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[UK] On 10th anniversary of smoking ban, Oxfordshire pub landlords say ' it's the best thing to happen to the trade'

PUBLICANS and pub-goers across the county have raised a glass to mark 10 years since the end of smoke-filled clubs and bars. A decade ago today, pubs were forced to adapt to new laws which meant that smoking was prohibited inside the tens of thousands o
Oxford Mail (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:22
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[UK] Lung cancer decline: Smoking ban has helped almost TWO million give up in a decade

It's believed the laws on smoking have triggered one of the biggest impacts on public health in the last decade. With smoking causing four in five cases of lung cancer, it's likely the ban will go on to save lives for many decades to come.
The [London, UK] Express
added Jul 3, 2017 14:19
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[UK] 10 years on, health campaigners celebrate 'enormous success' of the smoking ban

As it celebrated the 10th anniversary of the law, the charity said smoking rates were now the lowest ever recorded - praising the ban as having one of the biggest impacts on public health of the last decade. Laws people from lighting up in almost all en
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:17
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[UK] Ex-pub landlord who is the only person to be jailed over smoking ban which began 10 years ago today reveals he's finally stubbed out the cigarettes

Nick Hogan, 50, held a 'mass light-up' at the Swan and Barristers pub in Bolton on the day the anti-smoking legislation came into force on July 1, 2007 He was jailed for six months but served 11 days thanks to a fundraising campaign
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 19:53
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[UK] The smoking ban came in TEN years ago - so has it worked?

Cigarettes are still very much a part of our culture, and startling figures reveal that each day the equivalent of a classroom full of children start smoking... “The Smokefree legacy has had a phenomenally positive impact on societal attitudes to smoking
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:46
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[UK] Smoking ban 10 years on: Amount of North Devon smokers some of the lowest on record

The South West now has the lowest smoking rate in England – with 13.8 per cent of 18-64-year-olds smoking. In North Devon, that figure is slightly better, with smoking prevalence in adults standing at 12.8 per cent.
North Devon Gazette (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:46
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[UK] 'For public health it remains a landmark' - region reflects on the smoking ban ten years on

“The smoking ban in pubs and restaurants was another reason why I decided to pack in cigarettes. I didn’t want to stand outside, especially in the winter,” he says....“Compared to ten years ago when I used to go for a pint, the pubs and bars are far clean
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:46
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[UK] Smoking ban 10 years on: Number of London smokers at record low as death rates plummet

According to the Department of Health's Public Health England, the law has sparked a massive cultural change. “Young people have not had to experience the smoke-filled bars and clubs that once choked their parents and workers,” said Duncan Selbie, the c
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:45
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[UK] Millions have quit since smoking ban

Smoking has dropped fastest among the young, with campaigners saying that a cigarette ban in pubs and clubs, implemented a decade ago today, was critical in making the habit less socially acceptable. However, pro-tobacco campaigners insist that the ban
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:45
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[UK] British smokers down by 1.9million since the ban

Ten years after cigarettes were banished from all UK pubs, clubs, bars and restaurants, new figures from Cancer Research UK today (Saturday) reveal there are 1.9 million* fewer smokers in Britain compared to when the smoking ban was introduced in 2007, w
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:45
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