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EU Tobacco Products Directive: 10 reasons why it’s good news for public health

Science Blog April 14, 2014

In a guest post, Linda McAvan MEP outlines what the EU Tobacco Products Directive is and what it means for public health.

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Chantler review supports standard tobacco packs – but what next?

Science Blog April 3, 2014

Following an independent review by Sir Cyril Chantler, standardised tobacco packaging could be introduced by the next general election.

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Nobody deserves to die from lung cancer

Science Blog April 1, 2014

Lung cancer is a devastating disease and the UK’s biggest cancer killer, but people don’t like to talk about it.

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National No Smoking Day: don’t quit quitting

Science Blog March 12, 2014

It’s No Smoking Day. We look at the different options available to people trying to quit their habit.

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Meat and cheese aren’t ‘as deadly as smoking’

Science Blog March 5, 2014

For the vast majority of people, eating protein isn’t “as bad for you as smoking”. Tobacco is the single biggest cause of preventable disease.

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New EU rules bring us one step closer to a tobacco free Europe

Science Blog February 27, 2014

A landmark vote by the European Parliament in Strasbourg made public health history this week.

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Commons’ sense prevails for public health

Science Blog February 11, 2014

MPs in the House of Commons have overwhelmingly agreed that they want to see standardised packaging for tobacco products in the UK. What happens next?

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