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[UK] Pierce Brosnan ordered by Indian court to explain why he appeared in an advert associated with harmful chewing tobacco or face jail

Pierce Brosnan has been ordered by Indian authorities to explain why he appeared in advertisements for a mouth freshener which has been linked to chewing tobacco. Brosnan starred in a James Bond-style spoof commercial for Pan Bahar, a brand of pan masal
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 14, 2018 20:31
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[UK] Illegal tobacco roadshow set to roll in to Basingstoke

BASINGSTOKE residents will be asked for their help in identifying sellers of illegal tobacco on Friday. A series of Hampshire County Council roadshows aim to raise awareness of the dangers of illegal tobacco and show how residents can help tackle the pr
Basingstroke Gazette (uk)
added Feb 18, 2018 18:11
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[China, UK] Illegal cigarettes are seized

Greenwich Trading Standards officers, acting on information, swooped on a mail box and confiscate the potentially dangerous cigarettes. The haul with a street value of more than £12,000 had been illegally shipped and imported into the country from Chin
London News Online (uk)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:17
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[UK] Ask the pharmacist: Can I get a prescription for nicotine therapy on the NHS?

A. Yes, you can get nicotine replacement patches, spray and gum on the NHS but e-cigarettes are not currently available on prescription (they have to be bought from a pharmacy or a vape shop). To get an NHS prescription contact your local NHS Stop Smoki
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 15, 2018 02:12
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[UK] Vaping debate: do e-cigarettes cause cancer?

New US research suggests that vaping is “far from harmless” and could pose a serious health risk. However, a Public Health of England evidence review published last week says swapping combustible tobacco cigarettes for e-cigarettes - which turn liquid ni
The Week.co.uk (uk)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:12
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[UK] Ninewells closes fresh-air garden to all after smokers flout rules

The fresh air garden at Ninewells Hospital has been closed after ‘regular’ complaints about smokers lighting up. NHS Tayside has taken the decision to temporarily close the space after concerns were raised about smokers around entrances, footpaths and s
Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:54
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[Russia, UK] The McMafia map of the world: How the real world of organised crime is a global enterprise

While the UK might seem safer than, say, Mexico or Afghanistan, it plays a key role in organised crime...“We are a market for people dealing in untaxed cigarettes... “Russia is involved in extortion and protection rackets in Russia itself. "But it is als
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:21
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[UK] New data shows people in Bexley are successfully giving up smoking

From April to September last year 537 people in Bexley signed up with the NHS Stop Smoking Service and set themselves a date to quit. At follow up meetings four weeks later 296 people said they had given up, according to data from NHS England. That's 55
This is Local London (uk)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:03
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[UK] VIDEO: WATCH: Roadshow under way to highlight ‘dangerous’ illegal tobacco trade

Portsmouth News (uk)
added Feb 13, 2018 16:54
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[UK] E-cigarettes Associated With Depressed Smoking Cessation: A Cross-sectional Study of 28 European Union Countries

These results suggest that e-cigarettes are associated with inhibiting rather than assisting in smoking cessation. On the population level, the net effect of the entry of e-cigarettes into the European Union (and Great Britain) is associated with depress
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Feb 12, 2018 20:50
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