Headlines Tagged with policy impact — 663 headlines found
[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Is The Ban On Smoking Alternatives Like E-Cigarettes Based On Outdated Values?
Perhaps it is time to allow smokers to be part of that smoke-free future by allowing the idea of harm reduction to assimilate into the culture. It is time to step away from using the gateway excuse as a reason to not move forward with the times, the scie
Jul 4, 2017 Popspoken
added Jul 5, 2017 04:57
Yet 10 years on from the smoking ban, the tobacco industry continues to generate cash almost unabated, surviving wave after wave of public legislation...tobacco giants have become key constituents of most UK equity income funds available to retail invest
Jul 3, 2017 Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 15:07
A decade after smoking was banned in public place, health officials in Cornwall have no doubt that it has saved lives. Ten years ago 21% of people in Cornwall smoked and this has now fallen to 15.7% with an amazing 26,000 people helped to quit the habit
Jul 3, 2017 Cornwall Live (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:55
I'm still annoyed they ignored our data on pub closures. Curiously, however, and with the exception of ITV News, almost every title (national and local) that used the PA's copy chose to omit our quote. Fancy that!
Jul 1, 2017 Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Jul 5, 2017 14:24
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
Jul 1, 2017 Fresh - Smoke Free North East (uk)
added Jul 4, 2017 11:12
Yes, we’ve come a long way from when you couldn’t take your kids out for a meal without a side order of second-hand smoke. But we’re far from being done. Smoking is at its lowest level on record in this country, but if you take a closer look at the figu
Jul 1, 2017 Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 15:38
[UK] On 10th anniversary of smoking ban, Oxfordshire pub landlords say ' it's the best thing to happen to the trade'
PUBLICANS and pub-goers across the county have raised a glass to mark 10 years since the end of smoke-filled clubs and bars. A decade ago today, pubs were forced to adapt to new laws which meant that smoking was prohibited inside the tens of thousands o
Jul 1, 2017 Oxford Mail (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:22
It's believed the laws on smoking have triggered one of the biggest impacts on public health in the last decade. With smoking causing four in five cases of lung cancer, it's likely the ban will go on to save lives for many decades to come.
Jul 1, 2017 The [London, UK] Express
added Jul 3, 2017 14:19
The South West now has the lowest smoking rate in England – with 13.8 per cent of 18-64-year-olds smoking. In North Devon, that figure is slightly better, with smoking prevalence in adults standing at 12.8 per cent.
Jul 1, 2017 North Devon Gazette (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:46
“The smoking ban in pubs and restaurants was another reason why I decided to pack in cigarettes. I didn’t want to stand outside, especially in the winter,” he says....“Compared to ten years ago when I used to go for a pint, the pubs and bars are far clean
Jul 1, 2017 Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:46