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27 April 2020

8 things to know about e-cigarettes

Vaping is not risk free but is far less harmful than smoking. Our advice remains that people who smoke are better to switch completely to vaping but if you have never been a smoker, don’t start to vape. This blog, published to coincide with  PHE’s latest independent evidence report , looks at some of the most common misconceptions around e-cigarettes and provides the facts. 1. E-cigarettes and the US lung injury outbreak Last August, vapers began to...
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20 April 2020

False fears preventing smokers from using e-cigarettes to quit

Over half of smokers believe nicotine vaping products are equally or more harmful than smoking despite US vaping deaths being caused by substances banned in UK.Published 4 March 2020From: Public Health England Public Health England’s (PHE)  sixth independent e-cigarette report , commissioned from researchers at King’s College London, is published today (Wednesday 4 March 2020) alongside new PHE advice on vaping in NHS mental health trusts. The report...
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13 April 2020

10 self-help tips to stop smoking

If you want to stop smoking, you can make small changes to your lifestyle that may help you resist the temptation to light up. Think positive You might have tried to quit smoking before and not managed...
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06 April 2020

Reports of US lung disease outbreak and links to vaping So what does it mean for the UK and our pragmatic approach in Sheffield?

Following reports of an outbreak in the US of serious lung disease and recent deaths linked to vaping the US Centre Disease Control (CDC) have discouraged people from vaping and there are moves to ban them in various US states such as San...
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30 March 2020

3 ways to order during lockdown

3 AWESOME WAYS TO ORDER MIRAGE PRODUCTS  ...
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30 March 2020

Smoking doesnt care about you. But we do.

FOLLOWING A SIGNIFICANT 4.5% DECLINE IN THE NUMBER OF SMOKERS IN SHEFFIELD IN 2017/2018, SMOKEFREE SHEFFIELD IS PUSHING ON WITH THEIR AMBITION THIS NEW YEAR WITH A NEW ADVERT IN A BID TO ENCOURAGE MORE SMOKERS TO QUIT THIS JANUARY. The...
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26 March 2020

Breakfast is served

For years vape companies have tried to invent new flavour combinations to wow us and tickle out taste buds. This year Mirage will be launching it's brand new Breakfast Range! Everyone loves breakfast and although we could have gone down the...
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23 March 2020

Yorkshire Smokefree My 20 Year Journey

Maggie Milne is one of the Service Managers here at Yorkshire Smokefree. She’s worked for the South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust for a number of years, but her earliest experience of the stop smoking service was not as...
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16 March 2020

Smoking rates fall significantly in Sheffield

This positive news is welcome by all Smokefree Sheffield Partners across the city who are working to achieve a smokefree generation. Smokefree Sheffield, a three-year initiative is commissioned by Sheffield City Council as part of the current...
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09 March 2020

Sheffield Tobacco Control Strategy 2017- 2022

Overview Sheffield City Council and partners are currently refreshing the Tobacco Control Strategy for 2017-2022. Why Smoking? Smoking is still the biggest killer in the UK and is the biggest cause of health inequalities...
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