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Quitting smoking reduces anxiety

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Researchers found ex-smokers were less anxious. One in five say they need cigarettes to relieve stress. Researchers say smokers deserve to know relaxing benefits of nicotine are a myth
Date:
16/01/2013

Call for limits on tobacco firms' profits

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The scientists and researchers from the University of Bath's UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies said a cap on a maximum price for cigarettes and tobacco and taxing the tobacco companies' profits could fund, twice over, the anti-smuggling measures and the cost the NHS incurs to help people stop smoking.
Date:
16/01/2013

Can the nation kick the habit?

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Is there now a hardcore group of smokers who just won't or can't quit? Robert West comments.
Date:
15/01/2013

Spreading message to help young stub out

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A new advice and support service aimed at young smokers
Date:
11/01/2013

CBE for work in tobacco fight

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Professor John Britton has been recognised for work in the tobacco fight
Date:
02/01/2013

Meningitis risk from parents who smoke

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Dr Rachael Murray, UKCTCS at the Univerisity of Nottingham comments on recent study findings of the harm smoking can cause during pregnancy
Date:
10/12/2012

Tobacco smuggling in Bulgaria

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Tobacco firms use cigarette smuggling to their advantage in Bulgaria research finds
Date:
26/11/2012

Companies count cost of smoking

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A recent study reveals that smokers are costing the UK economy £1.4 billion in sick leave per year
Date:
05/11/2012

Pro-smoking smartphone apps

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Researchers fear apps are a new way for tobacco companies to exploit loopholes in restrictions on their marketing activities
Date:
05/11/2012

Will Smoking Ever Be Safe?

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The tobacco industry has spent millions in pursuit of its Holy Grail – the cancer-free cigarette. But even if they succeed, smokers might not like it.
Date:
03/09/2012
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UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies

Epidemiology & Public Health
University of Nottingham

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