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[UK] LYONS: NO, BIG TOBACCO IS NOT MURDERING PEOPLE

We know the facts – they are emblazoned on every pack. We should be allowed to decide for ourselves. And the courts should treat the latest arguments about homicide prosecutions with the contempt they deserve.
spiked (uk)
added Nov 15, 2017 23:07
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[UK] Scientists warn that grandparents may pose cancer threat to children

Dr Chambers added: "From the studies we looked at, it appears that parents often find it difficult to discuss the issues of passive smoking and over-treating grandchildren. "Given that many parents now rely on grandparents for care, the mixed messages a
Irish Independent (ie)
added Nov 15, 2017 22:20
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[UK] Grandparents risk harming health of grandchildren by giving too many treats, say health experts

“Behaviour such as exposure to smoking and regularly treating children increases cancer risks as children grow into adulthood,” said lead author Dr Stephanie Chambers. “Currently grandparents are not the focus of public health messaging targeted at pare
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 15, 2017 22:03
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[UK] Smoking ban may be introduced in Dundee playparks

Council bosses are considering banning smoking in playparks as early as next spring in a bid to improve public health. Proposals to introduce smoke-free areas at children’s outdoor play facilities have been put to community representatives.
Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 15, 2017 15:24
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[UK] A systematic review of grandparents’ influence on grandchildren’s cancer risk factors [FREE FULL TEXT]

Many lifestyle patterns are established when children are young. ...For a practice such as smoking, it is during the teenage years that this habit is generally established. Smoking, diet and physical activity, along with excess weight, have been identifie
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Nov 15, 2017 15:22
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[UK] Indulgent grandparents 'bad for children's health'

smoking around the children, even when they had been asked not to, became an area of conflict between grandparents and parents. Conversely, in certain cases, the birth of a grandchild became a catalyst to a grandparent giving up smoking - or changing thei
BBC Online
added Nov 15, 2017 15:19
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[UK] Simon Cowell cuts down from 80 cigarettes to just TWO a day and gives up vodka... as he embarks on health kick following his shock fall at home

That's it! X Factor head judge Simon told the publication: 'I've cut down smoking to two [cigarettes] a day. That's it!'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 18, 2017 16:15
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[UK] Health experts warn of thousands of cases undiagnosed lung disease in South Gloucestershire

“The most important thing you can do to help delay or prevent COPD is to stop smoking,” sais Dr Evans. “The symptoms of COPD can be worsened during the winter because this is when more respiratory infections are around.
Dursley Gazette (uk)
added Nov 15, 2017 18:15
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Cancer Research UK raises awareness in Preston

Pop star Ronan Keating is backing the Cancer Research UK Cancer Awareness Roadshow which is visiting Preston...more than four in 10 cases of cancer could be prevented, largely through lifestyle changes. Not smoking is the best thing people can do to redu
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Nov 14, 2017 12:46
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[UK] Haul of illegal tobacco worth £50k seized in Stourbridge

Stourbridge Police tweeted: "Joint Operation with Trading Standards, £50,000 worth of illicit tabacco and cigarettes seized, over £20,000 worth of it from one shop in Stourbridge
Midlands Express and Star (uk)
added Nov 14, 2017 12:45
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