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[UK] BAT reports decline in tobacco volumes as smokers kick the habit

reported a decline in tobacco volumes, as smokers continued to cut back and rivals battled for market share. Total tobacco volume worldwide fell 1 per cent in the nine months to September 30. The drop was driven primarily by falls in the Americas and West
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 14:10
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[UK] Simon Clark

a life-long non-smoker, is the Director of tobacco industry funded group Forest...Although Clark has argued that his language is more guarded than other pro-tobacco bloggers, stating "I certainly don't condone personal abuse or loose jibes about Nazis in
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:21
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[UK] History of Forest

According to a confidential industry document, Foxley-Norris wrote to British American Tobacco in 1978 seeking a paid position running a consumers' association for smokers. At a meeting, BAT staff told him that "the industry had been giving thought to th
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:17
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[UK] Forest

In January 2000, Forest's director Simon Clark told the House of Commons Select Committee on Health that 96 per cent of its total £250,000 budget came from the tobacco industry...As UK Debates Plain Packaging, Forest’s Income Doubles
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:15
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[UK] Plans to tackle smoking problem at former Ilfracombe pub approved

PLANS to prevent “intimidating” smokers gathering outside an Ilfracombe pub were passed this week. The former Buddy’s Sports Bar on Ilfracombe High Street is set to be transformed after permission was granted for an innovative new smoking area.
North Devon Journal (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:12
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[UK] Campaign group, Forest, has criticised suggestions Waltham Forest council would consider banning smoking in parks

Simon Clark, director of the pro-smoking campaign group, Forest, completely rejected the idea. He said: "There's no justification for banning smoking in parks... "Tobacco is a legal product. Smokers must be allowed to light up somewhere. "Adults shoul
Guardian-series / Guardian Newspapers (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:03
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[UK] PruHealtha and Mercer: Businesses ‘failing to support staff in efforts to give up smoking’

The survey from Britain’s Healthiest Company, which is run by PruHealth with Vitality and Mercer, found that despite smoking being one of the biggest risk factors which contributes to lifestyle-related diseases, smoking interventions are the least likely
Health Insurance Daily (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:01
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[UK] Stubbed out: Brits more hostile to e-cigarettes, new poll reveals

The data, collected by pollster YouGov and the Sunday Times, shows around 60 percent of Britons would like to see e-cigarette devices – that imitate real tobacco, but produce a generally harmless vapor – banned in public buildings.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Oct 21, 2014 22:52
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[UK] Toddler 'could have been killed' after charging e-cigarette exploded like a Catherine wheel just inches from where he played

Alfie Worthington lucky not to be hit when charging e-cig 'burst into flames' His parent's wall, table and carpets have all been scorched by the fire His mother Frankie said: 'The e-cigarette just exploded for no apparent reason. It was like a firework g
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:44
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[UK] Banning e-cigarettes in the workplace

consider a range of factors first, including the prospect of some of these products eventually being regulated as medicines. E-cigarettes are used by many smokers as a substitute for tobacco products. They usually heat nicotine, propylene glycol and flav
People Management (uk)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:02
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