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[UK] Heart disease rates fall across Europe

Deaths from heart disease and strokes are declining across Europe, thanks to falling smoking rates and the use of preventative statins, according to a major new report. Cardiovascular diseases of the heart and blood vessels (CVD) still remain the biggest
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:22

[UK] Super sniffer dogs seize over 64,000 illegal cigarettes in Salford

Illegal products with an estimated street value of around £28,770 were seized during inspection visits in Salford, Rochdale, Wigan, Manchester and Oldham. 64,660 illegal cigarettes and almost half a kilo of hand-rolling tobacco were seized in Salford.
Salford Online (uk)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:18

[UK] Thousands of illegal cigarettes seized from Wirral shops after being uncovered by sniffer dogs

A large quantity of illegal tobacco products, including 16,680 cigarettes, were seized from two of the shops during the inspection visits, with a significant number found at one of the sites. The haul included a mix of so-called “cheap-whites” – which i
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:17


Bethany, a Year 5 pupil at Thomas Walling Primary Academy in Blakelaw, urged 56-year-old Julie to quit the habit because it made her "really sad and worried" to see her grandmother smoking. All of the nasty things inside cigarettes make you ill and give
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:16

[UK] Smoking is killing one South Tynesider a day

SMOKING-related illnesses will kill at least one South Tynesider a day this year, according to new figures. The latest data from Fresh, the region’s tobacco control programme, shows that an estimated 428 people over the age of 35 will die from a conditi
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:15

[Jersey, UK] Drop in Stop Smoking Service uptake

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) said that it was "disappointing" that the number of smokers setting a "quit date" through these services dipped last year. The comments come after new figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC)
Jersey Evening Post (This is Jersey) (uk)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:14

[UK] Fewer quitting smoking in Sheffield

In 2013/14, 3,946 men and women tried to kick the habit using the city’s stop smoking service – down from 6,536 in 2012/13, new figures have revealed. Sheffield Council, which commissions the NHS to run the Yorkshire Smokefree Sheffield Service, believe
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:13

[UK] Tobacco firm investing in e-cigarettes

Much of Bristol's wealth has been built on tobacco and the city is still home to one of the wealthiest firms in the world. But Imperial Tobacco, the world's fourth largest tobacco company and the wealthiest firm in the South West, is starting to look fo
Western Daily Press (uk)
added Aug 20, 2014 06:56

[UK] ASA Stamps Out E-Cig Maker's Ad Watchdog claims poster misleads consumers

The Advertising Standards Authority has nixed a poster ad by London-based e-cigarette maker LeoLites. Specifically, the ad was banned because of the slogan "love your lungs," which the ASA deemed misleading, according to an article in The Drum. While man
Ad Week
added Aug 19, 2014 22:16

[UK] E-cigarette ad banned for "Love your lungs" strapline

Leolites" "Love Your Lungs" advert has been banned by the ASA An advert for an e-cigarette that encouraged consumer to "Love your lungs" has been banned by advertising watchdogs on the basis that it implied a health benefit from using the product.
The Grocer (uk)
added Aug 19, 2014 21:50
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