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New Zealand to scrap smoking ban – while UK remains ‘committed’
New Zealand’s new government plans to scrap the nation’s smoking ban to help fund tax cuts – while Rishi Sunak…
Dentistry
Making a difference this Mouth Cancer Action Month
Nigel Carter explains how you can support Mouth Cancer Action Month, a campaign that saves lives.  November is Mouth Cancer…
Dentistry
Why Stoptober is so important in dentistry
As Stoptober draws to a close, we hear from a leading dentist about why he thinks dental professionals are a…
Dentistry
How much attention have you paid to the dental news this week? – 28 October 2023
It’s been a busy week for dental news. Missed it? Here’s what’s happened over the past seven days… WHO considers…
Dentistry
‘We will not forgive or forget’ – Shadow Health Secretary criticises vape industry
Labour will ban the marketing, promotion and the sale of vapes to children, the shadow health secretary has said.  Wes…
Dentistry
Middle-age lung screening to be offered to smokers and ex-smokers
Everyone who has ever smoked tobacco in England will be offered lung screenings when they hit middle age.  The new…
Oral health
Canada first country to put health messages on individual cigarettes
Health warnings will be printed on individual cigarettes in Canada in a first-of-its-kind move to combat smoking. According to Health…
Oral health
How much attention have you paid to the dental news this week? – 7 January 2023
Missed out on last week’s dental news? Here’s what happened over the past seven days… Children’s oral health in England…
Dentistry
New Zealand bans cigarettes for future generations
New Zealand has passed legislation that will gradually phase in a tobacco ban from next year. The law, which was…
Oral health
Thérèse Coffey ‘to scrap plan to tackle smoking’
The Health Secretary is expected to U-turn on government plans to tackle smoking in the UK, according to latest reports.…
Dentistry
Smoke-free by 2030 – why vaping is a threat to young people’s lives
‘England’s 2030 smoke-free ambition is missing a point – vaping is a threat to young people’s health.’ With a new…
Oral health
Research update – implant dentistry and nicotine use
Implant Dentistry Today examines the latest evidence looking into the impact of smoking and e-cigarettes on implant treatment. Naseri R,…
Implant dentistry
Print ‘smoking kills’ on individual cigarettes, says MP
Each cigarette could have ‘smoking kills’ printed on it under new plans put forward by MPs.  A group of politicians…
Oral health
Drop in number of UK adults who smoke cigarettes, new figures show
Almost one fifth of 25 to 34 year olds smoke cigarettes in the UK – but the overall number of…
Oral health
Lincolnshire hospitals going smoke free in 2020
A new ban for Lincolnshire hospitals will stop staff, patients and visitors from smoking on hospital grounds in 2020. From 6 January…
Dentistry
Age limit for purchasing cigarettes should increase to 21, campaigners say
Banning under-21s from purchasing cigarettes would help crack down on young adults smoking, campaigners are saying. Currently anybody over the…
Oral health
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