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[UK] Patrols stepped up to stop smoking on King's Mill Hospital site

A Nottinghamshire NHS Trust is stepping up its officer patrols on a hospital site to crack down on smoking. King's Mill Hospital, in Sutton-in-Ashfield, part of the Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, is officially a smoke-free site. Ashfie
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:27
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[UK] E-cigarette rules should be relaxed to encourage smokers to switch, MPs told

Riccardo Polosa, professor of internal medicine at the University of Catania, in Italy, told MPs that selling larger refill containers for e-cigarettes might persuade tobacco smokers to make the switch to vaping. “Changing the size of the bottle may imp
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:16
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[UK] Questor: big tobacco is uniquely protected from regulation and falling sales, so buy Imperial Brands

Two changes are very obvious. The time traveller’s world 45 years ago is one where everyone smokes, even in offices, trains and aircraft. It is also one where the only computers are large and require specialist knowledge to use. He sees that in the 21st
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:58
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[UK] Many smokers overestimate e-cigarette risks, MPs hear

Aveyard, coordinating editor of the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group, told the House of Commons science and technology committee that he was concerned because half of smokers believed e-cigarettes to be as harmful as conventional cigarettes. “That’s real
British Medical Journal
added Jan 11, 2018 16:09
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[UK] Vision to create smoke free Cumbrian generation by 2022 begins this year

It is the vision of Cumbria County Council to get everyone to do at least one thing to help family members, friends and work colleagues to give up the habit. In Cumbria 64,000 people over the age of 16 smoke, which equates to 15.5 per cent of the popula
This is the Lake District (Westmoreland Gazette) (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 16:04
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How tobacco companies in the UK prepared for and responded to standardised packaging of cigarettes and rolling tobacco

There was non-compliance with the legislation, with slim packs, which are not permitted, on sale after standardised packaging was implemented. Conclusions Our findings highlight the need to monitor developments in markets introducing standardised packagi
Tobacco Control
added Jan 11, 2018 03:35
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[UK] Tobacco Manufacturers' Association: how the 'most challenging industry' is trying to turn a reputational corner

Should the DH’s July thumbs-up for e-cigarettes be seen as the result of successful lobbying by the TMA and its members? Roca responds: "It’s common sense – we called for it, but so did the health groups; so it is clear there is alignment there, and I ap
PR Week (uk)
added Jan 10, 2018 19:09
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[Australia, New Zealand, UK, USA] Most people who try one cigarette become daily smokers, study says

At least two-thirds of those who try cigarettes go on to become daily smokers, even if only temporarily, research suggests. Data from the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand found 60.3% of people had tried smoking and an estimated 68.9% of those progresse
BBC Online
added Jan 10, 2018 19:09
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[UK] One puff of a cigarette is enough to get you hooked: Two-thirds of people who try tobacco for the first time become daily smokers

Some 60.3 per cent had tried a cigarette and 68.9 per cent became addicted / But fewer teenagers today are experimenting with cigarettes in the first place
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 10, 2018 19:07
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[UK] Trying just one cigarette turns most people into daily smokers, study warns

Researchers found that two thirds of people who experimented with cigarettes later became more frequent smokers, even if this was only temporary. The authors from Queen Mary University of London said the study showed “the remarkable hold that cigarettes
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 10, 2018 19:06
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