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[Canada, UK] AUDIO: E-cigarette market on fire while scientists wage heated debate

legislators are talking about — and enacting — regulations, and more and more research is published every month. But the jury is still out on their safety, and whether they are a gateway to smoking.
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 29, 2014 01:57
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Evidence from UK Casts Doubt on Assertion that Electronic Cigarettes are a Gateway to Youth Smoking Addiction

Ironically, banning the flavors in electronic cigarettes could have the perverse effect of decreasing e-cigarette use but increasing use of real tobacco cigarettes. Hopefully, the FDA will examine this issue closely before taking the advice of anti-smoki
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jul 29, 2014 01:30
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[UK, North Carolina, Ohio] FLOC, British reps vow to fight for workers

A Toledo-based union vowed to fight for tobacco field workers who live and labor largely hidden from view — an underground world of deep poverty and grim conditions ...pledged to take the fight for farm worker reforms to their home country. They plan to
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Jul 28, 2014 22:17
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[UK] South Tyneside’s pregnant smokers shame

A QUARTER of women in South Tyneside were still smoking at the time they give birth, according to recent figures. The data, published last month, showed that the number of women using cigarettes in the later stages of pregnancy was more than twice the n
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Jul 28, 2014 17:21
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[Europe, UK] Longer work hours linked to smoking

People who work long hours find it harder to quit smoking, and those who have quit are more at risk of starting again, according to Loughborough University research. The study also suggests more people are likely to start smoking if the Government ever
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Jul 28, 2014 11:17
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[UK] Steve Way sets a new personal best to finish 10th in Commonwealth Games marathon, seven years after weighing more than 16st and smoking 20 cigarettes a day

The 40-year-old has changed his life completely in the last seven years, going from a man that had high blood pressure, smoked 20 cigarettes a day and weighed 16-and-a-half-stone, to one of the best marathon runners in the Commonwealth.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 28, 2014 11:16
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[UK] Kicking the habit with a running challenge

RUNNERS are being given the opportunity to help run smoking out of town by claiming a free place at one of the region’s popular sporting events. Redcar and Cleveland and Middlesbrough Councils’ Smokefree Alliances are offering 100 runners a paid for pla
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Jul 28, 2014 11:14
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[UK] Regulatory Policy Committee raises plain pack concerns

The Regulatory Policy Committee (RPC) has raised a number of concerns about the UK government’s Impact Assessment on plain packaging, and its effect on small businesses. The RPC gave the government’s Impact Assessment an ‘amber’ rating which mea
Convenience Store (uk)
added Jul 28, 2014 11:13
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[Europe, UK] Shadowy past of Cameron’s candidate for EU spotlight ($$)

during his time at the helm of Quiller, the company represented a string of controversial clients, including, for 12 months until 2009, the Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association. Lord Hill’s lobbying past has prompted accusations that it creates a conflict
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 28, 2014 11:12
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[Australia] One in five cigarettes smoked in Britain avoids UK tax as holidaymakers stock up abroad

The proportion of cigarettes used in Britain without paying UK duty leapt by more than 40 per cent in the last year, the latest findings from an annual study compiled for tobacco manufacturers claims....But studies in Australia, which introduced plain pa
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 28, 2014 05:03
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