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[UK] VIDEO: Norfolk smokers urged to take 'seven steps' away from children before lighting up

Norfolk County Council says rather than smoking inside their house, opening a window or simply opening the back door, smokers should take seven steps away from their home. They say this will help prevent thousands of children being exposed to deadly cig
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:37
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[UK] Hampstead campaigner uses Youtube to tackle litter problem outside

A retired headteacher has used Youtube to call on the council to clean up its act and tackle a persistent litter problem outside the Royal Free Hospital. Linda Grove claims patients and visitors at the Hampstead hospital are blighting the area by droppi
Hampstead & Highgate Express (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:26

[UK] Brighton considers banning smoking outside restaurants and pubs

Smoking outside restaurants, cafes and pubs in Brighton and Hove could be banned under plans being considered by the council. A 12 week consultation has been launched asking the public for their views on extending smoke-free zones in the city.
BigHospitality (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:26

[UK] PHIBBS: Perverse outcomes of councils’ anti-smoking policies

what litter from smoking? Try walking one end of Oxford Street to the other and count how many cigarette packs you see, and how many cigarette butts you see. You might see a few, but the vast majority of litter is made up of spit out chewing gum, which is
ConservativeHome (blog) (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 12:47

[UK] ASK THE DOCTOR: Why is there always a tickle in my throat?

By the way... Maybe we should bribe smokers to quit ...But then if it worked, our irritation would be a small price to pay for the sizeable gains to the NHS budget as well as the health of the ex-smoker. A significant research study published the results
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 11:13

[UK] Drinking and smoking 'raises dementia risk': Unhealthy habits reduce grey matter in areas of the brain linked to memory

Their results, published today in the journal Radiology, found that risk factors of alcohol use and diabetes were associated with smaller total brain volume, while smoking and obesity were linked with reduced volumes of the posterior cingulate cortex.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 11:03

[UK] AUDIO: Southern Rail bans use of electronic cigarettes

Passengers using Southern Rail, that runs through Surrey and Hampshire, can no longer use E-cigarettes on its services and at its stations. The device is banned on trains and platforms, bringing Southern and Gatwick Express into line with Thameslink and
Eagle Radio 96.4 (uk)
added Jul 27, 2015 10:49
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[UK] Pensioner died after discarded cigarette caused house fire

A discarded match was the most likely cause of a fire that killed an 82-year-old man, an inquest found. Roy Gadsby, of Grindon Crescent, in Bulwell, died on April 4 after a fire started in the living room of his home the day before.
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Jul 27, 2015 10:23

[UK] Smoke and mirrors! newly-single Charlize Theron puffs a sneaky cigarette on the set of The Huntsman as she prepares to reprise evil Queen Ravenna

She won't stay the fairest of them all for long if she keeps smoking those cigarettes. Charlize Theron was spotted taking a sneaky puff on the UK set of The Huntsman on Wednesday.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 26, 2015 06:06

[Asia, Pakistan, UK] HEALTH MINISTER’S ‘SURRENDER’ SURPRISES, TOBACCO CONTROL ADVOCATES Withdrawal of 85pc pictorial health warning

industry’s representatives in a high-level meeting not only got extended the deadline for one more month...they ‘convinced’ the well-intentioned health minister that the GHWs would only reduce the government revenues and lead to increase in smuggled cigar
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Jul 26, 2015 05:58
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