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[Jersey, UK] More protection from second hand smoke

Jersey’s Health Minister says she’ll take “positive action” to stop smoking in cars. Deputy Anne Pryke is responding to feedback from a consultation in 2013. She says she wants to protect children from second hand smoke. The Minister will bring forwar
ITV Channel Television
added Apr 24, 2014 10:38

[UK] Brighton restaurant boss fined for flouting smoking ban

Ali Cill, 29, who runs Ottoman Cuisine, in Lewes Road, Brighton, pleaded guilty to charges of failing to stop people from smoking inside his restaurant, when he appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court. He was prosecuted last Thursday (17 April) by Brigh
Brighton and Hove News (uk)
added Apr 24, 2014 09:10

[UK, USA] Big e-cigarette groups snap up smaller rivals ($$)

Manchester based group, VIP Electronic Cigarettes has been bought out by US manufacturer Victory Electronic Cigarettes as the sector, previously dominated by small players, consolidates in an attempt to face off competition from the tobacco industry.
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 23, 2014 22:40

[UK] Woman's shock as e-cigarette EXPLODES to leave her car in flames

Ms Taylor said that she put her e-cigarette on charge in an auxiliary socket in the back of her Ford Mondeo when she left work. After her 10 minute drive home, the care worker parked up and went inside, leaving the e-cigarette to charge.
The [London, UK] Express
added Apr 23, 2014 09:33

[UK] E-cigarette ban planned by Caerphilly council

Electronic cigarettes could be banned from use in council-owned buildings and vehicles in the Caerphilly county borough. If agreed, the move would see so-called e-cigarettes treated in the same way as conventional cigarettes.
BBC Online
added Apr 23, 2014 09:32

[UK, USA] E-cig firm VIP bought in £30m deal

VIP Electronic Cigarette, based in Radcliffe, was today bought by American firm Victory Electronic Cigarettes Corporation
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Apr 23, 2014 09:31

[Africa, Ghana, UK] Tobacco companies turn to GMOs

they have turned to the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to get the toxins out of their raw material, tobacco, to make it less harmful for people who patronise their product. The Operations and Marketing Manager of the National Institute of Ag
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Apr 22, 2014 14:36

[UK] E-cigarette firm acquired in £30m deal

MANCHESTER electronic cigarettes firm VIP has been bought in a £30m cash and shares deal.Shareholders Miguel Corral and David and Melanie Levin, who set up the business just five years ago, have sold to US-based Victory Electronic Cigarettes Corporation. (uk)
added Apr 22, 2014 14:13
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[UK] Primary school boy just nine begs NHS to help him kick his SMOKING habit after he became addicted from trying one at school

Youngster from Shropshire was addicted after trying a cigarette at school However he called a stop smoking helpline after realising side-effects Experts are warning under-age smokers will have terrible health problems
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 22, 2014 10:42

[UK] Former running champion says anti-smoking drug Chantix made him kill his ex-wife and attempt suicide

Tim Danielson, 65, shot his ex-wife Ming Qi dead in 2011 then tried to gas himself to death Attorneys for Danielson say he was suffering depression at the time of the killing Danielson began taking anti-smoking drug Chantix weeks before Ming Qi's death T
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 22, 2014 10:39
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