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[UK] Most CCGs missing smoking target for pregnant women

Just one in six clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in England are meeting the ‘national ambition’ that fewer than 6% of women should be smoking at the time they deliver their baby, NHS Digital reported this morning. It also found wide variation across
OnMedica Group (uk)
added Mar 9, 2018 20:48

[UK] National No Smoking Day 2018: All you need to know

began on Ash Wednesday, March 7, 1984. It has since been moved to the second Wednesday in March...The theme for 2018 is '#TellUsYourWay', which encourages smokers to share how they curbed their addiction.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 9, 2018 00:30
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[UK] Watchdogs could start spying to combat illegal tobacco trade in Norfolk

officers said they were also considering surveillance. They said: “Whilst surveillance is extremely costly, other local authorities have had success in tracing the supply chain of illegal tobacco; leading to seizures of large amounts that have had a real
Eastern Daily Press (EDP) (uk)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:46

[UK] The British women who SMOKE during pregnancy: Those in Blackpool are 17 TIMES more likely to light up than in Wokingham, NHS data shows

Pregnant women in certain parts of England are 17 times more likely to smoke than those living in others, official statistics reveals. NHS data today showed 27.8 per cent of expectant mothers smoked until they gave birth in Blackpool between October and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:45

UK report finds there is no harm in passive vaping — here’s why

e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn products (like the IQOS) published by [PHE] provided some compelling research that found e-cigarettes are saving thousands... those big clouds of smoke you see spewing out of electronic cigarettes are, in fact, safe.
News Interactive Network/News Limited/ (au)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:16

[Australia, New Zealand, UK] Report finds there is no harm in passive vaping

Dr Mendehlson says that while there is still research needed to investigate the harm done by vaping, there "is enough scientific evidence available now to make rational decisions". "People have strong perfumes, they fart in public, they have body odour,
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 8, 2018 01:26

[UK] GLANTZ: Strong evidence for a huge gateway effect for e-cigs in Britain, even stronger than in USA

Recently researchers from England, led my Ann McNeill and including prominent e-cigarette advocates, published a well-done study showing a huge gateway effect for e-cigarettes leading to cigarette smoking among youth in Great Britain. The paper, “Associ
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:51
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[UK] Quit smoking campaign aimed at sale of illicit tobacco

In North Yorkshire, the Keep it Out campaign will put emphasis on raising awareness of the implications of these cigarettes and tobacco being available in the county’s communities and encourages both smokers and non-smokers to report the sale of illicit
York Press (uk)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:46

[UK] Smokers urged to give quitting a go on No Smoking Day

The call comes as new figures suggest smokers in the North East are making more successful quit attempts than elsewhere in the country. Maggie Bratton, 62, from near Ponteland, quit smoking after being diagnosed with mouth cancer. The figures come from th
Northumberland Gazette (uk)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:46

European Patent Office Annual Report 2017: Patent Applications From the UK Keep Growing

British American Tobacco climbed from number 16 to a top ten spot at number 9 with 51 patent applications (Fig. Top UK applicants at the EPO in 2017).
PR Newswire
added Mar 8, 2018 02:37
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