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[UK] Vapers receive same life insurance rates as cigarette smokers as insurers believe it's just as dangerous as the tobacco product

High street insurers calculate e-cigarettes to be as dangerous as smoking for life insurance policies. Doubts over the safety of vaping mean people who use e-cigarettes containing nicotine receive the same premiums as smokers. No major insurance firm i
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 29, 2018 17:42
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[UK] WWII veteran who was evacuated from Dunkirk turns 100 - thanks to his daily 90-minute workout at the GYM

'I gave up smoking my pipe six months ago because I went to buy some tobacco from the shop but I lost it. 'I took it as a sign and quit after that - I feel better without it - after rowing I used to gasp for air but now I'm full of breath. 'I still enj
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 29, 2018 17:39

[UK] Mum urges smokers to stub it out to protect children

Laura McDonald, 27, from Hebburn, is supporting the Secondhand Smoke is Poison campaign, which discourages people from smoking indoors around youngsters. Even if people smoke when their children are in bed, at school or playing out, the harmful poisons wi
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Apr 29, 2018 00:38

[UK] Middlesbrough shops ordered to close for three months over fake cigs sales

Shops selling counterfeit and illicit cigarettes and tobacco have been shut down as part on an ongoing crackdown in Middlesbrough . Magistrates ordered the closure of Middle Eastern Mini-market and Parli Road Butchers - both on Parliament Road - followi
Middlesboro Evening Gazette (uk)
added Apr 28, 2018 14:47
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[UK] Smoking ban: Huge support for a cigarette ban on beaches in Somerset and Dorset There's a major backlash against those sparking up on the beach

quite a debate raged on Somerset Live's Facebook page as the arguments, for and against the ban on smoking, were laid out for all to comment on. With going to the beach becoming a feasible option again as the sun comes out and spring starts warming up,
Somerset Live (uk)
added Apr 28, 2018 14:46

[UK] Wadham trials new ‘paternalistic’ smoking restriction

Wadham will trial a new smoking policy for Trinity Term that limits the act to areas “immediately” around eight smoking bins. The college informed students of the new policy via an email on Tuesday. According to the email, Wadham “conducted a consultati
Cherwell Online (Oxford Student Publication) (uk)
added Apr 27, 2018 17:58

[UK] Should doctors recommend e-cigarettes to help smokers quit?

However, emerging evidence suggests that e-cigarettes as actually used, actually depress, not assist cigarette smoking cessation for most users, and are a gateway to youth smoking. So, should they be recommended? Experts debate the issue in The BMJ toda
Medical Xpress (
added Apr 26, 2018 16:59

[UK] Steve Brine open-minded on using cigarette packets to promote vaping

Steve Brine, pharmacy minister, said he will keep an open mind on advertising e-cigarettes on tobacco packets Pharmacy minister Steve Brine has said he would consider suggestions to use cigarette packets as a vehicle for the promotion of e-cigarettes.
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Apr 26, 2018 16:57

[UK] Recommending e-cigarettes to help smokers quit is irresponsible 'because they ENCOURAGE smoking and are linked to bronchitis and stillbirths'

Professor Kenneth Johnson, from the School of Epidemiology and Public Health at University of Ottawa, said the devices can have the opposite effect. The gadgets have been subject to huge controversy recently, due to worrying links between heart and lun
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 26, 2018 16:30

[UK] `Mythical´ cancer beliefs revealed

“People’s beliefs are so important because they have an impact on the lifestyle choices they make. Those with better awareness of proven causes of cancer were more likely not to smoke and to eat more fruit and vegetables.” Clare Hyde, from Cancer Resear
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 26, 2018 16:27
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