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[UK] Sales light up at Big Four cigarette maker British American Tobacco but profits fall in mixed results

Turnover at the Pall Mall and Dunhill maker was up by 4.2 per cent reaching £6.7bn in the six months to 30 June. However, adjusted profit from operations were down 2.2 per cent, reaching £2.5bn, while operating profit dipped 5.7 per cent to £2.2bn.
City A.M. (uk)
added Jul 29, 2016 18:32

[UK] Right to be Smoke-Free Coalition and E-Vapor Industry Trade Associations file Motion for Summary Judgment in Lawsuit Challenging FDA's Deeming Regulation and the Tobacco Control Act

The E-Vapor Coalition lawsuit...was consolidated with the lawsuit filed earlier in the same court, Nicopure Labs v. FDA...argues that FDA's authority over tobacco products is not unfettered, but circumscribed by the statute's underlying purposes - which s
Lexology (uk)
added Jul 29, 2016 16:45

[UK] Aichholzer sets slow-smoking record

The second U.K. and the final qualifying tournament for the 2016 Cigar Smoking World Championship (CSWC) took place in London on July 8 at the world-famous James J. Fox’s 19 St. James Street.
Tobacco Reporter
added Jul 28, 2016 17:01

[UK] New e-cig dangers revealed: Devices get 'more toxic with every puff', scientists say - as they spot two new carcinogens in the vapour

Dangerous levels of 31 harmful chemicals are released during each puff / Older gadgets are believed to be more damaging in terms of emissions / Experts warn it doesn't mean e-cigarettes are safe at lower temperatures / But the devices emit 6 times less of
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 28, 2016 17:00

[UK] BAT sales rise but profits slide

has reported a better than expected rise in sales but a dip in reported profits due to currency fluctuations The group on Thursday said total revenue in the months to June 30 rose 4.2 per cent to £6.7bn, beating market expectations, while pre-tax profit
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 28, 2016 16:59

[UK] 'When I smoked I didn't get preferential treatment' - readers react to suggestions that 'vapers' should be given extra breaks at work

A Telegraph poll showed that 50 per cent of readers said vapers should be given extra breaks, while the other 50 per cent though vapers should have the same number of breaks as their non-vaping co-workers. Public Health England (PHE) have issued advice
Coventry Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 28, 2016 15:58

[UK] E-cigarettes emit harmful chemicals, research suggests

Published in the journal Environment Science & Technology, the study found emissions of toxic chemicals escalate as e-cigarettes get hotter with use.... "In some cases we saw aldehyde levels increase 60 per cent between cycles 1 and 9," said co-author an
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 28, 2016 13:30

[UK] Exclusive: E-cigarettes should not be available on prescription, say GPs

The vast majority of GPs do not believe that e-cigarettes should be prescribed for patients trying to stop smoking, a GPonline survey has found. Almost 70% of GPs rejected the idea that NHS e-cigarette prescriptions should be made be available for patie
GP Magazine (uk)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:14

[UK] GPs don't believe e-cigarettes should be prescribed for patients trying to stop smoking

In a poll conducted by the website GP Online, nearly 70 per cent of GP respondents said they did not believe e-cigarettes should be available on prescription as a bridging product to helps smokers quit their habit.
City A.M. (uk)
added Jul 27, 2016 13:56

[UK] Dogs sniff out thousands of illegal cigarettes in raid

Raids were carried out on Monday in a joint operation involving North Tyneside Council’s Trading Standards team and Northumbria Police using two specialist sniffer dogs. The crime-busting canines, Yo-Yo and Scamp, are trained to sniff out tobacco which
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jul 27, 2016 12:57
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