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[UK] Smoking could be banned outside Princess Alexandra Hospital from October

Managers of Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow are hoping to stamp out smoking on their grounds from October. Smokers are banned from lighting up this month on the Hamstel Road site as part of an engagement exercise. The hospital's leadership team a
Essex Chronicle and the Evening Gazette (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 18:29

[UK] Signs are that cigarette bans are working, says Cumbria health boss

When the smoking ban came into force, Mr Cox was working in Manchester. He moved to Cumbria in 2014. He believes the legislation was without doubt the right thing to do. “It was something that we’d been campaigning for for a long time. It was one of th
Cumberland News (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 16:39
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[UK] AUDIO: Dementia prevention, intervention, and care

The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 16:28

[UK] Nine lifestyle changes can reduce dementia risk, study says

It lists nine key risk factors including lack of education, hearing loss, smoking and physical inactivity. The study is being presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in London.
BBC Online
added Jul 20, 2017 16:26

[UK] Bosses 'should let staff vape at desk to cut smoking rates': Plan comes as health chief pledge to cut the number who light up to 12% in five years

Bosses should consider allowing workers to use e-cigarettes at their desks to cut smoking rates, according to Government plans. Health chiefs yesterday pledged to slash smoking rates from 15.5 per cent to 12 per cent in five years. They said vaping was
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 02:24
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[UK] National plan calls on nurses to ‘engage’ with smokers to quit

Nurses will have access to training on helping patients quit smoking as part of a new national anti-tobacco drive, which also calls on health professionals to promote cessation at every opportunity.
Nursing Times
added Jul 20, 2017 00:54

[Europe, UK] Tobacco Control Plan - NNA response

a world leader in its pragmatic approach to vaping, a pragmatism which has led to very significant numbers of smokers in the U.K. switching to the much safer alternative. Perhaps the omission is because the U.K. Government doesn't deserve to make that cl
New Nicotine Alliance UK (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 17:20

[Europe] UK government's war on e-cigs is over

Brexit provides the opportunity to re-examine the regulation of "electronic nicotine delivery systems" as alternatives to cigarettes, says the DoH, with the department vowing to "identify where we can sensibly deregulate without harming public health".
The Register (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 17:18
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[UK] Government targets further reduction in smoking rates

"Setting targets encourages punitive measures. The best tobacco control plan puts education and choice ahead of prohibition and coercion....In the 21st century tobacco control policies should focus on harm reduction products, not prohibition and other res
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Jul 19, 2017 16:19

[UK] Smokers targeted in HUGE Govt crackdown on cigarettes

The plan announced today also aims to cut smoking among 15-year-olds who regularly smoke from 8% to 3% or less. Ministers want to almost halve smoking in pregnancy by 2022, from 10.7% at present to 6% or under. The strict policy was announced in a docu
Daily Star (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:56
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