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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

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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CDC Report Emphasizes Importance of Smoke-Free Policies on College Campuses

Smoke-free policies not only protect nonsmokers from secondhand smoke exposure, but they also reduce the social acceptability of smoking, help prevent youth and young adult smoking initiation, and increase smokers’ efforts to quit smoking. A recent repo
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Jun 28, 2018 02:42
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[UK] NHS staff smokers cost health service £200m a year with cigarette breaks and sick days, report finds

There are more than 73,000 smokers among the 1.2 million NHS employees in England and the lost working hours from their combined smoking breaks add up to £99m a year, the Royal College of Physicians’ tobacco advisory group has said. Though smoking break
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 26, 2018 21:25
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[UK] Help smokers quit, doctors tell hospitals

The NHS’s failure to help smokers quit is “as negligent as not treating cancer”, top doctors say. Every smoker who goes into hospital should be treated for tobacco dependency alongside any other ailments, according to a report by the Royal College of Ph
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 26, 2018 21:22
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[UK] Hiding in plain sight: Treating tobacco dependency in the NHS

The principle of justice requires that we offer smokers help to quit smoking; failure to so implies that smokers’ health is less important than that of other patients. Failing to provide help to quit smoking while delivering other similarly or less cost
Royal College of Physicians (uk)
added Jun 26, 2018 21:21
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[Australia] Anti-smoking advocates urge governments to plug gaps in smoke-free laws

Heart Foundation and Quit Victoria are urging all employers, especially those whose staff work outdoors, to follow Eastlink's lead and introduce smoke-free policies and state governments to plug gaps in existing smoke-free legislation, which leave many p
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 26, 2018 21:10
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[China] New York Confronts Rampant Smoking Among Chinese Men

Reflecting a global trend, Chinese men in New York City smoke at much higher rates than men or women in any other ethnic group — and deaths from lung cancer among them have soared. As a result, the city’s health department launched a public service ad ca
New York Times
added Jun 24, 2018 16:15
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[UK] Associations between tobacco control mass media campaign expenditure and smoking prevalence and quitting in England: a time series analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion Between 2008 and 2016, higher monthly expenditure on tobacco control mass media campaigns in England was associated with higher quit success rates.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 22, 2018 18:19
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A Conceptual Framework for Understanding Multiple Tobacco Product Use and the Impact of Regulatory Action

MTP) use and how regulatory actions on any single tobacco product (STP) may influence the use of other tobacco products. We conclude our analysis by providing research questions for further examining MTP use.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 21, 2018 18:39
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