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[UK] Stoptober: Host of comedians urge smokers to kick the habit

Former social smoker Shappi Khorsandi is a passionate believer of Stoptober The 42-year-old star says: “I was a social smoker. I kind of thought: ‘If you can’t beat them, join them.’” But now she’s managed to kick the habit and is backing Stoptober, the
Daily Star (uk)
added Oct 7, 2015 12:08

[UK] How did a jail in Guernsey ban smoking with no unrest?

Ahead of the prison smoking ban in England and Wales, Guernsey’s Les Nicolles has been helping its prisoners to live without tobacco for two years
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 7, 2015 12:03

[UK] Smoking ban applies to vans, not just cars: Mercedes-Benz

“Van drivers should already be familiar with the Smoking At Work law, so they need to see this new legislation as an extension,” comments Steve Bridge, managing director, Mercedes-Benz Vans. “If there is ever more than just the driver using the van, sti
Transport Engineer - IRTE (Institute of Road Transport Engineers) (uk)
added Oct 6, 2015 22:45

[UK] Women take more sick leave then men - but it's usually to look after the kids, official figures show

The lower health consciousness of men is also reflected in drinking and smoking habits. Some 15 per cent of men but 13 per cent of women smoke every day, and among smokers men on average go through 12 cigarettes a day, but women 11.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 6, 2015 12:55

[UK] Prospects burn bright for self-igniting cigarettes

Self-igniting cigarettes made by a fireworks manufacturer may sound like a perilous idea.
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 6, 2015 11:43

[UK] Traders who sell e-cigarettes to under 18s face fines of up to £2,500

West Yorkshire Trading Standards will be enforcing rules on under-age sales of electronic cigarettes, inhaling devices and refill cartridges and substances. Also known as vaporisers or electronic nicotine delivery systems, they are often designed to loo
icHuddersfield / The Huddersfield Daily Examiner (uk)
added Oct 6, 2015 11:09

[Europe, Guernsey, UK] EU ignoring the science over electronic cigarettes, claim eurosceptic Tories

Smokers will die because the European Union is ignoring the science over electronic cigarettes, eurosceptic MPs have warned. Campaigners are taking legal action against a Brussels regulation...meeting on the fringe of the Conservative Party conferenc
Guernsey Press
added Oct 6, 2015 11:09
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[UK] Scottish health survey

The survey contained questions about e-cigarettes for the first time this year. It found that 32 per cent of smokers and recent ex-smokers who had tried to give up had used the devices in a recent quit attempt, with 36 per cent using nicotine patches.
Scottish Government (uk)
added Oct 5, 2015 20:29

[UK] Can I smoke e-cigs in a car? Everything you need to know about the smoking ban in cars

Police and enforcement agencies can issue you with a warning, or they can issue a £50 fixed penalty notice or indeed they can refer the offence to a court. The new rules do not apply if you or someone in the car is smoking with an electronic cigarette (
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Oct 5, 2015 14:13

[Isle of Man, UK] AUDIO: Island monitoring introduction of e-cigs in prisons

Prison governors on the Island say they'll keep a close eye on a trial which is allowing prisoners to smoke e-cigarettes. It's happening in some prisons in England and Wales and is seen as the first step towards making the facilities smoke free from Janu
Energy FM (im)
added Oct 5, 2015 10:22
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