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[Australia, UK, USA] Warnings after 'cheap' e-cigarette explodes in man's face 'like a firework'

Warnings about cheap, combustible batteries are abound with hundreds of people seeing their shoddy 'hoverboards' explode in recent months, causing injury and burning down some homes in Australia and the US.
Yahoo! 7News (au)
added Feb 11, 2016 20:36

[South Africa, UK] VIDEO: 'Addiction is a medical condition': Dr Chris Brown and Julia Morris defend I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! contestants who smoke in the jungle after failing to quit

Dr Chris Brown and Julia Morris appeared on The Project from South Africa on Thursday night, defending celebrities who continue to smoke after claiming they went 'cold turkey'. 'Addiction is a medical condition, so it's something that we're working on th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 11, 2016 19:25

[UK] Huge haul of tobacco seized in Reading after sniffer dog success

The council's trading standards team and police officers with sniffer dogs seized more than 25,000 counterfeit cigarettes and 4.5kg of smuggled rolling tobacco during a raid at a store in Oxford Road. The huge haul was seized from a Polish grocery store
Reading Evening Post (uk)
added Feb 11, 2016 16:45
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[Mid-east, UK] Imperial blames Middle East conflicts for tobacco sales decline

Imperial Brands, the UK's second-largest tobacco company by revenues, has blamed conflicts in Iraq and Syria for declining tobacco sales at the end of 2015.
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 11, 2016 14:51

[UK] What a load of puff! Psychologist is drafted into I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! jungle to help celebrities quit smoking after Shane Warne claimed he went 'cold turkey'

Celebrities have been reportedly allowed to smoke behind-the-scenes in the jungle, according to The Daily Telegraph, amid reports some are struggling to quit the pernicious habit. Shane Warne, famously caught puffing on a cigarette in 1999 after signing
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 10, 2016 18:21

[UK] Man pays £684 after dropping cigarette end near Tesco in Cambridge as number of litter fines rockets

The number of fines dished out to Cambridge's litterbugs has increased sixfold in just a year thanks to the city council's beefed up enforcement team. In 2015 the council issued a total of 181 fixed penalty notices for littering in Cambridge – compared
Cambridge Evening News (uk)
added Feb 10, 2016 15:43

[UK] Smog's Health Effects Persist for Decades, Study Finds

British scientists found the negative health effects of air pollution -- such as a higher risk of lung and heart disease -- can persist for more than 30 years. The study authors suggested that more research into the long-term health effects of air pollu
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 10, 2016 03:47

[UK] Sixteen cancers linked to smoking highlighted in hard-hitting campaign by Bradford public health chiefs

39 people in the Bradford district discover they have cancer caused by smoking every month, with another 28 dying due to smoking-related forms of the disease. Quit16 emphasises the 16 cancers associated with smoking and is the first region-wide anti-smok
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Feb 9, 2016 23:22

[UK] MPs call for disclosure on their pension fund’s investments

MPs say they need to know if their pension funds are invested in industries such as oil, defence or tobacco Trustees of the parliamentary pension fund are coming under pressure to improve disclosure after refusing to give MPs detailed information about t
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 9, 2016 17:55
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[UK] Newcastle shisha cafes raided in crackdown on indoor smoking

Newcastle Commercial Services joined with Northumbria Police and immigration officers from the UK Border Force to visit five premises ... Tobacco, such as shisha smoked through hookah pipes, cannot be smoked in enclosed spaces. While it does not need to
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Feb 9, 2016 17:46
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