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[UK] What's New on TobaccoTactics?

What's New on TobaccoTactics? 13 August 2014: The second UK Consultation on plain packaging of tobacco products ended 7 August 2014. View our list of third parties to stay up-to-date on on the organisations and people opposing plain packaging and their l (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 15:24
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[Australia, UK] NSW to follow Queensland and NT in outlawing smoking in prisons

The attorney general, Brad Hazzard, announced on Wednesday that NSW prisons would be cigarette-free in a year’s time, following similar recent bans in Queensland, the Northern Territory and New Zealand. Hazzard admitted it would not be an easy transitio
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Aug 21, 2014 15:18

[UK] Nine facts about tobacco company lobbying

3. For decades after the link between smoking and lung cancer was scientifically proven, the tobacco industry deliberately caused public confusion about the health impacts of tobacco. In 1953, following advice from public relations firm Hill and Knowlto
Environmental Health News (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health-CIEH) (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 15:15

[UK] Branding Ban Stalks Debt-Loaded Imperial Tobacco: U.K. Credit

Plans to outlaw branded cigarette packaging in Britain are hanging over Imperial Tobacco Group Plc (IMT) as the company clings onto its investment-grade rating after announcing $7 billion of debt-financed acquisitions.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 21, 2014 06:40

[UK] Heart disease rates fall across Europe

Deaths from heart disease and strokes are declining across Europe, thanks to falling smoking rates and the use of preventative statins, according to a major new report. Cardiovascular diseases of the heart and blood vessels (CVD) still remain the biggest
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:22

[UK] Super sniffer dogs seize over 64,000 illegal cigarettes in Salford

Illegal products with an estimated street value of around £28,770 were seized during inspection visits in Salford, Rochdale, Wigan, Manchester and Oldham. 64,660 illegal cigarettes and almost half a kilo of hand-rolling tobacco were seized in Salford.
Salford Online (uk)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:18

[UK] Thousands of illegal cigarettes seized from Wirral shops after being uncovered by sniffer dogs

A large quantity of illegal tobacco products, including 16,680 cigarettes, were seized from two of the shops during the inspection visits, with a significant number found at one of the sites. The haul included a mix of so-called “cheap-whites” – which i
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:17


Bethany, a Year 5 pupil at Thomas Walling Primary Academy in Blakelaw, urged 56-year-old Julie to quit the habit because it made her "really sad and worried" to see her grandmother smoking. All of the nasty things inside cigarettes make you ill and give
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:16

[UK] Smoking is killing one South Tynesider a day

SMOKING-related illnesses will kill at least one South Tynesider a day this year, according to new figures. The latest data from Fresh, the region’s tobacco control programme, shows that an estimated 428 people over the age of 35 will die from a conditi
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:15

[Jersey, UK] Drop in Stop Smoking Service uptake

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) said that it was "disappointing" that the number of smokers setting a "quit date" through these services dipped last year. The comments come after new figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC)
Jersey Evening Post (This is Jersey) (uk)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:14
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