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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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[Algeria, UK] How cigarette smuggling fuels Africa's Islamist violence

Contrabrand tobacco is a $1bn trade in north Africa, run by extremists including Mokhtar Belmokhtar, who masterminded the attack on the Algerian gas plant. The trade is highly profitable – and very low risk
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 26, 2013 23:55
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[UK] Smoking sharply increases risk of certain cancers of the immune system and bone marrow

Women who smoke increase their risk of developing certain cancers of the blood, immune system, and bone marrow new research shows today (Friday).
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Aug 12, 2012 18:30
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[China, UK, Georgia] A discussion of the tobacco industry’s exploitation of “smoke-free” Olympic Games

internal documents released as a result of the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (.pdf). While excluded from the venue itself, the industry extended its far-reaching tentacles into the immediate areas adjacent to and surrounding the Olympic Ring. T
Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Aug 6, 2012 18:02
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[Africa, UK] ASHALL: My experience with British American Tobacco’s shameful behaviour in Ethiopia

BAT) was aware and fully involved in getting those posters on poor storefronts in Addis, even though BAT knew that advertising cigarettes was against Ethiopian law. Indeed, British American Tobacco ignored all of my attempts to contact them through thei
The Great Tobacco Plague - A doctor's experience of the world's biggest preventable killer (Dr Frank Ashall blog)
added Oct 29, 2015 13:19
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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] 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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[Spain, UK] Smuggling cheap tobacco from Gibraltar

hundreds of bicycles, heaped in a large pile, rust in the summer sun. ... once your passport has been checked, is a kiosk selling cheap tobacco. The two things are linked. The bicycles have been seized from cyclists trying to smuggle tobacco across the
BBC Online
added Aug 22, 2013 14:57
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[UK] E-cigarettes 'can cause more harm than smoking,' experts say

propylene glycol is put into the cartridges, and accounts for up to 90 per cent of their content. This can cause 'acute respiratory system irritation', claims Dr Elisabeth Pott, director of the Federal Centre of Health Education in Cologne, Germany, who
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 26, 2013 22:38
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Alcohol drinking, tobacco smoking and subtypes of haematological malignancy in the UK Million Women Study

These findings confirm and extend existing evidence for associations of subtypes of haematological malignancy with two common exposures in women.
British Journal of Cancer
added Aug 13, 2012 15:02
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