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[UK] Smoking at record low in South West, figures reveal

NUMBERS of smokers in the South West have reached a record low and boasts the lowest smoking rate in England since a ban came into force 10 years ago, figures reveal. Public Health England say 230,000 people have given up smoking in the south west since
This is Bournemouth: The Bournemouth Daily Echo (uk)
added Oct 16, 2017 15:37
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[UK] "I knew I needed to quit when I realised I was spending the equivalent of a mortgage on cigarettes" says ex-smoker Zemone

Thankfully, if you are eager to get back on track, new data published by the University College of London shows quitting success rates are at their highest for at least a decade. The latest figures say that the quitting rate is now nearly 20 per cent,
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Oct 16, 2017 15:36
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[UK] E-cigarettes are 'phenomenal' tool for GPs to help smokers quit

All evidence points to e-cigarettes being an effective tool in helping smokers to quit, experts told the RCGP annual conference in Liverpool – but only if they are coupled with specialist support and complete cessation of tobacco use. In a session on ca
GP Magazine (uk)
added Oct 16, 2017 15:35
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[UK] JTI removes 30th gantry following illicit tobacco seizures

JTI’s head of corporate affairs, Charlie Cunningham-Reid, said: “JTI has again demonstrated its commitment to take action against a retailer found to be selling illegal tobacco. Our action, supporting those of law enforcement agencies, serves as a timel
Convenience Store (uk)
added Oct 16, 2017 15:34
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[UK] Sales of vape starter kits soar by 37 per cent as NHS Stoptober campaign embraces E-cigarettes

Director of Vape Club Dan Marchant said, that the medical acceptance has provided a watershed moment for public health: “It’s fantastic to see the NHS finally backing vaping as a pathway to quit smoking. “The industry has been backing this alternative f
LondonlovesBusiness.com
added Oct 16, 2017 15:32
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[UK] The latest on smoking cessation in community pharmacy

Two of the country’s main cancer charities back the use of e-cigarettes as a smoking cessation aid – albeit with a note of caution. Dr Penny Woods, chief executive of the British Lung Foundation, says: “Pharmacists can be very clear with people that the
Chemist & Druggist (uk)
added Oct 14, 2017 16:11
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[UK] Every extra two pounds an overweight person carries cuts their life expectancy by two months, while a packet of cigarettes a day knocks off SEVEN YEARS, reveals new study

Smoking has the greatest impact on shortening people's lives... Study author Dr Peter Joshi from the University of Edinburgh, said: 'Our study has estimated the causal effect of lifestyle choices. We found that, on average, smoking a pack a day reduces l
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 14, 2017 16:09
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[UK] Thailand has banned smoking on its beaches – should Britain do the same?

“Cigarette butts are a major source of pollution, both on land and in our oceans, and more than five trillion cigarette filters are produced every year,” Deborah Arnott, chief executive of public health charity Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), told Te
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 14, 2017 08:34
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[UK] EDITORIAL: Tobacco control: a Foundation too far?

Yach is a respected public health leader. If anyone can achieve the objectives of the Foundation, it is him. But the odds of success are poor. And the costs of failure will not only be to Yach's reputation. They will represent another victory for an indus
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 13, 2017 20:39
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[UK] New Tobacco Control Plan for Lancashire unveiled by county council

County Council is fighting back with new plans to stub out the habit. It will unveil an ambitious Tobacco Control Plan, which will run until 2022, at its cabinet meeting on Thursday. Lancashire has above the national average number of adults lighting up -
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Oct 13, 2017 14:12
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