Leeds City Council - Archive (breathe2025)

2018
12
November
2018
Former smokers in Leeds are a growing band new figures show, as the annual Stoptober campaign comes to an end. Leeds smoking rates are continuing to fall and are now the lowest in West Yorkshire new data released by Public Health England shows. ...
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09
March
2018
A regional campaign to crack down on illegal tobacco sales is being backed by Leeds City Council as part of ‘Keep it Out’ in the run up to ‘No Smoking Day’ on 14 March. Councils across West Yorkshire, the North East and Hull are linking up to tack...
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2017
29
August
2017
Smoking levels in Leeds have been cut by nearly half over the last twenty five years new figures show. The latest figures released show that since 2004 there are almost 59,000 fewer smokers in the city. Smoking prevalence for adults in 2004 was 30...
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13
March
2017
SMOKERS IN Leeds are being targeted by a new campaign to highlight the effectiveness of local Stop Smoking Services. Cancer Research UK has launched an advertising campaign, aimed at increasing awareness and encouraging people to get help from the...
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2016
12
August
2016
The first cigarettes on sale in new, standardised packaging have been spotted in Leeds. New laws which came in to force in May gave manufacturers up to a year to switch to drab green packs, with bigger health warnings, designed to make smoking les...
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27
May
2016
In the wake of new laws about tobacco packaging, health leaders from across Leeds have united to back a message of support for those wanting to kick tobacco into touch on 31st May, World No Tobacco Day. Councillor Rebecca Charlwood, Leeds City Cou...
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01
March
2016
Health and wellbeing leaders in Leeds are backing the relaunch of a West Yorkshire Trading Standards campaign aimed at reducing supply and demand for illegal tobacco, including stopping dealers who sell to children, being launched on 1st March. Il...
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01
February
2016
Every month 64 people from Leeds discover they have cancer caused by smoking. While most smokers know about the link between smoking and lung cancer, many people do not realise smoking is linked with not one, but 16 different cancers, including cance...
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