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[UK] Councils defend spending on public health interventions

Council chiefs have defended using taxpayer’s money to tackle harmful lifestyle choices against ‘flawed’ study which accuses them of restricting individual freedom. The anti-taxation, right-wing libertarian think tank TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) has publi
LocalGov.co.uk (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:17
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[UK] VIDEO: R (on the application of Black) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for Justice (Respondent)

Supreme Court (UK)
added Nov 4, 2017 15:31
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[UK] Inmate's appeal to ban smoking in jails reaches Supreme Court

Five justices headed by president Lady Hale are considering whether the Crown is bound by the 2006 Health Act, which includes the ban on smoking in public places introduced in 2007. Black's lawyers have said the sex offender, who has been serving an inde
BBC Online
added Nov 4, 2017 15:28
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[UK] PATTERSON: Exeter would be right to ban smoking, and other colleges should follow

Exeter would set a great example by banning smoking in their college grounds, and other colleges should follow suit. With the ban on polluting vehicles set to come into effect in the next few years in Oxford city centre, it makes sense that colleges shou
Cherwell Online (Oxford Student Publication) (uk)
added Nov 4, 2017 15:24
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[UK] 'This sends all the wrong messages': County council accused of 'hypocrisy' over pension fund's tobacco investments while supporting STOPtober campaign

Councillor Robert Evans, Labour member for Stanwell and Stanwell Moor , has accused the county council of "hypocrisy" after a written question revealed the county council-administered pension fund held £27.3m of investments in tobacco firms.
Get Surrey (uk)
added Nov 1, 2017 15:53
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[UK] 15,000 suspected illegal cigarettes seized in Newcastle

The raids came on the day a new survey suggested illegal tobacco has helped over half of underage smokers in the North East get hooked. A survey published today by the charity Fresh found that 54 per cent of children aged 14 and 15, who smoke, say they
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Nov 1, 2017 15:51
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Increase in smoking quitters reported

The Western Isles are delighted to report that they have had the highest percentage increase in the number of supported smoking quit attempts between 2015/16 and 2016/17. The percentage of successful quit attempts at 12 weeks in the Western Isles was 55%,
Stornoway Gazette (uk)
added Nov 1, 2017 15:51
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[UK] Illegal Tobacco Means Underaged Smokers Are Getting Hooked

Illegal tobacco has helped over half of underage smokers in the North East get hooked on smoking, a new survey released today suggests. 55% of children aged 14 and 15 who smoke say they buy illegal tobacco from sources like "tab houses" and shops - whil
Rathergood Radio
added Nov 1, 2017 02:37
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No surgery for smokers or the obese: Policy in UK stirs debate

it plans to ban access to routine, or non-urgent, surgery under the National Health Service until patients "improve their health," the policy states, claiming that "exceptional clinical circumstances (will) be taken into account on a case-by-case basis."
CNN
added Oct 31, 2017 16:57
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[UK] More than half of teenage smokers buying from illegal dealers

Hartlepool health and consumer leaders are backing a new campaign against illegal tobacco after a survey found more than half of North East teenager smokers regularly buy from rogue dealers. A survey by anti-smoking group Fresh revealed that 55% of undera
Hartlepool Mail (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:37
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