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[UK] Smoking: cigarette packaging encourages children to start smoking

Pro-smoking group Forest said: “The results of the survey are hypothetical, as what children say and how they behave in reality are two different things.”
The Mirror (uk)
added Sep 27, 2013 10:57
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[UK] Dodgy tobacco gang with factory in Dormston sentenced for multi-million pound fraud

A SITE in Dormston was among premises used by a gang running a multi-million pound counterfeit tobacco racket. The international plot, which cost taxpayers £8.5m, was smashed by customs officers who last week saw members of the 13-strong gang jailed.
Stourbridge News, Halesowen News & Dudley News (uk)
added Sep 5, 2013 18:55
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[Eastern Europe, UK] Smugglers' secret tricks to send cigarettes into Europe: Pictures reveal Belarusian gangs fit cars with 'smoke holes' where dozens of fakes can be stashed

From scores of cigarette boxes stashed inside a spare tyre, to packets piled high behind a rear bumper, they show the array of hidden compartments created in eastern European smugglers' cars. It is thought that some garages in Belarus - where the pictur
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 10, 2013 12:37
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[UK] Shares in Imperial Tobacco hit record high on fresh takeover talk

Shares in Imperial Tobacco touched an all time high on Monday amid fresh speculation a tie-up between the UK-listed cigarette group and Japan Tobacco is imminent. There has been takeover talk about the pair recently, but this time the amplified bounce in
Yahoo Finance (uk)
added Nov 16, 2015 21:57
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[UK] Women-only cigar club set to light up Tunbridge Wells

The Women's International Cigar Club, formed three years ago by chef Sarah Saunders, will be holding events in the town imminently.... "I'm a chef, I suppose cigars are a natural extension of that," Ms Saunders said.
This is Kent (Kent & East Sussex Courier) (uk)
added Sep 28, 2015 12:52
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[UK] Passive smoking raises risk of type 2 diabetes

Lancet journal’s meta-analysis says chance of diabetes for non-smokers inhaling ‘secondhand’ smoke raised by 22% / Pooled results of 88 studies covering almost six million people suggest heavy smokers have a 57% higher risk of diabetes than non-smokers.
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 17, 2015 16:55
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[UK] Three-month countdown to tobacco display ban begins

Imperial Tobacco has also embarked on a mass communication drive with sales representatives visiting stores to answer questions and offer advice. Imperial Tobacco’s dark market project manager Gary Avery said:
Convenience Store (uk)
added Jan 7, 2015 08:14
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[Canada, UK, USA] BAT in $575m deal to settle asbestos dispute

ends the British tobacco group’s seven-year legal dispute with Flintkote, a US roofing company...said the agreement would provide “closure” on a legacy issue and protect it from current and future asbestos claims in the US. The settlement amounts to 3.6 p
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 19, 2014 13:45
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[UK] ASA Adjudication on Imperial Tobacco Ltd

Action The ads must not appear again in their current form. We told Smoke Spots to ensure their future advertising did not condone or encourage an unsafe practice.
Advertising Standards Authority (uk)
added Nov 12, 2014 11:07
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[UK, USA] Imperial fires up e-cigarette legal battle ($$)

Fontem Ventures, a wholly owned subsidiary of UK-based Imperial Tobacco, has filed a suit in California against nine US e-cigarette makers, including the top three – Lorillard’s Blu Ecigs, NJOY and Logic – which together account for about 80 per cent of t
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 11, 2014 09:02
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