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Oil and Gas UK advises firms to ban e-cigarettes offshore

Oil and Gas UK's 2015 health and safety report has recommended e-cigarettes should be banned unless, and until, they become medically regulated. It suggested the industry should be consistent with public health measures aimed at reducing tobacco smoking.
BBC Online
added Jul 1, 2015 11:35

[UK] NHS stop smoking bids down 31%

Sheila Duffy, chief executive of anti-smoking group ASH Scotland, described the drop as "alarming" and suggested a new levy be brought in on tobacco companies to pay for increased advertising of the health services available on the NHS.
Guernsey Press
added Jul 1, 2015 11:25

[UK] Deadly legacy of trying to appear seductive in the 1970s: Record numbers of women suffering from lung cancer after being lured into smoking by adverts

They were lured to start smoking in their thousands by advertisements that promised to make them look glamorous and independent. Now record numbers of women are suffering the legacy of 1970s commercials – and tragically are developing lung cancer.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 30, 2015 20:24

[UK] Derry is worst for illegal cigarettes

The team of five, headed up by former Scotland Yard Dectective chief inspector Will O’Reilly, are employed by cigarette giant Philip Morris which is attempting to stop the government changing to plain cigarette packaging which it says will cause an incre
Derry Journal (uk)
added Jun 30, 2015 00:47

[UK] Hotel guest fuming after Damons 'fined him £200' for smoking in his room...he says he doesn't smoke

Mr Corke said he called Damons to be told there was photographic evidence of ash on the windowsill. But he is adamant it is not him or his wife, as neither of them smoke. "It's definitely not us who've been smoking in the room," he said.
This is Lincolnshire (Lincolnshire Echo) (uk)
added Jun 26, 2015 16:59

[UK] Barnsley man jailed over failure to pay tobacco duty

A Barnsley man whose haul of illicit tobacco was discovered after a break-in at his home has been jailed for 18 months. Dog food wholesaler, Anthony Eden, aged 62, of Meyrick Drive, was on a trip to Thailand in April 2013 when his home was targeted by t
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 26, 2015 09:21


Wales recently became the first region in the UK to ban the use of e-cigarettes in enclosed public places. Welsh Assembly ministers justified the ban by saying it would prevent the ‘normalisation of smoking’, whatever that means. The ban is likely to com
spiked (uk)
added Jun 25, 2015 21:07

[UK] 100,000 illegal cigarettes and tobacco worth £47,000 seized in raids

ILLICIT tobacco has been seized in raids across Bradford and Calderdale, thanks to public tip-offs. During the past month, officers from trading standards gathered almost 100,000 cigarettes and 37kg of hand-rolling tobacco, worth more than £40,000, from
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Jun 25, 2015 09:42

[UK] Investigation examines bitter dispute over e-cigarettes in the public health community

(BAT) is now poised to market Voke, the first licensed medicinal nicotine product from a tobacco company. ASH has welcomed the decision, saying Voke “… will allow smokers to choose a product which meets the high standards of medicines regulation and cou
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Jun 25, 2015 09:31

[UK, USA] GORNALL: Why e-cigarettes are dividing the public health community

The tobacco industry used to be seen as the enemy of public health, but the move into e-cigarettes and harm reduction has seen some experts shift their views. Are they right or does industry have more cynical motives? Jonathan Gornall reports
British Medical Journal
added Jun 25, 2015 09:28
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