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[UK] How e-cigarettes are making a difference in the fight to cut smoking

Encouraging the use of e-cigarettes to reduce the number of smokers in Stockton has been defended amid an agreement to fund services helping people kick the habit until 2020. Both Stockton and Hartlepool Councils have held a joint contract with North Te
Middlesboro Evening Gazette (uk)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:17
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[UK] Over half of vaping teenagers have never smoked a real cigarette and think e-cigs are a safe option, finds study

The study by researchers at Coventry University suggests youngsters who might never have smoked are becoming addicted to nicotine through e-cigarettes instead. Researchers found many young teens had no idea the devices contained nicotine and that they c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 30, 2018 21:36
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[UK] Sunderland has the second highest number of adult smokers in England

Health chiefs and council bosses have agreed to reform an alliance to tackle tobacco... Recent smoking prevalence data from Public Health England for 2017 showed Sunderland had risen to 22.7% from 18% the previous year falling behind Kingston upon Hull (2
ChronicleLive (uk)
added Jul 30, 2018 16:43
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[UK] Women smokers have smaller, sicklier babies

Women who smoke during pregnancy risk having smaller, less healthy babies not just because of their nicotine habit, but because they also have a poor diet lacking in fruit and vegetables that deprives their babies of essential nutrients, a new study publ
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:31
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JUUL: THE HIGHLY ADDICTIVE VAPE PEN TAKING OVER AMERICAN SCHOOLS The ‘iPhone of e-cigarettes’ has launched in the UK

Parents of teens, brace yourselves. A craze of viral proportions is sweeping the corridors and bathrooms of private high schools across America — and it’s about to reach us. “It” refers to the Juul, a state-of-the-art vape pen that looks like a USB drive,
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 31, 2018 07:05
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[USA] Rightwing UK thinktank 'offered ministerial access' to potential US donors

director of the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) was secretly recorded telling an undercover reporter that funders could get to know ministers on first-name terms...suggesting potential US donors could fund and shape “substantial content” of research c
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 30, 2018 16:28
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[UK] Maternity units 'could prevent 600 stillbirths a year in England'

About 600 stillbirths a year in England could be prevented if maternity units followed national best practice, the health service said. NHS England said practical steps including reducing smoking in pregnancy, and better monitoring of babies’ growth and
Press Association (uk)
added Jul 30, 2018 16:19
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Malia Obama develops a taste for UK fashion as she goes on a date with her British boyfriend in £130 Dr Martens boots and a mini dress in Mayfair

Mr Farquharson is pictured smoking a cigarette as he walks hand in hand with Miss Obama along a central London street
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 29, 2018 22:49
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[UK] Arrival of ‘Apple of vaping’ raises fears a generation will be hooked

It is described as the Apple of vaping thanks to its market domination and smart design. Now the American phenomenon Juul has arrived in Britain, prompting a row between those who say its e-cigarettes will leave teenagers addicted to nicotine and those w
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 30, 2018 21:36
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[USA] Stop 'super-cool' e-cigarette from taking off among kids, UK told

Anti-tobacco campaigners are calling for the UK government to act to prevent a new kind of e-cigarette with a super-cool image from taking off among children, as it has done already in America. In the United States, where Juul has been accused of luring
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 28, 2018 16:49
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