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[UK] Back of pack health warnings make little impact on teen smokers

suggests research published online in Tobacco Control. Pictorial warnings work better than text alone, but if positioned on the back of the pack are less visible and less effective, say the researchers. In 2008 the UK became the third European Union cou
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Sep 4, 2013 12:40
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[UK] MPs took gifts from tobacco company Japan Tobacco International

Six MPs calling for the Government to drop plans for plain cigarette packaging received hospitality worth thousands of pounds from a leading tobacco company.
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 29, 2012 10:52
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[Europe, UK] Giant palm-sized moths are invading Britain – attracted by cigarettes and alcohol

from the continent which are being carried over on warm winds - and attracted by tobacco and alcohol. Moth-lovers are hoping to catch the massive Convolvulus Hawk-moth using ornamental tobacco plants planted earlier this year, and wine soaked ropes.
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Sep 10, 2015 13:45
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[UK] Retailers reminded about new tobacco control laws

Retailers are being reminded to make sure that all tobacco products are out of view from the public when stores open on Monday next week.
The Information Daily (formerly eGov monitor - A Policy Dialogue Platform) (uk)
added Jul 21, 2012 15:09
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[Australia, UK] TAFFLER: The Guardian Blogs (blog) Tobacco packets attract children. Now argue against making them plain

The tobacco industry depends on attractive packaging to draw in young recruits as the old ones die
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Jul 17, 2012 05:35
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[UK] Six smokers prosecuted for littering in Chesterfield

Chesterfield Borough Council successfully concluded six prosecutions at North East Derbyshire and Dales Magistrates’ Court on 30th May, all for deliberately dropping and leaving cigarette ends.
Chesterfield Borough Council (uk)
added Jun 21, 2012 10:28
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How to give it: Arabella Weir / The comic actor and writer supports Cancer Research UK because her parents died of the disease ($$)

Arabella Weir, 54, is a comic actor and writer. She supports The Answer is Plain, a campaign by Cancer Research UK that is asking the government to strip cigarette packaging of its branding to make it less attractive to children.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jun 16, 2012 18:20
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[UK] BAT invests in a smokeless future

British American Tobacco, the world’s second-biggest tobacco company by sales, is investing more than £100m to develop smoking alternatives as new tobacco bans and higher taxes persuade more smokers to extinguish their butts.
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 1, 2012 04:09
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[UK] Expansion of Bromsgrove electronic ciggies firm creating 100 jobs

E-Lites, which supplies electronic cigarettes, will have its new 13,000sq ft headquarters at Buntsford Hill Business Park officially opened by Bromsgrove MP
Bromsgrove, Redditch & Droitwich Advertiser (uk)
added Jun 22, 2012 14:25
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[Iraq, UK, USA] Imperial sales hit by US cigar market slump

further problems with the timing of pricing activity in a number of markets and the mixed impact of lower sales of mass market cigars in the US ahead of a brand re-launch, combined with trouble in Iraq and the strong pound. All these resulted in a decline
City A.M. (uk)
added Feb 13, 2015 15:50
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