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In 2017/18, all mental health trusts will become smoke-free, expanding to all acute trusts in 2018/19, leading to all NHS estates becoming smoke-free by 2019/20.
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Mar 31, 2017 18:34

[Europe, UK] Pound’s dive helps cigarette firm Imperial Brands make a packet

The Brexit vote has been good for Imperial Brands, Britain’s second biggest tobacco company. The firm behind Winston and Golden Virginia said profits in the first half of the year would be 13%-14% higher because of the fall in sterling since the vote.
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Mar 31, 2017 18:31

[UK] University of Bristol Students Demand Name Change For Wills Memorial Building Over ‘Slave Trade Links’

the tower currently “glorifies” a man who “profited greatly” from slave-grown tobacco...Wills made his fortune through the his family’s tobacco and cigarette business, W.D. & H.O. Wills, which would later become a founding member of Imperial Tobacco. The
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 31, 2017 18:29

[UK] Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

** Booker, the British wholesaler that has agreed to a 3.7 billion pound ($4.6 billion) takeover by Tesco, said quarterly sales growth had slowed, with tobacco sales hurt by a shop display ban and plain packaging restrictions.
added Mar 31, 2017 18:05

[UK] Woman, 41, who lost 26 kilos after ditching her pack-a-day smoking habit addresses conference in her BATHING SUIT to encourage women 'to get comfortable being uncomfortable'

At 26, Ms Locaso was overweight. But after kicking her pack-a-day smoking habit, she gained the confidence to kick other habits, and dropped 26 kilos in one year
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 31, 2017 18:04

[UK] Counterfeit tobacco and cigarettes sold on Facebook

The cut-price tobacco and cigarettes are being sold through Facebook's Marketplace pages Undercover reporters arranged to meet a seller in Tunbridge Wells and purchased items marketed as Mayfair cigarettes and Amber Leaf rolling tobacco. When analysed,
BBC Online
added Mar 31, 2017 03:07

[UK] Tobacco display ban hits sales at Budgens and Londis owner

Booker, the wholesaler behind convenience store brands including Budgens and Londis, which is the target of a £3.7bn takeover by Tesco, has suffered a sharp fall in tobacco sales after a ban on displaying cigarette packets in shops.
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:50

Every 1 pound spent on public health in UK saves average of 14 pound

The recent cuts made to public health budgets in the UK are therefore a "false economy" and are set to cost an already overstretched NHS and the wider economy "billions," conclude the researchers, who warn other countries to think again before going down
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 30, 2017 16:27

[UK] Return on investment of public health interventions: a systematic review [FREE FULL TEXT]

Many interventions (particularly around smoking cessation) produced a net cost-saving for the NHS, that is, the intervention was more effective and cheaper than the comparator.27 Most interventions were highly cost-effective with a very low cost per QALY:
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
added Mar 30, 2017 11:23

[UK] Under age children sold illicit cigarettes that were a fire risk claims trading standards as off licence review is ordered

Calls have been made to review the license of Europa on Broad Street, March, after illicit tobacco and cigarettes were discovered there last month. A March off-licence that allegedly sold illicit cigarettes to under age children – risking their health in
Cambs Times (uk)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:01
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