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[UK] Deaths from heart disease fall by over 20% since smoking ban, official figures reveal

Duncan Selbie, chief executive of PHE, described the landmark change in the law introduced by the then Labour government as “extraordinary”. But he said it was only one of 10 legislative moves which together have brought about a “huge” cultural change
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Jun 30, 2017 21:05

[Ohio] Kent State among campuses snuffing out tobacco

Kent State University, including its eight regional campuses, and the University of Akron no longer will allow smoking or tobacco use on any of the properties they own, operate or lease under policies adopted by each university's Board of Trustees last
Ravenna Record Courier
added Jun 30, 2017 18:08

[UK] Ten years after the smoking ban, vaping is a £1bn business

“More and more smokers realise that e-cigarettes are so close to the experience they’re used to that they can almost effortlessly shift across” said Shane MacGuill, tobacco analyst at Euromonitor, the research firm that compiled the sales data. “They oft
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 30, 2017 15:41

Smoking -related deaths in Warwickshire fall following ban on lighting up in pubs

DEATHS from heart disease and strokes in Warwickshire have fallen dramatically since smoking in pubs and restaurants was banned ten years ago. New figures have shown the number of smokers aged 35 and over dying from heart attacks and other cardiac condit
Leamington Observer (uk)
added Jun 30, 2017 14:40

[New Zealand] Pathways to Achieve Smokefree NZ – new research

The public health researchers estimated the impacts of a range of novel and bold measures — known as tobacco endgame strategies — on future smoking prevalence, population health, and health sector costs. They used computer simulation modelling to estimat
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 30, 2017 02:57

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

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

[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

[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

[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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