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[UK] British American Tobacco aims to double size of vaping business ($$)

Cigarette maker British American Tobacco is aiming to double the size of its vaping business as price increases and the weak pound helped it offset flat cigarette volumes last year.
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:35
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[UK] Tobacco and plain packs – new ACS guide for retailers

A new guide offering advice for retailers on standardised tobacco packaging and the impact of the EUTPD2 regulations is now available from the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS). From 20 May, retailers will only be able to sell tobacco in standardi
Talking Retail (uk)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:18
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[UK] Stop smoking service teams up with local hospital to help patients and staff

The region’s stop smoking service has teamed up with residents and staff at a hospital to help people struggling to end their addiction to cigarettes. Smokefree Norfolk has started holding monthly clinics at Jeesal Park Hospital, Cawston, thanks to the e
Norwich Evening News (uk)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:17
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[UK] Fruit and vegetable consumption and risk of COPD: a prospective cohort study of men [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions These results indicate that high consumption of fruits and vegetables is associated with reduced COPD incidence in both current and ex-smokers but not in never-smokers.
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:14
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[UK] 'There's no smoking on set and I'm not doing tequila shots like this one!'

the new judge on My Kitchen Rules...Darren Robertson...When talking about what kind of judge he'll be, he joked: 'There is no smoking on set and I'm not doing tequila shots like this one!'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 22, 2017 19:26
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[Europe, UK] Cancer death rates fall more slowly among women after decades of smoking and drinking take their toll

le death rates from cancer have dropped 8.2% across Europe in five years However death rates for women dropped just 3.6% in the same time frame A study attributes increased smoking and drinking among women as the cause
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 22, 2017 19:18
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[UK] BATES: A guide to the seven sins of overreaching government

Regulators have a bad habit of treating innovation as a threat rather than an opportunity...Does banning advertising of ecigarettes stop kids vaping, or does it protect the established cigarette trade from a potentially much safer and disruptive entrant?
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 22, 2017 17:13
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[UK] The health expert happy to work with the ‘enemy’ / Derek Yach left the WHO to co-operate with the food sector

When Derek Yach decided to leave the World Health Organization for PepsiCo in 2007, he caused a huge stir. How could one of the most-respected health academics jump ship to the “enemy” — Big Soda? Health campaigners and scientists were often seen as the
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 22, 2017 17:10
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[UK] More women than men die of lung cancer ($$)

The death rate from lung cancer among young women will outstrip that of men for the first time this year...“The difference is not significant, but it reflects the similar smoking patterns in younger generations over recent decades and confirms that smoki
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 22, 2017 17:09
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[UK] Council unveils new yellow 'smoking zones' to cut down on litter in town

COLCHESTER Council has introduced two new smoking zones at 'hotspots' in town in a bid to cut down on litter. The dedicated smoking areas, marked out by a yellow line, are designed to help tackle littering and reduce the cost of cleaning in the town cent
Colchester Gazette (uk)
added Feb 22, 2017 16:25
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