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Role of obesity in smoking behaviour: Mendelian randomisation study in UK Biobank [[

Conclusions These results strongly suggest that higher adiposity influences smoking behaviour and could have implications for the implementation of public health interventions aiming to reduce the prevalence of these important risk factors.
British Medical Journal
added May 19, 2018 19:52
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[UK] Shopkeepers punished after illicit tobacco finds

A Leicester shopkeeper has been given a suspended jail sentence after he was caught with more than 50,000 illicit cigarettes and 63kg of illegal hand rolling tobacco, according to a media audit by JTI. The shopkeeper, who ran Shreeji News in Leicester,
Talking Retail (uk)
added May 16, 2018 21:39
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[UK] Obesity linked to increased risk of taking up smoking and smoking frequency

Being obese is associated with an increased risk of taking up smoking and smoking frequency (number of cigarettes smoked per day), finds a study published by The BMJ today. These results strongly suggest that obesity influences smoking behavior, which
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 19, 2018 19:52
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[UK] Ferne McCann and Amber Davies raise eyebrows as they puff on cigarettes in clearly marked 'No Smoking' area after NHS Heroes Awards

The reality stars seemed oblivious to the fact the area was a designated smoke free space as they lit up their cigarettes and shared a long conversation, with Ferne even leaning against the 'No Smoking' sign as she indulged in the vice.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 15, 2018 15:23
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[UK] Midwives given carbon monoxide detectors in fight to reduce smoking in pregnant women

Smoking rates among pregnant mums in Wakefield are the highest in the country...“Initiatives introduced include additional educational support for midwives and providing carbon monoxide detectors for them; improved information on the harmfulness of smokin
Pontefract and Castleford Express (uk)
added May 15, 2018 14:50
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[UK] PUFF PENALTY How smoking in the open doorway of your car while you have children on board could land you a fine

According to the Government website, anyone that smokes in a car with a fully or partially enclosed roof while they have a child on board can be fined - even if the windows or sunroof are open, or the air conditioning is on. But a smoker can also be pen
The Sun (uk)
added May 15, 2018 14:49
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[UK] Plain tobacco packs failing, reveals new industry data

Plain cigarette packaging is failing in the UK, according to new data from the Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association (TMA), released to mark the first anniversary of its introduction. The Smoking Toolkit Study has found that on a three month rolling averag
Talking Retail (uk)
added May 15, 2018 19:56
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[UK] Differences in tobacco product depiction in a movie’s promotion material: the case of I, Tonya

The idea of smoking as an act of adolescent rebellion has long been exploited by the tobacco industry... I, Tonya exposes a regulatory gap in the UK. The inclusion of smoking imagery is obviously not essential.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added May 15, 2018 05:01
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[UK] Ringleader of tobacco smuggling gang who used £2million swindled from the tax man to buy luxury home

Furniture store owner Geoffrey David Moon, 53, headed a criminal gang which brought cigarette and rolling tobacco products worth more than £2m in unpaid duty into the UK. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) seized millions of cigarettes and 200kg of hand-roll
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 14, 2018 01:56
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[UK] Jail for Leeds tobacco fraudster who used funds for a five-a-side football pitch

A Leeds fraudster who led a tobacco smuggling gang in a conspiracy to put millions of illegal cigarettes on the streets – using the funds a canal-side house with a five-a-side football pitch – has been jailed for seven years. Discount furniture store owne
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added May 12, 2018 22:22
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