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ITV News has been speaking to youth worker Marc George, who took up the habit as a young teenager 'to fit in' with his peers. He quit when he finally realised the health risks involved - but many continue the habit throughout their adult lives.
Dec 6, 2013 ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Dec 6, 2013 18:46
The researchers say the figures reinforce the importance of introducing standardised packaging for cigarettes, which the government is considering, and other measures to reduce smoking uptake in children.
Dec 4, 2013 Imperial College London (uk)
added Dec 5, 2013 14:08
Based on this data it would appear that current anti-smoking messages are either not reaching some children, they do not understand them, or they choose to ignore them. Additional methods recommended by the researchers include banning the sale of flavo
Dec 5, 2013 National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Dec 5, 2013 14:07
YORK’S city leaders have pledged to cut smoking in the city, where nicotine causes 300 deaths every year. City of York Council yesterday became the first local authority in Yorkshire to sign the Local Government Declaration On Tobacco Control, enshrinin
Dec 3, 2013 York Press (uk)
added Dec 5, 2013 10:54
Although the historical trend for smoking in both adults and children is downwards,6 the figure is still high and pressure needs to be maintained to ensure that the necessary public health measures are sustained and new initiatives are introduced to redu
Dec 4, 2013 Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Dec 5, 2013 09:32
* Estimated 463 children start smoking every day in England * 50 start a day in Scotland, 30 in Wales and 19 in Northern Ireland * Experts used survey data from more than 6,500 youngsters
Dec 5, 2013 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 5, 2013 09:29
Almost 600 children – some as young as 11 – take up smoking every day across Britain, figures show. There were 207,000 new child smokers between 2010 and 2011 – 50,000 more than took up the deadly habit the previous the year.
Dec 5, 2013 Metro Café (uk)
added Dec 5, 2013 09:28
DUDLEY Council is the first local authority in the Black Country to commit to a smoke-free future. The council has signed up to the Local Government Declaration on Tobacco Control to try and encourage the borough's 45,000 smokers to stub out the habit.
Dec 4, 2013 Halesowen News (uk)
added Dec 5, 2013 09:23
Comparing successive years’ data on smoking prevalence in 11 to 15-year-olds, researchers from Imperial College London, Action on Smoking and Cancer Research UK were able to estimate how many new child smokers there were in each UK region, each day in 201
Dec 5, 2013 The Independent (uk)
added Dec 5, 2013 09:21
JTI, which markets brands such as Benson & Hedges and Silk Cut, has invested £400,000 to tackle underage sales in the North West. An initiative with Serve Legal has seen dozens of test purchases across 243 shops in East Lancashire in the past nine weeks.
Dec 3, 2013 Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 5, 2013 02:56