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[Africa, Burundi, Kenya, UK] The secret bribes of big tobacco

Panorama found British American Tobacco illegally paid politicians and civil servants in countries in East Africa... BAT made illegal payments to two members and one former member of the World Health Organization's (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Co
BBC Online
added Nov 30, 2015 17:03
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[UK] Five smokers hit by £1,000 litter penalty

Careless smokers were landed with legal bills of more than £1,000 after ignoring £50 litter tickets and thinking their cases would drift away. The five had all been spotted dropping cigarette ends in Front Street, Arnold. They were handed fixed-penalty
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Nov 30, 2015 15:06

[UK] Scotch, beer and cigarettes: my weekend with Patricia Highsmith

her regular diet consisted of scotch, beer and cigarettes.
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 29, 2015 16:18

[Iraq, Syria, UK] Isis hijacks NHS ad to discourage people from smoking

An image Isis posted on social media showed the anti-smoking message that would appear to have taken heavy inspiration from a Public Health campaign in 2013....a lucrative smuggling market has emerged to capitalise on the demand. One in five women and si
The Drum (uk)
added Nov 29, 2015 16:17
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[UK] Simon Cowell pays £100 PER cigarette for lighting up at The X Factor studios... as he refuses to smoke outside

Due to the judge's tight time schedule during filming, and his love of tobacco, the 56-year-old has been forced to light-up in the studio during the advert breaks - despite it being classed as a place of work....'Over the course of a series we're talking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 29, 2015 15:12

[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

[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
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[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
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[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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