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[Australia, UK] LETTER: CHAPMAN: Still in denial over tobacco packaging

Japan Tobacco International’s Daniel Torras is wrong in claiming that Australia’s recent dramatic fall in smoking prevalence was “consistent with pre-existing trends” ... Like Monty Python’s Black Knight talking about “just a flesh wound” after losing all
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 23, 2014 20:58
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[Australia, UK] LETTER: If it doesn’t work, why are tobacco companies against plain packaging?

attempt by Daniel Torras (July 22) to take the moral high ground on the use of statistics in the tobacco plain packaging debate. But if participants in the tobacco industry regard it as a “fact” that plain packaging does not work, why do they continue to
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 23, 2014 20:56
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[Australia, UK] Tobacco and fossil fuels lose out as investors opt for more ethical industries

Managed funds held in ethical and sustainable investments grew by 51% in the past 12 months to more than $25bn, research shows. The Responsible Investment Association Australasia says the number of investors demanding to see their money invested respons
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jul 23, 2014 15:25
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[UK] Smoking hot? Emily Scott puts up cigarette puffing selfie...before taking it down hours later after social media criticism

Emily Scott and Shane Warne have many things in common. They're both blonde, internationally known, and enjoy a casual smoke. On Wednesday the buxom blonde model Instagrammed a snap of herself clutching a cigarette and blowing smoke, only to take it do
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 23, 2014 13:17
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[UK] 4,000 illicit cigarettes seized in Northamptonshire raids

The raids of shops in Kettering, Corby, Wellingborough and Northampton also recovered 175 pouches of illicit hand rolling tobacco. The operation, which took place at the weekend, involved the use of dogs trained to help uncover hidden tobacco.
BBC Online
added Jul 23, 2014 13:13
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[UK] Council backs government plans for car smoking ban

THE council has welcomed the launch of a public consultation over government proposals to ban smoking in cars in front of children. It follows a successful scheme in the town in 2013 when more than 1,200 people pledged to stop smoking in their cars and h
St Helens Star (uk)
added Jul 23, 2014 13:12
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[UK] 'Wrong' charger cause of explosion in Hampshire home

An explosion that destroyed part of a home in Hampshire has been traced to a charger used to power an e-cigarette. Investigators found an "unbranded" USB charger plugged into the decimated bedroom in Southampton Road, Ringwood.
BBC Online
added Jul 23, 2014 13:11
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[UK, UK-Wales] Most smokers 'want ban in cars'

Research carried out by Flexed shows 89% of smokers support a complete ban and 96% of non-smokers believe smoking in cars should be outlawed.
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Jul 22, 2014 06:56
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[UK] No further action for Plymouth MP who failed to declare financial interest

Oliver Colvile received tickets worth £1200 to the Chelsea Flower show from a Japanese tobacco company. But the Tory MP failed to refer to this when tabling a question about e-cigarettes, as required by the rules. He later apologised to MPs.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jul 22, 2014 06:55
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[Australia, UK] LETTER: It is wrong to suggest plain packaging has worked

As a director of the second largest tobacco company in the UK, I am concerned by some of the misleading statements by tobacco control lobbyists reported in your article “Australia smoking rates tumble after plain-packaging shift”
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 21, 2014 22:41
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