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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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[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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[Europe, UK] EU reaches breakthrough deal on tighter tobacco rules ($$)

EU lawmakers approved a deal on Wednesday on stricter tobacco rules that require bigger health warning on cigarette packets and cap the amount of nicotine in so-called e-cigarettes .
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 18, 2013 17:07
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[UK] Nicotine is good for you, says tobacco firm scientist ($$)

The startling claim, by a scientific adviser to the tobacco industry, came as researchers from New York University last week warned that smokers of the new wave of ecigarettes may inhale more nicotine and other toxins than regular smokers.
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 15, 2013 09:32
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[UK] Josh Brooks: Don’t cry victory on plain cigarette packs; they are likely to come into force in the end

Just as the advertising sector had to swallow the ban on tobacco ads, I can’t help feeling that while the battle may be won for the anti-plain pack lobby, in the end the war will be lost.
Packaging News (uk)
added Sep 25, 2013 12:36
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[UK, USA] Big tobacco strikes out at bid to ban menthol ($$)

critics argue they play a crucial role in encouraging people to smoke by improving the taste and making it easier to inhale tobacco fumes, and may be harder to give up than their regular counterparts.
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 5, 2013 09:52
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Burma/Myanmar, UK] British American Tobacco returns to Myanmar after 10 years

BAT’s move back into Burma comes as a steady stream of western companies, such as Norway’s Telenor, are looking to do business in a state once shunned by the international community. British American Tobacco is returning to Burma a decade after campaign
Irish Times (ie)
added Jul 8, 2013 16:42
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[UK] JTI rolls out addition to Amber Leaf roll-up line-up

Amber Leaf Blonde uses a paler coloured cigarette blend, which the company believes will attract existing cigarette smokers who are trading down into roll your own (RYO) from ready-rolled cigarettes.
The Grocer (uk)
added Nov 4, 2012 14:03
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[UK] Imperial Tobacco rises amid break-up talk

A late-day rally lifted Imperial Tobacco on Friday as break-up speculation was given another airing.
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 2, 2015 15:17
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