Leeds City Council - Archive (smokefree)

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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2015
17
December
2015
New signs will be appearing in Leeds from January urging people not to smoke near areas where children play. The signs will feature artwork provided by local children following a competition run in conjunction with the Yorkshire Evening Post. The ...
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11
November
2015
City leaders in Leeds are urging people and organisations across the city to sign up and support Breathe 2025, a new campaign to inspire children to grow up smokefree and protected from health harms caused by tobacco. While Yorkshire and the Humbe...
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29
September
2015
A ban on smoking in cars starts as the annual Stoptober campaign encouraging people to quit smoking is launched this year. Some of the country’s top comedians have joined forces with Stoptober to help smokers make their way through the 28 day chal...
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