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[UK] Ethical funds show that doing good CAN be profitable as they beat rivals by backing firms loved by millennials

The FTSE All-Share Tobacco index, which tracks the progress of tobacco companies, has shot up 163 per cent over the past decade. The share price of British American Tobacco has risen 223 per cent from 1698p to 5485p since the ban while Imperial Brands
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 15:57
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[UK] British women have shorter lifespans and the second worst life expectancy in Europe because of heavy smoking and hard drinking, experts say

Female life expectancy in the UK is three years less than in Spain and worse than in poorer countries such as Slovenia and recession-hit Greece, according to a report from Public Health England. Only Denmark has a worse record. Last night, experts warne
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 15:55
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[UK] 30 inmates, believed to be under the influence of 'prison hooch', staged the violent protest at HMP Hewell on Saturday

A VIOLENT protest involving 30 inmates was staged at Hewell prison over the weekend, in response to a new smoking ban, which comes into effect today (July 24). Specialist 'Tornado squads', equipped to deal with riots, were drafted in to the Hewell Lane
Worcester News (Newsquest [Worcester) Limited] (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 15:16
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[UK] Love Island: stars’ on-screen smoking angers health charity

Amid growing concerns about the rise of smoking on screens and its influence on the young, the media regulator Ofcom has been asked by a leading health charity to investigate whether the show is in breach of strict codes governing lighting up on televisi
The Observer (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 14:58
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[UK] NHS units impose surgery ban on obese and smokers

Herts Valleys and East and North Hertfordshire clinical commissioning groups are proposing smokers must have stopped the habit for at least eight weeks before being referred for non-urgent surgery. NHS England said: “There are enormous efficiency diffe
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 14:55
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[UK] Tobacco Control Plan could be hindered by public health cuts

Department of Health calls for the first smoke-free generation under the new Tobacco Control Plan, but cuts to local authority public health budgets have seen provision of stop smoking services slashed. The government has pledged to cut the smoking rate
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 14:53
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[UK] St Albans city hospital going smoke free

West Hertfordshire Hospitals Trust (WHHT), which runs St Albans hospital, have announced smoking will no longer be allowed on the grounds. Director for Human Resources at WHHT, Paul de Gama, said: “It’s completely wrong that so many people continue to o
Herts Advertiser (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 14:50
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[UK] Foul-mouthed yob who swore at police non-stop for 14 minutes after he lit up a cigarette on a train is jailed

Greenhalgh was on the 5.37pm Carlisle-Barrow train on June 5 when he began swearing, making threats and smoking onboard the rush-hour service in front of disgusted commuters.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 03:23
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[UK] Not smoking, maintaining a healthy weight and drinking in moderation could add up to 12 YEARS to your life

While women who follow a healthy lifestyle can expect to have an extra dozen years, men can extend their life by 11, a study found....Never smoking and not being obese gives you an extra four-to-five disability-free years, the study found.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 22, 2017 21:05
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[UK] British American Tobacco to acquire Reynolds as activists decry merger

Shareholders approved buyout to make BAT the world’s largest listed tobacco company amid concerns over industry pushing back on government regulations... The move is also expected to speed up the development of e-cigarettes and vapes. The deal was backed
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 21, 2017 17:43
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