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[UK] Anna Soubry: I took up smoking as a teen because of 'gorgeous' packets

Cigarette packaging is encouraging young people to take up smoking, health minister Anna Soubry has said, as she disclosed that she took up the habit as a teenager because of "gorgeous" packaging.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 4, 2013 12:34
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[Spain, UK] Smuggling cheap tobacco from Gibraltar

hundreds of bicycles, heaped in a large pile, rust in the summer sun. ... once your passport has been checked, is a kiosk selling cheap tobacco. The two things are linked. The bicycles have been seized from cyclists trying to smuggle tobacco across the
BBC Online
added Aug 22, 2013 14:57
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[UK] E-cigarettes 'can cause more harm than smoking,' experts say

propylene glycol is put into the cartridges, and accounts for up to 90 per cent of their content. This can cause 'acute respiratory system irritation', claims Dr Elisabeth Pott, director of the Federal Centre of Health Education in Cologne, Germany, who
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 26, 2013 22:38
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[UK] VIDEO: What Makes These $47,000 Cigars Special?

Some of the world's most expensive cigars go under the hammer in London on Monday. Investors from China, the U.S., and Europe are expected to spend tens of thousands of dollars on the vintage tobacco. So just what makes these smokes so special?
Bloomberg News
added Jan 2, 2015 21:56
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[UK] Shisha cafe bosses fined £4,000 for allowing people to smoke inside

Arabian Mist, in The Bunker, Gilnow Lane, was brought before Bolton Magistrates’ Court after officers from Bolton Council caught people smoking at the businesses five times. Nobody from the cafe attended the hearing.
This is Bolton / Bolton Evening News (BEN) (uk)
added Oct 23, 2013 04:16
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[UK] Pub operators urged to keep policies on e-cigarettes under review

At least two major pub companies – Mitchells & Butlers and J D Wetherspoon – have banned 'vaping' on their premises to avoid confusion and make it easier for staff. Yet the numbers of e-cigarette users in the UK has soared to an estimated 1.3 million
Morning Advertiser.co.uk
added Oct 18, 2013 07:55
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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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[UK, UK-Wales] Prison smoking ban to be phased in from 2016 to reduce health risks for inmates and guards

Smoking in open prisons in England will be banned from October (2015), with four Welsh prisons (Usk/Prescoed, Swansea, Cardiff and Parc) following suit in January 2016 and four English prisons - Dartmoor, Channings Wood, Erlestoke and Exeter - enforcing a
IBTimes (uk)
added Sep 30, 2015 09:18
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[UK] Sir Winston Churchill's chewed cigar up for auction

The cigar has been in a bag marked "soiled dressings disposal" since 1962 The chewed end of a cigar smoked by Sir Winston Churchill in a hospital bed is expected to fetch £1,000 at auction.
BBC Online
added Jun 5, 2015 07:20
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