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[UK] Masculine boys and feminine girls more likely to get cancer

"Girly" girls and macho teenage boys put themselves at greater risk of cancer because they are more likely to use sunbeds or smoke, warns a new study. Researchers found the most feminine teenage girls used tanning beds more often and are more likely not
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 17, 2014 14:07

[Europe, UK, USA] E-cigarettes: no smoke without fear ($$)

E-cigarettes are big business. How did they start? How do they work? And what is big tobacco doing to protect its market share?
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 17, 2014 10:20

[UK] E-cigarettes and cosmetic surgery tipped for new wave of claims ($$)

Post Online (uk)
added Apr 16, 2014 11:20

[UK] Ash runs Tinder experiment to show smokers are less desirable to opposite sex

believes it has proved this by creating two profiles on dating app Tinder using images of the same person, with one profile portraying her as a smoker and the other as a non-smoker. Tinder is a dating app that allows its users to rate each other on their
Marketing Magazine (uk)
added Apr 16, 2014 09:45

[UK] CLARK: Imperial’s smoke and mirrors

a shrewd sense of political timing. Imperial has opted to axe England’s last cigarette factory, blaming “increasing regulation”, ten days after Jane Ellison, the public health minister, ordered tobacco companies to scrap branded boxes in favour of plain p
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 16, 2014 09:25

[UK] Nottingham cigarette factory closure threatens more than 500 jobs

The planned closure of Imperial's last factory means there will be no cigarette manufacturing left in Britain. The only other remaining factory in the UK is run by Japan Tobacco International in Northern Ireland. Unite, Britain's largest union, accused
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 16, 2014 09:24

[UK] Unions slam Imperial Tobacco closure as a 'cynical ploy' to retain company profits

IMPERIAL Tobacco is facing a backlash after announcing it will close its Lenton factory and cut 540 jobs. It claimed low sales and increased regulation had hit its profits. But it also blamed the growing illicit trade of cigarettes, with research claimin
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Apr 16, 2014 09:22

[UK] Indoor pub night in Northampton for supporters of E-cigarettes

A Northampton man is planning to hold a ‘vaping’ event at a town centre pub in a bid to combat what he feels is “discrimination” against people who use electronic cigarettes. Lee Duke said he was outraged after being told to stop using his electronic ci
Northampton Chronicle and Echo (uk)
added Apr 16, 2014 09:20

[UK] Warning over chargers after another smoker is hurt in e-cigarette blast

‘People assume e-cigarettes are much safer than ordinary cigarettes, and in most cases they are,’ said Charlie Pugsley of London Fire Brigade. ‘The danger is that people sometimes use incorrect chargers, which runs the risk of overcharging and can poten
Metro Café (uk)
added Apr 16, 2014 09:18

[UK] Leicester Royal Infirmary to create smoking areas for staff after protest

The U-turn follows years of protests from people living near Leicester Royal Infirmary, who said their streets have been turned into an ashtray as staff, barred from smoking in the hospital grounds, took their cigarette breaks outside nearby houses. The
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Apr 16, 2014 09:17
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