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[UK] Tobacco firms to fund cancer pledge

Patients in England with suspected cancer will be guaranteed tests and results within a week by 2020 under Labour plans paid for by a levy on tobacco firms.
Press Association (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:55
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[UK] Yellow cards for smokers who stub out cigarettes in the street

The Woking Borough Council campaign targets smokers who think stubbing out cigarettes on the ground is not littering
Get Surrey (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:50
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[UK] LETTERS: Banning smoking in parks is not the way to stop children from lighting up

SIR – Owing to a medical condition, my husband rarely takes walks. When visiting parks or gardens, he will sit on a bench and have a smoke while I take a short walk around on my own. A ban on smoking in public parks would deny both of us this small pleas
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:46
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[UK] Mum calls on Harrogate council to consider playground smoking ban

Harrogate Borough Council are asking the public should smoking be banned in playgrounds after a mum urged them to address the issue. Lonneke Van Anraad, 32, from Kings Road said she was disgusted to see people smoking in the Valley Gardens play area ove
Harrogate Advertiser (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:45
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[UK] Westcountry bid to have smoke-free play parks and beaches

The Westcountry’s non-smoking majority are reclaiming another piece of fresh air. Smokers, already banished to pavements and draughty outdoor shelters, are to be told to stub it out in some Westcountry children’s play parks – and the idea could eventuall
Western Morning News (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:43
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[UK] Stub out that ecig: pubs, cafes and hotels ban vaping ($$)

THE estimated 2m people who use ecigarettes instead of tobacco face widespread bans on their use in coffee chains, shops and attractions. Starbucks confirmed this weekend it has banned the use of ecigarettes in its outlets, joining rail firms and airlin
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:42
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[UK] Cancer sufferers promised one week turnaround on NHS test results--funded by tobacco tax

PATIENTS suffering from cancer could only have to wait ONE WEEK for results from their tests, under new plans for the National Health Service.
The [London, UK] Express
added Oct 20, 2014 12:40
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[UK] Park smoke ‘ban’ ignored

A Blackpool park volunteer says smokers are still lighting up close to children’s play areas despite a smoking ban in open spaces. Gary Pennington, chairman of the Friends of Highfield Park in South Shore, was speaking after it emerged London is consider
Blackpool Today (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:31
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[UK] The X Factor: Simon Cowell banned from sparking up on set

Simon Cowell has been presented with a special leather e-cigarette after being banned from smoking in The X Factor during ad breaks...His sidekicks Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, 31, and Mel B’s substitute fags have been decorated to match their personalities
Metro Café (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:28
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[UK] One-week cancer tests paid for by tax on tobacco firms, Labour promises

Quicker diagnosis will cost the NHS less in the long-run, Labour says, as it pledges to help inject more money into health services
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:25
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