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Russian Life Expectancy Hits Record High

Russians born in 2016 are expected to live 71.87 years on average... In 2015, the OECD attributed Russia's slow increase in life expectancy to “the impact of the economic transition in the 1990s and a rise in risk-increasing behavior among men,” such as
Moscow Times (ru)
added Jun 29, 2017 18:34
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A decade after UK smoking ban introduced, how has the law affected Bristol?

an estimated 25% of the city’s population smoked in 2008, just after the law came into force, compared with the national average of 24% at the time. The number has fallen to 16.3%, according to Public Health England data from June 2016 – down again from
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 09:15
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[UK] More smokers have quit since smoking ban introduction 10 years ago

It has not just changed smoking habits, but Britain's pub culture has never looked the same since, while our workplaces and buses are consistently smoke-free. At the time of the ban, 29.6 per cent of people smoked. However, by last year that had fallen
This is Bolton / Bolton Evening News (BEN) (uk)
added Jun 28, 2017 13:45
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[UK] Number of Kent smokers fall as ban marks 10 years

At the start of the ban, almost 21% of the Kent population smoked, now this has reduced by a quarter to just over 15% of residents.* Kent County Council Director of Public Health, Andrew Scott-Clark said: “Initially, it took a few years to see a steady
KCC Media Hub (Kent County Council) (uk)
added Jun 28, 2017 13:37
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[UK] Eight things that have changed since the smoking ban ten years ago

But apart from making public places more pleasant and healthier to be in, the new law also had some unexpected results. 1. More people have given up smoking There was a spike in people deciding to stop smoking as a result of the ban. Everyone knew the
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 28, 2017 13:36
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UK heart disease deaths fall by over 20% since indoor smoking ban

Deaths from heart disease and strokes caused by smoking have fallen dramatically since lighting up in pubs, restaurants and other enclosed public places in England was banned 10 years ago. New figures have shown that the number of smokers aged 35 and ov
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 27, 2017 14:47
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[UK] A breath of fresh air: how the smoking ban has changed the pub trade

“The biggest change in trade as a result of the smoking ban is pubs providing food. Before the ban it was just seen as an alternative thing for pubs to do. But pubs have now upped their game, you can go almost anywhere and have a decent meal. It might not
Morning Advertiser.co.uk
added Jun 20, 2017 15:54
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[UK] LEWIS: Regulating the smoke ban 10 years on

It just goes to show that if you get the right blend of education and enforcement then landmark pieces of public health legislation can be comprehensive successes.
Medium
added Jun 20, 2017 15:48
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The end of smoking is finally 'in sight': Now just 1 in 6 adults regularly light up cigarettes in the UK as rates keep falling (and 700,000 quit last year)

Duncan Selbie, chief executive of PHE, said the UK now has the second lowest smoking rates in Europe after Sweden, proving that the Government's tobacco control policies work.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 16, 2017 21:47
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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the 2016 National Youth Tobacco Survey results

[FDA] has invested heavily in compelling, science-based campaigns to educate youth about the dangers of tobacco use...We plan to build on these vital efforts to reduce tobacco-related disease and death.
PR Newswire
added Jun 16, 2017 00:17
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