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[UK] LETTER: Outdoor smokers would soon find another spot

Sir, While I am firmly in the antismoking camp, I find myself in complete agreement with David Hockney about the proposal to prohibit smoking in public parks. There cannot be any health grounds for this ban; any smoke generated will be dispersed well befo
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 18:18
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[UK] LETTER: The health benefits of smoking

Sir, I would like to lend my support to David Hockney in his views on the health-giving benefits of enjoying a quiet fag... I am 70. I am healthy. I smoke a pipe (I am smoking it as I write). I loathe the modern obsession with health. I hope that I shall
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 18:17
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[UK] Newsagent refuses to sell cigarettes to soldiers because they were in UNIFORM

A shopworker has apologised saying he believed he was legally required to refuse people in combat uniform
The Mirror (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 15:32
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[UK] No fire without smoke: Smoking in the home kills, warn Manchester firefighters

Stoptober may be drawing to a close but Greater Manchester firefighters are urging smokers to 'stub it out for good' and avoid meeting a grizzly demise. The city's fire and prevention teams have been going door to door and have delivered 4,000 leaflets
Mancunian Matters (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 15:30

[UK] Police step in to shopping centre row after soldier refused cigarettes 'because he was wearing military uniform'

Duane Fahy, 27, who serves with 1st Battalion, the Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment, said the staff member told him that he believed it was illegal to sell tobacco to people in military uniform. Mr Fahy, from Leigh, Wigan, was on a break from a recruitment
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 15:29

[UK] Heresy of the week: Tolerance for smokers should start with an apology to non-smokers

the desire to push our tormentors even further away from us isn’t just about defending ourselves, but getting our own back too. Like fresh air, revenge is sweet. I’m not defending this attitude for a moment, but it does explain why the smokers’ lobby kee
ConservativeHome (blog) (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 15:22

[UK] GOLDIN: E-cigarettes in pharmacies ($$)

I attended this year’s Pharmacy Show at the NEC in Birmingham on 5–6 October 2014 and saw a large number of exhibitors flogging their e-cigarette products to attendees, many of whom are pharmacists. How can pharmacists encourage patients to give up smokin
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 15:17

[UK] Did Mel B Get Chucked Out Of The MOBO Awards For Smoking Inside? X Factor Judge Says No!

"This story is false. Mel did not light up a cigarette in the backstage area. The show rehearsals ran late meaning less time on the red carpet,” the source told The Mirror. An insider told the publication that Mel did have a whinge to her husband Stephen
Entertainmentwise (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 14:21

[UK] ARCHIVE: How Comic Relief invests millions in arms, tobacco and alcohol: Panorama expose also reveals charity is sitting on £100m and will not say how money is spent

Charity invests cash in controversial firms to fund £17m running costs / Documentary was shelved for two months by nervous BBC execs / Charity is 'risking reputation', says ethical investment expert
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 13:16
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[UK] YouGov / Sunday Times Survey Results (PDF)

Thinking about tobacco products (including cigarettes, cigars, rolling and pipe tobacco, but NOT including e-cigarettes), which of the following applies to you? I am a current smoker / I am a former smoker / I have never been a smoker / Not sure
YouGov (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 10:28
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