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[UK] Tobacco giants fund e-cigarettes LEAST likely to make you quit

In the study around 76% of participants used cigalikes while 24% used tank models. After a year nearly a THIRD of daily tank users (28%) had quit smoking compared with 11% of daily cigalike...tobacco industry owns many of the most prominent cigalike bra
The Mirror (uk)
added Apr 27, 2015 10:57
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[UK] Chain-smoking takeaway addict shed 8 stone after doctors warned she would have a stroke at just 23

She smoked 20 cigarettes a day and got out of breath walking up stairs Doctors warned her blood pressure was so high she was at risk of a stroke
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 27, 2015 10:28

[UK] Will new royal baby be as wild as the other Windsor 'heirs and spares'?

George VI ...His eldest daughter Elizabeth, the current queen, succeeded him after he suffered severe illness exacerbated by heavy smoking....Margaret ...A heavy smoker like her father, she suffered several smoking-related diseases and illnesses that even
The [London, UK] Express
added Apr 27, 2015 08:47

[UK] Christopher Snowdon

Christopher Snowdon is a writer and journalist who holds a history degree.... He is affiliated with with pro-smoking and libertarian organisations and think tanks: In January 2012, Snowdon became a Research Fellow at the Institute of Economic Affairs.[8] (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Apr 27, 2015 08:43

[UK] IEA: History of Close Ties with the Tobacco Industry

Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) was funded by British American Tobacco from 1963.[1] [2] In the 1970s, the IEA was being paid £2,500 by BAT... Tobacco industry documents reveal that Philip Morris identified the Institute of Economic Affairs as one of (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Apr 27, 2015 08:41

[UK] ‘Vaping leads to smoking’ claim is stubbed out ($$)

Irish Cancer Society has been criticised by a British cancer researcher and an economist...Robert West...and Christopher Snowdon...are disputing claims that because 5% of smokers tried ecigarettes before tobacco, the devices “could now be considered an in
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 27, 2015 08:37

[UK] Call for govt to legislate on vaping

An industry chief executive is calling on the Government to give clarity to the industry over e-cigarettes. Luminar Group chief executive Peter Marks claims the Government can no longer ignore the “dilemma” facing operators and is asking for guidanc
added Apr 27, 2015 08:35

[China, UK] Correspondence: Cigarette smoking among Chinese medical staff

The Chinese Ministry of Health issued a report in 2012 about the dangers that smoking can have on health.4 However, some doctors and medical students are still smoking despite these risks. Therefore, specific health education and training, targeting doct
The Lancet (uk)
added Apr 26, 2015 12:46

[UK] The bravest mum of all: Non-smoking mother-of-two with terminal lung cancer to walk London Marathon course as she battles disease for the sake of her sons

Then came the devastating news: though she'd never smoked, she had inoperable lung cancer. Since then, there have been moments of despair but Angela, 40, is determined to live as normally as possible for the time she has left.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 26, 2015 12:33

[UK] Concern over NHS trust forcing mental health patients to give up smoking

Patients at Highgate Mental Health Centre have been forced into handing over their tobacco Smokers treated for serious mental illnesses have been forced to give up their cigarettes overnight after the main provider of mental health services in Camden ro
Hampstead & Highgate Express (uk)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16
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