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[UK] ASH comment on BabyClear study to reduce smoking in pregnancy

The BabyClear programme, pioneered in the northeast, has been highly effective, and almost doubled the number of pregnant women quitting smoking. The new Tobacco Control Plan, due to be published shortly, needs to set out how others can learn from this ap
ASH London (uk)
added Feb 16, 2017 15:01
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[UK] Council will keep smokers away from primary schools

ASH Wales Cymru, the tobacco control charity, is running a campaign to make all primary school gates smokefree zones and the new policy was launched on Tuesday, February 14, at Garth Primary School, with all primary schools across the county following sui
Cowbridge GEM (uk)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:50
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EXPRESSIONS HAIR DESIGN v NEW YORK: Brief of Action on Smoking and Health, American Thoracic Society, National Association of County and City Health Officials, Public Good Law Center, and Tobacco Control Legal Consortium as Amici Curiae in Support of Resp

Each of these organizations relies on robust mandatory disclosure and truth-in-advertising regimes in order to fulfill its mission. Amici consequently recognize the need both for First Amendment protection of commercial speech that conveys vital consumer
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Feb 2, 2017 15:25
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[UK] Bedford lost £14m last year due to smoking breaks

But the biggest cost to the economy is not early deaths (£8.79million), smoking-
related disease (£4.25million) or lost productivity because of sick days (£2.48million)... Instead the big cost is from people taking smoking breaks – reckoned to have cost B
Bedford Today (Times & Citizen) (uk)
added Feb 2, 2017 14:13
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[UK] CCG cuts to smoking services will only exacerbate soaring care costs, says APPG

The report warns that the problem is only going to get worse as a growing number of NHS CCGs cut their funding for GP prescriptions to stop smoking services. “Evidence presented to the APPG on Smoking and Health shows that smoking is contributing to the
National Health Executive (NHE) (uk)
added Feb 1, 2017 14:11
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[UK] The £153.1m social care cost of smoking in Yorkshire and Humber

SMOKING in Yorkshire and Humber is adding at least £153.1m a year to social care costs as a result of illnesses related to the habit, according to new research published by Action on Smoking and Health. The campaigning charity – which has published resear
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Jan 31, 2017 17:17
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[UK] Revealed: The £4.5million cost of smoking caused by South Tyneside's over 50s

South Tyneside is counting the cost of smoking as new figures reveal smokers over 50 put an almost £4.5million strain on social care. The total bill as a result of smoking from this age group upwards during 2015/16 came to a massive £4,446,061, according
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Jan 31, 2017 17:17
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[UK] ASH research shows corner shops don’t need tobacco to be profitable

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) has demolished the tobacco industry argument that local newsagents need tobacco sales to keep them afloat. New research commissioned by ASH shows that corner shops make on average profit of only £242 a week on tobacco pr
ASH London (uk)
added Jan 30, 2017 18:21
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[UK] Smoking increases cost of social care in Islington by nearly £4million

Islington Council spent £2.1m on social care for over-50s in 2015/16. And Cllr Janet Burgess, the town hall health leader, said smoking is “blighting” the lives of “too many” people in Islington. She added: “It remains the single biggest cause of preven
Islington Gazette (uk)
added Jan 30, 2017 18:20
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LGA Responds To Research From ASH On Cost Of Smoking To Social Care

'Social care faces a funding gap of least £2.6 billion by 2020, and government needs to urgently inject genuinely new money into the support councils provide for our elderly and vulnerable residents. 'The cuts by government to councils' public health gra
Public.
added Jan 30, 2017 18:19
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