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[UK] The smoking ban came in TEN years ago - so has it worked?

Cigarettes are still very much a part of our culture, and startling figures reveal that each day the equivalent of a classroom full of children start smoking... “The Smokefree legacy has had a phenomenally positive impact on societal attitudes to smoking
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:46
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[UK] Smoking ban 10 years on: Amount of North Devon smokers some of the lowest on record

The South West now has the lowest smoking rate in England – with 13.8 per cent of 18-64-year-olds smoking. In North Devon, that figure is slightly better, with smoking prevalence in adults standing at 12.8 per cent.
North Devon Gazette (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:46
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[UK] 'For public health it remains a landmark' - region reflects on the smoking ban ten years on

“The smoking ban in pubs and restaurants was another reason why I decided to pack in cigarettes. I didn’t want to stand outside, especially in the winter,” he says....“Compared to ten years ago when I used to go for a pint, the pubs and bars are far clean
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:46
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[UK] Smoking ban 10 years on: Number of London smokers at record low as death rates plummet

According to the Department of Health's Public Health England, the law has sparked a massive cultural change. “Young people have not had to experience the smoke-filled bars and clubs that once choked their parents and workers,” said Duncan Selbie, the c
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:45
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[UK] Millions have quit since smoking ban

Smoking has dropped fastest among the young, with campaigners saying that a cigarette ban in pubs and clubs, implemented a decade ago today, was critical in making the habit less socially acceptable. However, pro-tobacco campaigners insist that the ban
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:45
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[UK] British smokers down by 1.9million since the ban

Ten years after cigarettes were banished from all UK pubs, clubs, bars and restaurants, new figures from Cancer Research UK today (Saturday) reveal there are 1.9 million* fewer smokers in Britain compared to when the smoking ban was introduced in 2007, w
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:45
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[UK] High levels of support for smokefree law 10 years on

Eighty-six per cent of North East adults support smokefree in 2017 and only five per cent oppose the law, which was introduced on July 1, 2007, to protect people from secondhand smoke in pubs, restaurants, bars, shops, offices and workplaces. Smoking rate
Northumberland Gazette (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:45
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[UK] Nottingham smoking rates above average 10 years after ban

According to Nottingham City Council, 25 percent of adults currently living in the city smoke - which is down from 39 percent in 2009, but still higher than the national average of 17 percent.
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 02:59
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[UK] CLARK: Voices of Freedom 2017

Our first award goes to someone.... - she has given up smoking. Like the best liberal activists, however, she doesn't abandon her principles just because her own lifestyle has changed. Ladies and gentlemen ... Ella Whelan.
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Jul 4, 2017 20:16
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[UK] MASSEY: Smokers and libertarians join for a celebration of freedom in Canary Wharf

Freedom in Canary Wharf comes with a side order of cured salmon to weed out the pinko liberals Not least among these was guest speaker and Spectator associate editor Rod Liddle who crackled with exasperation at being “forced to wade through this sea of
The Wharf (uk)
added Jul 4, 2017 19:23
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