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[UK] E-cigarette 'vapers' using them to quit smoking

These are positive results for the marketers of e-cigarettes, but the most important thing to remember is that this is a cross sectional sample that can only tell us the experiences of a specific population group – people who were recruited from two e-cig
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Apr 12, 2013 13:26
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Tobacco industry up to old tricks

“Japan Tobacco can spend millions of pounds on adverts but what their money can’t buy is facts. There are no new revelations here, just the same old tobacco industry up to its same old tricks – an industry which knows it has to recruit new customers to r
ASH Scotland
added Apr 10, 2013 08:46
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[UK] ‘Vaping’ profiles and preferences: an online survey of electronic cigarette users

E-cigarettes are used primarily for smoking cessation, but for a longer duration than nicotine replacement therapy, and users believe them to be safer than smoking.
Addiction
added Apr 8, 2013 10:46
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[UK] 16-year-old wearing school uniform among test purchasers sold cigarettes in Aberdeen

Two of those sales were to a volunteer wearing a school uniform when he visited national shop chains which were claiming to operate a Challenge 25 policy. Letters sent to those concerned warn that any future sales may result in the matter being reported
Aberdeen City Council (uk)
added Apr 7, 2013 09:52
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[UK] Tobacco products display ban helped smokers quit, poll finds

One in four young people who gave up smoking last year said the ban on displaying tobacco products in large shops helped them quit, a survey has found.
London 24 (uk)
added Apr 5, 2013 11:08
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[UK] Tobacco in plain packets rule may cost the taxpayer £5bn

The money would be awarded by courts to tobacco companies in recognition of the fact that the Government had destroyed their ‘brand equity’, according to the independent Centre for Economics and Business Research think-tank. Legal challenges under the
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 1, 2013 09:21
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Scotland to ban smoking in parks

Smoking is on course to be banned in public parks and other council-controlled outdoor areas, under radical plans to make Scotland 'smoke free' by 2034.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 29, 2013 13:52
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[UK] BAT tests 'less harmful' cigarettes ($$)

Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 24, 2013 23:25
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[Australia, UK] Design industry reaction to plain cigarette packaging

“Brand colour is a huge signifier, point of recognition and loyalty cue for consumers but I don’t think colour – or the removal of it – should be the main concern or focus here. Neither should the fact that a ‘drab’ choice – as per Australia’s olive gree
The Drum (uk)
added Mar 15, 2013 14:24
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[UK] VIDEO: Cigarette Giant JTI's Plain Packaging Advert Banned After Government Policy Claim Found To Be False

An anti-plain packaging campaign advert placed in national newspapers by one of the biggest tobacco giants has been banned after it was found to have made false claims about government policy.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 13, 2013 11:28
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