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[UK] Health chiefs welcome Budget increase in tobacco duty

Health chiefs in Wolverhampton have welcomed an increase in the duty on tobacco announced in the Budget this week.
Gorgeous FM (uk)
added Nov 27, 2017 15:29
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[UK] Smoking in bed 'causes serious fire' at Maulden home

Bedfordshire Fire & Rescue Service said the heat and smoke were "extreme". Crew Commander Ross Mann said: "Please take care when smoking and always ensure you put out your cigarettes completely and in a safe receptacle."
BBC Online
added Nov 27, 2017 15:26
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[UK] Skeptical Scalpel MD : Elective Surgery Ban for Smokers and Obese Patients

I do not know if the Hertfordshire committee's plan will result in people losing weight and stopping smoking before surgery. What I do know is, calling a patient "Jabba the Hutt" will not work.
MedPage Today
added Nov 25, 2017 21:32
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[Europe] How does UK healthcare spending compare internationally?

ONS’s new internationally-comparable “health accounts“1 show that the UK’s total healthcare spending in 2014 was £179 billion, or 9.9% of GDP. As a percentage of GDP, the UK spent less on healthcare than USA, Japan, France and Germany and a similar perc
Office for National Statistics (ONS) (uk)
added Nov 25, 2017 04:56
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[New Zealand, UK] Vape, don't smoke - expert

Massey University professor of public health Marewa Glover says smokeless products like vapes are the key to reducing smoking rates, following a mere 0.6 percent decrease in smokers over the past year. "These new smokeless products that are much less ha
Newshub (nz)
added Nov 25, 2017 04:05
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[UK] VAPING BAD What are the laws on vaping, are e-cigarettes bad for you and are they safer than normal tobacco?

While some studies have shown they are - in many ways - better for smokers than cigarettes, other studies have raised concerns they are encouraging a new generation of smokers. Legislation brought into law on May 21 2017 restricts the sale of e-cigarett
The Sun (uk)
added Nov 23, 2017 02:23
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[UK] Budget BOMBSHELL: Cost of cigarettes HIKED but price of booze FROZEN by Philip Hammond

Chancellor Hammond has announced plans to jack up tobacco duty at the rate of inflation – 3% – plus a further 2%, punishing millions of smokers. Speaking to Daily Star Online, tobacco industry campaigners had called on Hammond to freeze duty on cigare
Daily Star (uk)
added Nov 23, 2017 00:22
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[UK] Budget 2017: Cigarette packs prices to increase by 2% thanks to Hammond tax rise

Smokers will be hit with a tobacco tax that will continue to rise at inflation plus 2 per cent, the Chancellor said. There will be an additional 1 per cent duty on hand rolling tobacco this year, he announced.
The Independent (uk)
added Nov 23, 2017 00:22
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[UK] Budget 2017: 10 things to look for

10. Fuel, fags and booze Mr Hammond must set duty rates for petrol and diesel, alongside “sin” taxes on cigarettes and alcohol. Alcohol duties are likely to rise in line with inflation, while tobacco duty is likely to continue to rise 2 percentage points
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:55
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[UK] Four schools to introduce voluntary ban on parents smoking at school gates

CHILDREN at four primary schools have teamed up to ask adults not to smoke near school gates. The youngsters at St Andrew's, Beamont, both in Orford, St Oswald's in Padgate and Glazebury Primary schools have joined forces to back a new Smoke Free School
Warrington Guardian (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:38
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