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[UK] Lancashire Telegraph County council health boss backs MPs e-cigs report

LANCASHIRE County Council's health boss has backed a report by MPs which said that e-cigarettes can help people stop smoking. But Cllr Shaun Turner has warned against non-smokers taking up 'vaping'. On Friday a report from the House of Commons Science
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 20, 2018 16:11
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[UK] A time to quit: supporting smoking cessation in general practice

A new report exploring GPs’ prescribing practices for quitting services and treatment... Health professionals – such as practice nurses, clinical pharmacists and GPs – play an important role in educating and motivating smokers to stop, as well as assessi
Practice Business (uk)
added Aug 20, 2018 16:00

[Malaysia] HAMID: Let’s follow UK on e-cigarette regulations — Sarah Zailana Hamid

there is a need for an independent study of Malaysians on e-cigarettes and such devices, a monitoring of their long-term health effects, while the government allows these product to be promoted as an alternative to traditional cigarettes for people trying
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 20, 2018 15:54
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[UK] Child passive smoking 'increases chronic lung risk'

Non-smoking adults have a higher risk of dying from serious lung disease if they grew up with parents who smoked, according to US research. The researchers said childhood passive smoking was "likely to add seven deaths to every 100,000 non-smoking adult
BBC Online
added Aug 20, 2018 16:02

[Australia, UK] Push to quit smoking by using e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes are winning major support from official and political organisations, including the Liberal Party of Western Australia, CSIRO and a British parliamentary committee that yes­terday ­endorsed their use as a quit-smoking aid. “E-cigarettes pres
The Australian (au)
added Aug 18, 2018 16:56

[Europe, UK] British MPs push e-cigarettes as health benefit

British MPs are backing e-cigarettes as a public health fix to help traditional smokers kick the habit — and are eyeing Brexit as the perfect opportunity to boost the industry. In a ringing endorsement of vaping, MPs in the U.K. parliament’s science and
added Aug 18, 2018 16:55

[UK] Is vaping safe? Here’s what we know about e-cigarettes ($$)

Is vaping safer than smoking? Yes. Exactly how much is disputed — including Public Health England’s estimate that it is 95 per cent safer — but few think e-cigarettes will turn out to be more dangerous than a product that kills 60 per cent of its users.
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 18, 2018 16:51
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[UK] Call for smoke ban in the home to protect children

CANCER scientists have renewed calls for smoking to be banned in the home, as almost a third of smokers’ children are left likely to die from lung disease in adulthood. Older people exposed to passive smoking in childhood have been found to be far more pr
Daily Express (uk)
added Aug 18, 2018 15:48

[UK] House of Commons: Science and Technology Committee: E-cigarettes: Seventh Report of Session 2017–19 (PDF)

Three-quarters of NHS trusts were mistakenly concerned about ‘second-hand’ e-cigarette vapour, despite the negligible health risk. NHS England should set a policy of mental health facilities allowing e-cigarette use by patients unless trusts can demonst
UK Parliament (uk)
added Aug 19, 2018 20:34

[UK] VAPE AWAY E-cigarettes should be FREE on the NHS – and vaping in the office allowed to slash smoking deaths

Vaping could be the "key weapon" in the health service's stop-smoking arsenal, encouraging people to quit fags for good.
The Sun (uk)
added Aug 19, 2018 20:33
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