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[Spain, UK] Love Island is accused of encouraging teenagers to smoke after attracting three times as many complaints about tobacco use than for its sex scenes

the hugely popular programme has been branded 'harmful' by Action on Smoking and Health (Ash) because many contestants are shown puffing cigarettes. The show follows a group of scantily-clad singletons search for love in a luxury Majorca villa, parading
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 16, 2018 18:46
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[UK] Love Island ‘seduces teenagers into smoking’

Teenagers are being encouraged to smoke by Love Island, the hugely popular ITV reality show, a public health charity has warned. The series triggered more than three times as many complaints about tobacco use as for its infamous sex scenes and was descri
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 15, 2018 18:24
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[UK] Love Island and other shows 'encourage teenagers to smoke'

They cited a rise in smoking in Oscar-nominated films and research that showed cigarettes appeared in Love Island every five minutes on average, with the Lucky Strike brand appearing 16 times. This year, 86% of Oscar-nominated films contained someone smo
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 15, 2018 18:22
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[UK] YOU SNUS, YOU LOSE What is snus, what does the chewing tobacco do to you and who uses it? From Jamie Vardy to Avicii

FOOTBALL is on alert with the rise of chewing tobacco snus, as England and Leicester striker Jamie Vardy is among those who use the substance as an alternative to cigarettes. However, experts claim that snus is NOT a healthier alternative to smoking, bu
The Sun (uk)
added Apr 14, 2018 22:09
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[UK] European Union snus ban is lawful, claims attorney general tasked with investigating tobacco product sweeping through English football

Last month, it emerged that players in all four divisions were using the nicotine-heavy product, sparking health and integrity fears across the sport. One club was found to be fining players caught in possession £10,000 while photographers snapped evide
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 14, 2018 01:12
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[UK] Make a packet of fags £20 and you could save millions of lives, say experts

If current tends continue, smoking will be responsible for killing around one billion people in the 21st century. But making fags even more expensive could avoid hundreds of millions of early deaths - from various cancers, heart disease and lung disease
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Apr 14, 2018 00:46
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[UK] History in the making

The event, which was staged by the New Statesman magazine in association with Philip Morris International...set out to address the question: How long until smoking is history [in England]?
Tobacco Reporter
added Apr 15, 2018 00:13
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[Canada, UK] Cigarette price HIKE: Outrage over calls for shops to charge £20 per PACKET

Researchers in Canada claim the measure would be more effective than smoking bans. They said 67 million men from the world’s poorest countries would quit if the price was increased...“Our study debunks the current narrative that higher cigarette prices
Daily Star (uk)
added Apr 13, 2018 16:04
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[UK] LETTERS: Many reasons to be grateful to Bristol’s tobacco women

Jane Nation (Letters, 9 April) gives proper attention to the thousands of women workers who fuelled the success of WD & HO Wills in their Bristol tobacco company, providing the profits for which Bristol University can be thankful. In fact the Wills famil
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 12, 2018 20:06
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[UK] PRICE HIKE Price of cigarettes should increase by 50% to almost £20 a pack, say experts

Raising taxes on fags even further would help the poorest in society, new findings show
The Sun (uk)
added Apr 12, 2018 17:50
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