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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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[California] LVUSD Awarded $1 Million Grant To Combat Underage Smoking, Vaping

CALABASAS, CA – Las Virgenes Unified School District has been awarded a state grant of $1,075,000 by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, funded by Proposition 56, the California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016, the scho
Patch.org
added Jun 28, 2018 02:11
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[UK] Adam Smith Institute

The free-market think tank promotes strong visions against regulation of smoking; in June 2013, it was found to accept money from the tobacco industry.
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Jun 25, 2018 15:21
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[Pennsylvania] AG Shapiro: Settlement reached with tobacco companies over disputed payments

resolving 20 years of disputes and future disputes relating to the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement. Under the settlement, Pennsylvania will receive nearly $357 million in tobacco settlement money during fiscal year 2018 – 2019 on top of the $350
WPMT FOX43 (York, PA)
added Jun 22, 2018 20:33
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[Ireland] Offer e-cigarettes to help smokers quit, says senator

Catherine Noone, a Fine Gael senator, said England and Scotland have policies that recommend e-cigarettes but there was a “lacuna” in Ireland. She said: “I’m known for having nanny state policies on alcohol, sugar and things like that, so I’m not in favo
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 22, 2018 16:11
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[France, UK] War-time chaplain who gave troops 'one final gasper': Legendary WWI reverend dubbed 'Woodbine Willie' spent almost his entire salary on 865,000 cigarettes for sick and dying soldiers, says new research

'Woodbine Willie', the nickname of Reverend Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy, spent the equivalent of more than £43,000 on nearly one million Woodbines for the Allied forces, according to a new book. Woodbines, which were strong and unfiltered, were not widely
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:55
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[UK-Scotland] Scottish smokers offered £160 incentive to quit

Smokers across Scotland are being handed shopping vouchers in a publicly funded attempt to help them ditch the habit. In Lanarkshire, about half of smokers living in the poorest parts of the area ditched cigarettes after being offered a financial incentiv
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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