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Every 1 pound spent on public health in UK saves average of 14 pound

The recent cuts made to public health budgets in the UK are therefore a "false economy" and are set to cost an already overstretched NHS and the wider economy "billions," conclude the researchers, who warn other countries to think again before going down
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 30, 2017 16:27

[UK] Return on investment of public health interventions: a systematic review [FREE FULL TEXT]

Many interventions (particularly around smoking cessation) produced a net cost-saving for the NHS, that is, the intervention was more effective and cheaper than the comparator.27 Most interventions were highly cost-effective with a very low cost per QALY:
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
added Mar 30, 2017 11:23

[UK] Under age children sold illicit cigarettes that were a fire risk claims trading standards as off licence review is ordered

Calls have been made to review the license of Europa on Broad Street, March, after illicit tobacco and cigarettes were discovered there last month. A March off-licence that allegedly sold illicit cigarettes to under age children – risking their health in
Cambs Times (uk)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:01
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[UK] Non-smoking driver, 21, accuses her council of 'scamming motorists' after she was fined for throwing a cigarette butt out of her car window

Amber Webb was given a £50 fine after a Community Protection Officer claimed to have seen her throw the item out of her car. But the 21-year-old's outraged family claim she has been 'victimised and scammed' by Nottingham City Council.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2017 18:39

[UK] Smokers May Be Prone to Risks From Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy

Breast cancer patients who smoke have an increased risk for serious long-term complications from radiation therapy, a new study finds. "This research highlights that breast cancer patients who smoke need to be offered help and support in order to try and
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 29, 2017 18:34

[Isle of Man, UK] eCig approval for Island prisoners

Plans to allow prisoners to smoke e-cigarettes have won unanimous backing from Island politicians. Tynwald has voted in favour of allowing custody rules to be changed so the eBurn device can be introduced to the Isle of Man Prison.
3FM (uk)
added Mar 29, 2017 15:02

[UK] Smart kids more likely to smoke weed & drink alcohol as teens — study

Children who do well in school are more likely to smoke weed and drink alcohol as teens and adults, but less likely to smoke cigarettes...The study, carried out on more than 6,000 young people in England over a 7-year period by University College London
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Mar 29, 2017 15:01

[UK] Imperial cracks down on six illicit tobacco retailers ($$)

’These latest actions are another impactful demonstration of Imperial’s zero tolerance policy’
The Grocer (uk)
added Mar 29, 2017 02:43

[Europe, UK] Meet Guillaume Périgois, our new man in Brussels

Yes, you read that correctly – Forest EU. The project will be managed by Guillaume Périgois who was formerly publishing director of Contrepoints, the largest classical liberal news website in France, and deputy director of New Direction, "the foundation
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Mar 28, 2017 15:44

[Europe, UK] Forest launches new chapter in Brussels

“As the UK prepares to leave the European Union we are delighted to be starting a new, EU-centred, chapter in our history. We will be bringing our trademark events to Brussels including smoker-friendly receptions and seminars. Our goal is to put consumer
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Mar 28, 2017 15:37
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