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[UK] The public and the NHS What’s the deal? (PDF)

While there was some appetite for more advice from government, there was mistrust of a ‘nanny state’, although many examples of government intervention (such as the smoking ban) were widely supported.
King's Fund (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:37
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[UK] 'Tax and regulate more to improve health'

The government should tax and regulate more to encourage people to be healthier, a group of experts says. The independent analysis, produced for the BBC, said the success of the smoking ban and sugary drinks tax should embolden ministers. The experts a
BBC Online
added Jun 28, 2018 03:31
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[UK] Strong public support for sugar tax and other ‘nanny state’ interventions – poll

Britons strongly support “nanny state” interventions on health issues, a survey suggests. While the public largely believe that they are responsible for their own health, research has shown that very few are meeting guidelines for healthy living.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:30
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[UK] Strong public support for sugar tax and other ‘nanny state’ interventions – poll

New polling suggests that the majority of the British publish back the smoking ban and the sugar tax on soft drinks. The briefing paper, titled Are We Expecting Too Much From The NHS?, concludes that there is “surprisingly strong public support for thes
Press Association (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:29
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Did you know?

A 2015 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair survey found that smoking is not just among the most unhealthy habits, but also the most irritating. The survey, conducted by telephone among a random sample of 1,019 adults across the United States, found that 32 percent of
Warrensburg (MO) Daily Star-Journal
added Jun 26, 2018 20:25
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[Asia, China] Indoor smoking: A partial or total ban?

After a ban on smoking in all indoor public places, Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang province, has reversed its position to allow designated smoking areas. The amendment has raised widespread outcry.
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 23, 2018 16:32
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[California] HOA Homefront: Where there’s smoke, there may be unhappy neighbors

Got a smoking neighbor in your HOA? Go to them first, then go to the board if that doesn’t work. Avoid lawyers and court actions if at all necessary – the cost and relational damage is often not worth it.
Orange County (CA) Register
added Jun 23, 2018 10:47
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AUDIO: Here’s what cigarette packages could soon look like in Canada

Health Canada announced late Friday that it was opening public consultations on plain packaging for tobacco products. The department is proposing regulations that would remove all distinctive branding and attractive features from cigarette packages, suc
Global News (ca)
added Jun 23, 2018 10:46
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Government of Canada is consulting on proposed regulations for plain and standardized appearance for tobacco products

Today, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, announced the launch of public consultations on proposed regulations on a plain and standardized appearance for tobacco products. The consultations, which will run until September 6, 2018
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 22, 2018 19:57
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[Minnesota] Fresh air in, smoking out with Osseo housing program ($$)

53 percent of Twin Cities renters were “extremely” or “very” interested in living a smoke-free building. This coincides with a Minnesota Adult Tobacco Survey in 2014 that said 14.4 percent of adults in Minnesota were current smokers.
ECM Publishers
added Jun 21, 2018 18:49
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