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[UK] Tobacco shop shuts after more than a century

Reeders Tobacconists in Chorley is shutting up shop on Tuesday. It comes 10 years after the smoking ban and as electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are taking off with Chorley boasting at least 11 vape shops. Sandra Perkins, manager at the Chapel Street s
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Dec 16, 2017 18:39

[Australia, UK] Roll-your-own cigarette smoking on rise

New research by Cancer Council Victoria and Quit Victoria shows roll-your own tobacco use has sky rocketed in recent years, particularly among younger smokers. The Victorian Smoking and Health Survey of 4000 adult smokers found 43 per cent were aged 18-
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Dec 24, 2017 17:17

[Australia, Europe, France, UK] In Focus: Sinclair Davidson on plain packaging

Professor Sinclair Davidson from RMIT University in Australia joins EURACTIV’s Brian Maguire to talk about the plain packaging policy for tobacco products introduced in Australia five years ago. Similar packaging policies are currently in force in Franc
added Dec 22, 2017 20:52

[UK] E-cigarettes: sales up in smoke with an £8m tumble ($$)

Just a couple of years ago e-cigarettes looked like it could be the Holy Grail for grocers, particularly indies
The Grocer (uk)
added Dec 18, 2017 17:53

[UK] Vaping WARNING: E-cigarettes ‘are HARMFUL to health and smokers should STOP using them'

Dr Stuart Flint, a psychologist at Leeds Beckett University, accused health officials of being “irresponsible” for promoting vaping as a method to stop smoking... “Preliminary evidence even suggests e-cigarette use may actually have a harmful effect in r
Daily Star (uk)
added Dec 16, 2017 17:29

[UK] Smoking is bad for your love life, study suggests

Bristol University research shows non-smokers are actually more attractive. Once the hallmark of Hollywood sex symbols, smoking now seems to have lost its appeal after a unique study found smokers’ facial features are less appealing than non-smokers.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:14

[UK] The Paranormal Turns Pedantic in ‘The Twilight Zone’ Adaptation

There’s a potential head-scratcher in a running gag involving the mysterious appearance, or absence, of cigarettes until one recalls that Mr. Serling, an avid smoker, had advertised Chesterfields on air.
New York Times
added Dec 15, 2017 03:12

[UK] Gory anti-smoking posters may ENCOURAGE teens to smoke: Study found more young people bought cigarettes after seeing graphic ads

In the new study from the RAND research corporation found that when they displayed one of these posters in their mock convenience store, more teens bought cigarettes. The behavioral scientists behind the study said they believe it could be a 'defensive'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 14, 2017 17:18

[UK] Proof cigarettes really DO take a toll on your looks: Survey of 500 twins found the one who smoked is less attractive to the opposite sex

Professor Ian Penton-Voak, a co-author of the study from Bristol University, said: ‘People hypothesise that smoking causes damage to the skin and appearance, but this is a really neat way at looking at it because these twins are genetically identical so
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 24, 2017 17:42

[UK] Medical marijuana has NO public health risks and should not be withheld from patients, WHO declares after months of deliberation

The WHO has declared medical marijuana is beneficial for cancer, epilepsy, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other diseases, and does not carry an addiction risk The report, published today, also recommended imposing the strong restrictions available on fent
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 18, 2017 21:23
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