Monday, 17 October 2016
According to the report on Adult Smoking Habits in Great Britain, 2013 by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the proportion of smokers amongst unemployed is almost twice as high as amongst employed people.
Friday, 7 October 2016
A recent announcement from the European Union regarding the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) has called for tobacco manufacturers to adhere to more stringent guidelines. So what is the future?
Friday, 30 September 2016
According to the latest figures of the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the number of smokers is currently at a record low. However, smoking rates in some industries and occupations still exceed the national smoking prevalence of 19%. Here are the industries with the highest and lowest smoking rates/
Friday, 23 September 2016
‘Stop for 28 days and you’re five times more likely to quit’, is the ever-successful motto of Stoptober; a campaign by Public Health England that has helped smokers change their lives forever. Stoptober is in its fifth year and continues to encourage the nation’s 7 million smokers to quit; a figure the team are determined to reduce.
Tuesday, 13 September 2016
In the UK smoking is steadily decreasing; today around 19% of the population smoke compared to 21% in 2014, and 45% in 1974. However, shockingly, for individuals with mental health conditions this simply is not the case, with almost 38% of those who suffer from various mental health condition smoking daily and a further 13% smoking less frequently.