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

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The debate on e-cigarettes for and against is at its height and has become even more polarising than before. So what should we make of the US position and what does it mean for the UK?

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Sheffield is breaking up with smoking thanks to Stoptober and Smokefree Sheffield.

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Smokefree Sheffield and partners are once again supporting this year’s Stoptober by asking people across Sheffield to ‘break up with smoking’.

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Sheffield schoolboy Mahmud wins Smokefree Sheffield poster competition.

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As part of the Smokefree Homes campaign, Smokefree Sheffield ran a competition inviting local children to design a poster to inspire adults to make their home a completely smokefree space.

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Shisha businesses fined for allowing smoking indoors

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Four Shisha bars in Sheffield were prosecuted in court this week for allowing customers to smoke indoors, with a combined total in fines and costs of more than £4,500.

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Young people in Sheffield are saying no to smoking

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A smoking prevention campaign by Smokefree Sheffield saw young people across the city pledging to be part of the Smokefree Generation.

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Smoking rates fall significantly in Sheffield

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Smokefree Sheffield welcomes news of a significant decline in the number of adults who are smoking across Sheffield.

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Over 50,000 illegal cigarettes seized at Sheffield garage

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As part of a continuing operation to stub out the trade in illegal tobacco, Sheffield Trading Standards has confiscated more than 50,000 cigarettes from a local motor garage.

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Creating a Smokefree Generation in Sheffield this No Smoking Day

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Help us achieve a Smokefree Generation by 2025 this No Smoking Day. ‘Today is the Day’ where everyone comes together to support smokers to quit.

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Stamping out smoking this New Year with Smokefree Sheffield

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Smokefree Sheffield is kicking off the New Year with a series of campaigns tackling a broad range of smoking-related issues.

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Businesses urged to be smokefree

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Business owners repeatedly breaking the law by allowing smoking on their premises have been fined a total of £41,000 since the start of an operation which began in 2013 by Sheffield City Council Health and Safety Enforcement team.

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Illicit tobacco traders prosecuted in Sheffield

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Two illegal traders have been prosecuted for selling illicit tobacco products confiscating more than 27,000 cigarettes and 150 packets of tobacco.

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Sheffield City Council goes smokefree

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Changes to the council’s smokefree policy and the new vaping policy take effect from 1 October for all employees, customers, visitors, contractors, volunteers and members of the public while on council premises.

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Going smokefree is easier with a whole city behind you.