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UK: York Schools Launch Vaping and Smoking Campaign for Stoptober

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Stoptober, is organized by National Health Service (NHS) UK and is a campaign that encourages smokers to quit cigarettes for the month of October,...

Study Finds Smoking Costs The City of London £3bn a Year

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Of the £3bn, £308m was spent on healthcare, £150m on social care, and £41m on fires caused by smokers.Of the £3bn, £308m was spent...

UK Survey Reveals Many Are in Favour of NHS Vape Prescriptions

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The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency published last October, stated that any approved vaping products, will be made available for doctors to prescribe....

Teens Are Four Times More Likely to Smoke When Parents Do

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UK government campaign titled “Better Health Smoke Free” aims to educate adult smokers about how their habit can influence younger people to take up...

New PHE Data Shows Record Drop in Traditional NRT Use by...

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The percentage of smokers in England continues to drop, and currently sits at an all-time low of 13.9%.The number of smokers trying to quit...

UK: The NHS Will be Prescribing Vapes as Smoking Cessation Tools

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A recent paper has clearly indicated that countries following the WHO’s smoking cessation guidance keep struggling with higher smoking rates.Published in October by The...

Free Monthly Zoom Workshops Will Address Health Risks of Vaping

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Health Arcadia, a community health organization has been holding the online sessions, “Facts and Myths about Vapes” once a month through December. Teens, parents,...

UK: NHS May be Giving Pregnant Women £400 Vouchers to Quit...

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Research suggests that for every 1,000 pregnant women offered vouchers, 177 would stop smoking.Research, says the guidance, suggests that for every 1,000 pregnant women...

UK Vapers May Face New Threats, as Public Health England is...

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As the PHE was reportedly unable to deal with the Covid-19 crises effectively due to under-funding, UK ministers have decided to merge it with...

UK Government Plans to Eradicate Smoking by 2030

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Last September, Public Health England’s (PHE) chief executive Duncan Selbie, had urged the National Health Service (NHS) to strive at making Britain effectively smoke-free...
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