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[UK] Vaping stores told not to sell devices to non-smokers, as survey reveals 90pc are flouting little-known rules

The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) is urging vape shops to stick by the voluntary code of conduct, which states they should not knowingly sell vape products to anyone who does not or has not smoked before. The organisation investigated 100 of th
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 7, 2017 16:32
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Does the Regulatory Environment for E-Cigarettes Influence the Effectiveness of E-Cigarettes for Smoking Cessation?: Longitudinal Findings From the ITC Four Country Survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

The findings underscore the need for careful consideration on how best to regulate this emerging product so that EC benefits for smoking cessation are maximized and its risks to public health are minimized.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 6, 2017 13:46
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] E-cigarette regulations may affect their effectiveness for smoking cessation

The study's findings show that "the benefits of ECs for smoking cessation may be limited to those who reside in an environment where there are few restrictions on the retail sale and marketing of ECs." Dr. Hua-Hie Yong, lead author at Cancer Council Vict
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 6, 2017 13:41
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[UK] Hundreds of South Tyneside children need treatment for passive smoking

Hundreds of children a year are treated for the effects of second-hand smoke in South Tyneside, a new report has revealed. Experts have found that 378 youngsters were taken to their GPs, or hospital, with conditions including glue ear and asthma, after b
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Apr 6, 2017 13:35
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[UK] Countdown starts to being smokefree

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has pledged all its hospitals and community sites will be completely smokefree from March 31, 2018. Figures show 18.7 per cent of adults in the North East still smoke and tobacco use remains the single largest c
Blyth & Wansbeck News Post Leader (uk)
added Apr 6, 2017 13:34
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[UK] Ex-marine commando turned piracy expert caught smuggling with his father

Diccon Wood, assistant director at the HMRC's Fraud Investigation Service, said:...“Disrupting criminal trade is at the heart of our strategy to clamp down on the illicit tobacco market, which costs the UK around £2billion a year. Anyone with information
Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Apr 6, 2017 03:12
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[UK] Smoking prevalence and attributable disease burden in 195 countries and territories, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]t

demographic forces are poised to heighten smoking's global toll, unless progress in preventing initiation and promoting cessation can be substantially accelerated. Greater success in tobacco control is possible but requires effective, comprehensive, and a
The Lancet (uk)
added Apr 6, 2017 02:06
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[UK] Public health cuts will lead to more sick people, report warns

Quit Stop, Sheffield NHS’s stop smoking service. The report says anti-smoking services are at risk
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 5, 2017 10:18
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[UK] Barnet children make film about the dangers of shisha for school workshops

A shisha awareness film which busts misconceptions about smoking has been made by six Barnet young people. The film, More Than One Choice, was made by six young filmmakers as part of a shisha awareness campaign from Barnet Public Health and was aiming t
Hendon Times (uk)
added Apr 5, 2017 10:14
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[UK] BURNING RUBBER Stunned shopper snaps Tesco gaffe after condoms were stocked on a ‘Smoking Alternatives’ shelf

The shopper tweeted a photo of the supermarket, adding: “Smoking alternatives: condoms. “Well done @Tesco.” The supermarket giant replied: “‘Oh dear Beth! I’d like to make the store aware of this, can you confirm the store you visited?”
The Sun (uk)
added Apr 4, 2017 16:27
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