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[UK] Smoking in children's play areas could be banned in Oxford

Oxford City Council said it introduced a three-month trial, no-smoking scheme at Cutteslowe Park, Florence Park and Sandfield Road. The local authority is now asking if the measure should apply city-wide in a public consultation, running from July 14 to
Oxford Mail (uk)
added Jul 23, 2016 20:25

[Canary Islands, UK] EMA passenger ejected from plane for drinking and smoking

A disruptive passenger from East Midlands Airport forced his flight to redirect 925 miles as he was ejected for illicit drinking and smoking. Airline was forced to divert a flight to Gran Canaria on the evening of Tuesday, July 19, to off load
Loughborough Echo (uk)
added Jul 23, 2016 20:25

[UK] Store prosecuted for Illegal cigarettes loses its gantry

Manufacturer JTI has removed its tobacco gantry from a store in north-west London after the owner was prosecuted for selling illegal tobacco. It is the 25th store to have its gantry taken away by JTI. Ketan Patel, owner of Premier Food & Wine in Dudden
Talking Retail (uk)
added Jul 23, 2016 00:18

[UK] E-cigs on Twitter: negative sentiment versus enthusiastic bots

content generated by people – as opposed to software – showed an increase in negative sentiment as time went on. This does not necessarily mean users became more negative about e-cigs as a product, but there was an increase in negative expression about a
ECigIntelligence (uk)
added Jul 22, 2016 17:13

[UK] Smoke Less, Drink Less?

"These results go against the commonly held view that people who stop smoking tend to drink more to compensate. It's possible that they are heeding advice to try to avoid alcohol because of its link to relapse," said study lead author Jamie Brown, from U
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 22, 2016 17:02

[UK] Sheffield children's playgrounds to become smoke-free zones

Sheffield City Council will launch its smoke-free playground policy across 152 children's playgrounds across the city today. Signage which has been developed in collaboration with Sheffield schoolchildren will be clearly displayed at entrances to all pl
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jul 22, 2016 15:46

[UK] Smokers quitting tobacco also drink less alcohol

People who have recently begun an attempt to quit smoking tobacco are more likely to try to drink less alcohol than other smokers, according to research published in the open access journal BMC Public Health.
Medical Xpress (
added Jul 22, 2016 02:52

[UK] Are recent attempts to quit smoking associated with reduced drinking in England? A cross-sectional population survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smokers who report starting a quit attempt in the last week also report lower alcohol consumption, including less frequent binge drinking, and appear more likely to report currently attempting to reduce their alcohol consumption compared with smokers who
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 22, 2016 02:51

[UK] Parents worry more about sexting than smoking or drinking ($$)

Parents are now more worried about their children sexting than smoking or drinking alcohol, a survey suggests. Nine in ten families think that schools should do more to educate pupils about the dangers of sending sexual messages or pictures on their mob
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 21, 2016 19:40

[Europe, Poland, UK] SHAPIRO: The ENDS justifies the ends

What I learnt from my two days at the conference was both fascinating and appalling.... The Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids is one of the biggest voices against vaping. They were created by the Robert Woods Johnson almost feels like a proxy
DrugWise (uk)
added Jul 21, 2016 15:08
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