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[UK] BAT/vaping: cigarette break

Try this. It may kill you. That has long been the marketing dilemma of the world’s biggest cigarette groups.
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 20, 2018 17:25
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[UK] One person quits smoking every 80 seconds in England as official figures show only 10% will smoke in 5 years and the killer habit will be completely eradicated by 2030

health chiefs predict the end of the killer habit is in sight. Public Health England estimates only one in ten people will still be smokers......health chiefs are sending smokers to controversial vaping shops despite growing fears over safety.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 20, 2018 17:11
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[UK] South Shields mum saves thousands of pounds within months of quitting smoking

Figures released by anti-smoking group Fresh ahead of this year’s Stoptober campaign show that in 2017 nearly 400,000 smokers in England quit successfully. From left, South Tyneside director of public health Tom Hall, Coun Tracey Dixon, ex-smoker Deborah
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Sep 20, 2018 11:51
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[UK] Just one in 10 of us will be smokers in 2023, say health officials

Public Health England (PHE) said that smoking rates among adults in England are expected to fall from the current level of 14.9% to around 10% by 2023. The number of smokers in England has fallen by more than a million since 2014, it added. The estimat
Press Association (uk)
added Sep 22, 2018 15:37
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[UK] Jeremy Kyle calls on smokers to quit during Stoptober

Kyle, who recently became a grandfather, is now an ex-smoker, having enjoyed cigarettes for more than half of his life. The 53-year-old smoked for 35 years. "If I can quit, I honestly believe anyone can quit," said Jeremy Kyle
Press Association (uk)
added Sep 22, 2018 15:35
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[Canada, UK] Canadian tobacco exec pushes back against vaping health concerns

Charbonneau...vaping is a proven less harmful alternative to satisfying your nicotine fit without lighting up a cigarette. He cited studies done in England and by Health Canada supporting that position, recognizing that vaping or e-cigarettes can play a
Abbotsford (BC) News (ca)
added Sep 20, 2018 16:14
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[UK] Does Stoptober work?

West, who was part of a team of researchers who examined the effectiveness of the campaign in its first year in 2012, said that the public health campaign is “incredibly good value for money”. But...“very little” money is spent on the campaign.
Press Association (uk)
added Sep 20, 2018 11:50
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[UK] Just one in 10 of us will be smokers in 2023, say health officials

Public Health England (PHE) said that smoking rates among adults in England are expected to fall from the current level of 14.9% to around 10% by 2023. The number of smokers in England has fallen by more than a million since 2014, it added.
Free Press Series (uk)
added Sep 20, 2018 11:47
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[UK] British American Tobacco to replace chief executive Nicandro Durante

has identified an unnamed lead candidate to succeed chief executive Nicandro Durante, who will retire next year after eight years at the helm as the company navigates industry upheaval. The company said 62-year-old Mr Durante, who joined the cigarette ma
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 20, 2018 11:46
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Air pollution could be responsible for 60,000 cases of dementia in the UK, with people exposed to dirty air 40% more likely to develop the disease

The disease is thought to be largely caused by genetics, with smoking, obesity and lack of exercise increasing the risk. But the study suggests air pollution also plays a major role. More than 40,000 people in the UK are thought to die early every year
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24
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