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[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

[UK] What's New on TobaccoTactics?

What's New on TobaccoTactics? 13 August 2014: The second UK Consultation on plain packaging of tobacco products ended 7 August 2014. View our list of third parties to stay up-to-date on on the organisations and people opposing plain packaging and their l (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 15:24

[UK] Big tobacco fuming: Philip Morris threatens to sue over plain cigarette packaging

Philip Morris International, the world's largest tobacco company and maker of Marlboro cigarettes, is prepared to sue the British government if it implements a law requiring plain packaging of cigarettes. The UK government’s Department of Health carried
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Aug 13, 2014 11:12

[UK] Plain packaging slammed by Mars lawyers

Should the government proceed with plans to introduce plain packaging, it could lead to brand names being put into plain type, as well as certain colours and shapes being removed from product packaging. Mars argued that these types of branding helped co
City A.M. (uk)
added Jul 25, 2014 10:16

[UK] Number of children trying smoking drops to record low

NHS statistics show one in five pupils aged 11 to 15 have tried cigarettes, the lowest level since records began in 1982
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 24, 2014 10:46
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