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[UK] Lung cancer decline: Smoking ban has helped almost TWO million give up in a decade

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.
The [London, UK] Express
added Jul 3, 2017 14:19
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[UK] Smoking ban 10 years on: Amount of North Devon smokers some of the lowest on record

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.
North Devon Gazette (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:46
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[UK] 'For public health it remains a landmark' - region reflects on the smoking ban ten years on

“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
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:46
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[UK] Smoking ban 10 years on: Number of London smokers at record low as death rates plummet

According to the Department of Health's Public Health England, the law has sparked a massive cultural change. “Young people have not had to experience the smoke-filled bars and clubs that once choked their parents and workers,” said Duncan Selbie, the c
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:45
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[UK] Millions have quit since smoking ban

Smoking has dropped fastest among the young, with campaigners saying that a cigarette ban in pubs and clubs, implemented a decade ago today, was critical in making the habit less socially acceptable. However, pro-tobacco campaigners insist that the ban
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:45
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[UK] British smokers down by 1.9million since the ban

Ten years after cigarettes were banished from all UK pubs, clubs, bars and restaurants, new figures from Cancer Research UK today (Saturday) reveal there are 1.9 million* fewer smokers in Britain compared to when the smoking ban was introduced in 2007, w
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:45
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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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