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Statistical bulletin: Adult smoking habits in the UK: 2015

Of the constituent countries, 16.9% of adults currently smoke in England; for Northern Ireland, this figure is 19.0%; Scotland, 19.1%; Wales, 18.1% – in recent years, Scotland and Wales have seen the largest decreases in current smokers. In 2015 across t
Office for National Statistics (ONS) (uk)
added Mar 8, 2017 15:11

[UK] Smoking numbers hit new low as Britons turn to vaping to help quit cigarettes

The number of smokers in Britain has reached its lowest point since records began in 1974, according to new data, while more than a million people say they are using e-cigarettes to help them quit smoking. The latest data from the Office for National St
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 8, 2017 15:08

[UK] 5 reasons to quit smoking, and five reason why you might not want to

Smokers across the country are being urged to quit the habit as National No Smoking Day 2017 takes place tomorrow. Smoking is the biggest cause of death and illness in the UK, with over 120,000 people dying every year from smoking related diseases, and
Grimsby Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 8, 2017 03:44

[UK] Number of smokers falls to lowest level since records began in 1974

The ONS data also examines figures on e-cigarettes. In 2015, 2.3 million people in Great Britain used e-cigarettes – for half of these, “vaping” is used as a means to quit smoking. Of the former e-cigarette users in Great Britain, around half said they
Press Association (uk)
added Mar 8, 2017 03:38

[New Zealand] Tobacco price hike linked to big quit rush

Tui Ora has been inundated with people wanting to join its campaign to give up smoking. The seven-week programme, called the New Year, New You Challenge, has 129 people signed up - a big increase on the 40 from last year.
Taranaki Daily News (nz)
added Mar 7, 2017 14:40

[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
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