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[UK] What a load of puff! Psychologist is drafted into I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! jungle to help celebrities quit smoking after Shane Warne claimed he went 'cold turkey'

Celebrities have been reportedly allowed to smoke behind-the-scenes in the jungle, according to The Daily Telegraph, amid reports some are struggling to quit the pernicious habit. Shane Warne, famously caught puffing on a cigarette in 1999 after signing
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 10, 2016 18:21

[UK] Man pays £684 after dropping cigarette end near Tesco in Cambridge as number of litter fines rockets

The number of fines dished out to Cambridge's litterbugs has increased sixfold in just a year thanks to the city council's beefed up enforcement team. In 2015 the council issued a total of 181 fixed penalty notices for littering in Cambridge – compared
Cambridge Evening News (uk)
added Feb 10, 2016 15:43

[UK] Smog's Health Effects Persist for Decades, Study Finds

British scientists found the negative health effects of air pollution -- such as a higher risk of lung and heart disease -- can persist for more than 30 years. The study authors suggested that more research into the long-term health effects of air pollu
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 10, 2016 03:47

[UK] Sixteen cancers linked to smoking highlighted in hard-hitting campaign by Bradford public health chiefs

39 people in the Bradford district discover they have cancer caused by smoking every month, with another 28 dying due to smoking-related forms of the disease. Quit16 emphasises the 16 cancers associated with smoking and is the first region-wide anti-smok
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Feb 9, 2016 23:22

[UK] MPs call for disclosure on their pension fund’s investments

MPs say they need to know if their pension funds are invested in industries such as oil, defence or tobacco Trustees of the parliamentary pension fund are coming under pressure to improve disclosure after refusing to give MPs detailed information about t
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 9, 2016 17:55
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[UK] Newcastle shisha cafes raided in crackdown on indoor smoking

Newcastle Commercial Services joined with Northumbria Police and immigration officers from the UK Border Force to visit five premises ... Tobacco, such as shisha smoked through hookah pipes, cannot be smoked in enclosed spaces. While it does not need to
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Feb 9, 2016 17:46

[UK] Air pollution from the 1970s is STILL being blamed for hundreds of deaths: People exposed to pollutants five decades ago more likely to die in recent years

While they said action should be taken to tackle air pollution, the study's authors also said the effects of poor air quality were relatively small compared to other risk factors such as smoking and obesity.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 9, 2016 17:07

Is e-cigs the fastest-growing industry in the UK?

What’s behind this rapid growth? It could be the report that Public Health England released stating that e-cigarettes are less harmful than tobacco cigarettes by up to 95 per cent, or it could have been the relaxed laws around the usage of them. While w (uk)
added Feb 9, 2016 14:22

[UK] Civil servants wined and dined by bankers and tobacco giants: Hospitality rules even softer than in Brussels!

The report revealed that officials from HM Revenue & Customs were entertained by firms including Unilever, Sky and Imperial Tobacco – raising further questions about the taxman’s closeness to big business.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 9, 2016 13:06
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[UK] Kyle Sandilands once again feasts on fried eggs, white bread and a milky latte before smoking a cigarette... six months after vowing to change his unhealthy lifestyle

He's the radio shock jock who vowed to lose weight after declaring himself 'a mess' last year... Shielding his gaze behind dark sunglasses, Kyle decided to follow up his meal with a smoke - having previously downplayed the health risks of smoking. Puffin
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 9, 2016 07:10
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