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[UK] UPDATE 1-Wholesaler Booker's second quarter buoyed by non-tobacco sales

Booker Group Plc, Britain's biggest cash-and-carry wholesaler, said a robust performance at its non-tobacco business helped it post a marginal increase in second-quarter sales.
added Sep 18, 2014 17:28

[UK] Would YOU accept donor lungs from a heavy smoker? That's the terrible dilemma Sharee faced

What makes Sharee’s story even more remarkable is that her new lungs came from a 55-year-old smoker. In fact, this is not unusual, with one in five lung transplant patients given organs from 20-a-day smokers, according to research revealed earlier this y
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 18, 2014 15:17

[UK] Lincoln council staff face ban on smoking breaks

Staff at City of Lincoln Council offices face a ban on smoking breaks during working hours, as well as extension of non-smoking areas to include council premises and surrounding areas.
The Lincolnite (uk)
added Sep 18, 2014 07:29
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[UK] Phones 4u demise could spark controversial e-cigarette store openings ($$)

E-cigarette shops are among controversial frontrunners to take on empty Phones 4u stores after the retailer collapsed this week.
Retail Week (uk)
added Sep 18, 2014 07:24

[UK] Numbers of children using e-cigarettes 'on the rise'

E-cigarette use among children is on the rise in the UK, but the vast majority of those using them are already current or ex-smokers, a new survey has revealed.
The Independent (uk)
added Sep 18, 2014 07:18

[UK] Study: E-cigarettes ‘do not encourage child smoking’

Over 4,000 11-18 year olds were surveyed in 2013 and 2014 about their attitudes to smoking and electronic cigarette use.
Nursing in practice (uk)
added Sep 18, 2014 07:15

[UK] New survey finds regular use of electronic cigarettes by children still rare

• Only 1.8% of children are regular users. 90% of regular or occasional users are young people who are already smokers or ex-smokers • 91% of young people have not tried an electronic cigarette even once; and this is despite the fact that • Over 80% of
ASH London (uk)
added Sep 18, 2014 07:13

[UK] E-cig usage amoung young people remains low

(e-cig) usage by young people remains low, despite a marginal increase in the number of 11-18 year olds who have tried them, a new study by ASH has revealed. According to the recent survey of 2,000 young people, just under 10% have ever tried an e-cig (William Reed Business Media Ltd) (uk)
added Sep 18, 2014 07:12

[UK] Generation sensible: How today's teenagers are less likely to drink, smoke or take drugs 'because of rise in the number of young Muslims'

Government officials have claimed the downward trend could be explained by a changing demographic, as there are far more young Muslims in the UK today, who do not drink, smoke or have sex. Some believe the behaviour shift is party a result of social me
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 17, 2014 17:47

[UK] BATES: Memo to public health grandees: vaping, vapers and you

it doesn’t require prohibitions, coercion, punitive taxes or rely on fear and it goes with the grain of behaviour and what people want. I thought it might help you if I explained what I have learned about vaping and vapers, and why your relationship with
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Sep 17, 2014 15:07
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