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[UK] Middlesbrough smoking lounge fined... for pipe smoking

A SHISHA lounge owner has been fined more than £2,600 for breaching smoking laws in a popular town centre venue. Staff at the lounge were seen preparing, lighting and serving customers lit shisha pipes in enclosed areas of the establishment during an una
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Oct 19, 2017 10:32
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[UK] Smokers face breath tests before surgery: Patients will have to prove they have quit before being referred for an operation

Under the proposals, which were uncovered by the Health Service Journal, smokers must quit completely and doctors won't just take their word on it. They will be breathalysed to monitor levels of carbon monoxide in blood, to ensure they are telling the tr
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 16:31
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[UK] ARCHIVE: Joint briefing: Smoking and surgery (PDF)

research has shown that smokers are more likely to suffer a range of complications before, during and after surgery.2 Quitting smoking improves surgical outcomes through reducing risk and complications and as such provides cost savings to the NHS and soci
ASH London (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 13:50
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[UK] NHS provokes fury with indefinite surgery ban for smokers and obese

Ian Eardley, senior vice president of the Royal College of Surgeons, said it was wrong to bar NHS treatment to any group of patients. “Singling out patients in this way goes against the principles of the NHS,” he said. "This goes against clinical gui
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 13:46
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[UK] Southmead Hospital ditches 'smoke-free' policy with two shelters installed - including near maternity unit

has not followed PHE's suggested plans. The hospital’s management succumbed to pressure and two smoking shelters have since been erected, including one outside the maternity ward. Associate Director of Facilities, Andrew Jeanes said: “As a healthcare pr
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 13:43
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[UK] Firm fined £4k for ‘unsafe’ cigarettes

discovered by a sniffer dog. Ausrine Kremenskiene and APK Baltic Trade Ltd admitted a number of offences of supplying counterfeit, incorrectly marked and unsafe cigarettes and tobacco from their shop at 380 London Road, Westcliff. The business was raide
Halstead Gazette (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 13:41
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[UK] Teenagers have always been trouble - even before there was a word for them! Hilarious photos from the 19th and early 20th century show smoking and selfies decades before the term was coined

A group of young women smoke and pose for the camera in the US in about 1900 / A young teenage couple pose together, with the teen boy smoking a cigar with his girl sitting on his lap / Grinning teenagers from the USA, pictured around 1900, post while p
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 02:34
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[UK] ARCHIVE: McKEE/CHAPMAN/DAUBE/GLANTZ: The debate on electronic cigarettes

anyone with the temerity to suggest that e-cigarettes are anything other than the game changing solution to the problem of tobacco will be subject to grossly offensive attacks,2 with growing evidence that these are being orchestrated.3 One recent example,
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 19:41
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[UK] LETTER: Condemning industry attempts to subvert public policy for a tobacco-free world

The best way to tackle the smoking epidemic and achieve a smoke-free world is by implementing policies set out in the WHO FCTC—not by engaging with an industry whose disingenuousness shows it cannot be trusted with people's health.
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 19:41
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[UK] YACH: Foundation for a smoke-free world

What drives me to action and to accept this challenge is the massive, unprecedented potential to join a global effort to accelerate the decline in tobacco deaths and to prove wrong those who still project a billion smoking-related deaths this century. Th
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 19:38
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