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[UK] LAST GASP England could be smoke-free by 2040, new study reveals

the Frontier Economics research funded by tobacco giant Philip Morris Ltd says if an extra 210,000 quit each year the target could be reached as early as 2029. PML managing director Peter Nixon said: “We want a smoke-free country as soon as possible - 20
The Sun (uk)
added Nov 6, 2017 15:43
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[UK] 40,000 healthcare professionals trained to help smokers quit

Public Health England (PHE) today (3 November 2017) confirmed that nearly 40,000 healthcare professionals have been trained to offer quit smoking advice as part of a drive to make the NHS smoke-free by 2019. An event today in Birmingham, held by PHE, wil
Wired-GOV (uk)
added Nov 6, 2017 15:38
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[UK] ON APPEAL FROM THE HIGH COURT / SECRETARY OF STATE FOR JUSTICE Appellant - and - PAUL BLACK Respondent

The issue that arises in this appeal is whether Part I of the Health Act 2006 ("the Act"), which contains prohibitions on smoking in certain places and introduces various mechanisms by which such prohibitions are to be enforced, applies to Crown premises
British and Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII) (uk)
added Nov 4, 2017 16:24
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[UK] Prisoner takes fight against illicit smoking in jails to Supreme Court

Black, who suffers from a range of serious health problems, has taken his case to the Supreme Court in a bid to win what he says is the same level of protection from the risks posed by passive smoking as "non-smokers living in the wider community". Tuesda
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Nov 4, 2017 15:33
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[UK] VIDEO: R (on the application of Black) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for Justice (Respondent)

Supreme Court (UK)
added Nov 4, 2017 15:31
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[UK] R (on the application of Black) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for Justice (Respondent)

The Appellant, Mr Black, is a prisoner. He complains that the legal ban on smoking introduced by the Health Act 2006 is not being enforced in common parts of the prison. The Appellant argues that prisoners should have confidential and anonymous access to
Supreme Court (UK)
added Nov 4, 2017 15:30
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[UK] Inmate's appeal to ban smoking in jails reaches Supreme Court

Five justices headed by president Lady Hale are considering whether the Crown is bound by the 2006 Health Act, which includes the ban on smoking in public places introduced in 2007. Black's lawyers have said the sex offender, who has been serving an inde
BBC Online
added Nov 4, 2017 15:28
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[UK] PATTERSON: Exeter would be right to ban smoking, and other colleges should follow

Exeter would set a great example by banning smoking in their college grounds, and other colleges should follow suit. With the ban on polluting vehicles set to come into effect in the next few years in Oxford city centre, it makes sense that colleges shou
Cherwell Online (Oxford Student Publication) (uk)
added Nov 4, 2017 15:24
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[UK] Drug use more likely than smoking among secondary school pupils

The survey also found 19% of respondents saying they had smoked cigarettes at least once, a proportion roughly level with 2014 but well below the figure for 1996 when almost half of pupils questioned had tried smoking. And, in 2016, only 6% of pupils wer
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 17:26
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[UK] Numbers of underage buying cigarettes fall sharply

Shop-bought cigarettes fell from 57% in 2014 to 38% in 2016. One in three (28%) of underage smokers said they found it difficult to buy cigarettes in shops, while friends were cited as the most common source of cigarettes.
The Grocer (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 17:24
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