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[UK] Smoking ban cannot be blamed for all pub closures

chairman of Lancaster Pubwatch. Tim Tomlinson...figures obtained by the smokers’ group show North West England has lost 1,788 pubs since the smoking ban came into force. Tim said: “Most places did provide some form of smoking solution. “The pub environmen
The Morecambe Visitor (uk)
added Jul 8, 2017 02:23
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LETTER: The surgeon general who raised the alarm on smoking

started this nation’s government — and the rest of the world — on the path to warning the public about the hazards of smoking, limiting advertising for cigarettes, increasing taxes on cigarettes and researching the effects of secondhand smoke. And by the
Washington Post
added Jul 7, 2017 22:05
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[UK] An Oral History of Britain's Smoking Ban

we talk to the politicians, campaigners and pub owners instrumental in making the ban happen – and the DJs and promoters who lived with the consequences....This is an account of the ban's introduction to the UK.
Vice.com
added Jul 7, 2017 14:55
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[UK] Workplace smoking ban 10 years on: Common employer queries

Strictly speaking, smoke-free legislation does not apply to e-cigarettes. There are pros and cons of allowing e-cigarettes at work and it is up to individual employers to set their own rules on e-cigarette use at work. Some employees use e-cigarettes,
PersonnelToday.com (uk)
added Jul 7, 2017 14:33
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[UK] 10 Years On: 10 Benefits Of The Smoking Ban

If you're wondering just how much of an impact the smoking ban has made- here are just some of the benefits to having smoke free public places.
FemaleFirst.co.uk
added Jul 7, 2017 03:19
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[UK] Pubs reflect on 10 years of no smoking

The smoking ban isn't the only reason for the decline in the industry, said Morecambe's Pubwatch chairman.
The Morecambe Visitor (uk)
added Jul 5, 2017 14:59
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[Kentucky, North Carolina] Ashland-born Miss America dies at 92

In 1944, Ramey did a song-and-dance routine in winning Miss America. ... A tobacco farm outside Eubank is where Ramey lived until moving to California three months ago. Upset over tobacco regulations, she sued the U.S. Justice Department for $300 billio
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Jul 5, 2017 04:20
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[UK] O'NEILL: The smoking ban ripped the soul out of this country

I hate what it has done to this nation. It has ripped out its soul. It has sterilised it, sanitised it, turned this country of the raucous public house and yellowed fingers wrapped lovingly around glistening, gold pints into one massive gastro hangout in
The Spectator (uk)
added Jul 4, 2017 19:10
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Please, Can We Have Some More?

As noted by my esteemed blogging colleague Dick Puddlecote, the report from ASH is nothing more than a running commentary of how lies, half-truths and misdirection has been used to engineer situations to ASH’s advantage.
Facts Do Matter (Paul Barnes blog) (uk)
added Jul 4, 2017 19:06
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[UK] Letter from North East Directors of Public Health - smokefree law 10 years on

The good news is that smoking rates continue to fall. The bad news that tobacco is still our biggest killer, and too many of our local residents will die before their time as a result. This is why we continue to prioritise efforts to reduce smoking. With
Fresh - Smoke Free North East (uk)
added Jul 4, 2017 11:12
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