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[UK] Heavy smoker who 'died' from massive heart attack has turned his life around

Former Army bombardier Steve Furse, aged 54, used to smoke 60 a day, was overweight and inactive.
Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added Jul 23, 2012 02:56
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[UK] Imperial Tobacco threatens Government over cigarette packaging

Imperial Tobacco threatens legal action against Government if it implements plain packaging for cigarettes
This is Money (uk)
added Jul 16, 2012 18:13
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[UK] Cancer patients have to walk through smoke fumes at hospital

Patients turning up for cancer treatment have to walk through cigarette smoke and past the litter of discarded butts, according to a report. The Daily Record photographed a number of smokers outside the Beatson Cancer Centre in Glasgow
SafetySignSupplies.co.uk (uk)
added Jul 9, 2012 11:55
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[UK] PANDYA: The clever Government proposals that will INCREASE the number of child and teenage smokers

The anti-plain packaging campaign, that seeks to protect children from smoking, 'Hands off our packs' argues vehemently that plain packaging will make it easier for young people to get cigarettes from resulting growth in the black-market for cigarettes.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 11, 2012 15:28
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[UK] Death of the cigarette on the horizon as tobacco giant invests in new ‘safer’ smoking devices

The outlets are designed more like the Apple Store or a Nespresso outlet than a traditional tobacconist
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 3, 2018 15:18
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China takes millions in aid from the UK, then hands it to... Russia

A £133,584 grant for the project was handed over by the publicly funded Medical Research Council in 2015-16 to scientists at Sun Yat-Sen University for a study into smoking habits. It included 400 workers being given ‘intensive tobacco-related education’
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 18, 2018 02:38
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[UK] ASH welcomes new Public Health England Report on E-Cigarettes

E-cigarettes are likely to be helping at least 20,000 people to quit smoking every year. Those smokers who switch completely to vaping are likely to substantially cut health risks. The report concludes that the evidence does not support concerns that e-c
ASH London (uk)
added Mar 18, 2018 02:35
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[UK] Big tobacco keeps tabs on growth of vaping

only 100,000 new vapers in 2017 compared with 800,000 in 2014, and the total number of UK ecigarette users has plateaued...BAT and PMI point to two explanations for the vaping slowdown: first, public perception of ecigarettes is worsening. Compared with t
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 16, 2018 15:09
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[UK] MALONE: ‘Stop me before I kill again’: why Philip Morris International needs governments’ help to quit smoking, and why governments need more pressure to do so [FREE FULL TEXT]

Philip Morris’s advertisement — a virtual plea to ‘stop me before I kill again’ — ought to be taken seriously. There is no reason why a plan to phase out cigarette sales cannot be developed and pursued now. In some countries like the UK, such a plan may i
Tobacco Control
added Feb 23, 2018 18:45
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[UK] E-cigarette users in Europe (including England) are less likely to quit smoking conventional cigarettes: Results challenge PHE recommendation that e-cigarettes be used in hospitals

It will be interesting to see how vigorously e-cigarette enthusiasts attack our paper based on the dataset we used and the fact that we did a cross-sectional analysis because these same people heralded a paper using the same Eurobarometer data set in a c
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 12, 2018 20:46
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