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[UK] LETTER: YACH: Encourage smokers to shift to reduced-harm products

We need to act faster to adopt regulations accelerating the transition away from cigarettes — and for the first time, we have safe and effective products to help. Ecigarettes have to be part of the solution.
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 25, 2015 18:16

RA: Lung Disease Risk Tracks Biomarkers

Also, "there was a significant interaction between the HLA–DRB1 [shared epitope (SE)] and smoking... "This is an important finding, because not only may smoking trigger the development of RA in patients who carry the SE, but also appears to increase the
MedPage Today
added Aug 25, 2015 17:15

[Florida] Family Tells Fla. Jury Tobacco Cos. Caused Smoker's Death

saying during opening arguments that the companies had engaged in a campaign of deception that hid the dangers of smoking from him. ...Duignan smoked one or two packs a day since he was about 12 ... was diagnosed with lung cancer at the age of 42 in 1992
added Aug 25, 2015 17:09

[Florida] Trial Aces: Jones Day's Stephanie Parker

For nearly two decades at Jones Day, Stephanie Parker has been an instrumental part of the tobacco industry’s steadily successful litigation campaign against tort cases involving brutal respiratory illnesses and premature deaths, playing the delicate and
added Aug 25, 2015 17:07

Views on Gaming | Russia about to take on Macau as Asian gambling hub

about to open its doors in the far eastern region of Primorye, Russia could become the destination of choice...What is not known yet – and this could be a potential game changer for the success of Primorye over Macau – is if smoking will be allowed in spe
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Aug 25, 2015 16:58

[UK] Jersey to ban smoking in cars with under 18s

A week tomorrow smoking in cars with passengers under the age of 18 will be illegal. Jersey will be the first place in the British Isles to make the law change. The move follows a public consultation in 2013 seeking the views of Islanders about extendi
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Aug 25, 2015 07:27

[UK] Surrey council to spend £900k a year on stop smoking service amid claims of tobacco investments

SURREY County Council has refused to say whether it still holds investments in tobacco companiesafter agreeing to spend nearly £900,000 a year on an anti-smoking service.
Surrey Mirror (uk)
added Aug 25, 2015 07:26

[UK] Warrington pub boss fined over smoking ban

A Warrington pub boss has been fined £400 and ordered to pay costs of £725 after admitting failing to stop people smoking in the Cheshire Cheese pub in Latchford. Denise Cooke was found guilty by Warrington Magistrates Court on Wednesday 19 August for b
Cheshire Today (uk)
added Aug 25, 2015 07:22

[UK] 32 ways to quit smoking: Everything from eating nuts to playing Tetris

Last week, public health chiefs said e-cigarettes should be made available on the NHS to help an entire generation kick the habit within the next 10 years. It came after the country’s biggest official review of vaping found it is 95% safer than smokin
The Mirror (uk)
added Aug 25, 2015 07:16

[UK] Millions of lives blighted by smokeless tobacco

A quarter of a million deaths per year are caused by smokeless tobacco-based products, according to a new study. Its authors say that millions more have their lives shortened by ill health due to the effects of smokeless tobacco-based products, such as
Imperial College London (uk)
added Aug 25, 2015 07:06
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