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We’re exploring some of the tactics that the tobacco industry has historically used to try to prevent tobacco control initiatives, so you know what to look out for. We’re exploring some of the tactics that the tobacco industry has historically used to try to prevent tobacco control initiatives, so you know what to look out for.

by Amy Warnock | Analysis | 15 April 2024

15 April 2024

A broken cigarette on a yellow background

Ian Walker, executive director of policy, information and communications, shares his message to MPs and encourages them to help make smoking history Ian Walker, executive director of policy, information and communications, shares his message to MPs and encourages them to help make smoking history

by Ian Walker | Opinion | 26 March 2024

26 March 2024

Several types of non-cigarette tobacco, including cigars, cigarillos and a pipe

There are around five times more people smoking non-cigarette tobacco in England now than there were a decade ago, according to a new study There are around five times more people smoking non-cigarette tobacco in England now than there were a decade ago, according to a new study

by Jacob Smith | News | 5 March 2024

5 March 2024

Image of person holding cigarette packet with text 'Smoking is still the biggest preventable cause of cancer' for our Smokefree campaign

The results of a Government consultation to the propose age of sale legislation have been published today. But what do these results mean and what are the next steps on our road to a smokefree generation? The results of a Government consultation to the propose age of sale legislation have been published today. But what do these results mean and what are the next steps on our road to a smokefree generation?

by Alizee Froguel | Analysis | 29 January 2024

29 January 2024

A cloud of smoke from a cigarette

The decline in smoking prevalence in England has nearly ground to a halt since the start of the pandemic, according to a new study The decline in smoking prevalence in England has nearly ground to a halt since the start of the pandemic, according to a new study

by Jacob Smith | News | 14 December 2023

14 December 2023

4 cigarettes in a pile

Councillor Chris Kennedy writes about his experiences of smoking, and why he hopes the UK Government keep their promise to raise the minimum age of sale. Councillor Chris Kennedy writes about his experiences of smoking, and why he hopes the UK Government keep their promise to raise the minimum age of sale.

by Chris Kennedy | Opinion | 27 November 2023

27 November 2023

Smokefree UK Supporters gathered on College Green before the petition hand-in

King Charles today confirmed the government's plans to raise the age of sale for tobacco, ensuring it can never be sold to future generations. King Charles today confirmed the government's plans to raise the age of sale for tobacco, ensuring it can never be sold to future generations.

by Alizee Froguel | News | 7 November 2023

7 November 2023

The Cancer Research UK stand at the Labour party conference in October 2023

Ian Caleb, public affairs manager, gives a behind the scenes look at the Manifesto at the Liberal Democrat, Conservative and Labour party conferences – and how the team are getting CRUK’s policies heard Ian Caleb, public affairs manager, gives a behind the scenes look at the Manifesto at the Liberal Democrat, Conservative and Labour party conferences – and how the team are getting CRUK’s policies heard

by Ian Caleb | Opinion | 27 October 2023

27 October 2023

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak speaks at the 2023 Conservative Party Conference

Ian Walker reflects on Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's announcements on tobacco at the Conservative Party Conference on Wednesday Ian Walker reflects on Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's announcements on tobacco at the Conservative Party Conference on Wednesday

by Ian Walker | Opinion | 6 October 2023

6 October 2023

Cancer Research UK Campaigners outside number 10 Downing street with MPs Bob Blackman, John McNally and Martyn Day.

On Wednesday 13 September, Cancer Research UK Ambassadors and staff headed to Number 10, joined by cross-party Councillors, MPs, Cancer Research UK partners and representatives from other health charities to hand in our Smokefree UK petition. On Wednesday 13 September, Cancer Research UK Ambassadors and staff headed to Number 10, joined by cross-party Councillors, MPs, Cancer Research UK partners and representatives from other health charities to hand in our Smokefree UK petition.

by Sam Johnson-Audini | News | 29 September 2023

29 September 2023