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[UK] Health bosses hand medical records of 180,000 British lung cancer patients to US firm working for one of world's biggest tobacco companies

Public Health England handed over anonymised NHS records covering every single lung tumour diagnosed between 2009 and 2013 - some 179,040 patients - to William E. Wecker Associates without the consent of patients or their families. The company have wor
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 00:17
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[UK] Questor: big tobacco is uniquely protected from regulation and falling sales, so buy Imperial Brands

Two changes are very obvious. The time traveller’s world 45 years ago is one where everyone smokes, even in offices, trains and aircraft. It is also one where the only computers are large and require specialist knowledge to use. He sees that in the 21st
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:58
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[UK] Nigel Farage dismisses 'clever people' who say that smoking kills

Nigel Farage has dismissed medical experts who warn that smoking kills millions of people every year as “clever people” who should be ignored. The former UKIP leader urged his Twitter followers to ignore a warning from the World Health Organisation that
Business Insider
added Nov 13, 2017 15:40
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[Europe, Netherlands, UK] Tobacco firms may face ‘murder’ trials

(Ash) has begun work on pressing the director of public prosecutions (DPP) to bring charges or to allow a private prosecution... The latest line of attack is furthest advanced in Holland, where lawyers have filed charges with the public prosecutor, acting
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 13, 2017 15:39
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[USA] E-cigarette bans highlight public health divide between US and UK researchers

New York is joining 10 other states banning indoor vaping, reflecting a US focus on the harm of e-cigs, rather than their ability to help people quit cigarettes America’s lax smoking regulations may contribute to researchers’ estimation of potential harm
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:32
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BAT to rapidly expand ‘next-gen products’ while UK launches e-cigarette inquiry

has set out plans to rapidly grow sales of next generation products such as e-cigarettes on the same day UK lawmakers launched an inquiry into the regulation and sale of the products. The company behind Lucky Strikes and Pall Mall is targeting revenues o
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 25, 2017 12:41
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[UK] Prisoners allowed to VAPE in their cells despite smoking ban riot at Walton jail

Jails across Merseyside are encouraging prisoners to take part in Stoptober this month, giving out advice to help them quit. The softer approach comes only a few weeks after riots broke out at Walton prison - reportedly caused by efforts to enforce a sm
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Oct 24, 2017 13:31
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[UK] JTI removes 30th gantry following illicit tobacco seizures

JTI’s head of corporate affairs, Charlie Cunningham-Reid, said: “JTI has again demonstrated its commitment to take action against a retailer found to be selling illegal tobacco. Our action, supporting those of law enforcement agencies, serves as a timel
Convenience Store (uk)
added Oct 16, 2017 15:34
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[UK] ASH response to British Psychological Society endorsement of electronic cigarettes

“We welcome this report setting out the role e-cigarettes can play in reducing the harm from smoking. Many smokers have found e-cigarettes helpful in quitting but confusion persists among some about the relative safety of vaping compared to smoking. 2.9
ASH London (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 21:05
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[UK] Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

The Foundation is led by Derek Yach, former Head of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Tobacco Free Initiative. Yach’s Previous Views on Tobacco Companies and How They Misuse Science and Undermine Health Policy In 2001, Yach and his co-author warned
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 16:08
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