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[UK] NUTT/PHILLIPS: Blinded by smoke? Why do e-cigarettes provoke such irrational reactions?

we believe the DrugScience 2014 nicotine MCDA paper to be by far the best estimate of comparative nicotine product harms we have today. The Lancet experts or others who do not like the results should look to provide funding to repeat the analysis. A repet
DrugScience (formerly Independent Scientific Committee on Drugs) (uk)
added Aug 31, 2015 00:00

[Eastern Europe, Europe, UK] EDITORIAL: No smoke without fire: Negotiations with tobacco firms must be transparent

suspicion is that these powerful multinationals are using their influence in a (literally) unhealthy manner, and attempting to make the European Union agree to provisions that would seriously harm efforts to cut back on tobacco smoking
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 30, 2015 23:48
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[UK] Waterpipe tobacco smoking impact on public health: implications for policy

Consistent, comprehensive, and unambiguous legislative language is necessary to prevent establishments where waterpipe tobacco smoking occurs from skirting legislation and other forms of regulatory control. Stricter laws are needed due to the increasing n
Dove Medical Press (uk)
added Aug 30, 2015 23:46
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[UK] The pubs that were supposed to civilise drinking get a reprieve: 19 inter-war boozers which were built to attract women and families and replaced debauched drinking dens get listed status

Between 1918 and 1939 breweries rebuilt thousands of pubs and also gave them games rooms, restaurants and non-smoking rooms to attract more respectable clientèle.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 30, 2015 22:30

[Belgium, UK] Murdered self-styled lord and Mayfair club owner David West died penniless after losing £100million booze cruise fortune

West rose to become the 'king of the booze cruises' in the 1990s after opening a greasy spoon restaurant in Zeebrugge selling cheap drink and cigarettes to Britons before they headed home.... In 2007 he made headlines after he hired Cherie Blair to mount
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 30, 2015 22:26

[UK] SMOKING BAN: Derbyshire drivers and passengers face fines if they light up in cars with under-18s

Derbyshire drivers and passengers are being warned they will soon be breaking the law if they smoke in a vehicle carrying a person under 18. From October 1, they face fixed penalty fines of £50 – with drivers at risk of being fined twice if they have fa
Buxton Advertiser (uk)
added Aug 29, 2015 10:36


A UK-based car leasing company is warning that the new law on smoking in cars carrying children doesn’t go far enough... is calling for a blanket ban on in-car smoking, which it calls one of the greatest safety risks on the road today. It be
Fire Risk Management (uk)
added Aug 28, 2015 17:11

Health bosses refuse UKIP request to allow patients to use e-cigarettes

The party’s Lancashire vice-chairman James Barker has written to the chairmen of health trusts covering hospitals in Nelson, Burnley, Blackburn, Accrington, Clitheroe, and Chorley to query their policy on e-cigarettes.
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 28, 2015 12:09

[UK] U.K. Government Agency’s E-Cigarettes Report Based on ‘Flimsy’ Evidence, the Lancet Says

However, Public Health England failed to disclose that this study used no “hard evidence” to reach its conclusion... Public Health England has defended its report. Kevin Fenton, director of health and well-being at the agency, said the expert panel had l
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Aug 28, 2015 10:03

[UK] Your Body Immediately After Vaping an E-Cigarette

So here’s what we know so far about how e-cigarettes may affect your body: Mouth Users have complained of cotton mouth, scratchy throat, and coughing. It’s unclear why this happens to some people other than due to hydration issues.
added Aug 28, 2015 10:01
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