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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

[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

[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

[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. (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:32

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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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