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[UK] Vote on introducing plain cigarette packaging to be held before the election: Government reveals smoking in cars will also be banned from the start of October

A Government vote on introducing plain cigarette packaging will be held before the next election, it has been revealed tonight. Public Health Minister Jane Ellison has announced that regulations enforcing plain packaging would be laid before Parliament i
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 21, 2015 17:41

[UK] Stop the rot: new campaign highlights how cigarettes ‘rot’ the body from the inside

Public Health England (PHE) launches a powerful new campaign to highlight how smoking damages the body and causes a slow and steady decline in a process similar to rotting. The campaign starts as a new expert review commissioned by Public Health England
added Dec 29, 2014 15:44

[UK] CLOSING TIME / Who’s killing the British pub? (PDF)

. A survey of publicans reported that 54 per cent of pub customers smoked in 2006 and it is highly telling that the same survey showed that this number had fallen to 38 per cent in 2008 following the introduction of smoking bans in Scotland (March 200
added Dec 11, 2014 13:48

[UK] Big tobacco warns on trademarks

representatives from across the globe have written to the govern­ment, arguing that rules mandating plain packaging for cigarettes violates intellectual property rights. “There are ways to regulate effectively in the public interest. Mandating destructio
City A.M. (uk)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:01

[UK] Anger over rise in illegal tobacco

Illicit sales of roll-your-own (RYO) tobacco are approaching half the market, fuelling calls for the government to abandon the duty escalator that increases excise duty every year by 2% above inflation. Tobacco company JTI said the duty escalator provid
Talking Retail (uk)
added Nov 2, 2014 10:23

[UK] HOCKNEY: Tobacco killjoys are less healthy than the smokers they ban

the mean spirited and the utterly humourless are at it again, this time with a proposal to extend the ban on lighting up in public places to include parks. No more sitting down to contemplate and have a cigarette; no more enjoying a walk and a smoke in so
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 17, 2014 13:17

[UK] VIDEO: What Happens When A 9-Year-Old Boy Asks Strangers For A Cigarette Lighter

Most of the smoking strangers Jenson approached on the street asked his age, but what some of them did next may surprise you....
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 3, 2014 13:16

[UK] TANG: Smoking may not be good for the body, but is it bad for the mind?

whereas the estimated cost of treating smoking-related diseases in the NHS is about...smokers die earlier. Third, of course smoking is not good for the body, but it is not necessarily bad for the mind which directly affects our bodies. Just imagine if the
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 12, 2014 10:31

[UK] Critics fume over WHO call for curbs on ecigarette sales ($$)

The debate over the safety of electronic cigarettes – and how they should be regulated – intensified on Friday as a panel of UK public health experts criticised a World Health Organisation report that called for strong restrictions on the sale of ecigaret
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 4, 2014 20:23

[UK] LLOYD: 'I thought my e-cigarette was safe. Turns out, I was smoking the equivalent of 40-a-day'

When Rachael Lloyd took up vaping, she thought she'd stumbled across a miracle alternative to smoking. Little did she know, her 'friendly' e-cigarette was actually damaging her health - as the World Health Organisation is now starting to realise...
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 27, 2014 19:49
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