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[UK] COUGH UP Smoker slapped with £1,160 bill after dropping a single cigarette butt

And after the doctor's appeal on grounds he was littering was rejected this week at Chester Crown Court, the judge added another £120 to his overall fine. Cllr Janet Clowes, from Chester East Council, said: "While this may seem like a large fine for dro
The Sun (uk)
added Nov 9, 2017 18:01
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[UK] VIDEO: This is what happens to your body after stopping smoking

Nicotine, the addictive chemical in smoking, acts as a stimulant and gives that all-important ‘kick’. Not long after the last puff of smoke, heart rate and blood pressure return to normal following this high.
Birmingham Mail (uk)
added Nov 9, 2017 18:00
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[UK] RAMSAY: We can't ignore Priti Patel's background in lobbying

Britain's now former international development minister sits in the centre of the UK's dark money-funded think tank-lobbying industrial complex [BAT] have long been known to be one of the main funders of Britain’s nexus of right wing think tanks. As the
openDemocracy.net (uk)
added Nov 10, 2017 14:58
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[UK] Public health groups champion raising the smoking age to 21 nationwide

"We applaud Sen. Schatz and Rep. DeGette for their leadership in introducing this legislation to reduce the number of young people who start on a path that too often leads to addiction, disease and premature death," the groups said in a statement.
Yahoo Finance (uk)
added Nov 9, 2017 18:03
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[UK] Spice now half the price of tobacco in prisons, reveals Government report

At HMP Erlestoke near the Wiltshire town of Devizes, it said that combined with a smoking ban, the drug had helped fuel a sense of “hopelessness” among inmates.
The Independent (uk)
added Nov 8, 2017 16:51
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[Belgium, UK, UK-Scotland] Border Force stub out attempt to smuggle in 160,000 cigarettes

An attempt to smuggle 160,000 cigarettes into the UK went up in smoke thanks to Border Force officers at Grangemouth Docks. The seizure happened on Halloween when officers searched a freight container that arrived at the port on a container vessel from An
Falkirk Herald (uk)
added Nov 8, 2017 16:23
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[UK] VIDEO: See Newcastle's biggest ever tobacco seizure - 20,000 cigarettes hidden in boxes of cornflakes

Officers from the Newcastle Trading Standards Team seized £50,000 worth of illicit tobacco after swooping on three shops and two houses in Benwell and Walker. The dodgy cigarettes had been hidden in juice cartons and cereal boxes but were rooted out by
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Nov 8, 2017 16:22
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[UK] County council will help fund no-smoking zones in Craven public places

North Yorkshire County Council is seeking to extend the number of public places where smoking is outlawed. Its public health team has launched a Smokefree Places Fund, with grants available to bodies permitted to impose the ban.
Craven Herald (uk)
added Nov 8, 2017 16:20
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[UK] Draft legislation: The Tobacco Products Manufacturing Machinery (Licensing Scheme) Regulations 2017

This technical consultation seeks comments on draft regulations which set out a licensing scheme for tobacco products manufacturing machinery... The Finance (No 2) Bill 2017 contains powers to make regulations prohibiting a person from purchasing, acquir
GOV.UK
added Nov 8, 2017 16:18
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[UK] Tax Evasion and Avoidance / Westminster pension fund holds offshore investments

Other investments by the MPs’ pension fund include £5.6m in tobacco group BAT... Deborah Arnott, chief executive of ASH, the anti-tobacco group, said MPs would be “disturbed” to see that their pension fund was investing in an industry that “causes so muc
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 8, 2017 16:16
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