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Modelling the implications of reducing smoking prevalence: the benefits of increasing the UK tobacco duty escalator to public health and economic outcomes

Increasing the UK TDE to 5% above inflation could effectively reduce smoking prevalence, prevent diseases and avoid healthcare costs. It would deliver substantial progress towards a tobacco-free society and should be implemented by the UK Government with
Tobacco Control
added Dec 7, 2017 13:41
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[UK] JTI discriminated against worker, 66, on grounds of age

A tobacco firm discriminated against a 66-year-old employee by refusing to offer him the same redundancy terms as younger staff, a tribunal has ruled. Bernard Barlow worked for Japan Tobacco International (JTI) - formerly known as Gallahers' factory - fo
BBC Online
added Dec 7, 2017 13:27
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[UK] Holiday healthcare heroes: ‘I want to reduce the lost years of smokers’

Linda Robinson leads East Coast Community Healthcare’s (ECCH) Stop Smoking team in Great Yarmouth – with the help of her guide dog Arrow. Arrow joins Linda, who has been partially sighted since the removal of a pituitary tumour six years ago, in every e
Eastern Daily Press (EDP) (uk)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:26
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[UK] Crackdown on Bankie adults buying cigarettes for youths

West Dunbartonshire’s trading standards officers are backing the fight to further reduce the proportion of youngsters who smoke. Statistics show 36 young people under age 16 take up smoking every day in Scotland, g
Clydebank Post (uk)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:24
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[UK] Reformed smoker credits Dorking Vapestore with helping her kick the habit after 32 years

A reformed smoker sick of criticism aimed at vaping and The Vapestore in Dorking is trying to change people’s perception of the electronic inhaling devices. Lorna Randall recently quit smoking after 32 years after taking up vaping when when the Vapestor
Get Surrey (uk)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:14
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Smoking ban across the UK has made us happy! Married women with children have benefited the most from the landmark legislation introduced 10 years ago

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 5, 2017 18:16
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[UK] Propensity for smoking linked to molecules in specific brain regions, say scientists

By creating a map of the brain based on post mortem tissue samples, researchers have been able to understand why certain behaviours – including smoking – are linked with certain brain areas. “We studied the molecular makeup of the brain and isolated tho
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 5, 2017 17:01
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[UK] BAT reveals second interim dividend ahead of quarterly move

British American Tobacco has declared a second interim dividend of 43.6p per ordinary share this year, to be paid in February as it makes a move to paying out returns on a quarterly basis. The dividend will be payable on 8 February to shareholders regist
Digital Look (uk)
added Dec 5, 2017 13:53
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[UK] Little Waster's trademark cigarette sees DVD advert banned, plus 4 jokes outlawed because they 'might upset women, the bereaved and encourage drinking'

Bobby Thompson... was known as “the little waster...an advert to promote a DVD using old footage of shows has now fallen foul of advertising rules, which bans cigarettes and smoke. His cigarette has been digitally removed from the footage, but Clearcast,
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Dec 5, 2017 13:18
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[UK] Efforts to beat cancer hamstrung by cuts to local anti-smoking services

spending to cut smoking has fallen by a third since councils first took over responsibility... two thirds of the 152 local authorities in England reduced their spending on smoking cessation this year.
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 5, 2017 13:08
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