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[UK] So how can non-smokers like the BBC's Nick Robinson get lung cancer?

Bronchial carcinoid tumours are a form of cancer known as neuroendocrine tumours. ...10 to 20 per cent occur in the lungs... In fact, while smoking is by far the most common cause of the 43,000 cases of lung cancer each year, 14 per cent of people who dev
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 3, 2015 01:02
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[UK, USA, Wisconsin] British American Tobacco drops and sues PwC over pollution scandal

has dumped its auditors PwC and taken them to court over a potential $1bn (£651m) US environmental damages bill. It is the latest in a long line of tests for the Big Four auditing firm, which is still reeling from accusations by the Public Accounts Comm
The Independent (uk)
added Mar 2, 2015 22:36
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[UK, USA] BAT sues PwC over pollution liabilities ($$)

British American Tobacco is changing its auditor after 17 years, because it has filed a suit against PwC over historic pollution liabilities in the US.
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 2, 2015 22:19
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[Australia, Europe, UK] More than two thirds of smokers are killed by diseases caused by tobacco use, says study

A study of 200,000 people in Australia – smokers and non-smokers over the age of 45 – has found that more people die from smoking tobacco than previously thought. It was believed that around half of long-term smokers are killed by smoking-related illnes
The Independent (uk)
added Mar 2, 2015 17:47
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[UK] London’s mayor rejects smoking ban proposal in public spaces

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has published his response to the London Health Commission’s report Better Health for London, rejecting a smoking ban in public spaces but committing to personally chair the board tasked with delivering the health plan
Cities Today (uk)
added Mar 2, 2015 17:29
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[Europe] UKIP protests against new EU move to tax E-cigs

New E-Cig convert, Paul Nuttall who is Deputy Leader of UKIP, has reacted sharply to news that the European Commission is considering hiking up tax on healthier electronic cigarettes.
The U.K. Independence Party
added Mar 1, 2015 16:24
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[UK] Smokers at increased risk of depression and anxiety

New research released ahead of our No Smoking Day (11 March) campaign suggests that smokers have a 70% increased risk of anxiety and depression when compared with non-smokers, despite the commonly held perception that lighting up is a stress reliever.
British Heart Foundation (uk)
added Mar 1, 2015 12:41
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[UK] JONATHAN ARNOTT: If we get the decision on e-cigarettes wrong it could cost many lives

From proposals to make e-cigarettes into pharmaceutical products to the notion of adding punitive taxation like we do with traditional cigarettes, we need to think very carefully indeed before taking action. If we discourage e-cigarettes through taxatio
The Journal (uk)
added Mar 1, 2015 12:41
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[UK] Question raised over windfall-tax effectiveness

A ‘windfall tax’ on tobacco companies would lead to the loss of millions of pounds for the UK taxman... Volumes of UK duty-paid cigarettes and hand-rolled tobacco could decline, leading to a net loss of £167 million if the levy were set at £1 billion, an
Tobacco Reporter
added Mar 1, 2015 12:39
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[UK] Hoodies that get you high!: The latest fashion trend is clothing equipped with pot smoking devices

VapRwear features a hood lace with a vaporizer from which you can inhale e-juice, oil, dry herb, or wax / Hood Horkerz feature a pipe sweater that has a glass bowl on one end of the drawstring and a mouthpiece on the other
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2015 10:44
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