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[UK] Queen’s Speech - Debate (6th Day): Lord Rennard Liberal Democrat

the former Health Minister, Jane Ellison, committed the Government to publishing a new strategy in summer 2016. It is now summer 2017. A year and around 80,000 more deaths from smoking-related illnesses later, we have waited long enough. (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:32

[UK] Deaths from heart disease fall by over 20% since smoking ban, official figures reveal

Duncan Selbie, chief executive of PHE, described the landmark change in the law introduced by the then Labour government as “extraordinary”. But he said it was only one of 10 legislative moves which together have brought about a “huge” cultural change
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Jun 30, 2017 21:05

[UK] Smoking ban hailed a success as it nears 10th anniversary

Since then, research has revealed the number of people smoking has fallen in the North East to 17.2 per cent - the lowest rate on record. Lorna Hardy, 35, from South Shields, quit her 20-a-day habit in 2011. She said: “I think the smoke-free law that c
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 09:33

[UK] Smoking at its lowest level in the Solent, new figures reveal

Figures show that just 13.6 per cent of the population of Hampshire now smoke compared with 16.1 in 2012. In Southampton the figure fell from 21.3 to 17.8 per cent over the same period Figures also revealed that more than half of all adults in Southamp
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 09:21

A decade after UK smoking ban introduced, how has the law affected Bristol?

an estimated 25% of the city’s population smoked in 2008, just after the law came into force, compared with the national average of 24% at the time. The number has fallen to 16.3%, according to Public Health England data from June 2016 – down again from
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 09:15

[UK] Man, 22, accused of fatally punching heart surgeon outside of Melbourne hospital because he asked him to stop smoking could be jailed for 20 years after the doctor tragically died a month later

The man accused of fatally punching a heart surgeon who told him to stop smoking outside a hospital could have his charges upgraded to manslaughter, police say. Respected Melbourne heart and lung surgeon Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann, 41, had his life suppo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 03:05

[Australia, South Africa, UK] Plain packaging - the silent (trade mark) killer?

South Africa has, to date, amended its domestic legislation in line with international trends aimed at improving public health. In fact, a new bill and additional regulations which further regulate the packaging of tobacco products at the point of sale i
Lexology (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 05:16

[UK] PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Bruised Stephanie Davis puffs a cigarette as she continues to show painful marks along her arms while reuniting with ex Jeremy McConnell for first time since his relapse

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 03:05

[UK] How healthy is your area? Interactive map shows people living in the north are more likely to smoke and drink dangerous amounts of alcohol compared to their southern neighbours

Research by the Office for National Statistics shows that when it comes to living healthily, the country is hit by a stark north-south divide. The amount of physical exercise a person does, how many fruit and vegetables they eat and their drinking and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 03:01

[UK] Illegal Jin Ling cigarettes linked to pensioner's death seized in raids

Trading Standards officers in Grimsby have seized the first red packs of Jin Ling cigarettes found in the UK, a Russian brand linked to the death of a pensioner
Grimsby Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 02:40
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