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[UK] E-cigarettes – should employers allow them in the workplace?

Recent research shows that smoking breaks and additional sick leave are costing UK businesses £8.7 billion in lost productivity every year – so should employers recognise the increasing popularity of e-cigarettes and allow them in the workplace?
Link2Portal (uk)
added Aug 22, 2014 12:36
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Zippo Granted Preliminary Injunction In Germany Against Lorillard's UK Subsidiary In Trademark Infringement Case

Legal victory is part of Zippo's global campaign to protect its BLU® trademarks
PR Newswire
added Aug 22, 2014 11:59
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[UK] Smokers in Manchester 'least successful' at kicking habit - Manchester Evening News

But only 3,764 people later reported to NHS anti-smoking chiefs that they had actually been successful. It means that less than one in five people gave up cigarettes - the lowest rate in the country.
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Aug 22, 2014 07:17
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[UK] Reduced-nicotine cigarettes 'do not lead to increased smoking intensity'

new study, published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, state that previous research has found that smokers aim to "achieve a desired nicotine dose and will adjust their smoking behavior to maintain this dose across products."
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Aug 22, 2014 07:13
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[Europe, UK] EU tobacco directive faces lawsuit

The UK’s leading electronic cigarette manufacturer, Totally Wicked, has launched a legal challenge to the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) on the grounds that Article 20 of the Directive breaches EU law...the directive will be a disproportionate impe
EurActiv
added Aug 22, 2014 07:11
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[Africa, Nigeria, UK] British America Tobacco urges anti-tobacco NGOs to fund alternative smoking products

“In recent times, stakeholders have asked NGOs involved in tobacco control to get more involved in consumer education and funding of research of alternative and healthier products for consumers, who insist on smoking as these areas are critically needed
Premium Times (ng)
added Aug 22, 2014 07:01
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Branding Ban Stalks Debt-Loaded Imperial Tobacco: UK Credit

Plans to outlaw branded cigarette packaging in Britain are hanging over Imperial Tobacco Group Plc (IMT) as the company clings onto its investment-grade rating after announcing $7 billion of debt-financed acquisitions.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Aug 21, 2014 22:14
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[Europe, UK] Blackburn e-cigarette firm fuming over new EU rules

Totally Wicked is mounting a legal challenge to proposed European Union restrictions on electronic cigarettes. The Shadsworth Business Park firm has been given permission to challenge Brussels’ Tobacco Products Directive at the EU’s Court of Justice.
This is Lancashire (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 21:51
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[UK] What's New on TobaccoTactics?

What's New on TobaccoTactics? 13 August 2014: The second UK Consultation on plain packaging of tobacco products ended 7 August 2014. View our list of third parties to stay up-to-date on on the organisations and people opposing plain packaging and their l
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 15:24
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[Australia, UK] NSW to follow Queensland and NT in outlawing smoking in prisons

The attorney general, Brad Hazzard, announced on Wednesday that NSW prisons would be cigarette-free in a year’s time, following similar recent bans in Queensland, the Northern Territory and New Zealand. Hazzard admitted it would not be an easy transitio
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Aug 21, 2014 15:18
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