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[UK] Southampton City Council launches Illegal Tobacco scheme to curb crime rates

CIVIC chiefs from across the county are launching a new scheme to highlight the dangers and consequences of illegal tobacco. Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Southampton City Councils are launching the initiative in the form of a video, social media campaig
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Sep 18, 2017 13:27
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[UK] Stub it out! Shouldham Youth Football Club joins campaign to show red card to smoking on the sidelines

Shouldham Youth Football Club is the latest to join the #SmokefreeSidelines initiative, which encourages spectators to refrain from smoking pitchside and near playing areas, where children and young people can see it.
Thetford and BrandonTimes (uk)
added Sep 18, 2017 13:26
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[Belgium, Europe, UK] The Boys of Brexit: Tony Blair and Nigel Farage

I flew to Brussels to track down Farage... here is the renegade who led the lemmings off the cliff, holed up, wearing a natty dark suit, wreathed in Camel smoke despite the no-smoking rules, sipping Welsh whisky and trashing his colleagues.
New York Times
added Sep 17, 2017 19:38
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[UK] EDITORIAL: Life, death, and disability in 2016

There should be a global forum where these results and their policy implications are discussed. We propose that WHO, the World Bank, and other technical and multilateral agencies join together annually to discuss the GBD findings, and how they should infl
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 02:17
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[UK] Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoking remained among the leading five risk factors for DALYs for 109 countries,..In GBD 2016, we are producing estimates for the following five new risks: smokeless tobacco, low birthweight and short gestation, low birthweight for gestation
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 02:16
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[UK] Mice exposed to third-hand smoke developed brain and liver damage

bear in mind that animal studies are very early stage research and these findings would need to be further investigated in people, perhaps through a cohort study. Additionally, this study only looked at exposure to third-hand smoke for up to six months, a
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Sep 17, 2017 20:02
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[UK] New cigarette rules have led to slump in sales, says Londis owner

Cash-and-carry group Booker says tobacco sales fell nearly 10% in second quarter after plain packaging rules came in / The group behind the Londis and Budgens convenience store chains says tobacco sales have plunged since new rules came into force which
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 27, 2017 22:43
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[UK] New cigarette rules have led to slump in sales, says Londis owner

Cash-and-carry group Booker says tobacco sales fell nearly 10% in second quarter after plain packaging rules came in
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 14:18
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[UK] Think positive, have plenty of sex and keep making friends: New book reveals how to live to 100 by analysing the lives of the world’s centenarians

Secrets Of The Centenarians... Don’t smoke. If you absolutely must, then limit yourself to a couple a day. A British study of 100 centenarians found that 79 had never smoked, 14 had given up the habit and seven were still smoking a few cigarettes a day.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 01:28
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[UK] Low-level radiation 'less harmful than obesity and smoking'

Researchers investigated the relative risks of being exposed to low levels of radiation used in medicine, industry and the armed forces
Birmingham Mail (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 14:14
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