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[UK] The number of smokers plunges to just 17 per cent of people as those quitting hits a 40-year high

Data from the Office for National Statistics said 56.7 per cent of those who had previously smoked had quit, the high proportion of quitters since 1974. The annual survey of adult smoking found smoking is most common in Northern Ireland and the biggest
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 7, 2017 13:35

[UK] Almost 500 people in Liverpool pledge to quit smoking after 2017 campaign launch

A public health campaign launched in Liverpool in January has already persuaded almost 500 people to give up smoking. Smoking accounts for almost 1,000 deaths every year in Liverpool and 25 % of people in the city smoke.
YBnews (uk)
added Mar 7, 2017 13:07

[Canada] Becoming tobacco-free is feasible, boosts safety in a mental health hospital

A new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) showed positive changes in attitudes and a reduction in patient agitation after implementing a fully tobacco-free environment at Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospit
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 6, 2017 16:20

[UK] Financial incentive scheme for smoking mums-to-be starts tomorrow - worth the money?

MAKING sure babies have the best life during pregnancy is the most important thing for mums-to-be. But statistics show that 14.7% of pregnant women in Southampton endanger their babies by smoking. The percentage of pregnant mums smoking in the city is h
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Mar 6, 2017 15:49

[UK] Tax us more, world's biggest cigarette maker tells Philip Hammond - to persuade smokers to use e-cigarettes

Philip Morris, which makes brands such as Marlboro, said it backed an increase in taxes on its cigarettes as part of its bid to move to a “smoke-free future”. In a Budget submission sent this week to Philip Hammond, the Chancellor, Philip Morris said “w
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 6, 2017 15:28

E-cigarettes as safe as nicotine replacement in real-world study

suggests that e-cigarettes may be comparable to NRT in terms of long-term safety, but not the dual use of NRTs or e-cigarettes with combustible cigarettes.
Irish Medical News (ie)
added Mar 6, 2017 15:22

[Australia] Experts slam TGA e-cigarette ban as 'unethical' and 'unscientific'

It's legal to buy and sell e-cigarette devices, but you need to import the liquid nicotine to put inside them. The situation has prompted a group of leading health experts to slam the Therapeutic Goods Administration, which they say has exaggerated e-ci
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 6, 2017 02:20

Revealed: £150m of UK's health budget was sent overseas last year - including £15m to help FOREIGNERS quit smoking

£15 million on [WHO's] anti-smoking schemes...the amount the Department of Health spent on Overseas Development Assistance (ODA)...'When we have got a crisis in social care in the UK, it is completely unacceptable...It's a luxury we cannot afford. We shou
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 5, 2017 17:29

End-game within reach

A new report proposes the immediate and accelerated implementation of three actions aimed at ending cigarette use by US adults... The report, Ending cigarette use by adults in a generation is possible, was the work of a team of tobacco control and health
Tobacco Reporter
added Mar 5, 2017 00:38

Does the regulatory environment for e-cigarettes influence the effectiveness of e-cigarettes for smoking cessation?: Longitudinal findings from the ITC Four Country Survey

in a less restrictive EC regulatory environment, use of ECs during a quit attempt facilitates, but in a more restrictive environment, it inhibits, short-term sustained abstinence. The findings underscore the need for careful consideration on how best to
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 5, 2017 00:35
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