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British American Tobacco profit lifted by Reynolds

British American Tobacco said it expects to double sales from vaping and other non- conventional smoking products this year as the owner of the Dunhill, Kent, and Lucky Strike cigarettes brands lifted profits by 39 per cent last year.
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 22, 2018 17:00

[UK] Vaping at the wheel could cost you your licence: Police warn motorists e-cigarettes could be illegal under law meant to ban mobile phones

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:54
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] LDP approves new draft of watered-down health ministry passive smoking plan

The new draft submitted by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare on Feb. 22 stipulates that existing restaurants and bars that have a seating space of 100 square meters or less fall outside of the ban on smoking indoors. While the exemption rolls bac
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:46

[Asia, Pakistan] AUDIO: Another five districts in Punjab to replicate Islamabad smoke-free model

the Deputy Commissioner of Gujranwala himself resolved to quit smoking on Wednesday while launching the smoke-free city campaign in the district. Dr. Minhaj took pride in the Islamabad smoke-free model being replicated in Punjab as well. “I have already
The News (pk)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:44

[UK] Police warn drivers could lose their licence and be prosecuted for vaping at the wheel

The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:40

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] No reason to compromise lung capacity

Smoking, therefore, has no place in sport and he said it was heartening to see the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) taking a firm stand on stubbing out the habit among its youth players. Tan, a three-time Singapore Sportsman of the Year, said: "We
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:09

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Tobacco tax hike may not cut number of smokers: Experts

The increase in tobacco taxes was announced by Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat during his Budget speech on Monday, and took effect the same day. Prices of popular cigarette brands are set to increase by at least $1 tomorrow, although some retailers have
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:08

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] FAS gets tough to stub out smoking among footballers

The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) is tackling the longstanding problem of smoking within the professional ranks head on. The clampdown has started with the Young Lions, essentially Singapore's Under-23 squad who play in the S-League and repres
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:07

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] S-League clubs back move to stub out unhealthy habit

S-League clubs have come out to back the hard stance that the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) has taken against smoking within the Young Lions. While the six other local clubs are only encouraged to follow suit, several already have rules establ
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:06

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smoking among local footballers a real issue: Fandi Ahmad

That is the scale of the problem facing Young Lions coach Fandi Ahmad after he confronted his 25-man team following a training session earlier this month at the Jalan Besar Stadium and almost half confessed to being smokers. "We had a talk with the boys
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:05
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