Smoking

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Netflix drops smoking scenes over fears of 'harming' young people

Netflix drops smoking scenes over fears of 'harming' young people

Netflix has vowed to cut back on cigarette use on screen over the “harmful impact” it can have on young people.

Monday, March 4, 2019

Monday, March 4, 2019

‘If smoking was invented today, it would be banned’

‘If smoking was invented today, it would be banned’

‘If smoking was invented today, it would be banned’

Chief executive of Action on Smoking and Health has said that the legal age of smoking should be raised to 21, adding “if smoking was invented today, it would be banned”.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Smoking

Hawaii to consider raising legal smoking age to 100 years old

Hawaii to consider raising legal smoking age to 100 years old

A law is being proposed in Hawaii to raise the minimum legal age to buy cigarettes to 100 by 2024.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Stopping people from smoking in their own homes is ‘unreasonable’, says CEO of health charity

Stopping people from smoking in their own homes is ‘unreasonable’, says CEO of health charity

Stopping people from smoking in their homes is ‘unreasonable’, says charity CEO

Deborah Arnott, Chief Executive of Action on Smoking and Health has said it is “unreasonable” to stop people from smoking in their own homes, but more has to be done to reduce smoking in social housing and privately-rented properties.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Monday, November 5, 2018

Julia Hartley-Brewer: ‘Maybe people know the effect kebabs and cigarettes have on their life’

Julia Hartley-Brewer: ‘Maybe people know the effect kebabs and cigarettes have on their life’

Julia Hartley-Brewer: ‘Maybe people know the effect kebabs and cigarettes have'

Julia Hartley-Brewer has said that people understand the effect “a kebab and cigarettes” has on their health and still make that choice, as the Health Secretary announces a new prevention strategy for areas such as smoking and obesity.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

17.8% of 18 to 24 year-olds now smoke – a significantly reduced figure

Report: Young adults rejecting smoking

Report: Young adults rejecting smoking

New Office for National Statistics data shows that the largest reduction in smoking prevalence since 2011 has been noted among 18 to 24-year-olds

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

NHS must do more to help smokers quit, say leading physicians

NHS must do more to help smokers quit, say leading physicians

NHS must do more to help smokers quit, say leading physicians

E-cigarettes and 'opt-out' smoking cessation advice were some of the recommendations from the Royal College of Physicians

Monday, September 26, 2016

Monday, September 26, 2016

Fags, booze and burgers cost NHS £11 billion

Fags, booze and burgers 'could kill the NHS'

Fags, booze and burgers 'could kill the NHS'

Public Health England is warning that the NHS will become unaffordable unless illnesses related to poor diet, smoking and drinking are tackled

Friday, May 20, 2016

Friday, May 20, 2016

'We're saying to adults we're going to treat you like children' - Simon Clark from smokers group Forest on new plain cigarette packaging

Plain cigarette packaging 'treats adults like children and won't work' claims pro-smoking group

Plain cigarette packaging 'treats adults like children and won't work'

Director of smokers' group says new 'anonymous' labelling will make no difference

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Film alleges tobacco companies targeting African Americans

Film alleges tobacco companies targeting African Americans

Film takes on cigarette companies' targeting efforts

Lincoln Mondy's university film project has uncovered alleged targeted efforts by the tobacco industry towards African Americans.