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[UK] Commercial landlords may have to police illicit tobacco sales under HMRC proposals

Commercial property landlords could be forced to actively inspect their properties and police tenants suspected of tobacco and other excise duty evasion under plans proposed by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), an expert has warned.22 Feb 2017
Out-law.com (Pinsent Masons)
added Feb 25, 2017 18:30
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[Australia, Ireland, UK] Plain packets help smokers quit by killing brand identities

The proof is in the packaging. Making all cigarette packets look the same reduces the positive feelings smokers associate with specific brands and encourages quitting, Australian research shows. The findings come ahead of the UK and Ireland introducing
New Scientist
added Feb 25, 2017 00:22
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[UK] Welcome to The E-Cigarette Summit 2017

The 5th annual E-Cigarette Summit will take place at the Royal Society in London on the 17th November 2017. The issue of how public health should respond to the exponential growth of e-cigarettes remains a contentious issue and continues to divide scien
E-Cigarette Summit (uk)
added Feb 24, 2017 23:57
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[UK] Violent, drunk and sex-crazed: Theatre critic Kenneth Tynan's daughter reveals the man behind the glittering facade in unsparing memoir

Ken was dead at 53 from emphysema, exacerbated by the two packs of Dunhill cigarettes he smoked each day and refused to cut out. The excess carbon dioxide in his blood made him prone to paranoid hallucinations — and his death makes tragic reading. He wa
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 24, 2017 22:11
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[Australia, South Africa, UK] OSSOWSKI: Harm reduction for tobacco addicts – plain packaging doesn’t work

nd development officer at ‘Students for Liberty,’ Yaël Ossowski, cites international examples of where the plain packaging of cigarettes, while seeming to work initially, failed dismally in reducing harmful tobacco consumption
Biznews (za)
added Feb 24, 2017 19:39
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[UK] Health campaigners host smoke-free football match

A SPORTS club has held a smoke-free football match to promote healthy behaviour to children. Maccabi sports and community club held its first smoke-free game which was widely supported by parents. The campaign, run by local social enterprise Healthier F
Bury Times (uk)
added Feb 24, 2017 17:42
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[UK] E-cigs could raise the risk of suffering a stroke more than smoking

Tests showed regular vaping reduced the amount of glucose in the brain, a fuel necessary to boost neurons....As far as brain health goes, scientists warned the electronic devices was not safer than smoking and may pose a similar, if not bigger, risk for s
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 24, 2017 15:00
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[Australia, UK] Plain packets help smokers quit by killing brand identities

Making all cigarette packets look the same reduces the positive feelings smokers associate with specific brands and encourages quitting, Australian research shows. The findings come ahead of the UK and Ireland introducing plain tobacco packaging in May.
New Scientist
added Feb 24, 2017 14:27
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[UK] Steve Hewlett: Radio 4 presenter dies at the age of 58

He was diagnosed last March with cancer of the oesophagus.
BBC Online
added Feb 24, 2017 14:25
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[UK] That might have been allowed in 1975: Matt Healy and bandmate George Daniel break the rules as they are caught secretly smoking under a table INSIDE the BRITs ceremony

The 1975's Ross MacDonald revealed that two of the group broke the no smoking rules inside the O2 at the BRIT Awards on Wednesday night. The bass guitarist took to Instagram after the ceremony to share a clip of Matt Healy and George Daniel passing arou
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 23, 2017 21:20
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