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[UK] Car dealer caught in Bradford with 46,000 'black market' cigarettes

A CAR dealer caught with two suitcases full of 46,000 illicit cigarettes as he was driving through Bradford has been given a community order. Tudor Strisca, 26, was sentenced by Bradford and Keighley magistrates after he admitted possessing the cigare
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Oct 31, 2014 20:07
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[UK] Southampton cement mixer tobacco gang jailed

A gang who ran an illegal tobacco factory where a cement mixer was used to combine the product with schnapps and vinegar have been jailed. Chinese nationals Tian Yang and Shu Lan Lin set up the operation at a house in Southampton in which husband and wi
BBC Online
added Oct 31, 2014 20:05
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[UK] Countywide warning after Forest of Dean smoker died when her mattress caught fire

A COUNTYWIDE warning has been issued by a coroner today after a reclusive, bedridden Forest of Dean smoker died when her air mattress caught fire and the electric pump fanned the flames. Pauline Goscombe, 75, of Bridge Walk, Ruardean Hill, Drybrook, had
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard (uk)
added Oct 31, 2014 20:04
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[UK] Stockton Council asks: Don't smoke in children's playgrounds

Voluntary scheme sees children ask adults not to smoke in front of them - but councillor says outright ban in parks would be a step too far
Middlesboro Evening Gazette (uk)
added Oct 31, 2014 20:03
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[UK] Smokers puff potential life insurance savings away - Over a third of smokers (37%) admit that they have tried and failed to quit smoking

Confused.com can reveal that nearly three quarters (72%) of smokers have tried to give up smoking – yet only two-thirds (38%) have successfully quit the habit... The research from the leading price-comparison website reveals that the average smoker smoke
Confused.com (uk)
added Oct 31, 2014 20:00
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[UK] Teenagers who hate their hometown are turning to smoking and drinking 'to cope'

It found that a fifth of young people start smoking and drinking due to dissatisfaction with the place they live, despite and overall downward trend for these behaviours in the UK and the US. The study revealed young people said they felt unhappy with th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 31, 2014 19:55
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[UK] E-cigarette sellers in York say smoking bans won’t harm business

TRADERS selling controversial e-cigarettes in York claim a ban on smoking the devices inside pubs and restaurants would not impact their businesses. Shops dedicated to selling the cigarette substitute opened up in the city when they became a popular way
York Press (uk)
added Oct 30, 2014 13:19
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[UK] D-MYST teenagers and Luciana Berger MP support launch of Smokefree Cars campaign

Young anti-smoking campaigners in Liverpool and Wavertree MP Luciana Berger are backing a new campaign to discourage people from smoking in cars when children are passengers.
Click Liverpool (uk)
added Oct 30, 2014 13:17
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[UK] Trust Me, I'm A Doctor - Series 2: Episode 3

Also medical journalist Michael Mosley examines the growing trend for electronic cigarettes and asks if they are safe.
BBC Online
added Oct 30, 2014 13:16
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[UK] Civil service chief under fire for keeping job at drink manufacturer

John Manzoni waives £100,000-a-year SABMiller salary amid criticism from doctors that role is incompatible with health goals
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 30, 2014 13:14
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