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[UK] Let e-cigarette users vape in offices and buses, say MPs in controversial report

The Science and Technology Committee said that forcing vapers into the smoking shelters could undermine their efforts to quit and called for a ‘liberalisation on restrictions’ which would necessitate ‘non-vapers having to accommodate vapers.’ MPs also s
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 21:45
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[UK] Outcry as MPs back call to relax rules around smoking e-cigarettes in public while making the devices easier to get on prescription

Scientists last night claimed the committee had been swayed by the vaping industry. Simon Capewell, professor in public health and policy at Liverpool University said: ‘The committee has concentrated solely on “experts” who are e-cig champions. More bala
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:28
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[UK] Messages advising smokers to 'make this your last pack' and turn to vaping could be printed inside cigarette packet under new recommendations

House of Commons Science and Technology Committee argues it should be overturned to advertise the use of e-cigarettes. Vaping - the term for using e-cigs - is less harmful than conventional smoking, known to directly cause cancer and heart disease. ...
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:19
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[UK] Government missing opportunity with e-cigarettes

The Science and Technology Committee publishes its Report, E-cigarettes. The Report reviews the current evidence base on the harmfulness of e-cigarettes compared to conventional cigarettes and looks at the current policies on e-cigarettes, including in N
UK Parliament (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:15
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[UK] E-cigarettes can be key weapon against smoking, say MPs

Rules around e-cigarettes should be relaxed so they can be more widely used and accepted in society...The report on e-cigarettes, by the science and technology MPs' committee, said they were too often overlooked by the NHS as a tool to help people stop s
BBC Online
added Aug 17, 2018 13:13
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[UK] Competition and Markets Authority investigates social media stars

Imperial Brands said it took an “omni-channel approach” to marketing ecigarettes and employed paid influencers in the US who were subject to “stringent guidelines”. Philip Morris International said its contracted influencers had to be aged at least 25 an
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 12:54
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[Europe, UK] A New Leak Reveals The Government's "No Deal" Brexit Papers Will Cover 84 Areas Of British Life

Papers on the consequences of leaving the EU without an agreement will cover topics from broadcasting to blood safety, according to a list seen by BuzzFeed News.... Tobacco
BuzzFeed
added Aug 17, 2018 12:50
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[UK] Teenagers wrongly think vaping is as bad as smoking

More than a quarter of teenagers believe that vaping is as dangerous as smoking, twice the proportion of five years ago. The anti-smoking charity ASH said that misguided advice from doctors and teachers and social media scare stories about e-cigarettes
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 16, 2018 16:12
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[UK] 'Something was troubling him, he definitely wasn't himself': Friends of Sudanese immigrant who unleashed terror on Westminster say his life smoking shisha as a failed student had made him depressed

A failed student, he loved smoking a hookah pipe or sipping coffee at an internet cafe, where he spent much of his time browsing the web alone.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 23:32
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[UK] Vaping disables the lung’s cleaning systems and could cause chronic diseases, study finds

E-cigarette users could be putting themselves at risk of lung disease as a new study shows how the liquids they use hamstring the immune system’s ability to clear the lungs and prevent harmful chemical buildups. A study by Birmingham University research
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 17:37
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