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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] Ten-year jump in life expectancy for rich nations across the world - but the US lags far behind

Tobacco intake showed a surprising variation across nations. Iceland is the only country in which more women smoked than men, but the overall rate of tobacco consumption was among the lowest among rich countries. The largest disparity among OECD nations
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 7, 2015 02:11
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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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[Europe, UK] Show offs / Tobacco manufacturers are busy showing off new products and price-marked packs - while they still can, reports Tracy West

This year is going to be a busy one for the tobacco category as it's the manufacturers' last chance to launch new lines before the full display ban in April 2015. That's the opinion of Alan Graham, head of marketing at Scandinavian Tobacco Group UK (STG
Forecourt Trader (uk)
added Jun 10, 2014 10:05
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[UK] Deputy smoking at cancer event

Brian Collins admitted having a puff at the side of the Relay For Life track at Park Farm but claimed he’s been the victim of a political attack by a Labour group supporter. “The individual who has complained about me obviously had an ulterior motive,”
Dumfries and Galloway Standard (uk)
added Jul 12, 2012 09:53
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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] Paisley presses Government to drop tobacco packaging plans

North Antrim MP Ian Paisley Jr has had a "very productive" meeting to discuss the impending closure of Ballymena's Gallaher tobacco factory with the Secretary of State.
The News Letter (uk)
added Nov 17, 2014 13:26
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[UK] EXCLUSIVE: Smoking ban for resort parks

MOVES are being made to ban smoking in Blackpool's parks. Signs are to go up at the entrances to 13 parks and playing fields advising the public the areas are now smoke-free sites.
Blackpool Today (uk)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:00
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[UK] John Denham backs doctor's plea to ban cigarette branding

A Southampton MP has joined forces with a city doctor to get branding removed from tobacco packaging.
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Jul 28, 2012 12:18
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