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[UK] Health minister comments reignite plain pack row

Many young people have taken up smoking as a result of “gorgeous” cigarette packaging, the Public Health Minister has said. Anna Soubry admitted she was attracted by the “symbol of glamour” represented by cigarette packs when she began smoking in her y
PoliticsHome (uk)
added Sep 4, 2013 12:20
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[UK] Cancer cases still emerging in Halton from 1960s and 1970s smokers

A HEALTH chief has warned that figures released suggesting that Halton has the highest rate of premature deaths due to cancer are out of date. Eileen O'Meara, Halton Borough Council director of public health, said the data, published in last week's Week
Runcorn and Widnes World (uk)
added Aug 29, 2013 12:56
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[UK] Could e-cigarettes be MORE harmful than tobacco?

New research has found that even thought e-cigarette use is exploding, public perceptions indicate that many people think that vaping is as harmful if not more harmful than cigarette smoking -- a conclusion that is totally false, officials say.
National Monitor
added May 24, 2015 20:24
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[UK] CRAIG: The Great British rake-off... what really happens to the billions YOU donate to charity: Fat cat pay, appalling waste and hidden agendas

My book, The Great Charity Scandal, is not an attack on charity, but an attack on charities that put their own interests first. / however worthy ASH’s intentions, it’s not obvious that it is a charity whose purposes are widely supported by an enthusiasti
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 18, 2014 09:45
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[UK] City centre tree is being 'killed by secondary smoking'

“This tree is in considerably poorer condition than the others in the street, so we believe the cigarette butts could be to blame. It’s a sobering sight to see a tree near to death because of smoking. “We hope this makes people think not only about thei
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Oct 26, 2013 12:48
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[UK] Lords Hansard text for 19 Jun 201219 Jun 2012 (pt 0001) Tobacco: Control / Question

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will meet representatives of non-governmental organisations, the tobacco industry and retailers to discuss tobacco control issues, publishing the minutes of such meetings, in line with both the requirements of
UK Parliament (uk)
added Jun 21, 2012 10:43
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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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[UK] SHRIMPTON: Editor's comment: Preparing for the tobacco display ban

But in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, where 1.5sq metres can be exposed, it may well be legal, if not particularly elegant. ...While staying legal is the most important immediate consideration, independents must continue to project a professional im
Talking Retail (uk)
added Jan 9, 2015 13:35
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[UK] What is Miley Cyrus smoking? Controversial singer posts a photo of her puffing on a roll-up

Is it a cigarette or a cigar? Miley Cyrus posts a photograph of herself puffing away on a roll-up - she's not setting a good example
The Mirror (uk)
added Aug 6, 2014 01:07
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[UK] Marathon runner to push giant ‘Stoptober’ ball through Norwich

A extreme marathon runner will be pushing a giant red ball through the streets of Norwich to spread a stop smoking message. Rory Coleman will be running a 28 mile route, including three miles while pushing a giant ‘Stoptober ball’ on Sunday, September 2
Norwich Evening News (uk)
added Sep 23, 2013 12:17
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