarettes? Timeline revealed

“After 20 minutes, pulse rate returns to normal,” said the NHS. “After eight hours, nicotine and carbon monoxide levels in blood reduce by more than half, and oxygen levels return to normal. Carbon monoxide is a chemical that’s found in cigarettes. It
Daily Express (uk)
added Aug 2, 2018 15:05
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[Estonia] Counterfeit, contraband cigarette volumes down 21% in 2017

The volume of counterfeit and contraband cigarettes in Estonia decreased 21% in 2017, while legal cross-border trade has increased 35% on year, it appears from a study conducted by KPMG for the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Stu
Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added Aug 2, 2018 00:48
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Plain packaging: legislative differences in Australia, France, the UK, New Zealand and Norway, and options for strengthening regulations

While plain packaging represents a milestone in tobacco-control policy, future legislation need not simply reflect the past but could set new benchmarks to maximise the potential benefits of this policy.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 2, 2018 00:32
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Productivity burden of smoking in Australia: a life table modelling study

This study highlights the potential health and productivity gains that may be achieved from further tobacco control measures in Australia via application of PALYs, which are a novel, and readily estimable, measure of the impact of health and health risk f
Tobacco Control
added Aug 1, 2018 15:57
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[UK] Understanding employment laws around e-cigarettes

In practice, businesses can actually decide whether or not they allow e-cigarettesand vaping in the office. There are reasons for allowing it – such as the way it can help people replace smoking and keep them in the office for longer, rather than go out
Business Matters (uk)
added Aug 1, 2018 15:40
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[UK] Dalston off-licence accused of selling smuggled tobacco – and alcohol to a minor

A Dalston off-licence is facing an uncertain future after an unannounced visit by the authorities uncovered a stash of illicit tobacco. Following an anonymous tip-off, Hackney Trading Standards visited Kingsland Wine on 5 December 2017 in a joint operat
Hackney Citizen (uk)
added Aug 1, 2018 15:34
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Productivity burden of smoking in Australia: a life table modelling study [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study highlights the potential health and productivity gains that may be achieved from further tobacco control measures in Australia via application of PALYs, which are a novel, and readily estimable, measure of the impact of health and health risk
Tobacco Control
added Jul 31, 2018 22:33
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Destroy tobacco stubs, growers urged

said farmers were supposed to completely destroy tobacco stubs in their fields. Keeping them, he said, was against the country’s laws. “If found guilty, farmers are either jailed 12 months or pay $200 fine per hectare. All farmers should make it a po
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:32
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[UK] Women smokers have smaller, sicklier babies

Women who smoke during pregnancy risk having smaller, less healthy babies not just because of their nicotine habit, but because they also have a poor diet lacking in fruit and vegetables that deprives their babies of essential nutrients, a new study publ
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:31
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[UK] Dying young in Stockton - England’s most unequal town

Stockton-on-Tees is the town with England's biggest gap in life expectancy, according to Public Health England, and resident Rob Hill, who is only 46, is getting ready for his death. A lifetime of cigarettes and poor food have taken their toll and Rob h
BBC Online
added Jul 31, 2018 21:21
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