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[UK-Scotland] Fewer Scots are choosing to smoke – but the costs of the habit remain high

National No Smoking Day passed last week with the now routine announcements from health chiefs welcoming the fact that fewer adults are choosing to light up. But the costs of the habit remain high and ensure that neither the Westminster or Holyrood gove
The Scotsman (uk)
added Mar 16, 2017 13:19
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[UK] Farm visit prize for smoking campaign in Potters Bar

Council chiefs keen to keep Potters Bar play areas and parks free of smoke have launched a competition to help spread their healthy message. To mark No Smoking Day, Hertsmere Borough Council has asked arty youngsters up to age 11 in the borough to desi
Welwyn and Hatfield Times (WHTimes) (uk)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:41
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[UK] Smoking related fire deaths double, warns Brigade on No Smoking Day

Twenty-one Londoners died in fires relating to smoking last year, which is more than double the year before. The figures, released to coincide with national No Smoking Day(opens in a new window), also show that around three fires a day are linked to smok
Fire Magazine (uk)
added Mar 10, 2017 23:24
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Smokers up four times more likely to develop AMD than non-smokers

College of Optometrists highlights link between AMD and smoking on No Smoking Day. We all know that smoking is bad for your overall health, but do you know how it can affect your vision? As part of No Smoking Day the College of Optometrists is highligh
Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB) (uk)
added Mar 9, 2017 15:12
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[UK-Wales] Parents won't be able to smoke at the entrances to primary schools in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan today

Jenner Park Primary School in Barry officially started the voluntary scheme today, with all primary schools across the county to follow suit. It marks the start of No Smoking Day, now in its 34th year, which encourages smokers from across the country
WalesOnline (uk)
added Mar 8, 2017 19:45
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[UK] Smoking can cause lung cancer - but did you know it can cause THIS terrifying condition

A smoker is four times more likely to lose their sight than someone who has never smoked, according to charity Eye Health UK. Chemicals in tobacco smoke trigger biological changes in the eye that can lead to eye disease including age-related macular deg
The [London, UK] Express
added Mar 8, 2017 15:19
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[UK] SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES Smokers listen up! Lung cancer isn’t the only danger, you’re ‘FOUR TIMES more likely to go blind’

These include age-related macular degeneration – the leading cause of blindness – cataracts and thyroid eye disease. David Cartwright, chairman of Eye Health UK, said: “Cigarettes cause blindness yet Britain’s seven million smokers are largely unaware
The Sun (uk)
added Mar 8, 2017 15:18
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[UK-Northern Ireland] No ifs, no Butts: How did they break the smoking habit of a lifetime?

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland is urging smokers to ditch the habit for good on No Smoking Day tomorrow - and they will help you. Smoking causes 25% of all cancers in Northern Ireland and is our greatest cause of preventable death and disease, the charit
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 8, 2017 15:17
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[UK] LISTEN: Ditch Or Switch Tobacco On No Smoking Day

Fresh is urging smokers in the North East to "ditch or switch" to save money and improve health, as part of No Smoking Day, They are encouraging people to ditch their toxic tobacco or at least make the switch to a safer form of nicotine like an electron
Star Radio (uk)
added Mar 8, 2017 15:14
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[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
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