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[Ireland, UK] Chart that tells a story . . . sin duties

Despite the waning popularity of smoking, tobacco duty — first levied during the reign of King Charles II — has generated record highs of roughly £9.5bn a year since 2011-12. Successive governments have escalated taxation in the UK, only rivalled by Irel
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:31

[UK] BBC engineer who loved his job becomes 'Britain's first' e-cigarette suicide after drinking liquid nicotine and bingeing on cider

Jonathan Keen, 46, who was described as a functioning alcoholic, was found by his girlfriend at his flat in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, next to remnants of fluid used in e-cigarettes and empty cans of cider. Buckinghamshire Coroner Richard Hulett heard M
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 16:46
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[Mid-east, Syria, UK] Cigarettes kill, and so do we: Islamic State launch anti-smoking campaign

BARMY I.S. jihadists are launching an anti-smoking campaign - warning militants that lighting up can kill. The evil terror group - infamous for beheading hostages and murdering innocent civilians - urged followers to ditch fags or risk filling their lun
The Sun (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 16:20

[UK] LYDON: My six-decade battle to quit smoking

Contrary to the multi-millionaire addict David Hockney and those who claim that choosing to smoke is an essential freedom, I would say most smokers have no freedom in the matter...lifesaving luck to fall into the care of an NHS doctor who approached my a
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 16:16

[UK] 'Use e-cigarettes to stop smoking' – Hull health chiefs back 'game changing' technology

HULL'S public health team is backing e-cigarettes as a way of reducing the harm caused by smoking....shared Public Health England's conclusion that e-cigarettes were significantly less harmful than tobacco and have the potential to help smokers quit.
Hull Daily Mail / This is Hull and East Riding (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 15:22
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[UK] Pictured: Horrific burns suffered by man when an e-cigarette battery suddenly burst into flames in his pocket

The 35-year-old also injured both arms and may require a skin graft The battery was in the Mr Yeo's pocket along with some spare change It is dangerous to keep batteries near metal items such as coins and keys
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 15:01

[UK] E-cigarette battery blows up in man's pocket leaving him with horrifying burns

"I had some loose change in my pocket with the battery when it ignited but I don't know if that was the cause," he admitted. "I'd urge other e-cigarette users to always check their battery safety guidelines." A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Servic
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 15:01

[UK] Shisha cafe plans in East Finchley deferred

Barnet Council’s planning committee decided tonight to let the owners of Oasis Café, in Church Lane, have more time to develop their proposal, so they could address concerns about smell. The café wants to develop its outdoor area so 43 people can smoke s
This is Local London (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 14:57
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[UK] Local smoking cessation budget slashed 50% as public health cuts bite

A local council has said it is having to slash the funding for its smoking cessation services in half due to Government cuts to the public health budget. Lincolnshire County Council said it had cut the budget for a newly tendered smoking cessation servi
Pulse (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 14:54
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[UK] Why penguins can't taste fish and how the Moon's got better broadband than rural Britain! Bizarre facts from a new book to boggle your mind and tickle your funny bone

Four of the six ‘Marlboro Men’ have died of smoking-related diseases. / Smokers are 16 times more likely to have a limb amputated than non-smokers. / Extracted from 1,234 QI Facts To Leave You Speechless by John Lloyd
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 00:59
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