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[UK] Prisoner takes fight against illicit smoking in jails to Supreme Court

A prisoner concerned about his exposure to "second-hand" smoke is fighting at the UK's highest court to make illicit lighting up in jails a criminal offence. Paul Black, who suffers from a range of serious health problems, has taken his case to the Supre
Press Association (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:36
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[UK] VIDEO: OVER half of underage smokers in the North East say illegal tobacco has helped them to take up smoking, a new survey reveals.

The figures, from the 2017 North East Illegal Tobacco Survey, are released as Fresh launches the new "Keep It Out" campaign aimed at helping the public to spot illegal tobacco, report it and to encourage smokers not to buy it.
You Tube
added Nov 1, 2017 02:37
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[UK] E-cigarettes ARE a gateway to teenage tobacco smoking: Youngsters are twice as likely to go on to regular smoking after using the devices

The study of 44,000 schoolchildren will fuel growing concerns that ‘vaping’ may act as a ‘gateway’ to smoking. The researchers warned e-cigarettes may help to ‘re-normalise’ smoking after years of a growing taboo about the habit - and warned it would be
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 02:37
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[UK] Tobacco companies using pricing tactics to 'keep smokers hooked', research suggests

More smokers are switching to cheaper products, so while total sales of tobacco fell, sales of the cheapest and roll-your-own cigarettes increased. Prices are also being altered to minimise the shock of tax increases, the authors write in the journal To
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 02:23
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[UK] Second-hand smoke linked to pet deaths and illnesses, experts say

Family pets are equally, if not more, at risk of being affected by passive smoking as humans, research suggests. Animals inhale more smoke and - because of their grooming routines - also digest nicotine when licking their fur, a study by Glasgow Universit
BBC Online
added Oct 30, 2017 14:45
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[UK] Tobacco firms using 'clever tactics' to target poorest smokers, study finds

Cheaper brands, price-marking and smaller pack sizes are thwarting attempts to reduce UK smoking rates, researchers say
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 30, 2017 14:40
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[UK] STURGIS: Could 'smokeless' cigarettes kill off vaping? ($$)

But tonight, instead of a pack of Marlboros, I take out something that looks like an iPhone, out of which pops a miniature fountain pen-shaped implement, and into this I click a stick of tobacco before taking a theatrical drag on the electronic gadget.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 30, 2017 14:40
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[UK] Lung cancer deaths will be slashed in half thanks to new NHS drug therapy

Pembrolizumab is the first immunotherapy drug to be used to treat lung cancer / It is being used as therapy to treat early-stage non-small cell lung cancer
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 30, 2017 14:20
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[Africa, UK, Zimbabwe] FT Health: The WHO’s screeching U-turn on Mugabe

Mr Tedros won widespread support to run the WHO thanks to his record as health minister of Ethiopia, but also because he had greater political experience than most of his rivals or predecessors. Yet his decision on Mr Mugabe was made without consulting s
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 29, 2017 15:42
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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] Chimneys finally quit smoking at Gallaher tobacco plant

Half past eight on October 24 will go down in history as the moment Britain ceased to be a tobacco manufacturer. Once the final product — a pouch of fine-cut tobacco for roll-your-own cigarettes — came off the production line at the plant in Ballymena, th
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 30, 2017 14:41
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