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[UK] Four Dover residents acquired fines of more than £3,000 for dropping cigarettes in town

Nearly £3,000 worth of fines have been issued to four litter louts who dropped cigarettes in the town. Each individual was ordered to pay £370 each, plus a fine of £200 along with a £20 victim surcharge and had to pay costs of £150.
Kent Online (uk)
added Jul 31, 2014 12:51

[UK] Essentra Growth Accelerates on Tobacco Filters and E-Cigarettes

Essentra Plc (ESNT), the U.K. manufacturer of items from toothpaste tubes to packaging tape, reported an acceleration in revenue growth as it sold improved cigarette filters and said it plans more acquisitions.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 31, 2014 12:49

[UK] E-cigarettes slow to light up the market: BAT says smokers are bored of rang and that's hit sales

Chief executive Nicandro Durante said there would be a lag before a raft of innovations, including different flavours and longer battery life, inject fresh interest in what was thought to be a fast growth category. The tobacco boss used a disappointing h
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 31, 2014 12:14

[Australia, UK] Will new laws make smoking cool again?

Claims that gruesome photos on Australian packets are not putting youngsters off smoking Are new rules making the 'cool' factor returning to smoking?
The Sun (uk)
added Jul 31, 2014 08:55

[UK] Japan smoking rate dips, new research claims e-cigs are healthy alternative

The smoking rate in Japan is now below 20 percent of the population, a record-setting event that has not happened since the statistic began being kept in 1965. The smoking population is now on par with the U.S., with about 20.6 million smokers in Japan,
Tech Times
added Jul 31, 2014 08:09

[UK] E-Cig Benefits Outweigh Their Harms, New Research Says

Public health experts are split on what role e-cigarettes will play in the nation’s health, but more evidence and further research from both sides of the debate will hopefully keep policy members informed about where the current science stands.
TIME Magazine
added Jul 31, 2014 08:05

[UK] Electronic cigarettes: review of use, content, safety, effects on smokers and potential for harm and benefit

Allowing EC to compete with cigarettes in the market-place might decrease smoking-related morbidity and mortality. Regulating EC as strictly as cigarettes, or even more strictly as some regulators propose, is not warranted on current evidence. Health pro
added Jul 31, 2014 07:59

[UK] ARCHIVE: QM professor calls for rethink on e-cigarette regulation

Plans to regulate electronic cigarettes as medical devices could jeopardise enormous potential benefits to public health, warns a leading smoking cessation specialist from Queen Mary, University of London.
Queen Mary University of London (uk)
added Jul 31, 2014 02:47

[UK] E-cigarettes are 'less harmful than ordinary cigarettes': Healthcare professionals may recommend smokers use them instead of cigarettes

Although the long-term health effects are unknown, current evidence does not justify regulating them more strictly than conventional cigarettes – or even as strictly. The review, carried out by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), says
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 31, 2014 02:34
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[UK] Benefits of E-Cigarettes May Outweigh Harms, Study Finds

allowing e-cigarettes to compete with regular cigarettes might cut tobacco-related deaths and illness, the researchers concluded after reviewing 81 prior studies on the use and safety of the nicotine-emitting devices. "Current evidence suggests that ther
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 31, 2014 02:33
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