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[UK] Let hospitals sell e-cigarettes and let the sick have 'vaping lounges' on wards say public health leaders

In a huge sea-change UK authorities are throwing their full weight behind the products which they say could save many more lives by helping smokers quit
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:51
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[UK] NHS patients should be allowed to vape indoors and even in their beds, public health body advises

Hospitals have been told to start selling e-cigarettes and letting patients vape indoors - and even in bed - under controversial new health advice. Public Health England (PHE) said every smoker struggling to quit, including pregnant women, should be e
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:41
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[UK] Hospitals may BAN smoking shelters and SELL e-Cigs in shock move

Though there has been a ban on smoking inside hospitals since 2007, most have struggled to enforce the ban on their grounds. Smoking shelters are where patients and visitors go to for a cheeky fag. But a shock new editorial by Public Health England (PH
Daily Star (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:40
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[UK] Should NHS hospitals offer e-cigarettes and vaping lounges?

Joyce Robins, of campaign group Patient Concern, told The Times that it was a bad idea to use up much-needed spaces in hospitals to create vaping areas. “Every hospital I have been in there is not an inch to spare, with people lying in corridors,” she sa
The Week.co.uk (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:38
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[UK] Hospitals should sell e-cigarettes, health officials say

Hospitals should sell e-cigarettes to patients and switch smoking shelters to vaping lounges, health officials have said. Patients should be allowed to vape in private rooms and purchase e-cigarette devices in hospital shops, Public Health England (PHE)
Press Association (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:35
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[UK] E-cigarettes 'should be on prescription'

E-cigarettes should be available on prescription, according to Public Health England (PHE). The agency wants them to be prescribed on the NHS within the next few years because of how successful they have been in helping people give up smoking. An indepe
BBC Online
added Feb 6, 2018 17:23
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Population exposure to smoking and tobacco branding in the UK reality show ‘Love Island’

Despite advertising legislation and broadcasting regulations intended to protect children from smoking imagery in UK television, series 3 of Love Island delivered millions of general and branded tobacco impressions both to children and adults in the UK. M
Tobacco Control
added Feb 6, 2018 04:30
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[UK] E-cigarette trial makes Isle of Man jail 'calmer and safer'

Allowing inmates to smoke e-cigarettes has made an Isle of Man jail "calmer and safer", a report has found. The six-month pilot was introduced after a 2008 ban on tobacco led to inmates smoking "illicit materials" like nicotine patches and tea bags. Int
BBC Online
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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UK experts urge smokers to switch to e-cigs for big health gains

In a review of evidence on e-cigarettes commissioned by the government-backed authority Public Health England, experts said e-cigarettes could already be helping some 20,000 UK smokers a year to quit tobacco - and possibly many more. The report said the
Reuters
added Feb 7, 2018 00:27
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[UK] NHS plan to prescribe e-cigarettes goes up in smoke after the only device licensed for medical use is axed

The eVoke device received approval two years ago to help smokers to quit But British American Tobacco said production difficulties had halted progress Health bosses say 'vaping' is 95 per cent safer than smoking tobacco
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:03
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