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2.7m a year killed in Europe by smoking, alcohol, UPFs...

Discover how tobacco, alcohol, ultra processed foods and fossil fuels contribute to nearly a quarter of all deaths in Europe. New report by WHO.
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Bedford Council tackling obesity and smoking

An Integrated Behaviour Change Service (IBCS) is being developed across Bedford Borough, Central Bedfordshire and Milton Keynes.
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New report reveals 28% of music videos contained tobacco imagery...

Discover how tobacco imagery in popular music videos can influence youth smoking and vaping behaviours
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Disposable vapes lead to 300% increase in young adults vaping

A study in The Lancet found that 29 per cent of 18 to 24-year-olds in England used vapes last May, up from 9 per cent two years earlier

Premier League Footballers hooked on Snus

Millionaire elite athletes fooled by nicotine’s confidence trick!

Vaping leads to smoking in children and adolescents

Findings from 12 systematic reviews by the Institute of Public Health in Northern Ireland shows a significant link between vaping leading to smoking.

Smoking and vaping making an on-screen comeback

From Oscar-winning movies to top streaming shows and popular music videos, Big Tobacco and Big Vape shamelessly exert their influence.

One hour of social media a day doubles a child’s...

New research shows that daily use of social media by young people significantly increases the chances of them becoming smokers or vapers.
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Why are youngsters still taking up smoking?

It’s estimated that in the UK about 350 young people a day take up smoking

Podcast 11

The show is hosted by Colleen Dwyer, a senior Allen Carr’s Easyway therapist who is joined by Allen Carr Alcohol Therapist Gerry Williams

More local quit smoking services sign up Allen Carr’s Easyway

Oxfordshire County Council to help people quit smoking the ‘Easyway’

Sharp increase in middle-class women smoking 

Study indicates smoking rate amongst middle-class women in England is up by 25%