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[UK] VIDEO: See Newcastle's biggest ever tobacco seizure - 20,000 cigarettes hidden in boxes of cornflakes

Officers from the Newcastle Trading Standards Team seized £50,000 worth of illicit tobacco after swooping on three shops and two houses in Benwell and Walker. The dodgy cigarettes had been hidden in juice cartons and cereal boxes but were rooted out by
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Nov 8, 2017 16:22
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[UK] County council will help fund no-smoking zones in Craven public places

North Yorkshire County Council is seeking to extend the number of public places where smoking is outlawed. Its public health team has launched a Smokefree Places Fund, with grants available to bodies permitted to impose the ban.
Craven Herald (uk)
added Nov 8, 2017 16:20
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[UK] Draft legislation: The Tobacco Products Manufacturing Machinery (Licensing Scheme) Regulations 2017

This technical consultation seeks comments on draft regulations which set out a licensing scheme for tobacco products manufacturing machinery... The Finance (No 2) Bill 2017 contains powers to make regulations prohibiting a person from purchasing, acquir
GOV.UK
added Nov 8, 2017 16:18
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[UK] Tax Evasion and Avoidance / Westminster pension fund holds offshore investments

Other investments by the MPs’ pension fund include £5.6m in tobacco group BAT... Deborah Arnott, chief executive of ASH, the anti-tobacco group, said MPs would be “disturbed” to see that their pension fund was investing in an industry that “causes so muc
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 8, 2017 16:16
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[UK] Tobacco giant Imperial steps up vaping efforts but profits come in below expectations

The maker of Gauloises and West cigarettes had so far only developed e-cigarettes, which use nicotine liquid
The Independent (uk)
added Nov 7, 2017 23:22
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[UK] Imperial Brands again lifts dividend 10% after currency boost

Tobacco volumes fell less than expected at Imperial Brands this year and the cigarette maker once again lifted its annual dividend 10% as currency tailwinds were not enough to puff earnings above consensus forecasts.
Digital Look (uk)
added Nov 7, 2017 20:06
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[UK] Tobacco maker Imperial Brands slows decline in cigarette sales

Imperial Brands has arrested the decline in sales volumes of cigarettes in the second half of its year by focusing on key brands and keeping a lid on price rises. Imperial's sales volumes fell 5.7pc in its first half but were only down 2.6pc in the foll
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 7, 2017 19:59
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[UK] Frontline healthcare staff urged to intervene to cut around 55,650 smokers ending up in hospital

Public Health England is urging all NHS frontline staff to take advantage of free online training to help them deliver effective stop smoking advice. The latest figures show the burden to the NHS in England from smoking is £2.6billion. There is an urgen
The Phoenix Newspaper (uk)
added Nov 7, 2017 19:19
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[UK] More smokers are kicking the habit in Wolverhampton

Smokers in Wolverhampton are giving up the bad habit more than anywhere else in the region, recent figures have revealed.
Midlands Express and Star (uk)
added Nov 7, 2017 19:09
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[UK] Oldham Liberal Democrat Leader Howard Sykes urges council to make play areas in the borough smoke free

OLDHAM'S Liberal Democrat Leader is urging the council to make play areas in the borough smoke free. Councillor Howard Sykes, Leader of the Opposition on Oldham Council, has written to the Leader of the Council, Councillor Jean Stretton, after it was pr
Oldham Times (uk)
added Nov 7, 2017 19:09
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