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[UK] VAPING BAD What are the laws on vaping, are e-cigarettes bad for you and are they safer than normal tobacco?

While some studies have shown they are - in many ways - better for smokers than cigarettes, other studies have raised concerns they are encouraging a new generation of smokers. Legislation brought into law on May 21 2017 restricts the sale of e-cigarett
The Sun (uk)
added Nov 23, 2017 02:23
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[UK] Budget BOMBSHELL: Cost of cigarettes HIKED but price of booze FROZEN by Philip Hammond

Chancellor Hammond has announced plans to jack up tobacco duty at the rate of inflation – 3% – plus a further 2%, punishing millions of smokers. Speaking to Daily Star Online, tobacco industry campaigners had called on Hammond to freeze duty on cigare
Daily Star (uk)
added Nov 23, 2017 00:22
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[UK] Budget 2017: Cigarette packs prices to increase by 2% thanks to Hammond tax rise

Smokers will be hit with a tobacco tax that will continue to rise at inflation plus 2 per cent, the Chancellor said. There will be an additional 1 per cent duty on hand rolling tobacco this year, he announced.
The Independent (uk)
added Nov 23, 2017 00:22
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[UK] Budget 2017: 10 things to look for

10. Fuel, fags and booze Mr Hammond must set duty rates for petrol and diesel, alongside “sin” taxes on cigarettes and alcohol. Alcohol duties are likely to rise in line with inflation, while tobacco duty is likely to continue to rise 2 percentage points
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:55
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[UK] Four schools to introduce voluntary ban on parents smoking at school gates

CHILDREN at four primary schools have teamed up to ask adults not to smoke near school gates. The youngsters at St Andrew's, Beamont, both in Orford, St Oswald's in Padgate and Glazebury Primary schools have joined forces to back a new Smoke Free School
Warrington Guardian (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:38
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[UK] There’s no smoke with fire in rumours of takeover

Heightened expectations that a blockbuster tobacco takeover was on the way lit a fire under Imperial Brands. The manufacturer of Davidoff and Gauloises cigarettes, Rizla rolling paper and e-cigarettes climbed more than 3 per cent amid City speculation th
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:23
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[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... Activists in nine countries are now working on similar cases, according to Kelsey Romeo-Stuppy, a lawyer at Action on Smoking
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 11:59
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[UK] Reaching hardcore smokers

With 7.6 million people estimated to still smoke in the UK, spending cuts by local councils are hitting stop smoking services hard. So how can pharmacies reach these hardcore smokers?
Pharmacy Magazine (uk)
added Nov 21, 2017 13:56
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[UK] Smokers fear a second tax rise on tobacco in a year could be announced this week

Tobacco industry giants are concerned this week's Budget could see smokers hit with a rise in prices. This would be the second rise in 2017 if it is announced in Conservative Chancellor Philip Hammond's Budget on Wednesday.
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Nov 20, 2017 17:17
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[UK] RUSSELL: Nearly half of teenage smokers have bought illegal tobacco, so what are the dangers?

An EU products directive, which came into force in 2016, includes a “tracking and tracing” system that will make it much easier to identify supply chains and the legal status of tobacco on sale in the UK. But of course, that won’t immediately help the te
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 20, 2017 16:50
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