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[Ethiopia, UK] LETTER: Questions around the candidacy of Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus for WHO DG

In 2016, the Ethiopian Government sold 40% of the shares in its tobacco monopoly...deal with JTI seems to have contravened Article 5·3 of [FCTC]...Tedros...was Health Minister from 2005 to 2012, and aims to be DG of WHO, I believe that he should have s
The Lancet (uk)
added May 25, 2017 01:03
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[UK] Aim for seven to seven-and-a-half hours sleep: Any more OR less raises your risk of lung cancer AND dementia

sleeping for less or more than seven or seven-and-a-half hours is associated with an increased risk of lung cancer. This is thought to be due to low levels of inflammation and disruptions to the secretion of the 'sleep hormone' melatonin, leading to tum
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 25, 2017 00:12
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[UK] BONADIO: Big Tobacco is losing the fight to stop plain packaging of cigarettes

Dr Enrico Bonadio, a Senior Lecturer in the City Law School, says the tobacco industry's bid to avoid plain packaging by relying on legal arguments around trade and intellectual property rights, is being systematically dismissed by courts around the wor
City, University of London (uk)
added May 24, 2017 23:29
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[UK] Total smoking ban at hospital sites

Smoking will be completely banned from the grounds of The Royal Preston and Chorley Hospitals by the end of the month. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the sites, has made the decision to launch the ban to coincide with Worl
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added May 24, 2017 15:33
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[UK] North East councils run £1.3m alcohol and tobacco 'de-normalisation' campaign

PR is at the heart of a new push to reduce levels... Existing government-funded programmes Fresh and Balance, which work to reduce rates of drinking and smoking respectively, will drive the new project, now underway and scheduled to run until 2020.
PR Week US
added May 24, 2017 15:32
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[UK] The OTHER great annuity betrayal: Robbed of 65% of pension income... the loyal customers callously sold rip-off deals

Keith Robinson...smoked 25 cigarettes a day for 60 years and has high blood pressure. He was sold a standard annuity...should have been sold an enhanced annuity. These deals pay more to people with poorer health because they are expected to die sooner, so
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 24, 2017 02:14
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[UK] One in eight London shops selling illegal tobacco says JTI

Research conducted by JTI among smokers in the capital also revealed that more than a third (37%) have purchased illegal cigarettes, with 28% having being offered illegal tobacco products in the last year. Furthermore, over a quarter (26%) of smokers in
Forecourt Trader (uk)
added May 23, 2017 13:16
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[UK] AUDIO: Saturday Breakfast

BBC Online
added May 23, 2017 12:43
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[UK] EDITORIAL: World No Tobacco Day: How to make it the day you stop smoking for good

Of these methods in the last few years especially, it is the e-cigarette that’s rapidly proved the most effective (not to mention popular) as the virtual evolution of the classic cigarette. Keeping the nicotine so as to hit that smoker’s spot, it is combi
The UP Coming (uk)
added May 23, 2017 12:42
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[UK] Plain packs already boosting illicit tobacco trade, TMA survey finds

The introduction of plain packaging and the ban on small tobacco packs is already driving people to buy cheap, black market tobacco, according to a new survey by the Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association (TMA). The findings come one day before new tobacco
Talking Retail (uk)
added May 23, 2017 12:35
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