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[UK] Ambitions for a smoke-free generation unveiled

A number of organisations have issued statements commenting on the proposals. The All Party Group on Smoking and Health says it welcomes the plan. It's chair, the Conservative MP Bob Blackman, says: "As long as sufficient funding can be found to pay for
added Jul 21, 2017 15:52

[Europe, UK] MULCAHY: Brexit is Britain’s chance to cut red tape on vaping and go cigarette-free by 2022

The Tobacco Control Plan is so important to smokers, vapers...contained within it a commitment to reviewing how our exit from the EU can provide an opportunity to “re-appraise” current legislation with a view towards future deregulation. There are many
City A.M. (uk)
added Jul 21, 2017 15:14
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[UK] Millions of illegal cigarettes and hand rolling tobacco seized

worth over £2.5million was seized by trading standards officers in the midlands during the past 12 months. The haul included more than 5.5 million cigarettes and 645kg of hand rolling tobacco. The loss to the tax payer was estimated at over £2million. T
Coventry Observer (uk)
added Jul 21, 2017 15:12

[UK] RVC shares anti-smoking message with NHS

The RVC has reinforced its ongoing commitment to the concept of one health by hosting an NHS trust delegation to discuss the ill effects of smoking on the wider environment, including pets. Studies have found dogs living in homes with smokers have sign
Vet Times (uk)
added Jul 21, 2017 05:14

[UK] LETTER: Estimating the population impact of e-cigarettes on smoking cessation in England [FREE FULL TEXT]

Evidence from RCTs and from surveys in England indicate that using an e-cigarette in a quit attempt increases the probability of success on average by approximately 50% compared with using no aid or LNP bought from a shop—similar to use of a licensed medi
added Jul 20, 2017 19:53

[Europe, UK] How the tobacco and vaping industries responded to the government's new tobacco control plan

The tobacco and vaping industries have largely welcomed a tobacco control plan released by the government today, which seeks to encourage a loosening of e-cigarette regulations after Brexit.
City A.M. (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 18:43
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[UK] Smoking could be banned outside Princess Alexandra Hospital from October

Managers of Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow are hoping to stamp out smoking on their grounds from October. Smokers are banned from lighting up this month on the Hamstel Road site as part of an engagement exercise. The hospital's leadership team a
Essex Chronicle and the Evening Gazette (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 18:29

[UK] Signs are that cigarette bans are working, says Cumbria health boss

When the smoking ban came into force, Mr Cox was working in Manchester. He moved to Cumbria in 2014. He believes the legislation was without doubt the right thing to do. “It was something that we’d been campaigning for for a long time. It was one of th
Cumberland News (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 16:39
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[UK] AUDIO: Dementia prevention, intervention, and care

The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 16:28

[UK] Nine lifestyle changes can reduce dementia risk, study says

It lists nine key risk factors including lack of education, hearing loss, smoking and physical inactivity. The study is being presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in London.
BBC Online
added Jul 20, 2017 16:26
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