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[UK] Pubs reflect on 10 years of no smoking

The smoking ban isn't the only reason for the decline in the industry, said Morecambe's Pubwatch chairman.
The Morecambe Visitor (uk)
added Jul 5, 2017 14:59
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[UK] CLARK: Reaction to the tenth anniversary of the smoking ban

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!
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Jul 5, 2017 14:24
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Is The Ban On Smoking Alternatives Like E-Cigarettes Based On Outdated Values?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
Popspoken
added Jul 5, 2017 04:57
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[UK] Letter from North East Directors of Public Health - smokefree law 10 years on

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
Fresh - Smoke Free North East (uk)
added Jul 4, 2017 11:12
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The UK is 10 years smoke-free and there’s more at stake than just clean-smelling clothes

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
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 15:38
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[UK] After a decade of the smoking ban, the tobacco industry's real fight begins now

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
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 15:07
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[UK] The smoking ban came into effect 10 years ago, but has it worked?

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
Cornwall Live (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:55
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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] 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
Oxford Mail (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:22
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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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