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[UK] World's biggest tobacco firm under fire over 'disgraceful' PR stunt

“a digraceful PR stunt” by offering to help NHS staff quit smoking to help mark the service’s 70th birthday. Philip Morris International (PMI), which makes Marlboro cigarettes, is under fire for apparently trying to breach global rules which stipulate t
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 19, 2018 15:14
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[UK] Government orders Phillip Morris to stop advertising "healthier" tobacco products or face legal action

Department of Health sent a formal order to Phillip Morris...telling it to remove poster adverts for "healthier" tobacco products from shops around the UK....warned that the department was prepared to take legal action against Phillip Morris in order to p
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 19, 2018 15:14
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[UK] Blackpool Pleasure Beach offer for smoking mums-to-be

Women will receive vouchers accepted by Blackpool Pleasure Beach, as well by many high street shops Pregnant women are to be given incentives including theme park vouchers in a scheme which aims to encourage them to quit smoking. The project is part of a
BBC Online
added Jul 19, 2018 14:55
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[UK] Smokers' stories wanted for 'hard-hitting' health campaign

TOBACCO control group Fresh wants people in the North-East affected by smoking to share their real life experiences. The aim is to put their stories at the heart of a ‘hard hitting’ new campaign later this year warning of the dangers of smoking and show
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Jul 19, 2018 14:49
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[UK] CRACKDOWN: More seizures of illegal tobacco in Nelson

ACTION against illegal tobacco in central Nelson has resulted in a further seizure in under a week at one shop, and a manufacturing operation being uncovered at another. An inspection by Lancashire County Council Trading Standards and Lancashire Police
This is Lancashire (uk)
added Jul 19, 2018 14:42
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[UK] Dundee has one of the highest smoking rates in Britain

That’s four times as many smokers as in Christchurch, Dorset, where just 4.6% of people smoke, the lowest percentage in Britain. However the number of smokers in Dundee is dropping, due to a successful and sustained anti-tobacco strategy from the govern
Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 19, 2018 14:40
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[UK] MONBIOT: Dark money lurks at the heart of our political crisis

Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)...for many years, it has been funded by British American Tobacco (BAT), Japan Tobacco International, Imperial Tobacco and Philip Morris International. When this funding was exposed, the IEA claimed that its campaigns ag
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:55
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[UK] What's on in Parliament: Thursday 19 July 2018 / House of Commons

General debate / The Tobacco Control Plan
UK Parliament (uk)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:51
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[UK] Find out about illegal tobacco sales in Tower Hamlets

Residents can head over to Chrisp Street Market to meet the four-legged friends responsible for sniffing out illegal tobacco and receive advice on how to stop smoking.
Tower Hamlets Council (uk)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:46
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[UK] Rachael Maskell MP slams lack of help for smokers to quit in York

YORK MP Rachael Maskell has branded the treatment of smokers in York as “incredibly judgemental” after a national charity said GPs have been asked not to prescribe stop smoking medications. A report by the British Lung Foundation said support to help sm
York Press (uk)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:42
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