In the last 2 years, our partner, the Nepal Development Research, Institute have successfully advocated for increases in tobacco tax in Nepal.
It’s known that people from more deprived backgrounds are more likely to get cancer. New analysis from Cancer Research UK…
For the second instalment in our health inequalities series, we’re looking at what’s behind differences in the causes of smoking.
Hear from a policy manager at Cancer Research UK about what they think about Phillip Morris International’s bid for pharmaceutical company Vectura.
Researchers also found the number of high-risk drinkers rose by 40%, with over 4.5 million adults classed as ‘high-risk drinkers’ during the first lockdown.
Philip Morris International (PMI), the American tobacco company, and maker of Marlboro cigarettes, is buying Vectura, the British respiratory drugs company.
Protective cells in the lungs of ex-smokers could explain why quitting smoking reduces the risk of developing lung cancer.
If smoking rates dropped to five per cent in the UK by 2035, the NHS could save £67million in just one year.