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[UK] England 'on track' to stamp out smoking

The government has set out an ambitious plan to make England, in effect, smoke-free in the next few decades... Public Health England's chief executive Duncan Selbie said the country was at a "pivotal point" where the end was in sight and a smoke-free gen
BBC Online
added Jul 18, 2017 13:17
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[UK] ASH Welcomes New Tobacco Control Plan for England: Funding needed for it to succeed

“Funding must be found if the Government is to achieve its vision of a “smokefree generation”. The tobacco industry should be made to pay a through a licence fee on the ‘polluter pays’ principle. Tobacco manufacturers are some of the most profitable comp
ASH London (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 13:12
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[UK] Towards a Smokefree Generation / A Tobacco Control Plan for England (PDF)

Our vision is nothing less than to create a smokefree generation, To do this we need to shift emphasis from action at the national level -legislation and mandation of services to focused, local action, supporting smokers, particularly in disadvantaged g
GOV.UK
added Jul 18, 2017 13:10
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What Impact Has the UK Smoking Ban Had?

More Brits are kicking the habit / Kids are less keen / Fewer people are hospitalised / Glossy packs are gone / Awareness of passive smoking has increased / No smoking at train stations / A drop in the number of teen smokers / Smoke free cars / E-cigs are
Labmate (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:52
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[UK] BRAMALL/KEENLYSIDE: Big tobacco bullies the global south. Trade deals are their biggest weapon

That means removing special investor rights and investment courts from trade agreements. It means removing limits on the freedom of governments to protect public health, labour and human rights and the environment. Of course, this is easier said than don
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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[UK] Prisoners are RIOTING over a Government ban on smoking in jails being rolled out across the country

Prisoners have already started rioting ahead of a total smoking ban across many UK jails, it was revealed today. Tobacco will gradually be outlawed in English jails from August 31 - but inmates have revealed that some started trouble as soon as the ban
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 17, 2017 17:18
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[UK] The Lancet Global Health: Financing transformative health systems towards achievement of the health Sustainable Development Goals: a model for projected resource needs in 67 low-income and middle-income countries

even the poorest countries can reach some level of universality...Examples include effective policy interventions to curb the rise in non-communicable diseases...eg, fiscal policies, such as public health taxes on goods harmful to health, including tobacc
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 17, 2017 17:05
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[UK] INSIGHT: Ten years since the smoking ban hit Somerset

But now - the number of smokers across the South West is at a record low. And to the rest of you that just can’t shake those nicotine cravings, why not use this anniversary as an excuse to kick the habit? This month marks ten years since England decide
Chard and Ilminster News (uk)
added Jul 17, 2017 13:02
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[UK] Winning poster for smoke-free park initiative unveiled

Ellen Hayes, 10, of Summerswood Primary School was announced the winner at a presentation ceremony in Aberford Park playground on Thursday. Her picture was chosen from around 40 entries and has won two family tickets to Willows Activity Farm, a goody ba
Hendon Times (uk)
added Jul 17, 2017 13:00
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[UK] How to profit from the e-cigarette boom: Sales of vaping products expected to exceed £2bn by 2020 after surging 50% last year

It comes as little surprise that firms want exposure to the area: sales of vaping products are expected to exceed £2billion by 2020 after surging 50 per cent last year to reach £1billion. The boss of Philip Morris International, the world's largest inte
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 16, 2017 20:25
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