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UK companies rebuked over lack of senior women appointments

Ashtead Group, Imperial Brands and Fresnillo have been the poorest performers on women in leadership in the FTSE 100 for two years running,..The proportion of senior women at British American Tobacco and NMC Health, at 13 per cent, was unchanged over the
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 13, 2018 16:17
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[UK] Who are the six female bosses in the FTSE 100?

Alison Cooper joined Imperial Tobacco in 1999... Despite being one of only a handful of female British CEOs, the 52-year-old says she does not believe in quotas intended to increase female participation in boardrooms.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 13, 2018 04:30
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[Illinois] City to sue online e-cigarette dealers, says they're selling to underage Chicagoans

The city is planning to file suit Tuesday in Cook County Circuit Court against eight companies that sold e-cigarette products to people under age 21 in the past month, the Emanuel administration said. The sales were part of a sting operation launched by
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 12, 2018 22:14
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The Great American Smokeout: Day 1 on the Path to a Tobacco-Free Future

on Thursday, November 15, 2018, the event takes on a new theme: "Day 1," reflecting the event's evolution from quitting for the day to the recognition that successful cessation takes time and planning. Smokers are encouraged to use the day to map out a pl
PR Newswire
added Nov 12, 2018 22:13
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[UK-Scotland] High availability of tobacco raises smoking rates in mothers-to-be

Women are more likely to smoke during pregnancy if they live in areas with lots of shops selling cigarettes, a study shows. Pregnant women living in Scottish neighbourhoods with the highest availability of tobacco products are 70 per cent more likely to
EurekAlert
added Nov 12, 2018 22:11
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[UK] Welsh city and town centre smoking ban proposed by Mark Drakeford

The Welsh Labour leadership candidate has included the plan in his manifesto for the contest. Mr Drakeford, considered to be the favourite to win the election, also wants to ban smoking in the outdoor areas of cafes and restaurants. Currently smoking i
BBC Online
added Nov 12, 2018 22:05
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[UK, USA] Menthol cigarettes BAN: Smoking crackdown plan causes tobacco shares to plunge

A PROPOSED ban on the sale of menthol cigarettes in the United States has wiped billions from the share value of two major tobacco firms.
Daily Star (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 22:04
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[South Carolina] Charleston VA hospital promotes early lung cancer screening for long-time smokers

Wilson, along with many veterans, was a beneficiary of a lung cancer screening program specifically catered to veterans who are heavy cigarette smokers. The program, which emerged during a time when 75 percent of lung cancer patients were seeking treatm
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Nov 12, 2018 22:02
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[UK] Staggering number of smokers who want to quit but still spark up within ONE HOUR of waking up revealed

Over 60% light up in that first sixty minutes after opening their eyes, data from The Office for National Statistics reveals. .. A simple Hold My Light pledge with pals can be a smoker's first step to a smoke-free future
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 22:01
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[UK] Tobacco shares go up in smoke amid US crackdown plan

British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands have had £8.6bn wiped off their stock market value as US regulators prepare to crack down on the sale of flavoured e-cigarettes and menthol cigarettes. Shares in BAT, the sixth-biggest company in the FTSE 100
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:57
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