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Government’s Tobacco Control Plan Aims to Cut UK Smoking Rates

In June it was reported that smoking rates across the UK had dropped to now the second lowest in Europe, with England alone having just 15.5% of its adult population being smokers, dropping from the 15.8% figure of 2016. However, … Continue reading

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UK Smoking Rates Hit Record Low

According to new data, the number of young adult smokers in Britain has nosedived to its lowest level since records first began in 1974. The most recent statistics from the Office for National Statistics, for 2015, seem to show that … Continue reading

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Healthier younger adults linked to drop in smoking levels

As we reach the tenth day of the annual Stoptober Challenge, smokers across Britain should be encouraged to learn that the proportion of adults that are smoking in the UK has dropped to its smallest percentage since records began in … Continue reading

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Alarming figures show almost one billion smokers on the planet

The earth’s population has more than doubled in the last 50 years, soaring to 7.1 billion according to the United States Census Bureau (USCB). Inevitably, this has impacted the total number of smoker’s around the globe, with estimates showing there … Continue reading

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Smoking rates high among the mentally ill

People who suffer with a mental illness in the United States smoke cigarettes at a 70% higher rate than those who do not have any such illness. This is one of the many findings contained in a report released this … Continue reading

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