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[Canada, UK] Whistler ski resort launches total smoking ban

it really means it – smoking will be prohibited in lift lines, on chairlifts, gondolas, ski runs, hiking trails, streets... “We also recognise that as a leader in the outdoor adventure and wellness industry, and as the largest employer in the Whistler com
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 28, 2015 07:07
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[UK] Smokers of counterfeit cigarettes warned: Watch out for rat droppings!

The warning has come from Warwickshire Trading Standards, who have launched a campaign to crackdown on illegal and illicit tobacco, which can prove harmful in more ways than one. A spokesman said: “According to the World Health Organisation, a tenth of
Coventry Evening Telegraph (uk)
added May 28, 2015 07:04
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[UK] Imperial Tobacco share price rises after $7.1bn purchase of Reynolds cigarette brands wins regulatory approval

Imperial Tobacco's takeover of a number of cigarette and ecigarette brands from Reynolds American is set to go ahead after winning regulatory approval from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
City A.M. (uk)
added May 28, 2015 07:02
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[Europe, UK] Big Tobacco fights back: how the cigarette kings bought the vaping industry

Big Tobacco began to realise that, rather than just a temporary fad, e-cigarettes represented a new threat to their established markets. And that wasn't all – they might be the prototype of a product the industry had long searched for in vain: the safer
Newsweek
added May 27, 2015 17:35
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[UK] The safe use of flavorings in e-cigarettes / A first practical guide for the risk assessment of e-cig flavorings

British Standards Institute (BSI) are developing product standards for e-cigarettes ... 'These guidelines, lay out the 'what' ...and our guide explains the 'how'.' Costigan is Principal Toxicologist at Nicoventures, a nicotine company established by Briti
EurekAlert
added May 27, 2015 16:28
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[UK] E-cigarettes: MPs have been banned from vaping anywhere in Parliament

MPs who use e-cigarettes now have to go outside when they want their fix - because vaping has been banned across parliament. In a ruling made by the House of Commons Commission, backed by the House of Lords Committee, vaping is banned everywhere in parl
The Mirror (uk)
added May 27, 2015 16:20
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[UK, USA] Imperial Tobacco to become third-largest cigarette company in the US after snapping up brands from rivals

It means Imperial will now snap up brands Winston, Kool, Salem and Maverick as the US government watchdog has required Reynolds American and Lorillard to sell off four brands to win approval for the $27.4billion tie-up that will combine the world's secon
This is Money (uk)
added May 27, 2015 14:27
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[UK] Patients 'ignore' Bristol Southmead Hospital smoking ban

"We have just re-established our task force to look at smoking because we need to revisit the decision about whether we should have a smoking space for patients and their families," she said.
BBC Online
added May 27, 2015 10:00
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[UK] Anti-plain pack legal action grows as JTI file suit

Daniel Torras, JTI UK managing director told the Financial Times: “We have clearly and repeatedly made clear to the UK Government that plain packaging will infringe our fundamental legal rights without reducing smoking. “Despite the lack of evidence tha
Packaging News (uk)
added May 27, 2015 09:55
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[UK] Smokers warned to be vigilant after discarded cigarette causes house fire

The front porch of a Burnsall Drive house set fire after a cigarette was thrown from an upstairs window and landed in a gutter, setting light to the porch. Firefighters used three fire engines to tackle the blaze which left which left the house filled
Runcorn and Widnes World (uk)
added May 26, 2015 09:27
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