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[UK, UK-Scotland] Stubbing-out smoking in the Scottish Borders

The rate in the Borders is slightly higher than the UK average, with 22 per cent of adults smoking. Stop smoking support in the Borders is provided by Quit4Good, a team of specialist stop smoking advisors and community pharmacists. They offer valuable su
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Mar 4, 2015 12:47
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[UK] AUDIO: Surrey Trading Standards launches campaign to crack down on illegal tobacco

Working with the Smokefree Surrey Alliance, the campaign aims to gather intelligence about manufacturers and suppliers of illegal tobacco and raise awareness of the dangers and risks to person and property. Members of the public are encouraged to come fo
GOV.UK
added Mar 4, 2015 12:46
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[UK] Cutting smoking in North East could save regional economy £100m

According to anti-smoking agency Fresh, the vision to reduce smoking rates to 5% by 2025 would have a profound impact on the region’s NHS and economy - freeing-up around £50 million for the NHS and significantly easing the strain on hospital admissions a
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Mar 4, 2015 12:45
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[Europe, UK] Ireland bans branded tobacco packs

The UK is set to follow the Irish example with laws to be passed before the end of the month. Anti-smoking campaigners and Government say the ban will remove one of the last remaining and most powerful marketing tools of big tobacco firms, but it is fa
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 4, 2015 10:36
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[UK] So how can non-smokers like the BBC's Nick Robinson get lung cancer?

Bronchial carcinoid tumours are a form of cancer known as neuroendocrine tumours. ...10 to 20 per cent occur in the lungs... In fact, while smoking is by far the most common cause of the 43,000 cases of lung cancer each year, 14 per cent of people who dev
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 3, 2015 01:02
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[UK, USA, Wisconsin] British American Tobacco drops and sues PwC over pollution scandal

has dumped its auditors PwC and taken them to court over a potential $1bn (£651m) US environmental damages bill. It is the latest in a long line of tests for the Big Four auditing firm, which is still reeling from accusations by the Public Accounts Comm
The Independent (uk)
added Mar 2, 2015 22:36
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[UK, USA] BAT sues PwC over pollution liabilities ($$)

British American Tobacco is changing its auditor after 17 years, because it has filed a suit against PwC over historic pollution liabilities in the US.
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 2, 2015 22:19
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[Australia, Europe, UK] More than two thirds of smokers are killed by diseases caused by tobacco use, says study

A study of 200,000 people in Australia – smokers and non-smokers over the age of 45 – has found that more people die from smoking tobacco than previously thought. It was believed that around half of long-term smokers are killed by smoking-related illnes
The Independent (uk)
added Mar 2, 2015 17:47
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[UK] London’s mayor rejects smoking ban proposal in public spaces

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has published his response to the London Health Commission’s report Better Health for London, rejecting a smoking ban in public spaces but committing to personally chair the board tasked with delivering the health plan
Cities Today (uk)
added Mar 2, 2015 17:29
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[Europe] UKIP protests against new EU move to tax E-cigs

New E-Cig convert, Paul Nuttall who is Deputy Leader of UKIP, has reacted sharply to news that the European Commission is considering hiking up tax on healthier electronic cigarettes.
The U.K. Independence Party
added Mar 1, 2015 16:24
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