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[UK] 'He's pouring petrol everywhere!': Brave schoolgirl's chilling 999 call as cigarette-smoking step-father doused home in fuel while threatening to burn sleeping family alive

Daniel Dare, 40, had a cigarette in his mouth and a lighter in his hand as he splashed fuel from a jerry can around the home of his ex-partner Keira Smith and her children. Ms Smith terrified teenage daughter made an anxious 999 call as he did so, telli
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 3, 2018 14:02
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[UK] World's biggest cigarette company offered tobacco products to doctors and nurses to mark NHS 70th birthday

[PMI] sent a letter to all NHS trusts and the health secretary, Matt Hancock, offering to help doctors, nurses and other health workers give up smoking by using its cigarette alternatives.
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 06:27
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[UK] Revealed: No-nonsense nurse fed Winston Churchill cold soup at 5am, scrubbed him in the bath and didn't care that he never wore pyjamas as he fought pneumonia in 1943

During the winter of 1943, a young nurse sat down to write a letter to her husband,...‘He also tells me that he hates cigars, and never smokes more than a quarter of one.... ‘As he gets better so his cigars get larger, and tonight after dinner he was smok
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 04:54
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[UK] Rother Valley MP calls for Government to keep up the push to cut smoking deaths

This week in Parliament there was a debate to review the Tobacco Control Plan which was published a year ago, writes Sir Kevin Barron, MP for Rother Valley. The steady reduction in smoking rates has continued, smoking rates have dropped by almost a quar
Retford Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 20:21
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[UK] Thousands of illegal tobacco products seized in Dudley

DUDLEY Council’s trading standards team took more than 150,000 illegal cigarettes and 1,000kg of tobacco off the borough’s streets last year. The items were seized from seven shops between April 2017 and March 2018 with the assistance of specialist toba
Stourbridge News, Halesowen News & Dudley News (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 20:21
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[UK] Vaping and using nicotine patches in pregnancy linked to cot death

"Using e-cigarettes or nicotine patches during pregnancy could increase the risk of cot death in newborns, an early study has found," Sky News reports. Cot death, referred to by clinicians as sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), is the sudden, unexpecte
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 20:21
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[UK] Tobacco Control Plan

I beg to move, That this House considered the Tobacco Control Plan. Last year—how time flies!—in response to a question from my shadow on the Opposition Front Bench, the hon. Member for Washington and Sunderland West (Mrs Hodgson), I confirmed my inten
Hansard -- House of Commons (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 19:16
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[UK] Mothers who vape or wear nicotine patches during pregnancy increase their baby’s risk of cot death

Mothers who vape or wear nicotine patches during pregnancy increase their baby’s risk of cot death, a study suggests....Official NHS guidance warns pregnant women not to smoke cigarettes because it can damage their baby. Those who feel they are unable to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 14:26
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[UK] World's biggest tobacco firm under fire over 'disgraceful' PR stunt

“a digraceful PR stunt” by offering to help NHS staff quit smoking to help mark the service’s 70th birthday. Philip Morris International (PMI), which makes Marlboro cigarettes, is under fire for apparently trying to breach global rules which stipulate t
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 19, 2018 15:14
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[UK] Government orders Phillip Morris to stop advertising "healthier" tobacco products or face legal action

Department of Health sent a formal order to Phillip Morris...telling it to remove poster adverts for "healthier" tobacco products from shops around the UK....warned that the department was prepared to take legal action against Phillip Morris in order to p
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 19, 2018 15:14
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