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[UK] THE NHS SMOKEFREE PLEDGE

In January 2018 the Smokefree Action Coalition launched the NHS Smokefree Pledge. The Pledge is designed to be a clear and visible way for NHS organisations to show their commitment to helping smokers to quit and to providing smokefree environments which
Smokefree Action (uk)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:44
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[UK] North campaigners call for NHS to do more to prevent hospital admissions and deaths from smoking

Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:41
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[Indiana] Tobacco rates statewide, locally remain higher than national average ($$)

Indiana still has one of the highest smoking rates among all the states, and tobacco prevention efforts are highly underfunded compared to federal recommendations.
Bedford (IN) Times-Mail
added Jan 11, 2018 18:49
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Healthcare costs attributable to secondhand smoke exposure at home for U.S. adults

SHS exposure at home was positively associated with hospital nights and ER visits...SHS-attributable costs remain high, but have fallen over time. Tobacco control efforts are needed to further reduce SHS exposure at home and associated healthcare costs.
Preventive Medicine
added Jan 11, 2018 18:47
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HIRSCHHORN: Another perspective on the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

Unlike standard nicotine replacement therapy, counselling, and quitting cold turkey, e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn tobacco products maintain nicotine addiction. And unlike methadone, which is the cheapest manufactured drug in the USA and used as an examp
The Lancet (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 18:45
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Open Access Battery Safety Information and Warnings on E-cigarette Packages and Online

Consumers must actively seek information about battery safety online to access it. Regulators should consider opportunities, such as health messaging campaigns, to educate the public and prevent harms resulting from battery failure.
Tobacco Regulatory Science
added Jan 11, 2018 18:36
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[UK] Vision to create smoke free Cumbrian generation by 2022 begins this year

It is the vision of Cumbria County Council to get everyone to do at least one thing to help family members, friends and work colleagues to give up the habit. In Cumbria 64,000 people over the age of 16 smoke, which equates to 15.5 per cent of the popula
This is the Lake District (Westmoreland Gazette) (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 16:04
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Slapped with a fine or a slap on the wrist? Enforcing tobacco licensing legislation

there has been strong community support3 and increasing academic interest in the value of regulating the retail tobacco market,4 5 including, though not limited to, schemes that allow retailer licences (or ‘permits’) to …
Tobacco Control
added Jan 11, 2018 15:58
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How tobacco companies in the UK prepared for and responded to standardised packaging of cigarettes and rolling tobacco

There was non-compliance with the legislation, with slim packs, which are not permitted, on sale after standardised packaging was implemented. Conclusions Our findings highlight the need to monitor developments in markets introducing standardised packagi
Tobacco Control
added Jan 11, 2018 03:35
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[UK] Hard-hitting TV advert reveals how cigarettes cause damage to major organs within SECONDS, as experts warn one person is admitted to hospital every minute due to smoking

A hard-hitting new TV advert shows how poisons from the tar in cigarettes enter the bloodstream and flow through the body within seconds, causing damage to major organs. The campaign also highlights how smoking can lead to elevated levels of cadmium - a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 03:26
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