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[UK-Scotland] FLAVOURS UP IN SMOKE? Flavoured e-cigarettes should be BANNED to stop enticing kids to try them, health experts urge

Critics of the electronic devices say the flavours encourage kids to try them, and could create a new generation of nicotine addicts...But, leading charity Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) and the Independent British Vape Trade Association said flavoure
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Apr 13, 2017 12:27
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[UK] SANDFORD: Considerable scope for improving how local areas tackle smoking

As long as smoking continues to cause thousands of deaths and poor quality of life, it should be treated as a ‘vital sign’, not only clinically for individual patients but as an overall indicator of NHS sustainability.
National Health Executive (NHE) (uk)
added Apr 11, 2017 15:02

How tobacco firms flout UK law on plain packaging

An insider in the tobacco industry has revealed some of the unscrupulous tactics it is using to avoid new restrictions governing the marketing of cigarettes that come into force next month. One strategy – sticking competitive pricing labels on packets,
The Observer (uk)
added Apr 8, 2017 23:51

The Long-termSustainability of the NHS and Adult Social Care (PDF)

There has been some progress with smoking, with smoking prevalence falling to 16.9% in England, a significant fall from previous years.256 However, Action on Smoking Health told us that smoking still costs the NHS an estimated £2 billion a year and rem
UK Parliament (uk)
added Apr 5, 2017 12:25

[UK-Scotland] New mental health strategy not good enough say charities

The NSPCC is a member of a coalition of six major children's charities, which includes Barnardo’s, Aberlour, Action for Children, Children 1st and Includem....“People with mental health issues are just as likely to want to stop smoking, but they tell us
Third Force News (uk)
added Apr 3, 2017 17:12

[UK-Wales] 10 years on, what has the smoking ban done for Wales?

smoking rates among adults and teenagers have reduced “drastically” as a result. Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Wales said the hotly debated ban, which came into force in Wales on April 2, 2007, “has helped to drastically bring down smoking rates amo
WalesOnline (uk)
added Apr 2, 2017 17:09

[UK-Scotland] New law in Scotland bans e-cigarettes sales to under-18s

Chief executive Sheila Duffy said the priority should be to target retailers who sell traditional cigarettes to children. Under the new laws, anyone buying NVPs for those underage will be breaking the law. And shops selling the products will be required
BBC Online
added Apr 1, 2017 12:04

[UK] Forest rejects claim that smoking is "adding to the social care crisis"

“Smoking rates are at their lowest ever level yet smokers still contribute £12 billion a year in tobacco taxation, a sum that far exceeds the alleged cost of treating smoking-related diseases or providing social care to those suffering from a smoking-rel
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Mar 29, 2017 02:44

Trump Administration: Tobacco Ties

the Trump Administration’s connections to the tobacco industry make us fear that the White House will move us backwards. Here are just a few of the high-profile counselors and appointees of the Trump Administration with ties to Big Tobacco. George Conwa
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Mar 28, 2017 16:18

[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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