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[UK] Renewed bid talk lifts Imperial Tobacco

Tougher than expected market conditions were undermining Imperial’s investment in brands and innovation, suggesting it may be time to consider plan B, Deutsche Bank said. “Consolidation has usually been the fate of the smaller international tobacco play
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 3, 2013 13:28
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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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[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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[UK] Smokers caught puffing away in Brierley Hill flat's lifts after complaints from residents

TWO smokers caught puffing away in the lifts of a block of flats in Brierley Hill have landed court bills totalling more than £800. Tara Ash and Natalie Williams were seen smoking in the lifts at St John’s Court, Lower Derry Street, in January, Dudley M
Stourbridge News, Halesowen News & Dudley News (uk)
added Sep 5, 2013 18:54
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[UK] Stephen Fry in flight drama

"Ground staff are about to enter the plane and we have been asked 'to turn off all camera or video devices'... weird. Turns out it was a belligerent a**ehole who insisted on smoking a cigar and insulting the crew. Police on plane now. What a d**k."
Daily Star (uk)
added Apr 3, 2013 10:22
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[UK] MP opponents of plain-packaging for cigarettes accepted hospitality from tobacco giant

MPs who signed a letter calling for the Department of Health to abandon a proposal to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes have accepted hospitality worth thousands of pounds from a major tobacco company, it can be revealed.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 28, 2012 13:04
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[UK] Winston the spendaholic: He teetered on the brink of bankruptcy and was saved by secret backhanders. Yet a new book on Churchill's finances reveals he spent £40,000 a year on casinos and £54,000 on booze

Churchill was smoking a dozen cigars a day, at about £13 a month [£1,300] — and he had not paid his suppliers, J Grunebaum & Sons, for five years.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 13, 2015 13:09
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[UK] Smoking knowledge still a real drag

The results have been released ahead of Mouth Cancer Action Month, run by the British Dental Health Foundation, which takes place throughout November. Chief Executive of the British Dental Health Foundation, Dr Nigel Carter OBE, hopes the upcoming campai
The Economic Voice (uk)
added Oct 14, 2013 07:08
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[UK] DUNT: Comment: Banning smoking in prisons is a threat to public health

The anti-smoking movement has always been hysterical and unhinged. But now it has become a threat to public health.... The health risk to the public from a prison system which tries to deal with widespread disorder while sustaining severe cuts to its fun
Politics.co.uk (uk)
added Sep 22, 2013 16:01
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