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[UK] VIDEO: Speaking Out: Dr Andrew Taylor on banning smoking in park

Dr Andrew Taylor is the director of public health at Waltham Forest council. He is speaking out on implementing a voluntary smoking ban at children's play areas ... said it is not the council acting as 'Big Brother' and is a voluntary ban.
Guardian-series / Guardian Newspapers (uk)
added May 4, 2015 16:23
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[UK] Statins Linked to Improved Lung Cancer Survival

Sustained statin use was associated with modestly better survival in lung cancer, an observational study in Great Britain showed. People already on statins before diagnosis had a hazard ratio of 0.88 for lung cancer–specific mortality compared with other
MedPage Today
added May 2, 2015 14:53
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[Isle of Man, UK] New smoking legislation moves forward

Measures to stop young people smoking are progressing - but not without criticism. This week the House of Keys voted unanimously in favour of a second reading of the Public Health Tobacco Amendment Bill. It was moved forward by the Health and Social Ca
Energy FM (im)
added May 1, 2015 07:03
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[UK] Wolves’ e-cigarette advert emails criticised

An investigation has been launched into the possibility that Wolves sent out emails to children advertising e-cigarettes. The different flavourings added to e-cigarettes are potentially harmful, a study has warned.
Midlands Express and Star (uk)
added May 1, 2015 07:01
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[UK] 'I was hallucinating and talking gibberish': Student reveals her drink spiking nightmare as research reveals nearly HALF of women leave beverages unattended on nights out

Faced with 'no drinks on the dance floor' rules, no-smoking law and lengthy bar queues, new research reveals that nearly half (45 per cent) of women feel they have no option but to leave their beverages unattended on nights out.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 1, 2015 06:57
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UK: Decline In Smoking Hits Volumes At BAT

saw revenue fall 5.8% for the three months ended 31 March, although excluding the impact of currency, it rose 1.7%, bolstered by price rises. However, BAT said the volume of tobacco sold fell 3.6% to 152bn cigarettes in the quarter compared with a 1% fall
EMR-NAMNEWS Ltd
added Apr 30, 2015 13:09
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[UK, UK-Wales] The future of life expectancy and life expectancy inequalities in England and Wales: Bayesian spatiotemporal forecasting

Present forecasts underestimate the expected rise in life expectancy, especially for men, and hence the need to provide improved health and social services and pensions for elderly people in England and Wales. Health and social policies are needed to cur
The Lancet (uk)
added Apr 30, 2015 07:28
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[UK] Life expectancy increases but gap widens between rich and poor

The gap between the sexes has closed, probably in part because more women are smoking, reducing their chances of a longer life. Ezzati quoted the Oxford epidemiologist Sir Richard Peto, who said: “If women smoke like men, they die like men.” Deaths among
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 30, 2015 07:27
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[Guernsey, UK] Deputy wants to make Town centre smoke-free

A SMOKE-FREE zone could be created in the centre of St Peter Port under radical proposals being tabled that could ban smoking outside all public buildings including pubs and restaurants.
Guernsey Press
added Apr 30, 2015 07:26
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Election 2015: Ban smoking in parks, UKIP candidate says

A cancer expert who is standing for UKIP says the smoking ban should be extended to public parks. Prof Angus Dalgleish said his stance sounded "paradoxical" given his party's support for "smoking rooms" in pubs.
BBC Online
added Apr 29, 2015 23:18
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