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[UK] VAPE NO WAY E-cigarettes could STOP smokers from quitting their deadly habit, experts warn

E-CIGARETTES could stop smokers from quitting their deadly habit if they are prescribed by a doctor, vaping companies have warned. They cautioned that allowing doctors to prescribe the devices as a stop-smoking tool could have a “detrimental effect” on
The Sun (uk)
added May 10, 2018 18:28
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[UK] The £2bn fire-sale of a cigarette empire: Imperial Brands set to sell-off chunks of the company as it looks to focus on global vaping craze

Chief executive Alison Cooper said it was too early to say which parts of the business would be sold, but admitted vaping was now a big focus. The 52-year-old said: ‘When you have got a dynamic like this happening – the opportunity for consumers to swit
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 10, 2018 17:17
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[UK] Smoking cessation services should be 'co-located' in gyms

A report from the Royal Society for Public Health has suggested that stop smoking services could be located in fitness facilities. The report, co-authored with fitness charity UKactive, surveyed more than 800 gym and leisure centre users as part of a wi
Nursing in practice (uk)
added May 10, 2018 17:16
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[UK] Imperial Brands in £2 billion sell-off amid anger over shares dive

Imperial Brands chief executive Alison Cooper on Wednesday pledged a £2 billion sale of non-core businesses as she admitted to “frustration” at the plunge in the share price and moved to pacify angry investors. With some calling for a complete sale of t
London Evening Standard (uk)
added May 9, 2018 15:07
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[UK] The number of Greater Manchester mums-to-be who smoke during pregnancy

Out of the 8,968 women in the region who gave birth in the third quarter of 2017/18, 1,106 were recorded as smokers, NHS figures show
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added May 9, 2018 14:49
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[UK] Sheffield shisha bar 'which flouted smoking laws' has licence to operate rejected

Owners of a Sheffield shisha bar have had their application for a licence rejected after owners continually flouted anti-smoking legislation. The licence on the Mint Paris Bar, in London Road, had expired and the applicant, Zobia Rafique, had applied to t
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added May 9, 2018 14:28
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[UK] HEALTH DIRECTORATE LAUNCHES STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK FOR HEALTH PROMOTION ON ST HELENA

The overall aim of this framework is to reduce overweight/obesity and smoking in the Island community. Worldwide evidence shows that losing weight and stopping smoking are the two most important ways people can reduce their risk of the diseases that are
St. Helena Government (sh)
added May 9, 2018 14:43
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[UK] The shocking number of Derbyshire women who smoke through their pregnancy

Shocking figures show more than one in seven mums-to-be in Derbyshire smoke throughout their pregnancy. Analysis of figures released by NHS Digital shows that in 2017, 16 per cent of women in Derbyshire were still smoking when they gave birth to their ch
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added May 9, 2018 01:26
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[UK] Ban on smoking and availability of spice blamed for rise in violence at Leicester Prison

Leicester Prison experienced a sharp rise in violence – including assaults on staff – after inmates were banned from smoking, according to an inspection report. The Welford Road jail became strictly non-smoking on July 24 last year.
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added May 8, 2018 15:36
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[UK] Availability and Use of Cheap Tobacco in the United Kingdom 2002–2014: Findings From the International Tobacco Control Project [FREE FULL TEXT]

Options exist driving UK smokers to minimize their tobacco expenditure; smokers do so largely by purchasing cheap tobacco products from UK stores....Wide price ranges allowed smokers in 2014 to easily obtain cigarettes at prices comparable to 12 years pr
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 7, 2018 21:54
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