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[UK] Imperial Tobacco factory to be demolished - and replaced by new development bringing hundreds of jobs

Nottingham Post (uk)
added Jan 18, 2018 01:58
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UK vaping industry launches awareness month

VApril, which is being organised by the UK Vaping Industry Association, has been designed to raise awareness on the different types of vape products, vaping responsibly and the public health benefits compared to smoking. The awareness month will engage
Talking Retail (uk)
added Jan 17, 2018 20:18
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[UK] ‘Dodgy’ cigarettes sold over the counter seized by Tower Hamlets trading standards officers

Confiscated cigarettes which were believed to have been smuggled into the country to sell in shops in the East End. Picture source: LBTH Confiscated cigarettes which were believed to have been smuggled into the country to sell in shops in the East End. P
East London Advertiser (uk)
added Jan 17, 2018 20:14
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[UK] More data in favour of the relative safety of HnB products

The independent Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT) reviewed the two "heat-not-burn" tobacco products that are sold in the UK, and found them to be less risky than regular cigarettes.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jan 16, 2018 15:21
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[UK] Pioneering work to tackle smoking in the battle against cancer

The pioneering work of NHS bodies and councils in the region has been highlighted in Westminster. Professor Sean Duffy, leader of the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Cancer Alliance, was invited to address the Parliamentary launch of an NHS 'Smokefree' ple
Keighley News (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 15:18
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[UK] Two smokers who were fined for dropping their cigarette butts have had the penalty reduced for a bizarre reason

But both of them secured a 50 per cent refund of their fines after successfully quitting smoking for good with support from Bexley’s free Stop Smoking programme.
Kent Live (Kent and Sussex Courier/Sevenoaks Chronicle) (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 14:48
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[UK] Help for smokers to quit is slashed: Health budget cuts mean only three in five local authorities offer support to quit the habit

Public health budget cuts mean many smokers can no longer access stop smoking medications from their GP, health experts have warned. In England there is now at least one local authority where there is a zero budget for addressing smoking, according to a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 14:44
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[UK] Help to quit smoking is victim of health squeeze

Smokers are no longer being given medication to help them quit by GPs in many areas as a result of budget cuts, health experts have found. At least one local authority in England has no budget to help patients stop the habit, a report by Cancer Research
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 14:43
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[UK] Health bosses hand medical records of 180,000 British lung cancer patients to US firm working for one of world's biggest tobacco companies

Public Health England handed over anonymised NHS records covering every single lung tumour diagnosed between 2009 and 2013 - some 179,040 patients - to William E. Wecker Associates without the consent of patients or their families. The company have wor
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 00:17
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[UK] Health officials defend handing cancer data to tobacco-linked firm

Public Health England (PHE) said that it handed over the information after the statistical analysis firm William E Wecker submitted a data request under the Freedom of Information Act. The health body said that it was legally bound to comply. It added t
Press Association (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 00:14
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