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[UK] Funding cuts result in fewer people accessing smoking cessation services, says charity

(ASH) said that as a result of funding cuts, fewer smoking cessation services were available for people who needed support to quit smoking Cuts in public funding could have resulted in fewer people receiving evidence based support to quit smoking, a pub
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:00
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[UK] ASH Comment on Vapour Love sponsorship

The ASA rules expressly forbid the use of children...the promotion of this sponsorship through social media constitutes advertising. It is of particular concern that these promotional photographs were linked to a 7 year olds twitter account including requ
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 22, 2017 15:18
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[UK] SMOKE SCREEN Nicotine patches and gum ‘DON’T help smokers quit – and most use them while STILL smoking’

a new study from the University of California has found that, without counselling, NRT hardly ever works and smokers continue to puff on fags while using the therapy. Worse still, they claim tobacco companies have known this for years.
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Aug 21, 2017 13:20
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[UK] New Government data shows valuable Stop Smoking Services continue to decline

"Despite impressive ambitions in the Government’s recently published Tobacco Control Plan these highly successful services have been left under-funded. The Government must put its money where its mouth is and provide proper investment to local authorities
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 20:36
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[UK] Cost of smoking to social care

The research shows that smoking not only contributes to the social care bill but also has a significant impact on the well-being of smokers who need care on average four years earlier than non-smokers. Costs are also estimated for each local authority ba
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 18:07
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[UK-Scotland] SWITCH IT UP This is how swapping your fags for e-cigarettes could ‘prevent you and your kids getting MENINGITIS’

It’s thought that smoking is responsible for a third to half of all meningococcal cases, according to campaign group Action Against Smoking (ASH). But e-cigarettes are safer than cigarettes, and could lower the risk of meningococcal disease. Deborah Ar
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:42
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Govt to Cut Nicotine, But Ignore Better Quicker Remedies

Banzhaf has been called "The Man Behind the Ban on Cigarette Commercials,"... One simple measure would be to raise the federal cigarette tax from its current level of $1.01/pack - a rate which has remained unchanged since 2009... Prohibit
PRLog
added Jul 31, 2017 12:20
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[UK-Scotland] Sheila Duffy: School the place to learn lessons on tobacco-free policies and practical solutions

Beyond consultation and awareness-raising, schools have looked to provide practical and appropriate stop-smoking support for smokers, be they pupils or members of staff. We’ve also seen schools reviewing and updating the way they address tobacco educatio
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jul 28, 2017 14:53
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[UK] Love Island: stars’ on-screen smoking angers health charity

Amid growing concerns about the rise of smoking on screens and its influence on the young, the media regulator Ofcom has been asked by a leading health charity to investigate whether the show is in breach of strict codes governing lighting up on televisi
The Observer (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 14:58
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British American Tobacco to acquire Reynolds as activists decry merger

“We find it particularly shameful that a British company, BAT, is so dominant in Commonwealth countries like those in Africa, where it has been exposed for its continued use of intimidatory tactics. Ironically this is at the same time that the British go
ExecReview (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 16:33
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