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[UK] Police Aren’t Fining Adults For Smoking In Cars With Kids, But It Doesn’t Mean Legislation Isn’t Working

“Making smoking in cars a subject of legislation creates a deterrent and gives children the right to challenge adults who smoke in the car they’re travelling in,” Arnott said. “Research by ASH, carried out after the legislation came into force, found 86%
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 29, 2016 15:03
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[UK] Tobacco smugglers must pay back £240K or face jail

A Lancashire man caught smuggling illegal cigarettes and tobacco into the UK, has been ordered to pay back £240,000, of which £90,000 must be paid within three months, or he will face a further 18 months in jail. Peter Robinson, 70, and his son, Adam, b
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jun 29, 2016 14:42
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[Europe, UK] Tim Lefroy Letter to Rt Hon John Whittingdale (PDF)

that Government will not impose advertising bans related to public health issues, but collaborate with industry to achieve better health outcomes ...commit to reverse the recent Tobacco Products Directive ban on e-cigarette advertising
Advertising Association (The)
added Jun 29, 2016 14:36
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[Europe, UK] AA urges reverse of e-cigarette ad ban after Brexit

The Advertising Association is calling on government to reverse a ban on e-cigarette advertising in the wake of the UK's vote to leave the European Union. In a letter to Sajid Javid, the business secretary, and John Whittingdale, the culture secretary,
Campaign (uk)
added Jun 29, 2016 14:29
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[UK] No fines issued for smoking in cars with children

Police are choosing not to enforce a new law protecting children from people smoking in cars, figures suggest. Legislation introduced in October 2015 makes it illegal to smoke in a vehicle carrying someone who is under 18.
BBC Online
added Jun 29, 2016 14:18
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[UK] Brexit: Tobacco companies defy stock market sell-off - why are they so popular with investors?

the anti-smoking lobby has failed on one count – to sufficiently dent the fortunes of tobacco companies on the stock market. Despite the battering the UK stock market has taken since Friday’s Brexit announcement, shares in tobacco companies have risen. I
City A.M. (uk)
added Jun 29, 2016 04:25
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[Europe, UK] Imperial disappointed with Brexit

"... a UK exit from the EU is a reality we have to work with. It's clear, however, that it will take considerable time for the UK Government and the EU to work through the exit process, which gives us plenty of time to make any adjustments to the way we d
Tobacco Journal International
added Jun 28, 2016 21:14
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[UK] E-cig report praised and condemned

The report by the UK’s Royal College of Physicians that this week came out strongly in favor of encouraging smokers to switch to electronic cigarettes...the health expert, Konstantinos Farsalinos, writing at ecigarette- research.org described the repor
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 28, 2016 20:54
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[UK] Public want smokers to pay for their own NHS health care

A new YouGov survey of more than 2000 people revealed 62% believed the NHS should not bear the full cost of treating the self-inflicted damage done by smoking. John Quail, managing director of claims.co.uk, which commissioned the research, believes the
The Sunday Post
added Jun 28, 2016 15:59
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[Asia, Mid-east, UK] Complete public smoking ban might be end game for the UAE

Unlike the Western world, smoking levels are actually on the increase in the Middle East – but with progressive governmental policies in the UAE, that might be about to change
Gulf Business (ua)
added Jun 28, 2016 12:54
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