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[UK] Countdown to standard packaging — how the tobacco industry uses packaging to target women and girls

. In order to entice the next generation of smokers, brands like Silk Cut produced a line of Superslims which were developed to target to women and teenage girls. The new rules on standardised “plain” packaging puts a stop to these techniques in the UK.
ASH London (uk)
added May 19, 2017 12:38
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[UK-Scotland] CIGARETTES MUST BE SOLD IN STANDARDISED GREEN PACKAGING FROM THIS WEEKEND

Forest director Simon Clark said: “The new regulations treat adults like naughty children. They infantilise consumers by attacking freedom of choice and personal responsibility. “The new regulations are a disgraceful attempt to denormalise both the prod
Aberdeen Evening Express (This is Aberdeen) (uk)
added May 19, 2017 12:33
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[UK] Standardised tobacco packaging — removing the power of brands

New regulations on standardised “plain” packaging for all cigarettes means that Marlboro and others can no longer use their instantly recognisable and long-established visual identity to seduce new customers, especially young people, or lead current smoke
ASH London (uk)
added May 18, 2017 12:50
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[UK] Standardised tobacco packaging — removing the power of brands

New regulations on standardised “plain” packaging for all cigarettes means that Marlboro and others can no longer use their instantly recognisable and long-established visual identity to seduce new customers, especially young people, or lead current smoke
ASH London (uk)
added May 18, 2017 12:50
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[UK-Wales] Smoking charity backs calls for smokefree social housing in Wales

The President of the Faculty of Public Health, Professor John Middleton, is calling for new social housing tenants to sign an agreement not to light up inside their home. Under the new plans only new tenants would be asked to sign up to a voluntary ban.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added May 11, 2017 13:06
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More than half of UK vapers 'have given up smoking'

For the first time, more than half of the UK's electronic-cigarette users have since given up smoking tobacco, a study suggests. Some 1.5 million vapers are ex-smokers, compared with 1.3 million who still use tobacco, a survey of 12,000 adults for Action
BBC Online
added May 9, 2017 20:56
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[UK, USA] As Washington cracks down on e-cigarettes, a new study is showing their health benefit

As the United States cracks down on rules governing e-cigarettes, a wide-ranging study in Britain has revealed how the technology is helping smokers to give up harmful tobacco. Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that produc
CNBC
added May 9, 2017 17:31
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[UK] Majority of vapers have quit tobacco – survey

The number of people vaping or using e-cigarettes has quadrupled in the past five years, the annual Smokefree GB survey by Action on Smoking and Health (Ash) found, with many people turning to them for help with quitting or cutting down on smoking tobacc
The Guardian (uk)
added May 9, 2017 15:35
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[UK] Large national survey finds 2.9 million people now vape in Britain: For the first time over half don’t smoke

an estimated 2.9 million adults in Great Britain currently use electronic cigarettes. For the first time ever, the survey finds more ex-smokers (1.5 million) who use e-cigarettes than current smokers and the main reason people offered for their use of e-
ASH London (uk)
added May 8, 2017 21:08
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[UK] ASH Factsheet: Use of electronic cigarettes (vapourisers) among adults in Great Britain (PDF)

For the first time there are more ex-smokers (1.5 million) who use e-cigarettes than current smokers (1.3 million). Over half (52%) of e-cigarette users are now ex-smokers and 45% are smokers.  The main reason given by ex-smokers who are currently vaping
ASH London (uk)
added May 8, 2017 13:57
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