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[Ireland] SWEANOR: 'Abstinence-only approach to nicotine has created undue fears about alternatives'

Most importantly, we can assist hundreds of thousands of people in Ireland to significantly extend the length and quality of their lives. And that’s about as good a use of our own time and imaginations as we are likely to find.
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Oct 23, 2017 15:06
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[UK] Ex-Cameron aide in tobacco firm lobbying row

she promoted a new product from the Marlboro manufacturer, Philip Morris, at this year’s Tory party conference. Labour has questioned whether Kate Marley, who quit as Cameron’s special adviser last year, breached parliamentary rules barring ministers and
The Observer (uk)
added Oct 23, 2017 14:12
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[Florida] Law firms fined $9.16 million for filing frivolous tobacco complaints

improper claim submissions by Wilner.... “Over and over, plaintiffs’ counsel explained that these problems were the result of the unique logistical difficulties involved in managing so many individual lawsuits. “And over and over the District Court remi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 23, 2017 14:09
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] EDITORIAL: Curbing growth in cigarette sales

But even the pricing mechanism has its limitations, because the government has to consider several factors in determining the tax level. Too steep a rise in the tax could adversely hurt the industry, which directly and indirectly employs an estimated 3.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 23, 2017 14:05
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[Russia] More taxes, less smokers

The project's goal is to reduce tobacco consumption distribution to 25% by 2022 and create conditions for further sustainable reduction of consumption. As main target focuses, the document calls the reduction of tobacco consumption distribution in Russia
Realnoe Vremya (ru)
added Oct 23, 2017 14:01
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[UK-Scotland] Illegal super-strength e-cigarettes seized in crackdown as shops targeted in undercover swoops

They found illicit liquids over the maximum legal nicotine strength level of two per cent and other products which were nine months out of date. The Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc. and Care) (Scotland) Act 2016 came into force in April, regulating the sa
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Oct 23, 2017 13:54
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[UK] MP calls for action to save tobacco retailers

JTISpeaking in Parliament at an event hosted by the Tobacco Retailer’s Alliance, Mann told an audience of MPs and retailers: “Tobacco independents are becoming increasingly victims of over regulation that stifles trade and stops retailers from thriving.”
betterRetailing (uk)
added Oct 23, 2017 13:51
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[UK] Political priorities and public health services in English local authorities: the case of tobacco control and smoking cessation services

At a time of significant cost pressure, political support for tobacco control in English local authorities mitigates but does not remove the risk of cuts to budgets for smoking cessation services.
Journal of Public Health
added Oct 23, 2017 13:50
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[UK] Budget cuts are damaging stop smoking services

Local authorities have had to cut their stop smoking services due to a lack of funding over the past few years, according to a new study by (ASH) The study, based on surveys from the past 3 years, found that services for smoking cessation have been cut
Independent Nurse (uk)
added Oct 23, 2017 13:46
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[UK] PATEL: Why We Need A Clear Message On E-Cigarettes And Vaping

As a pharmacist, I think it should be within our powers to offer advice and guidance on the best ways to quit.... No one can say for sure they are 100 per cent safe - but we know they are much safer than cigarettes. And I don’t think anyone can afford t
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 23, 2017 13:42
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