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[UK] Bath health bosses to step up pressure on people to stop smoking and lose weight before surgery

Patients facing surgery will be asked to stop smoking and lose weight first. From next month, health bosses in Bath and North East Somerset will start rolling out the initiative to improve how well patients fare after surgery. Patients facing hip and
Bath Chronicle (uk)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:06


Firefighters have urged smokers to safely dispose of cigarettes after two women were rescued and a balcony destroyed in a blaze. Investigators believe a fire which destroyed a second-floor flat balcony in Crawford Road, Camberwell, was started by a disc
Southwark News (uk)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:48

[UK] Football club goal to be smoke free

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to make a Sussex football team become a smoke-free club. The ambitious aim by Crawley Town FC is to get all its fans and staff to kick the habit and boost their health. The #RetireYourLighter campaign also encourages people
The Argus Brighton Hove and Sussex (uk)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:07

[UK] Man is taken to hospital after his car 'exploded' in a B&Q car park when a cigarette ignited an AIR FRESHENER

Firefighters said a build-up of gases from an air freshener were accidentally ignited by a cigarette, adding 'it's not something we've even seen before'.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 7, 2017 02:02

[UK] Effect of tobacco control policies on perinatal and child health: a systematic review and meta-analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoke-free legislation is associated with substantial benefits to child health. The majority of studies on other MPOWER policies also indicated a positive effect. These findings provide strong support for implementation of such policies comprehensively a
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 6, 2017 15:26

[UK] Smoking bans are having positive impact on child health

Child health has improved significantly since the introduction of public smoking bans in many countries, concludes a large-scale global study* published today in The Lancet Public Health journal. Researchers led by the University of Edinburgh and the E
OnMedica Group (uk)
added Sep 6, 2017 15:25

Bradford tobacco smuggler, known as the 'Shisha Man' jailed after trying to flee UK for Mexico

smuggled more than 4,000kg of illegal tobacco products into the UK and then tried to flee the country to Mexico, has been jailed for 42 months. Sam Khazaei, 34, of Rooley Lane, Bradford, illegally imported large quantities of shisha tobacco to evade more
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21

[UK] Fraud team swoops in Bishop Auckland and Sunderland areas during alleged deal involving suspected tobacco smuggling ring

FRAUD investigators have swooped on a suspected illicit tobacco smuggling ring as an alleged transaction was taking place. The 700kg of tobacco and cash seized from the alleged gang is part of an operation which is claimed to be worth an estimated £25m
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21

[UK] Illegal tobacco unit arrives in Hull

An illegal tobacco unit - the first of its kind in the UK - is in Hull this week as part of a new education scheme. The mobile hub is open to the public, for people to find out about the risks of illegal tobacco, focusing on the three main issues of enfo
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Sep 5, 2017 15:18

[UK] Rioting prisoners took over wing of troubled jail 'beacuse they had been banned from smoking'

Rioting prisoners took over a wing of a troubled prison because they had been banned from smoking, it has been claimed. Prisoners chanting 'we want burn' took over HMP Birmingham last night prison demanding tobacco after refusing to return to their c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 4, 2017 14:37
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