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[UK] Half a million smokers have switched to e-cigarettes in the last year - but more people believe they are as harmful as tobacco

Nearly half a million people have switched smoking tobacco for e-cigarettes in the last year as they try to kick the habit... (ASH) said there are now 2.6 million vapers in Britain, up from 2.1 million in 2014. Nearly all of this increase is attributable
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 21, 2015 23:59
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[UK] Use of e-cigarettes up by 500,000

(ASH) said there are now 2.6 million vapers in Britain, up from 2.1 million in 2014, with nearly all of this increase attributable to a rise in the number of ex-smokers using electronic cigarettes...showed the "value" of e-cigarettes in helping smokers gi
Press Association (uk)
added May 21, 2015 23:57
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[UK] 'There's still huge sadness': Coronation Street star Beverley Callard reveals her heartbreak over Anne Kirkbride's death as she explains she was one of the few who knew how seriously ill actress was

Anne Kirkbride's death in January came as a huge shock...Beverley was one of the few people who knew just how serious Anne's cancer battle was.... 'Every single time I walk past the smoking shelter on set, or places I associate with her, I think of her.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 21, 2015 21:22
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[UK] One in FOUR people die from avoidable disease that could be prevented by living a healthier lifestyle - and MEN are most at risk

Coronary heart disease accounts for majority, with lung cancer most prevalent cause among women, Office for National Statistics reveals 60% of all avoidable deaths from 2001 to 2013 were among men
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 21, 2015 21:14
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[UK] 38 MPs enjoy freebies worth £60,000 from tobacco giant: Politicians attended sporting and entertainment events at time company was battling plans for plain packaging

Investigation found politicians accepted total of £60,000 in hospitality Include Wimbledon men’s final, Chelsea Flower show and music concerts
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 21, 2015 21:10
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[UK] MPs 'took tobacco firm hospitality'

Twenty of the MPs recently voted against plain packaging on tobacco products, while more than half of them are from constituencies where the number of smoking-related deaths exceeds the national average, the investigation found. Writing in the BMJ, free
Midlands Express and Star (uk)
added May 21, 2015 10:20
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[UK] MPs took tobacco firms' gifts before packaging vote

MPs and peers accepted gifts from the tobacco industry, such as tickets to the men’s final at Wimbledon and the opera at Glyndebourne, before voting against plain packaging...38 MPs have received a total of £60,000 of industry hospitality since changes to
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 21, 2015 10:19
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[UK] MPs accept tobacco industry hospitality worth £60,000 - including a Paul McCartney concert

MPs have accepted tobacco industry hospitality worth £60,000 since 2010, at events including Wimbledon, the Chelsea Flower Show and a Paul McCartney concert. An investigation by the BMJ found that 38 MPs had been hosted by representatives of Big Tobacco
The Independent (uk)
added May 21, 2015 10:09
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[UK] Clampdown on litter launched as officers hit the streets in East Hampshire

East Hampshire District Council has begun a zero-tolerance campaign against people who drop chewing gum or cigarette butts, or don’t clean up after their dog. If caught they run the risk of a £75 fine. And if they do not pay it they will be taken to cou
Portsmouth News (uk)
added May 20, 2015 06:06
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[UK] War on couch potato Britain: NHS boss demands battle against binge drinking and smoking to help save the NHS

Simon Stevens, chief executive of NHS England, set out in stark terms the need to 'pull out all the stops on prevention' to make people live healthier lifestyles or ‘face the music’ A battle against 'couch potato' lifestyles, binge drinking and smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 19, 2015 15:46
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