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[UK] New Tobacco Control Plan for Lancashire unveiled by county council

County Council is fighting back with new plans to stub out the habit. It will unveil an ambitious Tobacco Control Plan, which will run until 2022, at its cabinet meeting on Thursday. Lancashire has above the national average number of adults lighting up -
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Oct 13, 2017 14:12
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[UK] Wellcome statement on the cancelled corporate event booking for the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World.

At the time of booking, it was not made clear to Wellcome Trust Trading Ltd, or its parent Wellcome Trust Ltd, that the event was for a meeting of the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, which is an organisation funded by a tobacco company. We would not h
Wellcome Trust (uk)
added Oct 12, 2017 22:43
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[UK] NICE to back use of e-cigarettes in new smoking cessation guidance

NICE is planning to back use of e-cigarettes in an update of guidelines on smoking cessation, according to new draft guidance. In the guidance, published last month, NICE said: ‘Some smokers have found them helpful to quit smoking cigarettes and there i
Pulse (uk)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:42
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[UK] ASH response to British Psychological Society endorsement of electronic cigarettes

“We welcome this report setting out the role e-cigarettes can play in reducing the harm from smoking. Many smokers have found e-cigarettes helpful in quitting but confusion persists among some about the relative safety of vaping compared to smoking. 2.9
ASH London (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 21:05
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[UK] Farewell Baroness Battleaxe! House of Lords' gloriously foul-mouthed Baroness Trumpington - who helped crack Hitler’s codes at Bletchley Park, flicked the V-sign in a Parliamentary debate and worked as a Land Girl - is to retire aged 95

In 2012 the chain-smoking peer appeared on the BBC's flagship satirical show Have I Got News For You - becoming the show's oldest ever guest - and revealed that she enjoys a cigar after sex.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:21
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[France, UK] England cricket star Ben Stokes is pictured at teammate's wedding smoking and with bandaged hand after his alleged nightclub bust-up

Under fire England cricketer Ben Stokes has been pictured smoking a cigarette with his hand in a bandage at a teammate's wedding in France.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:20
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[UK] Who is most at risk of bowel cancer? Four people with very different lifestyles are assessed by an expert... and a stressed office worker is a more likely candidate than a reformed smoker

THE REFORMED SMOKER RISK: LOW...Even though Lee Black, 44, (pictured) is only a weekend drinker, she drinks quite a bit and should limit her intake ... EXPERT VERDICT: Lee’s risk is low but it would drop further if she gave up smoking altogether.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:19
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[UK] Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

The Foundation is led by Derek Yach, former Head of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Tobacco Free Initiative. Yach’s Previous Views on Tobacco Companies and How They Misuse Science and Undermine Health Policy In 2001, Yach and his co-author warned
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 16:08
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[UK] Changing behaviour: Electronic cigarettes (PDF)

need to address the psychological as well as the biological factors...include capabilities (easier to use), opportunities (more available) and motivation (more appealing). Correctly and appropriately informing the general population about effects on sm
British Psychological Society (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 15:44
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[UK] E-cigarettes should be promoted as a method of stopping smoking

‘Changing behaviour: Electronic cigarettes’ published this week is a new briefing that aims to provide guidance and education to those involved with smoking cessation. The report also makes the following recommendations: Improve education about the rel
British Psychological Society (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 15:39
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