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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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[UK] Effect of a short smoking cessation training session on smoking cessation behaviour and its determinants among GP trainees in England

Training elicited an immediate and sustained effect on capability, perceived opportunity and behaviour itself. While perceived barriers referring to capability were greatly reduced, barriers referring to opportunity (e.g. lack of time) persisted.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 3, 2017 17:12
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[UK] Dentists `perfectly placed´ to give healthy living advice - report

Dentists are “perfectly placed” to deliver health promotion and prevention advice to their patients, according to new report from the Nuffield Trust and the Health Foundation. They could deliver advice on healthy eating, alcohol consumption and giving u
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 17:11
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[Europe, UK] Tobacco: EU Law / HM Treasury written question – answered on 1st November 2017.

The government is continuing to study the draft implementing legislation for Articles 15 and 16 of the EU Tobacco Products Directive and is discussing the drafts with the Commission and other Member States. We are aware of concerns raised by businesses af
TheyWorkForYou.com (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:24
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[UK] Prisons: Smoking Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 1st November 2017.

The phased rollout now underway will reduce the risk to staff and prisoners of exposure to second hand smoke, whilst maintaining the safety and security of our prisons. In every case, the decision on when to go smoke free is only taken after careful pla
TheyWorkForYou.com (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:23
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[UK] Rise in violence and self-harm as inmates struggle with tobacco ban ($$)

More than half of prisons in England and Wales forbid prisoners from smoking in a move that has led to tobacco being sold on the black market inside for as much as £150 an ounce. The new psychoactive substance Spice, which has swept through the prison s
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:21
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[Asia, UK] Judith Longstaff Mackay: The art of war on tobacco

In 1984 Judith Mackay gave up clinical practice in Hong Kong to devote herself to tobacco control in low and middle income countries—unpaid and virtually alone, but driven by her rage at the industry’s lies and misrepresentations. Now 74, she has advised
British Medical Journal
added Nov 3, 2017 00:19
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[UK] Councils defend spending on public health interventions

Council chiefs have defended using taxpayer’s money to tackle harmful lifestyle choices against ‘flawed’ study which accuses them of restricting individual freedom. The anti-taxation, right-wing libertarian think tank TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) has publi
LocalGov.co.uk (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:17
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[UK] Prison chaplain ditches old Bibles with thin pages because inmates keep smoking them

Tobacco ban led to numerous inmates suddenly converting to Christianity. Push for smoke-free prisons already being blamed for rise in violence and self-harm in some jails.
IBTimes (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:06
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[UK] Smoking ban is blamed for huge rise in violence in prisons as black-market tobacco sells for £150 an ounce and inmates use BIBLES to roll illicit cigarettes

Prisoners are turning to Christianity in jail after discovering that pages from the Bible are suitable for rolling cigarettes, it has been claimed. Inmates are said to have found the texture is perfect for rolling cigarettes made of tobacco or mixtures
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:03
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