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A decade after UK smoking ban introduced, how has the law affected Bristol?

an estimated 25% of the city’s population smoked in 2008, just after the law came into force, compared with the national average of 24% at the time. The number has fallen to 16.3%, according to Public Health England data from June 2016 – down again from
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 09:15

[UK] Man, 22, accused of fatally punching heart surgeon outside of Melbourne hospital because he asked him to stop smoking could be jailed for 20 years after the doctor tragically died a month later

The man accused of fatally punching a heart surgeon who told him to stop smoking outside a hospital could have his charges upgraded to manslaughter, police say. Respected Melbourne heart and lung surgeon Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann, 41, had his life suppo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 03:05

[Australia, South Africa, UK] Plain packaging - the silent (trade mark) killer?

South Africa has, to date, amended its domestic legislation in line with international trends aimed at improving public health. In fact, a new bill and additional regulations which further regulate the packaging of tobacco products at the point of sale i
Lexology (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 05:16

[UK] PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Bruised Stephanie Davis puffs a cigarette as she continues to show painful marks along her arms while reuniting with ex Jeremy McConnell for first time since his relapse

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 03:05

[UK] How healthy is your area? Interactive map shows people living in the north are more likely to smoke and drink dangerous amounts of alcohol compared to their southern neighbours

Research by the Office for National Statistics shows that when it comes to living healthily, the country is hit by a stark north-south divide. The amount of physical exercise a person does, how many fruit and vegetables they eat and their drinking and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 03:01

[UK] Illegal Jin Ling cigarettes linked to pensioner's death seized in raids

Trading Standards officers in Grimsby have seized the first red packs of Jin Ling cigarettes found in the UK, a Russian brand linked to the death of a pensioner
Grimsby Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 02:40

[UK] More smokers have quit since smoking ban introduction 10 years ago

It has not just changed smoking habits, but Britain's pub culture has never looked the same since, while our workplaces and buses are consistently smoke-free. At the time of the ban, 29.6 per cent of people smoked. However, by last year that had fallen
This is Bolton / Bolton Evening News (BEN) (uk)
added Jun 28, 2017 13:45

[UK] Number of Kent smokers fall as ban marks 10 years

At the start of the ban, almost 21% of the Kent population smoked, now this has reduced by a quarter to just over 15% of residents.* Kent County Council Director of Public Health, Andrew Scott-Clark said: “Initially, it took a few years to see a steady
KCC Media Hub (Kent County Council) (uk)
added Jun 28, 2017 13:37

[UK] Eight things that have changed since the smoking ban ten years ago

But apart from making public places more pleasant and healthier to be in, the new law also had some unexpected results. 1. More people have given up smoking There was a spike in people deciding to stop smoking as a result of the ban. Everyone knew the
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 28, 2017 13:36
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[UK] 86% of people support the smoking ban 10 years on

The huge majority of adults in the North East support the change to public smoking laws which came into affect 10 years ago this week. In the North East 86% of adults support “smokefree” in 2017 and only 5% oppose the law, which was introduced on July 1,
Hartlepool Mail (uk)
added Jun 28, 2017 11:47
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