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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] Could e-cigarettes be MORE harmful than tobacco?

New research has found that even thought e-cigarette use is exploding, public perceptions indicate that many people think that vaping is as harmful if not more harmful than cigarette smoking -- a conclusion that is totally false, officials say.
National Monitor
added May 24, 2015 20:24
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[UK] SHRIMPTON: Editor's comment: Preparing for the tobacco display ban

But in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, where 1.5sq metres can be exposed, it may well be legal, if not particularly elegant. ...While staying legal is the most important immediate consideration, independents must continue to project a professional im
Talking Retail (uk)
added Jan 9, 2015 13:35
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[UK] What is Miley Cyrus smoking? Controversial singer posts a photo of her puffing on a roll-up

Is it a cigarette or a cigar? Miley Cyrus posts a photograph of herself puffing away on a roll-up - she's not setting a good example
The Mirror (uk)
added Aug 6, 2014 01:07
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[UK] City centre tree is being 'killed by secondary smoking'

“This tree is in considerably poorer condition than the others in the street, so we believe the cigarette butts could be to blame. It’s a sobering sight to see a tree near to death because of smoking. “We hope this makes people think not only about thei
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Oct 26, 2013 12:48
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[UK] Marathon runner to push giant ‘Stoptober’ ball through Norwich

A extreme marathon runner will be pushing a giant red ball through the streets of Norwich to spread a stop smoking message. Rory Coleman will be running a 28 mile route, including three miles while pushing a giant ‘Stoptober ball’ on Sunday, September 2
Norwich Evening News (uk)
added Sep 23, 2013 12:17
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[UK] Cancer cases still emerging in Halton from 1960s and 1970s smokers

A HEALTH chief has warned that figures released suggesting that Halton has the highest rate of premature deaths due to cancer are out of date. Eileen O'Meara, Halton Borough Council director of public health, said the data, published in last week's Week
Runcorn and Widnes World (uk)
added Aug 29, 2013 12:56
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[UK] Standardised packaging of tobacco products

We seek feedback on whether there might be public health benefits from the introduction of standardised tobacco packaging in addition to policies currently in place, including legislation ending the permanent display of tobacco products by retailers. We
Department of Health (uk)
added Jul 30, 2012 11:42
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[New Zealand, UK] Smoking Olympic athletes get village pass

Designated smoking areas have been set up in the Olympic village and while it might not embody the Games' creed of faster, higher, stronger, organisers cannot be accused of discrimination.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 25, 2012 09:21
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[UK, USA] 16 outrageous tobacco ads that would be illegal today

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Stanford School of Medicine's "Research into the Impact of Tobacco Advertising." Over the years, the project has published more than 16,000 vintage tobacco ads. Most of them would be completely illegal in man
Business Insider
added Jun 30, 2016 20:31
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