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[UK-Scotland] NAYSMITH: Smoking charity’s care stance surprising but correct

Ash Scotland put out a briefing note saying there should not be a bar on recruiting smokers within Scotland’s care system. The smoking prevention charity is usually known for being pretty hardline and indeed it highlighted wide variations in the attitud
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 20, 2017 12:51
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[Asia] Graphic health warning on packs: Tobacco companies 'continue to flout rules' in Bangladesh

One year after rules of printing the graphical health warning on pack made mandatory, a study finds most tobacco companies are still flouting the law. The tobacco industry rather resorted to fresh “ill tactics” to undermine the implementation of the la
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Mar 19, 2017 22:22
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[UK] Why young people are now less likely to smoke

The new data suggests 23.3% of 16- to 24-year-olds quit smoking in 2015, compared with 21.4% in 2010 and 13.4% in 1974. Ash says this has been "achieved through a combination of effective legislation, policy and support for adults to quit over many deca
BBC Online
added Mar 8, 2017 15:13
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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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