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[UK] Rother Valley MP calls for Government to keep up the push to cut smoking deaths

This week in Parliament there was a debate to review the Tobacco Control Plan which was published a year ago, writes Sir Kevin Barron, MP for Rother Valley. The steady reduction in smoking rates has continued, smoking rates have dropped by almost a quar
Retford Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 20:21
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[UK] Vaping and using nicotine patches in pregnancy linked to cot death

"Using e-cigarettes or nicotine patches during pregnancy could increase the risk of cot death in newborns, an early study has found," Sky News reports. Cot death, referred to by clinicians as sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), is the sudden, unexpecte
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 20:21
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[UK] Mothers who vape or wear nicotine patches during pregnancy increase their baby’s risk of cot death

Mothers who vape or wear nicotine patches during pregnancy increase their baby’s risk of cot death, a study suggests....Official NHS guidance warns pregnant women not to smoke cigarettes because it can damage their baby. Those who feel they are unable to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 14:26
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[Australia] Family of father-of-three who took his life after taking drug to help him quit smoking calls for the controversial medication to be banned

Jim Leventis, 43, fell into a deep depression after discontinuing the medication / Ex-wife said the drug triggered the decline in his mental health with no warnings / Champix linked to 20 deaths by suicide in Australia in last five years, TGA said / The
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 14:24
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[New Zealand] Ministry of Health admits failure of tobacco tax hikes

The Ministry of Health's annual Health and Independence Report confirms the scandalous failure of regressive tobacco taxes, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union. Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director Jordan Williams says, “This report demonstrates that t
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 19, 2018 21:38
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VIDEO: 'I'm not strong enough; I'm not good enough. I can't do this, I'm failing' - Veronica Boland

Global Forum on Nicotine
added Jul 19, 2018 17:49
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[UK] World's biggest tobacco firm under fire over 'disgraceful' PR stunt

“a digraceful PR stunt” by offering to help NHS staff quit smoking to help mark the service’s 70th birthday. Philip Morris International (PMI), which makes Marlboro cigarettes, is under fire for apparently trying to breach global rules which stipulate t
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 19, 2018 15:14
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[UK] Government orders Phillip Morris to stop advertising "healthier" tobacco products or face legal action

Department of Health sent a formal order to Phillip Morris...telling it to remove poster adverts for "healthier" tobacco products from shops around the UK....warned that the department was prepared to take legal action against Phillip Morris in order to p
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 19, 2018 15:14
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E-Cigarettes, Nicotine Patch During Pregnancy May Hike SIDS Risk

Using any form of nicotine during pregnancy or while nursing may raise a baby's risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), new animal research suggests. The findings indicate that nicotine patches or electronic cigarettes may not be a safe alternativ
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 19, 2018 15:14
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[UK] Smokers' stories wanted for 'hard-hitting' health campaign

TOBACCO control group Fresh wants people in the North-East affected by smoking to share their real life experiences. The aim is to put their stories at the heart of a ‘hard hitting’ new campaign later this year warning of the dangers of smoking and show
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Jul 19, 2018 14:49
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