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[UK] Call for east Runcorn MP to explain 'coincidence' of donation and absence from plain packaging vote

East Runcorn MP Graham Evans has defended his absence from a key vote on plain cigarette packaging after his Labour rival called on him to explain the ‘coincidence’ of a £5,000 donation he received from a body with a link to the Tobacco Manufacturers Asso
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Mar 30, 2015 14:29

[UK] Ciggie ban on nurses Medics to be barred from smoking while in their uniform

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) wants to discourage Brits from thinking smoking is the norm.
The Sun (uk)
added Mar 30, 2015 14:24

[UK] Have your say on proposals to tackle tobacco harm

The council is now looking at a new model for addressing tobacco control services with a joint focus on preventing people from starting to smoke, and on helping existing smokers to quit. The proposed new 
services will aim to prevent people, particularl
Eastwood Advertiser (uk)
added Mar 30, 2015 14:22

[UK] New laws could restrict the sale of e-cigarettes in Guernsey

Guernsey's Health Department wants to put rules in place for selling electronic cigarettes. It's asking the States to agree new regulations as part of the Tobacco Control Strategy.
Press Association (uk)
added Mar 30, 2015 14:20

[UK] Incense sticks and vaping cause false alarms for fire service

And at 9:30pm crews were called to a hotel on Minster Yard, where they found that vapours from an e-cigarette had triggered the alert.
This is Lincolnshire (Lincolnshire Echo) (uk)
added Mar 30, 2015 14:18

[UK] Comedian Tracey Ullman's 85-year-old mother dies in house fire started by cigarette butt

Mrs Ullman has been left 'deeply saddened' after discovering Doreen Skinner died in the fire at her ground-floor retirement flat in Holtspur, Buckinghamshire, on Monday. The 85-year-old was discovered by firefighters around 11.20pm.
This is Money (uk)
added Mar 30, 2015 08:59

[UK] Girl, 12, poisons classmates with nicotine spray which her SCHOOL prescribed

The 12-year-old girl, a pupil at Wolstanton High School, in Newcastle-under-Lyme, in Staffs, was prescribed the nicotine spray by health workers after she became addicted to smoking. But when she brought in the Nicorette mouth spray to school, it was pa
Daily Star (uk)
added Mar 30, 2015 08:58
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[UK] Neuropsychiatric review offers reassurance for smokers who quit using varenicline

The largest review of clinical trials to date has found no evidence of an increased risk of suicide or attempted suicide, suicidal ideation, depression or death in people taking the smoking cessation drug varenicline (Champix)
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Mar 27, 2015 23:05

Illegal cigarette factory which can churn out £700,000 of fake smokes a DAY is found in UK along with 1.2 tonnes of tobacco

It was shut down in Derbyshire after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs, who miss out on billions a year in tax because of the illicit trade. Tax officials, along with Derbyshire Police, dismantled the suspected illicit tobacco factory at an ind
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 27, 2015 15:48

[UK] Raw tobacco seized in Hutton factory raid

Police officers searched the building in Hutton on Thursday, finding tobacco which customs officials said was "worth around £93,000 in lost duty and taxes". Tobacco processing equipment was also seized in the raid and the plant was dismantled by custom
BBC Online
added Mar 27, 2015 15:32
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