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[UK] Sheffield shop landed with £777,600 tax bill for selling black market tobacco

The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 27, 2018 16:17

[UK] AUDIO: NICE Talks: How do we help people quit smoking?

In this episode, we chat to Martin Dockrell, Tobacco Control Programme Lead from Public Health England. We talk about the best interventions to help people quit smoking and find out the truth about e-cigarettes.
added Sep 26, 2018 16:00

Life expectancy progress in UK 'stops for first time'

Since the 1980s, life expectancy has been going up by roughly two months a year every year, as we saw fewer deaths due to smoking or heart problems. But after 2011, that rate of improvement has been slowing.
BBC Online
added Sep 26, 2018 15:59

Eye health map highlights areas of UK at risk of sight loss

“However, in towns and cities like Bristol, Liverpool, Luton and Manchester we are seeing a worrying number of people failing to take up their entitlement to free NHS sight tests and displaying high levels of smoking and obesity – two lifestyle factors l
Optometry Today (uk)
added Sep 26, 2018 15:57
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[UK] Shops penalised for child cig sales

FOUR newsagents have been successfully prosecuted in a council crackdown on illegal tobacco sales including supplying single cigarettes to under-18s. The Blackburn retailers were targeted following complaints from the public. The operation included
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 25, 2018 16:17

[UK] Men's health: The risks everyone should know about - from heart disease and diabetes to cancer and depression

Smoking is the biggest cause of cancer globally – it’s linked to 15 types including lung cancer, the second most common cancer among UK men. “It’s tough but it’s never too late to give up,” says health information officer Clare Hyde of Cancer Research U
The Mirror (uk)
added Sep 25, 2018 16:15

[UK] British American Tobacco appoints insider Jack Bowles as chief

British American Tobacco has picked a long-serving company insider as its new chief executive, a move that failed to reverse a long decline in its share price.
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 25, 2018 16:01
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[UK] Teens smoke... to cope with 'all their stress'

The study by Anglia Ruskin University explored why teenagers smoked in six deprived areas of Essex - Basildon, Colchester, Harlow, Southend, Tendring and Thurrock.
Echo Newspapers (uk)
added Sep 25, 2018 16:23

[UK] EVERS: RIP smoking, a lethal pastime. But strangely, some of us will mourn it

Some of us will doff our hats at an age in which the cigarette was elegance, then edge, then transgression. And some of us will bow our heads to the time when we were young, and thought ourselves immortal.
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 25, 2018 15:27

[UK] Obesity set to overtake smoking as the most common cause of preventable cancer for women with one in ten linked to weight by 2035, charity's report finds

Obesity will overtake smoking as the leading preventable cause of cancer in women within 25 years, experts warn. A study predicts one in ten new female cancer cases – around 23,000 a year – will be caused by excess weight by 2035, only 2,000 fewer than
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 24, 2018 04:27
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