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[UK] EXCLUSIVE: First fake plain packs discovered, rogue retailers making "small fortune"

Following a tip-off, Retail Express was sold a plain pack counterfeit of a premium brand by a London newsagent for £10.50. The retailer took a legitimate pack out of the gantry and swapped it out with a fake pack, while processing thecard transaction.
betterRetailing (uk)
added Nov 18, 2017 02:39
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[UK] Fewer smokers are managing to quit, Public Health England figures show

Lower numbers of people are relinquishing cigarettes as smoking cessation services dwindle because of government austerity cuts. Figures for numbers of people giving up smoking in 2017 and 2016 show a “significant decrease”, according to Public Health
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Nov 13, 2017 15:39
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[UK] Shopkeeper 'tried to blame staff' over illicit tobacco sales

A shopkeeper whose shop was caught peddling illicit cigarettes tried to blame his staff. Ali Azadin, 37, who owns Strokrotka on New Hall Lane in Preston, admitted five counts of selling counterfeit and improperly labelled cigarettes, but tried to imply h
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Nov 11, 2017 21:02
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British Am. Tobacco UK Regulatory Announcement: FRN Variable Rate Fix

Business Wire
added Nov 11, 2017 21:00
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[UK] Made ya look! Cheeky vandals show off their creative skills by defacing public signs in a hilarious (and often very lewd) manner

One person turned a 'no smoking' sign into a 'no pie' sign, even using the cigarette smoke to create the illusion of pie crust
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 13, 2017 05:31
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[UK] UN labor agency shelves decision to end Big Tobacco ties

In an embarrassing retreat... "We sent you the wrong version of the decision taken by the ILO Governing Body on ILO cooperation with the tobacco industry," von Rohland said in an email to reporters. "The ILO has not at this stage made a decision to end c
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 10, 2017 15:20
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[UK] Injured Bishop Auckland plasterer who sold fake cigarettes from car boot is fined

pleaded guilty to a total of 16 charges at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates’ Court yesterday. He faced eight charges of supplying tobacco products not carrying the correct health warning in a container, four charges of selling goods with packaging likely to b
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Nov 9, 2017 18:02
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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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