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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] Dodgy tobacco gang with factory in Dormston sentenced for multi-million pound fraud

A SITE in Dormston was among premises used by a gang running a multi-million pound counterfeit tobacco racket. The international plot, which cost taxpayers £8.5m, was smashed by customs officers who last week saw members of the 13-strong gang jailed.
Stourbridge News, Halesowen News & Dudley News (uk)
added Sep 5, 2013 18:55
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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] How Tom & Jerry is the most complained about children's TV show on record - even beating Jimmy Savile on Tweenies and goat slaughter on Blue Peter

Tom & Jerry came top with 82 complaints relating to two episodes which were accused of glamorising the use of cigarettes and cigars in the cat and mouse cartoon
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 20, 2015 12:23
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[UK] Three-month countdown to tobacco display ban begins

Imperial Tobacco has also embarked on a mass communication drive with sales representatives visiting stores to answer questions and offer advice. Imperial Tobacco’s dark market project manager Gary Avery said:
Convenience Store (uk)
added Jan 7, 2015 08:14
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[UK] Council Signs Tobacco Declaration To Safeguard Public

Bath & North East Somerset Council is one of the first local authorities in the South West to publicly declare its intention to protect residents’ health from the risks associated with smoking tobacco.
NOW Bath (uk)
added Sep 18, 2013 08:36
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[UK] RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: People take offence at anything and everything these days

The arm-waving prigs who want to ban e-cigarettes are only interested in parading their own sense of moral self-righteousness. They don't care about helping people stop smoking. They just enjoy throwing their weight around and banning things.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 23, 2013 11:56
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[UK] Far from the smoking crowd! Juno Temple and Tom Sturridge puff away on cigarettes in between takes of new film--while still in period costume

the young actors were getting along famously as Juno was seen laughing hysterically as they enjoyed their cigarettes together.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 23, 2013 11:54
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[UK] Standardised tobacco packs “will not increase illegal market"

Pete Astley MBE – who works for Trading Standards North West and is a renowned expert on international intellectual property crime – spoke to peers on Tuesday (15 October 2013), at a special briefing event organised by Cancer Research UK in London to dis
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Oct 16, 2013 09:02
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[UK] Smoking: cigarette packaging encourages children to start smoking

Pro-smoking group Forest said: “The results of the survey are hypothetical, as what children say and how they behave in reality are two different things.”
The Mirror (uk)
added Sep 27, 2013 10:57
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