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[UK] New signs warning against smoking to be installed across 30 fenced-off plays areas in Waltham Forest

To coincide with national No Smoking Day on March 11, Waltham Forest council has launched a campaign to discourage smoking in all of the borough's playgrounds through new signage. The scheme, if successful , could lead to a ban in all parks, the counc
This is Local London (uk)
added Mar 6, 2015 13:09

[UK] Closing the Doors on Tobacco Promotion: An assessment of small retailer preparations for tobacco point of sale display removal and longer-term tobacco disinvestment (PDF)

Most retailers were prepared to implement the PoS law and most had either received, or expected to receive, help from the tobacco industry. ...An established relationship between retailers and tobacco industry representatives (reps) was reported throughou
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Mar 6, 2015 13:08

[UK] Tobacco goes out of sight as shop keepers admit to little profit from cigs

Researchers from King’s College London – who carried out the study - interviewed 62 retailers. While most felt that tobacco was an important part of their business almost all said they made little profit from it. In contrast, the tobacco industry rakes i
added Mar 6, 2015 12:57

[UK] Tobacco display ban -- one month to go

With one month to go until the tobacco display ban comes into force for small businesses on 6 April, the Department of Health says there are a number of easy and low cost ways for retailers to make their displays compliant.
Talking Retail (uk)
added Mar 6, 2015 12:55

[UK] Tobacco smoking a "thing of the past" by 2040

Smoking tobacco may be eliminated completely by 2040 if public health investment continues. Access to stop smoking services is also vital if the UK is to reduce the number of current smokers, said a report by the UCL School of Pharmacy.
Primary Care Today (uk)
added Mar 6, 2015 12:54
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[UK] Tory MPs denied a debate on cigarette packaging ban

A ban on advertising on cigarette packets will become law through the House of Commons without a debate by MPs next week. The controversial ban will be considered by a cross party committee of MPs on Monday and then – if the MPs agree – there will be a f
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 6, 2015 12:51
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[UK] Plain packaging opponents unite in final push

With MPs due to vote on plain packaging legislation this month, retailers, members of the public, campaign groups, tobacco manufacturers and leading think tanks are uniting in a last ditch attempt to dissuade MPs from rubber-stamping the measure.
Convenience Store (uk)
added Mar 6, 2015 12:49
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[UK] Prison staff and inmates face possible prosecution under smoking ban laws

If this ban does end up being introduced, it should in theory stop that in one swoop. But implementing it would require greater provision of stop-smoking aids, such as nicotine patches, and careful policing to stop cigarettes being smuggled in. But it's
BBC Online
added Mar 6, 2015 12:47

[UK] Smoking ban in prisons could cause jail riots

A WAVE of prison riots could be sparked after a paedophile won a court ruling to ban smoking in jails.
The [London, UK] Express
added Mar 6, 2015 12:46

[UK] Prisoner wins landmark ruling to ban smoking in jail

A High Court judge made the ruling despite fears that rigorously imposing the ban could lead to unrest in the jails of England and Wales. The judge rejected Justice Secretary Chris Grayling's argument that the 2006 Health Act, which makes smoking a crimi
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 6, 2015 12:44
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