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[UK] Statistics on Smoking England: 2017 (PDF)

•There were estimated to be around 474 thousand hospital admissions attributable to smoking, which was an increase from 458 thousand in 2005/06. •As a proportion of all admissions, this has fallen to 4% from 6% in 2005/06. Deaths (2015) •There were
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 21:02
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[UK] Statistics on Smoking, England - 2017 [NS]

The report aims to present a broad picture of health issues relating to smoking in England and covers topics such as smoking prevalence, habits, behaviours and attitudes among adults and school children, smoking-related ill health and mortality and smokin
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 21:00
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[UK] Statistics on Smoking, England 2017

The report aims to present a broad picture of health issues relating to smoking in England and covers topics such as smoking prevalence, habits, behaviours and attitudes among adults and school children, smoking-related ill health and mortality and smokin
GOV.UK
added Jun 15, 2017 20:14
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[UK] Sharp drop in people getting help to give up smoking

THE number of people quitting smoking with the help of public health workers in York has plummeted in the last year. In spring last year the amount of free help available for people who want to stop smoking was cut drastically for all but a few people,
York Press (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:11
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[Africa] Enforcing laws against tobacco use in Nigeria

Despite all these laws and decrees, Nigerians still smoke at public places and there is not yet any court convictions and sentencing to deter the practice. Advocates say Nigeria still operates a 23-year-old tobacco control decree because the failed Nati
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jun 13, 2017 21:13
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[Pennsylvania] Stricter anti-smoking law could negatively impact business, local bars, casino report

Baker said HB 1309 has wide support among his colleagues, so he is confident it will pass. He added that the bill is supported by more than 60 major organizations and special interest groups, Baker said, including the Pennsylvania Medical Society, the
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Jun 12, 2017 21:49
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[Oklahoma] Lawmaker Predicts Special Session This Fall

Dunnington now predicts a special session will be held this fall. The main reason why is based on a lawsuit that was filed not even two weeks after the session ended. Two tobacco companies are suing the state over the cigarette fee that was passed on the
KOTV Channel 6 (Tulsa, OK)
added Jun 12, 2017 21:42
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[UK] LETTER: ASH says retailers not need fear a smokeless future

tobacco makes up less than 8.5% of weekly profit, four out of five transactions don’t involve tobacco, and profit margins on non-tobacco products are much higher. If customers don’t smoke they have more money to spend on products better for their health a
The Grocer (uk)
added Jun 12, 2017 14:26
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[Africa, Tanzania] JINGI: INTEGRITY FIRST : How tobacco politics impacts on human development

it is my belief that Tanzania has no reason to continue and promote tobacco farming, rather our politicians must now change their mindset in persuading tobacco farmers to substitute tobacco farming for other crops. Health is source of wealth.
The Citizen (tz)
added Jun 11, 2017 13:37
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[UK] £3.5 MILLION - the cost of smoking in Hyndburn to the NHS is revealed

Figures produced by Lancashire County Council (LCC) show that of the total bill, £3.3m is a direct cost of smoking-related ill health treatment while £200,000 is spent treating the effects of passive smoking on non-smokers. Hyndburn also currently has t
Accrington Observer (uk)
added Jun 9, 2017 12:07
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