Tag Archives: Smoking Cessation

Going the Distance: Exercise professionals in the wider public health workforce

By Royal Society for Public Health (2018)

This report, written with ukactive, explores how fitness professionals can play an enhanced role in supporting the public’s health. It calls for GP drop-in and smoking cessation services inside gyms and leisure centres to help ease pressure on local health facilities and improve access to health improvement services.

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Stop smoking interventions and services

by NICE (2018)

NICE and Public Health England have published updated guidelines on the best ways to help people quit smoking. This guideline covers stop smoking interventions and services delivered in primary care and community settings. It aims to ensure that everyone who smokes is advised and encouraged to stop and given the support they need. It emphasises the importance of targeting vulnerable groups who are heavy smokers or have difficulty with smoking cessation.

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The regulation of e-cigarettes

By The House of Commons Library (2017)

This briefing provides an overview on the regulation of e-cigarettes in the UK and across Europe. It also outlines new product requirements for e-cigarettes and identifies where national regulations have gone beyond what is in EU regulations.

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Electronic cigarettes

By ASH (2014)

This Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) briefing summarises the evidence on electronic cigarettes.

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Electronic nicotine delivery systems

By WHO (2014)

This document was prepared in response to the request made by the Conference of the Parties (COP) at its fifth session (Seoul, Republic of Korea, 12–17 November 2012) to the Convention Secretariat to invite WHO to examine emerging evidence on the health impacts of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) use and to identify options for their prevention and control, for
consideration at the sixth session of the COP. 1 This report incorporates the December 2013 deliberations and scientific recommendations on ENDS by the WHO Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation (TobReg), and analysis from a recent WHO survey on tobacco products.

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