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[UK] Numbers of underage buying cigarettes fall sharply

Shop-bought cigarettes fell from 57% in 2014 to 38% in 2016. One in three (28%) of underage smokers said they found it difficult to buy cigarettes in shops, while friends were cited as the most common source of cigarettes.
The Grocer (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 17:24
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[UK] Dentists `perfectly placed´ to give healthy living advice - report

Dentists are “perfectly placed” to deliver health promotion and prevention advice to their patients, according to new report from the Nuffield Trust and the Health Foundation. They could deliver advice on healthy eating, alcohol consumption and giving u
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 17:11
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[UK] Rise in violence and self-harm as inmates struggle with tobacco ban ($$)

More than half of prisons in England and Wales forbid prisoners from smoking in a move that has led to tobacco being sold on the black market inside for as much as £150 an ounce. The new psychoactive substance Spice, which has swept through the prison s
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:21
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[UK] Prison chaplain ditches old Bibles with thin pages because inmates keep smoking them

Tobacco ban led to numerous inmates suddenly converting to Christianity. Push for smoke-free prisons already being blamed for rise in violence and self-harm in some jails.
IBTimes (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:06
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[UK] Smoking ban is blamed for huge rise in violence in prisons as black-market tobacco sells for £150 an ounce and inmates use BIBLES to roll illicit cigarettes

Prisoners are turning to Christianity in jail after discovering that pages from the Bible are suitable for rolling cigarettes, it has been claimed. Inmates are said to have found the texture is perfect for rolling cigarettes made of tobacco or mixtures
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:03
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[UK] VIDEO: E-cigarette safety: the facts explained

In this extended (13 minute) film, experts take a deeper look at the evidence on some of the issues that surround the use of e-cigarettes - including the safety of e-liquids and vapour, secondhand vaping, the 'gateway' theory, and the safety of vaping re
You Tube
added Apr 13, 2018 15:59
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[Europe] How does UK healthcare spending compare internationally?

ONS’s new internationally-comparable “health accounts“1 show that the UK’s total healthcare spending in 2014 was £179 billion, or 9.9% of GDP. As a percentage of GDP, the UK spent less on healthcare than USA, Japan, France and Germany and a similar perc
Office for National Statistics (ONS) (uk)
added Nov 25, 2017 04:56
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[UK] E-cigarettes in patients with COPD: current perspectives [FREE FULL TEXT]

little is known about health consequences of EC use among COPD smokers and whether their regular use has any effects on subjective and objective COPD outcomes. In the current review, we discuss the current perspectives and literature on the role of ECs in
Dove Medical Press (uk)
added Nov 17, 2017 20:05
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[UK] VIDEO: NCSCT: E-cigarette safety: the facts explained

National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Treatment...In this extended (13 minute) film, experts take a deeper look...part-funded by Public Health England and produced in association with the New Nicotine Alliance.
You Tube
added Nov 10, 2017 15:25
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[UK] Prisoner takes fight against illicit smoking in jails to Supreme Court

Black, who suffers from a range of serious health problems, has taken his case to the Supreme Court in a bid to win what he says is the same level of protection from the risks posed by passive smoking as "non-smokers living in the wider community". Tuesda
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Nov 4, 2017 15:33
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