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[UK] Illicit tobacco factory dismantled after raids

Eleven men have been arrested as a suspected illicit tobacco factory was dismantled in North-west England by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). The arrests were made in 17 simultaneous searches across North-west England and Scotland. HMRC found residential
Talking Retail (uk)
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56

[UK] Impact on smoking of England's 2012 partial tobacco point of sale display ban: a repeated cross-sectional national study [FREE FULL TEXT]

The partial tobacco PoS display ban introduced in England in April 2012 did not lead to an immediate decline in smoking, but was followed by a decline in the trend of smoking prevalence that could not be accounted for by seasonal factors, e-cigarette use
Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2017 17:10

[UK] Elsecar Park joins smoke free campaign

The introduction of smoke free play areas has begun its expansion from Locke Park, in Barnsley, as Elsecar Park becomes the next play area to introduce the scheme. Elsecar Park, holder of a prestigious Green Flag Award for its excellent green spaces, will
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 20, 2017 17:10

[UK] Smokers trying to quit hit by postcode lottery as GPs ration help

Smokers in England wanting to quit face a postcode lottery as cash-strapped councils and GPs restrict access to services that can help them. The revelation has alarmed health experts and charities who claim that lives are being put at risk as a result o
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 20, 2017 16:06
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[UK] Passenger smoking an e-cigarette sparks major alarm at airport

Passengers were kept back from entering security for 15 minutes just before six am this morning and queues rapidly built up. We believe the smoke alarm was set off due to an individual using an e-cigarette in a toilet.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 20, 2017 15:59

[UK] Stansted airport is evacuated after a passenger using an e-cigarette in a toilet set off a fire alarm

Stansted Airport was evacuated today after a passenger started smoking an e-cigarette in a toilet and set off the fire alarm. Thousands caught up in the chaos described mayhem when the entire departures hall at the Essex airport was shut down this morni
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 18, 2017 01:04

[UK] Legal changes to the advertising of electronic cigarettes

Later this year there will be changes in UK law in relation to electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and, specifically, how they may be advertised. Our Copy Advice team has recently experienced an uplift in enquiries about the effect of this legislation. W
Committee of Advertising Practice (uk)
added Feb 17, 2017 23:03
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[UK] Smoking Increases the Rate of Reoperation for Infection within 90 Days After Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty

demonstrated not only that current smokers have a significantly increased risk of reoperation for infection within 90 days of a surgical procedure compared with nonsmokers, but also that the amount that one has smoked, regardless of current smoking status
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
added Feb 17, 2017 20:26

[UK] Knee and hip replacement surgery 'almost TWICE as likely to fail in smokers'

Knee and hip replacement operation are twice as likely to fail in smokers Those who use cigarettes are at an increased risk of requiring repeat procedures because of infections, say scientists.
The [London, UK] Express
added Feb 17, 2017 20:24

[UK] Doncaster employers asked to help with campaign

A new ‘stop smoking’ campaign involving workplaces across Doncaster and the wider region has been launched. Yorkshire Smokefree’s message is that “stopping smoking is everyone’s business”, within a year-long campaign that targets routine and manual worker
Doncaster Today (uk)
added Feb 17, 2017 20:22
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