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[UK] Prevalence and Correlates of the Belief That Electronic Cigarettes are a Lot Less Harmful Than Conventional Cigarettes Under the Different Regulatory Environments of Australia and the United Kingdom [FREE FULL TEXT]

Consistent with the less restrictive regulatory environment affecting the sale and marketing of ECs, smokers and recent ex-smokers in the United Kingdom were more likely to believe ECs were less harmful relative to conventional cigarettes compared to thos
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 25, 2016 14:14
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[UK] Smoke-free surgery plea

DOCTORS are appealing to patients across the borough to stub out their cigarettes and stop smoking outside GP surgeries after complaints from other patients. Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group has urged smokers to refrain from lighting up outside the e
Oldham Evening Chronicle (uk)
added Aug 25, 2016 13:06
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[Europe, UK] Menthol cigarettes ban 'could be ditched after Brexit'

An incoming ban on menthol cigarettes could be scrapped on account of Britain leaving the European Union... Britain is currently planning to go further than these EU rules and also introduce plain packaging for cigarettes. Asked about whether the ban on
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 24, 2016 14:09
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[UK] Fresh campaign calls on smokers to stub out the habit

Smokers in North Tyneside are being urged to quit the habit to reduce the risk of developing a disease. A new campaign by Fresh, called ‘Every Breath’, is raising awareness of smoking and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
North Tyneside Today (News Guardian) (uk)
added Aug 24, 2016 14:08
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[UK] Smoking rates plummet below national and London average

The number of smokers in Bexley has fallen below the average rate for London and England, according to new figures. Last week the London Tobacco Control Profile revealed the borough has the lowest smoking rate in south east London, at 14.1 per cent. Bu
Bexley Times (uk)
added Aug 24, 2016 14:08
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[UK] PHILLIPS : Economics holds the smoking gun for why e-cigarettes shouldn’t be discouraged

If the goal of public policy is really to make people better off, anti-smoking policies that encourage abstinence above all, with switching offered only as an inferior second choice, are backward and impossible to justify
City A.M. (uk)
added Aug 24, 2016 13:43
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[UK] No extra tax for e-cigarettes, pleads vaping firm

An e-cigarette supplier in Nottingham has backed calls to set excise taxes for vaping products deemed healthier than tobacco to zero. Multi-CIG, based in New Basford, believes higher prices could deter smokers from switching to e-cigarettes, which were
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Aug 24, 2016 13:36
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UK Court Approves Vote Split in SABMiller-AB InBev Merger ($$)

PLC’s two largest shareholders will be treated as a separate class in the vote on the proposed £79 billion ($103.5 billion) takeover of the company by Anheuser Busch... ... 41.6 percent of SABMiller’s shares — the stakes held by tobacco company Altria and
Law360
added Aug 23, 2016 22:34
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[UK] E-cigarette tax should be zero: IEA think tank

Excise taxes for e-cigarettes and other healthier alternatives should be set to zero, according to the influential Institute of Economic Affairs think tank. In a report the group argues a lower tax on e-cigarettes would improve public health and consume
City A.M. (uk)
added Aug 23, 2016 22:05
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[UK] NHS approves an e-cigarette for use in smoking cessation

In another note of progress in the war against tobacco-related disease, the United Kingdom’s National Health Service announced yesterday it has approved an e-cigarette to help people quit smoking. This product, called Evoke, can now be dispensed by NHS
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Aug 23, 2016 21:59
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