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[UK] Government missing opportunity with e-cigarettes

The Science and Technology Committee publishes its Report, E-cigarettes. The Report reviews the current evidence base on the harmfulness of e-cigarettes compared to conventional cigarettes and looks at the current policies on e-cigarettes, including in N
UK Parliament (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:15
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[UK] Campaign launched as hospital is set to become a smoke-free zone

A hospital trust set to become smoke free early next year is launching an awareness campaign offering support and advice to staff and patients. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has been raising awareness to patients and staff about the sup
Hartlepool Mail (uk)
added Aug 9, 2018 15:20
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[Asia, China] Xi'an to ban smoking indoors

Xi'an, capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi province, has unveiled a regulation which bans smoking in all indoor public venues. The regulation, released on Tuesday by the city government, also prohibits smoking in some outdoor public places, such as sch
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 8, 2018 15:41
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[Minnesota] Gum, yoga, keeping busy: New tobacco ban eased by supports at two MN behavioral health nonprofits

Nicotine addiction “disproportionately impacts people with mental illness,”...This disproportionate rate of addiction, combined with the fact that tobacco companies historically marketed their products to people with mental illness and their health care p
MinnPost.com
added Aug 8, 2018 19:45
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[UK] Smoking rates declining in Southwark

Southwark’s labourers, cleaners and hospitality staff appear to be quitting smoking for e-cigarettes and vaping, according to statistics. The percentage of smokers in routine and manual occupations has dropped from more than 25 per cent in 2015, to 18.5
News Shopper (uk)
added Aug 2, 2018 15:09
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[UK] World's biggest cigarette company offered tobacco products to doctors and nurses to mark NHS 70th birthday

[PMI] sent a letter to all NHS trusts and the health secretary, Matt Hancock, offering to help doctors, nurses and other health workers give up smoking by using its cigarette alternatives.
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 06:27
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[UK] Smokers urged to stop lighting up on Royal Blackburn Hospital site

SMOKERS have been urged to stop ‘inappropriately’ smoking on a hospital site where it is banned. East Lancashire Hospitals Trust (ELHT) operates a blanket ban on e-cigarettes and tobacco at any of its sites, which include Royal Blackburn and Burnley Gen
This is Lancashire (uk)
added Jul 17, 2018 22:54
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[UK] Providing smoking cessation for patients in hospital will save lives

Giving smokers the help they need to quit smoking while in hospital will save lives, improve quality of life as well as increasing life expectancy for all smokers, and help to reduce the current £1 billion per year cost to the NHS of smoking by patients
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 13, 2018 23:57
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[UK] Fines for smoking on Sandwell Hospital grounds in new crackdown

Hospital bosses want to make the site ‘smoke free’ from next summer and have warned they will crackdown on those who ignore the rules. Signs will be put up around the hospital warning patients and visitors they will face penalties if caught smoking on t
Midlands Express and Star (uk)
added Jul 11, 2018 15:45
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[UK] More smokers in Poole admitted to hospital this year - but numbers decline across the country

THE number of hospital admissions attributed to smoking increased in Poole last year, bucking the regional and national trend. Figures published by the NHS show that there were 1,665 hospital trips across the borough for diseases that are either wholly
This is Bournemouth: The Bournemouth Daily Echo (uk)
added Jul 11, 2018 15:44
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