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[UK] Reformed smoker credits Dorking Vapestore with helping her kick the habit after 32 years

A reformed smoker sick of criticism aimed at vaping and The Vapestore in Dorking is trying to change people’s perception of the electronic inhaling devices. Lorna Randall recently quit smoking after 32 years after taking up vaping when when the Vapestor
Get Surrey (uk)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:14
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[UK-Scotland] Cut out smoking at playgrounds and school gates, says Children's Commissioner Bruce Adamson as he backs Ash Scotland charter

SCOTLAND'S children's commissioner...Bruce Adamson has agreed to champion Ash Scotland's Charter for a Tobacco-free Generation which sets out six principles which aim to see the next generation grow up without the health problems and financial costs cause
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:12
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[Canada] LETTER: Truth about Canadian health care

The Fraser Institute is a think tank, Canada’s Heritage Foundation, financed by money that is often untraceable... In the 1990’s, for example, tobacco companies financed “studies” by these Fraser people to prove that second hand smoke was not harmful.
Burlington (VT) Free Press
added Dec 6, 2017 03:32
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[Canada] Legal age to smoke pot in Manitoba to be 19; home-growing will be banned

Manitoba plans to set 19 as the minimum age to buy and use recreational marijuana once it’s legalized in July, but people would not be allowed to grow it at home for their own use. Justice Minister Heather Stefanson said the homegrown prohibition is aime
Canadian Press
added Dec 6, 2017 00:00
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[Australia] 'I don't want to upset anyone': Roxy Jacenko airbrushes cigarette out of photo shoot after being SLAMMED by Instagram critics for glamorising smoking

Last Wednesday saw select Instagram followers criticising her use of a cigarette as a prop during a recent photo shoot. Comments on Roxy Jacenko's page included 'such a shame about the smoke' and 'you don't need that dumb prop.' A week later, the 37-y
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 5, 2017 18:21
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Smoking ban across the UK has made us happy! Married women with children have benefited the most from the landmark legislation introduced 10 years ago

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 5, 2017 18:16
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COPD is on the European Commission’s agenda, EU health chief says

European Commission does not plan specific targets or a harmonised approach for the prevention of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Instead, it says it will ensure tobacco control policies are properly implemented in the member states.
EurActiv
added Dec 5, 2017 18:10
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[Europe] EU health boss Andriukaitis ‘does not listen’

Peter van der Mark is the Secretary-General of ESTA, the European Smoking Tobacco Association. This opinion-piece is in reaction to an interview published last week.
EurActiv
added Dec 5, 2017 18:09
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BRIEF-Egypt's Eastern Co to Launch New Product with British American Tobacco

LAUNCH NEW PRODUCT 'PALL MALL' IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO CO DURING DEC AT CONSUMER SALES PRICE OF EGP
Reuters
added Dec 5, 2017 17:54
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[Italy] Italian study: No health concerns observed in medium term e-cig users

A study by renowned tobacco harm reduction expert Prof. Riccardo Polosa and his team, indicated that there are no health concerns associated with medium term use of e-cigarettes in non-smokers.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Dec 5, 2017 17:05
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