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[UK] Miliband: 'Levy tobacco firms to fund fight against cancer'

Labour leader Ed Miliband said the £750m cost of improving cancer test waiting times would be covered by a levy on tobacco firms.
BBC Online
added Oct 19, 2014 19:54

[UK] Starbucks has banned e-cigarettes after health worries

Starbucks has confirmed it has banned electronic cigarettes after a World Health Organisation report said the product touted as a healthy alternative smoking may have hidden dangers. This is bad news for more than two million people in the UK who use el
Metro Café (uk)
added Oct 19, 2014 19:43
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[UK] Smoking ban on beaches among urgent measures needed to help tackle marine litter crisis

Surfers Against Sewage is calling for urgent and innovative new measures to rid the UK coastline of marine litter, including a ban on smoking on beaches and enforcing fines. The organisation's 'Marine Litter Report' sounds the alarm for the UK’s trashed
Falmouth Packet (uk)
added Oct 19, 2014 19:33

[UK] Pubs, restaurants, hotels and coffee chains ban e-cigarettes even as experts insist they are acting on bad advice from the WHO

Bans come after UN health body advised curbs on indoor use and ads Addiction experts say the WHO findings are riddled with errors British Medical Association supports bans in line with no-smoking policy
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 19, 2014 19:32
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[UK] Can cigarettes be used for the GOOD of the planet? Discarded ashes remove arsenic from drinking water, scientists claim

To create a filter, scientists coated cigarette ash with aluminium oxide When they tested the material with contaminated ground water, they found it removed more than 96 per cent of the arsenic
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 19, 2014 11:27
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[UK] GATELEY: E-cigarettes: to smoke or not to smoke | Briefings

If never smoked, the decision to allow their use, is probably a no-brainer. Allowing e- cigarettes in the workplace has the potential to upset the majority and create potential division within the workplace; there remain unknowns in terms of heal
The Lawyer (uk)
added Oct 18, 2014 08:37

[UK] GATELEY: E-cigarettes: to smoke or not to smoke

are people able to smoke e-cigarettes indoors, on trains or at work? We are being asked this question more and more often in the context of employer obligations. Can employees smoke e-cigarettes in the workplace and what can an employer do about their us
The Lawyer (uk)
added Oct 17, 2014 16:54

[UK] HOCKNEY: Tobacco killjoys are less healthy than the smokers they ban

the mean spirited and the utterly humourless are at it again, this time with a proposal to extend the ban on lighting up in public places to include parks. No more sitting down to contemplate and have a cigarette; no more enjoying a walk and a smoke in so
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 17, 2014 13:17

[UK] Dad died from heart attack after e-cigarette exploded next to oxygen tank

David Thomson had left his electronic cigarette charging when the battery exploded, igniting the piping leading to his oxygen cylinder
The Mirror (uk)
added Oct 17, 2014 13:10
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[UK] UPDATE 1-Wholesaler Booker's first-half sales up, says trading remains strong

Tobacco sales rose 0.6 percent in the period. CEO Wilson said the company expected tobacco sales to be subdued "for a long time to come" but it was seeing the growth of e-cigarettes at the moment.
added Oct 17, 2014 13:09
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