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[Europe, UK] ACS raises concerns over tobacco 'track and trace' plans

Association of Convenience Stores has raised concerns... chief executive James Lowman said: “It is important that we tackle the illicit tobacco market throughout the supply chain but these regulations would place a significant cost and time burden on reta
Convenience Store (uk)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:24
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[UK] Smoking number one risk factor for PAD

Smoking and diabetes are the two leading risk factors for peripheral artery disease (PAD), a narrowing of the arteries which can result in amputation...Diabetics who smoked were 16 times more likely to develop PAD than non-smoking non-diabetics.
University of Dundee (uk)
added Sep 20, 2017 14:19
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[UK] Trading Standards shuts down trade in fake and illegal cigarettes at Sheffield shop

A Sheffield shopkeeper and her husband have been fined a total of £750 and £2260 in costs for selling illicit and counterfeit cigarettes and hand-rolled tobacco in their Sheffield shop.
Sheffield City Council (uk)
added Sep 20, 2017 14:15
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[UK] Obese patients and smokers are being REFUSED NHS operations until they go a six-month boot camp to try and lose weight

The scheme will be rolled out next month in the East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group, a health trust in East Yorkshire serving 313,400 patients Managers say patients will get more benefit from operations if they are healthier
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 20, 2017 03:36
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[UK] 'For better life you need to have weed, vodka and drugs': Syrian 'bucket bomb' suspect posted about 'smoking weed every day' and shared pictures of his 'westernised' lifestyle on social media

'For better life you need to have weed, vodka and drugs.' Other pictures show him dining with friends with cigarettes on the table and smoking shisha in a bar.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 20, 2017 03:35
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[UK] Single mother, 44, who was engaged to a 17-year-old accused of 'bribing teenagers with cigarettes before claiming their Centrelink payments'

Leisa Atkinson was engaged to Andrew, 17, and his mother Suzy claims the single mother used his disability pension, however Ms Atkinson denies the accusations. Ms Atkinson met Andrew when he was 17-years-old according to mother Suzy and his sister, Ale
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 20, 2017 03:35
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[UK] Ask the pharmacist: Are nicotine patches, gum or an inhaler the best way to quit smoking?

All types of nicotine replacement therapy - whether patches, gum, inhalers, strips that dissolve in the mouth or lozenges - do the same thing: supply nicotine to the body to reduce the craving for a cigarette. There's little to separate them in terms of
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 20, 2017 03:33
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[UK] UNDER THE MICROSCOPE: Actress Rula Lenska, 69, answers our weekly health quiz

. I’m on and off with smoking; I do well and then some emotional hiccup happens, I’ll have one and it’s hard to give it up for a month or so.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 20, 2017 03:33
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[UK] Big tobacco sends out smoke-free signal

“If we can put a man on the moon, we can deliver tobacco to people with less risk than smoking,” Ms Crew told her peers at an industry conference last week. Hours earlier, Philip Morris, maker of Marlboros, promised to spend $1bn to wean people off cigar
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 19, 2017 14:44
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[UK] One Million Brits Blighted By Avoidable Sight Loss

Research published in the British Medical Journal reveals as many as one in five cases of Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), the UK’s leading cause of blindness, are caused by tobacco consumption. Making smoking directly responsible for around 120,0
The Voice (uk)
added Sep 19, 2017 14:13
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