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[UK] High levels of support for smokefree law 10 years on

Eighty-six per cent of North East adults support smokefree in 2017 and only five per cent oppose the law, which was introduced on July 1, 2007, to protect people from secondhand smoke in pubs, restaurants, bars, shops, offices and workplaces. Smoking rate
Northumberland Gazette (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:45
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[UK] Nottingham smoking rates above average 10 years after ban

According to Nottingham City Council, 25 percent of adults currently living in the city smoke - which is down from 39 percent in 2009, but still higher than the national average of 17 percent.
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 02:59
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[UK] Pub smoking ban: 10 charts that show the impact

1. The country fell into line / 2. Have pubs taken a hit? / 3. There are fewer smokers / 4. The young have been turned off smoking / 5. Attitudes of smokers have changed / 6. Fewer women smoke during pregnancy
BBC Online
added Jul 1, 2017 03:02
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[UK] Smoking ban saw a huge shift in our pub culture

It has led to claims the ban has ‘damaged’ pubs and hurt local communities in the process. But others say it has forced breweries and landlords to diversify, be more family-friendly, and said there are ‘several factors’ behind the closures. Rob Lyons, aut
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Jun 30, 2017 21:08
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[Ohio] Kent State among campuses snuffing out tobacco

Kent State University, including its eight regional campuses, and the University of Akron no longer will allow smoking or tobacco use on any of the properties they own, operate or lease under policies adopted by each university's Board of Trustees last
Ravenna Record Courier
added Jun 30, 2017 18:08
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[UK] Ten years after the smoking ban, vaping is a £1bn business

“More and more smokers realise that e-cigarettes are so close to the experience they’re used to that they can almost effortlessly shift across” said Shane MacGuill, tobacco analyst at Euromonitor, the research firm that compiled the sales data. “They oft
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 30, 2017 15:41
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[UK] Queen’s Speech - Debate (6th Day): Lord Rennard Liberal Democrat

the former Health Minister, Jane Ellison, committed the Government to publishing a new strategy in summer 2016. It is now summer 2017. A year and around 80,000 more deaths from smoking-related illnesses later, we have waited long enough.
TheyWorkForYou.com (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:32
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[UK] Deaths from heart disease fall by over 20% since smoking ban, official figures reveal

Duncan Selbie, chief executive of PHE, described the landmark change in the law introduced by the then Labour government as “extraordinary”. But he said it was only one of 10 legislative moves which together have brought about a “huge” cultural change
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Jun 30, 2017 21:05
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Smoking -related deaths in Warwickshire fall following ban on lighting up in pubs

DEATHS from heart disease and strokes in Warwickshire have fallen dramatically since smoking in pubs and restaurants was banned ten years ago. New figures have shown the number of smokers aged 35 and over dying from heart attacks and other cardiac condit
Leamington Observer (uk)
added Jun 30, 2017 14:40
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[New Zealand] Pathways to Achieve Smokefree NZ – new research

The public health researchers estimated the impacts of a range of novel and bold measures — known as tobacco endgame strategies — on future smoking prevalence, population health, and health sector costs. They used computer simulation modelling to estimat
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 30, 2017 02:57
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