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[UK] Smokefree South West to close this summer after cuts to funding

The organisation has run a series of hard-hitting advertising campaigns to get people to give up smoking / The news comes just days before the organisation's campaign ad hits television screens across the region.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 8, 2016 15:09

[UK, USA] BAT faces call for inquiry into African bribery claims ($$)

American politicians have called on prosecutors to investigate allegations that British American Tobacco paid off politicians in Africa to protect its reputation and avoid inquiries into the harm caused by its products. In a letter to the US Department o
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 8, 2016 15:06

[UK] VIDEO: E-cigarettes: Can They Help People Quit?

It's been described as 'grossly misleading' and 'not scientific'. We look at what is wrong with the paper and ask if it should have been published in the first place.
BBC Online
added Feb 8, 2016 15:04

[UK] Call for action on teenage smokers

THE PERCENTAGE of 15 year olds in the Borders smoking regularly is amongst the highest in Scotland. Regular smoking by 15 year olds ranges from five per cent to 13 per cent across Scottish local authorities, according to a recently released Scottish Gov
Border Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 8, 2016 15:03

[Africa, UK, USA] British American Tobacco: Members of US Congress call for investigation into tobacco

The bribery allegations, first revealed by The Independent on Sunday and the BBC, are in a dossier of claims passed to the UK’s Serious Fraud Office by Paul Hopkins, a BAT whistleblower who worked in Africa for BAT for 13 years. Experts described Mr Hop
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 18:07
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[UK] PRITCHETT: Without smoking in films, I'll totally lose the plot

don’t trust anyone inhaling deeply – except, of course, if it’s a Fifties detective in a trilby. And an overflowing ashtray is a clear indicator of an obsessive loner. Keep your eye on him. A pipe smoker was once a decent sort, but not any more. Don’t tru
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 18:05

[UK] Smoking advert to be played before every film at Barnsley cinema in February

The Breathe 2025 promotional advert will be played at Barnsley’s Parkway Cinema before every film in February. It has been launched to inspire children to grow up smoke free and protected from harms caused by tobacco.
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 18:02

[UK] E-cigarette exploded in man's mouth 'like a stick of dynamite' as fire services demand urgent action

Ryan Bailey, 22, has already undergone four operations including a skin graft after suffering burns to his hand and lips and will also require extensive dental work
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 17:52

[UK] Man (22) 'lucky' to be alive after e-cigarette explodes in his mouth

Ryan Bailey suffered a terrifying experience when his e-cigarette exploded while he was smoking it. He was rushed to hospital with painful burns to his lips and hand, as well as damage to his teeth, and underwent four operations on his left hand, includ
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 7, 2016 17:43

[Africa, Kenya, Uganda, UK, USA] British American Tobacco faces call for bribery allegations inquiry

The politicians, led by congressman Lloyd Doggett and senator Richard Blumenthal, suggest that BAT’s actions may have violated both the Anti-Bribery and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Acts (FCPA). If proven, the allegations – denied by BAT – could result
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 17:41
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