Leeds City Council - Archive (tobacco)

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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28
September
2018
Leeds backs national Stoptober campaign to help smokers quit Smokers in Leeds are being encouraged to ‘find their best way to quit’ this Stoptober, with a range of extra support and advice being offered through One You Leeds. 400,000 smokers qu...
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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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30
May
2017
Health leaders in Leeds are backing international efforts to prioritise and accelerate tobacco control efforts on World No Tobacco Day on 31 May 2017. The World Health Organisation is focussing on the links between tobacco and environmental problems ...
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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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18
May
2016
Health experts and city leaders have welcomed the introduction of standardised packaging coming into force this week. From 20th May 2016 legislation about tobacco packaging changes and all tobacco products manufactured for sale in the UK must comp...
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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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