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[UK-Scotland] Scotland has among the highest number of smokers across the UK

One in five people in Scotland aged 18 and over smoke (21%), the highest proportion in Britain outside the north east of England. Smoking is responsible for around 13,500 deaths each year in Scotland, despite the number of smokers falling by more than h
STV (uk)
added Nov 26, 2014 15:23
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[UK] E-cigarette 'lure' fears might be unfounded

Data from the Office for National Statistics indicate those who use e-cigarettes, are almost entirely current or former smokers. E-cigarettes were mainly used to help smokers quit and because users saw them as being less harmful than cigarettes, the ONS
BBC Online
added Nov 26, 2014 15:22
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[UK] Britain kicks the habit: Fewer than 1 in 5 people are still smokers and more than half have never even tried it

Unemployed people, least qualified and low earners more likely to smoke Married people and older people are all less likely to be cigarette smokers
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 26, 2014 15:19

[UK] E-cigarettes have not been a gateway to traditional smoking – ONS

Proportion of those in Great Britain who have never smoked before using e-cigarettes is negligible, according to ONS
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 26, 2014 15:18

[UK] Children’s play parks now ‘smoke-free’

The signs have been put up at play areas and children's centres across North Somerset The signs have been put up at play areas and children's centres across North Somerset
Weston Mercury (uk)
added Nov 26, 2014 15:11

[UK] Adult smoking habits in Great Britain: 2013

Trends in smoking prevalence and cigarette consumption 1974-2013.
added Nov 26, 2014 11:28

[UK] Illegal cigarettes worth £10k seized in series of Midland shop raids

Teams of officers targeted shops and off licences in west Birmingham using two sniffer dogs, as part of a continued crackdown on the sale of illicit tobacco. They were searching for products which have been smuggled in, illegally produced or for which n
Midlands Express and Star (uk)
added Nov 26, 2014 11:25

[UK] Nation's smoking habits revealed

Only a tiny proportion of people who use e-cigarettes had never smoked before, latest figures published by the Office of National Statistics...proportion of people in Great Britain who smoke cigarettes now standing at 19%, a fall of more than half in the
Press Association (uk)
added Nov 26, 2014 11:22

[UK] BMA calls on ASA to ban TV ad featuring woman 'smoking' e-cigarette

The British Medical Association has accused the first-ever TV ad featuring someone "smoking" an e-cigarette of breaking advertising rules by appealing to non-smokers and has called on the ASA to ban the spot.
Marketing Magazine (uk)
added Nov 25, 2014 19:08

Nicotine from e-cigarettes poisoning more of our pets warn UK vets

There’s been a 300% increase in e-cigarette poisoning in the last 12 months, according to the Veterinary Poisons Information Service
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 25, 2014 10:14
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