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[UK] Pregnant smokers: offering shopping vouchers helps expectant mums give up nicotine, study finds

The study authors conceded the new intervention is controversial, but said in the long run it could save money. Several-hundred pregnant women were offered a total of $750 in shopping vouchers, in conjunction with counselling, if they could give up cigar
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 30, 2015 14:42

[UK, UK-Wales] Standardised cigarette packets will be introduced in Wales, Health Minister confirms

South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Jan 30, 2015 09:50

[UK] GAMM: Plain packaging: it's time to get your MP involved

it is crucial that you use the timing of the announcement to your advantage. Your MP will be working hard to get votes over the coming months. Invite them to your store, tell them about the impact plain packaging would have on your business and show them
betterRetailing (uk)
added Jan 30, 2015 09:50

[UK, UK-Wales] Health Minister gives go-ahead for standardised packaging for cigarettes to be introduced in Wales

Health Minister Mark Drakeford says a new law to introduce standardised packaging for cigarettes will apply in Wales
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jan 30, 2015 09:46

[Togo, UK] Philip Morris reveals new look for Marlboro

Marlboro Red, Gold, Silver Blue, Ice Blast and White Menthol will all evolve simultaneously from early February. These packaging and product design upgrades reflect the constant evolution of the brand over its 90 year history, but importantly the taste r
Talking Retail (uk)
added Jan 30, 2015 09:34

[UK] LETTER: Justifying tobacco control is simple ($$)

Hurst is surprised by the UK government's intention to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes as "use of a trademark in the course of trade shall not be unjustifiably encumbered . . . ". The key word is "unjustifiably".
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 29, 2015 19:16

[UK] RPT-FEATURE-As smokers spark up e-cigs to quit, traditional aids suffer

le as government-approved nicotine gums, lozenges and patches, according to the survey. That was a reversal from 2011, when only about 5 percent of people were using e-cigarettes and more than 30 percent used over-the-counter products.
added Jan 29, 2015 14:24

[UK] It Pays for Moms-to-Be to Stop Smoking

Financial incentives help pregnant women quit smoking, a new study shows.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 29, 2015 13:01

[UK] One MILLION illicit cigarettes seized in Birmingham raids

The visits led to the seizure of 632,000 cigarettes from a self-storage unit in Birmingham and 297,000 cigarettes from a storage facility in Wednesbury. There was also seizures of illicit cigarettes from 11 of the shops and the recovery of cash totallin
Birmingham Mail (uk)
added Jan 29, 2015 10:57

[Laos, UK] Anti smoking protest outside Imperial Tobacco meeting in Bristol

A group of about 25 young people staged a loud, if otherwise peaceful, protest against the firm’s trade in general and a deal they claim it has struck with the government in Laos, South East Asia, to lower tax on tobacco in particular. Something the firm
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Jan 29, 2015 10:53
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