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[UK] URGENT RECALL Vype e-cigarettes sold at Sainsbury’s recalled over fears they could catch fire

VYPE e-cigarettes sold at Sainsbury's have been recalled over fears they could catch fire. The safety notice was issued after "a small number of consumers" reported having problems with their Vype eTank Pro devices and brought it to the manufacturer's a
The Sun (uk)
added Aug 2, 2018 15:38
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[UK] Vype e-cigarettes sold at Sainsbury's have been recalled over fears they could catch on fire

In a statement released by the company, 'a small number of consumers' reported concerns with their Vype eTank Pro devices. Vype is asking any customers who bought the device, which sold for £24.99, to return it for a replacement.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 2, 2018 15:37
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[UK] Tories plan to hit 2.9million with VAPE TAX to raise extra £40million for NHS

Last night Chris Snowdon, of think tank the Institute of Economic Affairs, said a vaping tax would harm the UK’s health. He said: “The UK’s liberal approach to vaping has become a model for the rest of the world.”
Daily Express (uk)
added Aug 2, 2018 15:21
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[UK] Smokers could be stopped from lighting up at Sheffield's bus and tram stops

the council confirmed it was looking at introducing smoke-free shelters across the city. This comes as part of the council's Smoke-free Sheffield work, through which the local authority says it hopes to 'protect children from the effects of second hand sm
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Aug 2, 2018 15:11
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[UK] Smoking rates declining in Southwark

Southwark’s labourers, cleaners and hospitality staff appear to be quitting smoking for e-cigarettes and vaping, according to statistics. The percentage of smokers in routine and manual occupations has dropped from more than 25 per cent in 2015, to 18.5
News Shopper (uk)
added Aug 2, 2018 15:09
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[UK] Stop smoking - what happens to your body when you quit cigarettes? Timeline revealed

“After 20 minutes, pulse rate returns to normal,” said the NHS. “After eight hours, nicotine and carbon monoxide levels in blood reduce by more than half, and oxygen levels return to normal. Carbon monoxide is a chemical that’s found in cigarettes. It
Daily Express (uk)
added Aug 2, 2018 15:05
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[Estonia] Counterfeit, contraband cigarette volumes down 21% in 2017

The volume of counterfeit and contraband cigarettes in Estonia decreased 21% in 2017, while legal cross-border trade has increased 35% on year, it appears from a study conducted by KPMG for the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Stu
Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added Aug 2, 2018 00:48
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Plain packaging: legislative differences in Australia, France, the UK, New Zealand and Norway, and options for strengthening regulations

While plain packaging represents a milestone in tobacco-control policy, future legislation need not simply reflect the past but could set new benchmarks to maximise the potential benefits of this policy.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 2, 2018 00:32
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Productivity burden of smoking in Australia: a life table modelling study

This study highlights the potential health and productivity gains that may be achieved from further tobacco control measures in Australia via application of PALYs, which are a novel, and readily estimable, measure of the impact of health and health risk f
Tobacco Control
added Aug 1, 2018 15:57
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[UK] Understanding employment laws around e-cigarettes

In practice, businesses can actually decide whether or not they allow e-cigarettesand vaping in the office. There are reasons for allowing it – such as the way it can help people replace smoking and keep them in the office for longer, rather than go out
Business Matters (uk)
added Aug 1, 2018 15:40
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