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[UK] GRANGETOWN PRIMARY CHILDREN TACKLING SECOND HAND SMOKE

Hitting shops and businesses in Grangetown, the Year 6 pupils have made handmade signs for shops to display, requesting people not to smoke directly outside the premises. The aim is to stop children being exposed to smoke when entering the shops.
North East Connected (uk)
added Nov 7, 2017 19:05
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[UK] Clouds of cigarette smoke outside shops annoy you? These kids are doing something about it

Year 6 pupils are hitting shops and businesses in Grangetown with handmade signs, asking smokers to think twice before lighting up directly outside shop entrances. The aim is to stop children being exposed to second-hand smoke when simply nipping to the
Middlesboro Evening Gazette (uk)
added Nov 7, 2017 03:48
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[UK] Grangetown children tackling second hand smoke

Hitting shops and businesses in Grangetown, the Year 6 pupils have made handmade signs for shops to display, requesting people not to smoke directly outside the premises. The aim is to stop children being exposed to smoke when entering the shops.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Nov 7, 2017 03:45
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[UK] STUBBED OUT Five million adults have tried to stop smoking in the last year – but one in five didn’t last a month

And half of those who tried blamed a lack of willpower for their failure to kick nicotine. Despite not being able to pack them in for good, one third of users said they were able to cut back by more than 75 per cent while one quarter halved their intake
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Nov 6, 2017 15:43
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[UK] Public show little support for further tax hike

The survey, conducted by Populus for the smokers’ group Forest, found that 76 per cent of adults think the current level of tax – over 80 per cent on an average packet of cigarettes in the UK – is either about right (44 per cent) or too high (32 per cent
Asian Trader (uk)
added Nov 7, 2017 19:10
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[UK] Has the smoking ban had an effect on deaths from lung cancer dropping? - Saturday Briefing

THE figures suggest it has indeed had a beneficial effect. The ban was introduced in 2007 when the rate of lung cancer deaths in the UK was 66.2 per 100,000 deaths. In 2014, that figure was down to 61.4 per 100,000. Curiously, the decrease has been much
The [London, UK] Express
added Nov 6, 2017 15:43
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[UK] LAST GASP England could be smoke-free by 2040, new study reveals

the Frontier Economics research funded by tobacco giant Philip Morris Ltd says if an extra 210,000 quit each year the target could be reached as early as 2029. PML managing director Peter Nixon said: “We want a smoke-free country as soon as possible - 20
The Sun (uk)
added Nov 6, 2017 15:43
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[UK] Regular smoking in young people at record low

But there are signs that falls in recent years are levelling off, with the proportion of young people who have ever tried a cigarette similar to figures in 2014. “We urge the government to prioritise tobacco control so we can achieve the goal of a ‘smo
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Nov 7, 2017 04:58
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[UK] 40,000 healthcare professionals trained to help smokers quit

Public Health England (PHE) today (3 November 2017) confirmed that nearly 40,000 healthcare professionals have been trained to offer quit smoking advice as part of a drive to make the NHS smoke-free by 2019. An event today in Birmingham, held by PHE, wil
Wired-GOV (uk)
added Nov 6, 2017 15:38
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[UK] All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for E-Cigarettes

As of 2 May 2017, the APPG’s Secretariat was the UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVAI).[3] At this time UKVAI’s membership consisted of small independent e-cigarette manufactures and four tobacco manufacturers: Japan Tobacco International (JTI), Fontem
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Nov 7, 2017 23:22
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