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[UK] Big e-cigarette groups snap up smaller rivals ($$)

Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 23, 2014 22:40

[UK] Woman's shock as e-cigarette EXPLODES to leave her car in flames

Ms Taylor said that she put her e-cigarette on charge in an auxiliary socket in the back of her Ford Mondeo when she left work. After her 10 minute drive home, the care worker parked up and went inside, leaving the e-cigarette to charge.
The [London, UK] Express
added Apr 23, 2014 09:33

[UK] E-cigarette ban planned by Caerphilly council

Electronic cigarettes could be banned from use in council-owned buildings and vehicles in the Caerphilly county borough. If agreed, the move would see so-called e-cigarettes treated in the same way as conventional cigarettes.
BBC Online
added Apr 23, 2014 09:32

[UK, USA] E-cig firm VIP bought in £30m deal

VIP Electronic Cigarette, based in Radcliffe, was today bought by American firm Victory Electronic Cigarettes Corporation
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Apr 23, 2014 09:31

[Africa, Ghana, UK] Tobacco companies turn to GMOs

they have turned to the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to get the toxins out of their raw material, tobacco, to make it less harmful for people who patronise their product. The Operations and Marketing Manager of the National Institute of Ag
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Apr 22, 2014 14:36

[UK] E-cigarette firm acquired in £30m deal

MANCHESTER electronic cigarettes firm VIP has been bought in a £30m cash and shares deal.Shareholders Miguel Corral and David and Melanie Levin, who set up the business just five years ago, have sold to US-based Victory Electronic Cigarettes Corporation. (uk)
added Apr 22, 2014 14:13
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[UK] Primary school boy just nine begs NHS to help him kick his SMOKING habit after he became addicted from trying one at school

Youngster from Shropshire was addicted after trying a cigarette at school However he called a stop smoking helpline after realising side-effects Experts are warning under-age smokers will have terrible health problems
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 22, 2014 10:42

[UK] Former running champion says anti-smoking drug Chantix made him kill his ex-wife and attempt suicide

Tim Danielson, 65, shot his ex-wife Ming Qi dead in 2011 then tried to gas himself to death Attorneys for Danielson say he was suffering depression at the time of the killing Danielson began taking anti-smoking drug Chantix weeks before Ming Qi's death T
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 22, 2014 10:39

[UK] Wakefield Council pledge action on smokers

Wakefield Council’s cabinet has signed up to a declaration to reduce tobacco use among the population and raise awareness of the health effects of smoking. The Local Authority Declaration on Tobacco Control is a UK-wide initiative to which councils are
Wakefield Express (uk)
added Apr 22, 2014 10:38

[Africa, Ghana, UK] Tobacco companies are trying to win fight against their products

The Operations and Marketing Manager of the National Institute of Agricultural (NIAB) Innovation Farm in North Cambridge, UK, Ms Claire Pumfrey, told media fellows of the Biosciences for Farming in Africa (B4FA) on April 10 that studies were currently in (gh)
added Apr 21, 2014 21:53
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