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[UK] Fears of future strain on NHS as councils slash health programmes

Hospitals will bear the brunt of “incredibly shortsighted” cuts to public health initiatives that will lead to more people having a heart attack or getting cancer, experts are warning. New research reveals that, by next year, spending per head in Englan
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 14:01
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[UK] RIDLEY: Britain’s vaping revolution: why this healthier alternative to smoking is under threat

The British vaping revolution dismays some people, who see it as a return to social acceptability for something that looks like smoking with unknown risks. Yet here, more than anywhere in the world, the government disagrees. Public Health England says th
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 13:59
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[Australia, UK] Editorial: Progress towards a tobacco-free world

Achieving this goal will require a turbo-charged approach that complements FCTC actions with strengthened UN leadership, full engagement of all sectors, and increased investment in tobacco control. The legal success in Australia, together with the positiv
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 15:24
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[UK] Dog detective sniff out illegal tobacco haul

Cheshire West and Chester Council's Trading Standards officers enlisted the help of tobacco detection dogs Willow and Ted during recent operations in Northwich and Chester. The dogs, provided by Wagtail UK Ltd, helped detect concealed stashes of tobacco
Northwich Guardian (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 14:37
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[UK] Parents celebrate success of #smokefreesidelines initiative

An evaluation of the #smokefreesidelines campaign, which was designed to stop parents and carers from smoking on the sidelines when watching youth football, has found the initiative to be hugely successful. Smokefree Sidelines was launched 12 months ago
BJFM (British Journal of Family Medicine)
added Jul 9, 2018 14:04
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[UK] SPARKS FLY Shocking moment mums brawl in playground in front of stunned children after row over one refusing to put out cigarette

She said: "As I got it, the fat woman was smoking at the children's playground when the other woman asked her to put out the cigarette. “The fat woman started shouting and insulting the other one.
The Sun (uk)
added Jul 8, 2018 03:17
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[UK] The World Cup of stop smoking! Peru would WIN the tournament and England would make the semis, reveals official data based on rates of decline across all 32 competing nations

Researchers mocked-up the results using official statistics on the decline in smoking rates across all 32 competing nations between 2000 and 2015. The overall rates for each country are strictly estimates, but are based on data from national health auth
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 6, 2018 14:58
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[Europe, UK] Christopher Snowdon: Smoking rate rises in first year of plain packaging and TPD

Now that the British and EU governments have saved us from the perils of branded cigarette packs, packs of ten and high strength vape juice, the rate must have fallen still further, right? Wrong. As I mentioned in May, the data from the Smoking Toolkit
Catallaxy Files (blog) (au)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:27
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[UK] Huge reduction in number of Wirral smokers

THE numbers of people smoking in Wirral have reduced at more than twice the national average, with numbers of pregnant women smoking also down. The local authority said it is “delighted” at the results set to be discussed at a council meeting on Thursda
This is Wirral (Wirral Globe) (uk)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:26
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[UK] Revealed: Five more holiday destinations ban vaping, with tourists who flout the rules risking fines and even prison

India, the Philippines, Lebanon, Cambodia and Vietnam have all banned vaping / In the past four years there has been a 48 per cent rise in vaping in the UK 2.8m Brits regularly use e-cigarettes, but the WHO doubts their effectiveness
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 8, 2018 02:26
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