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[UK] China investment cuts tobacco giant’s cigarette dependence

[BAT] has made its first outside investment as it steps up the search for cutting-edge technology that could help it to reduce its reliance on cigarettes and other traditional smoking products. The FTSE 100 company has backed a Chinese investment fund th
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 21, 2018 14:58
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[UK] Shisha bar fined for flouting smoke-free laws

A visit to Two Apples in Rochdale Road, Oldham in May last year found the manager and other persons in control of the management of the smoke free premises failed to stop people smoking shisha pipes. Customers were openly smoking tobacco shisha pipes in
Oldham Times (uk)
added May 21, 2018 14:57
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[UK] How likely is your e-cigarette to explode?

In the UK, e-cigarettes have caused burns and fires, yet these cases are rare. Experts say the man who died was using a particular kind of vape pen, known as a mechanical mod, which is not that common in the UK.
BBC Online
added May 21, 2018 14:55
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Role of obesity in smoking behaviour: Mendelian randomisation study in UK Biobank [[

Conclusions These results strongly suggest that higher adiposity influences smoking behaviour and could have implications for the implementation of public health interventions aiming to reduce the prevalence of these important risk factors.
British Medical Journal
added May 19, 2018 19:52
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[UK] Obesity linked to increased risk of taking up smoking and smoking frequency

Being obese is associated with an increased risk of taking up smoking and smoking frequency (number of cigarettes smoked per day), finds a study published by The BMJ today. These results strongly suggest that obesity influences smoking behavior, which
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 19, 2018 19:52
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[UK] £2.4m of illicit cigarettes and tobacco seized in county in one year

More than 124,000 illicit cigarettes and 6,000kg of tobacco were seized in Nottinghamshire last year, with 44 arrests made. During 2017/18, officers from Nottinghamshire County Council’s trading standards team conducted a total of 124 inspections at pre
Nottingham Post (uk)
added May 19, 2018 19:51
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[UK] Figures coming down as midwife targets pregnant smokers in Telford

Around one in six mothers-to-be are still smoking in Telford & Wrekin – but numbers have reduced over the past year after a new role was created to tackle the problem head-on.
Shropshire Star (uk)
added May 19, 2018 19:50
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[UK] Smoking puts 10 Hull people in hospital every day

in the year 2016 to 2017, there were 3,731 occasions in Hull where people were admitted to hospital for smoking-related diseases...up from 3,650 similar cases seen in the year before, which was the highest number on record. In total, these cost the NHS n
Hull Daily Mail / This is Hull and East Riding (uk)
added May 18, 2018 15:23
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[UK] Effort to cut number of smokers across North East by half are praised by health chiefs

Work across the North East to almost half the number of smokers have been recognised in Parliament. Public Health Minister Steve Brine and Shadow Public Health Minister Sharon Hodgson discussed the work of Fresh during a debate to consider 70 years of t
Sunderland Echo (uk)
added May 18, 2018 15:21
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[UK] MAJORITY OF WOMEN FIND SMOKERS UNATTRACTIVE, SURVEY CLAIMS

Out of those surveyed, 57 per cent were nonsmokers, 24.3 per cent smoked and 18.7 per cent were vape-users. When asked to explain why participants wouldn’t date a smoker, ninety-one per cent of people blamed the smell of cigarette smoke while 75 per cent
The Independent (uk)
added May 18, 2018 14:12
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