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[UK] E-cigarettes double chance of quitting ($$)

“Vaping” was just as effective as other nicotine replacements, and no sideeffects were seen in the studies, according to an analysis published by the Cochrane Library, a collection of six databases used to analyse evidence.
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:03

[Australia, Europe, UK] EVANS-REEVES: Plain cigarette packaging: is the government stalling as election approaches?

Jane Ellison, the under secretary of state for public health, has the power to introduce standardised packaging under Section 94 of the Children and Families Act 2014. Yet, despite two public consultations, a government-commissioned review of the evidenc
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 21, 2014 05:59
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[UK] KanaVape: Britain's first cannabis e-joint is now available to buy and is completely legal* / *Legal according to claims by KanaVape

The makers of Britain’s first e-joint – Antonin Cohen and Sebastien Beguerie – claim their product is entirely legal as it contains no THC – the chemical in marijuana responsible for mind-bending highs.
Metro Café (uk)
added Dec 21, 2014 05:48

[UK] Electronic Cigarettes International Group Launches the First ‘Blending Boutique’ with Their VIP® Brand in the United Kingdom to Surpass over 120 Shops and Outlets in Europe

VIP®, one of the United Kingdom’s leading e-cigarette brands and a wholly-owned subsidiary of ECIG, opened its first dedicated ‘Blending Boutique’ located in East London, the first of its kind in the UK. The boutique debuted in Westfield Stratford City sh
Business Wire
added Dec 20, 2014 15:17

[UK] Trust to go smoke-free in the new years

A trust which provides mental health and community services across Lancashire is going smoke-free. Days after it was revealed playgrounds across the county would be going banning smoking, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust has announced it is supporti
Blackpool Today (uk)
added Dec 20, 2014 13:52

[UK] Tunstall fire witness: 'I saw screaming woman hanging out of window' (video)

Fire investigators say the blaze was caused by smoking materials being dropped on a settee. A woman in her thirties was rescued through a downstairs window after fire crews failed to open the front door which was locked.
Stoke Sentinel (This Is Staffordshire) (uk)
added Dec 20, 2014 13:49

[UK] Two dogs die in house fire after cigarette left lit on settee

Two occupants in the house had to be rescued by firefighters, who smashed windows to get to them.... I would also like to urge people not to drink and smoke in the house as we approach the Christmas holiday, the combination of the two can be absolutely le
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Dec 20, 2014 13:27

[UK] Two dogs die in 'lit cigarette' house fire in Stoke-on-Trent

Staffordshire Fire Service said an occupant had dropped a lit cigarette end or hot embers from an ashtray on a settee before going upstairs to bed. Firefighters rescued a man and a woman from the house. They were taken to the Royal Stoke University Hosp
BBC Online
added Dec 20, 2014 13:27
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[UK] Doctors welcome car smoking ban

Commenting, Professor Sheila Hollins, BMA board of science chair, said: “The BMA strongly supports a ban on smoking in cars when children are present, as it is an important step in reducing tobacco harm by restricting the prevalence of second hand smo
OnMedica Group (uk)
added Dec 20, 2014 13:26

[UK] Open consultation: Nicotine inhaling products: introducing a minimum age of sale

Seeks views on proposals to introduce a minimum age of sale for the purchase of nicotine inhaling products, including e-cigarettes.
added Dec 20, 2014 13:25
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