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[UK] E-cigarette smokers 'may be exposing themselves to high levels of cancer-causing chemicals'

Benzene, found in traffic pollution and paint stripper, has been linked to a number of diseases including leukaemia and bone marrow failure. Now scientists have found that levels can form in the vapours of the devices when they are operated at high powe
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:43

[UK] Fenland and East Cambs Kick Ash students hope art exhibition at Central Library in Cambridge will help smokers get the message to quit as figures show one in four people still smoke in Fenland

More than a quarter of people still smoke in Fenland and for those in manual jobs the figure is even higher according to latest statistics. In Fenland the number of smokers is 26.4 per cent or just over one in four people - the highest in the county
Wisbech Standard (uk)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:40

[Australia, UK] Simon Chapman asks Terry Barnes: why write for Croakey when your support lies with a right wing think tank?

the IEA is a right wing think tank which has money poured into it by big tobacco...Snowdon who regularly writes splenetic bile about public health / I have joined the public policy debate about the value of vaping as a disruptive technology offering real
Croakey (au)
added Mar 15, 2017 14:23
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[UK] Countess of Chester Hospital recruits schoolchildren for anti-smoking campaign

The Trust recently asked pupils at nearby Upton Westlea Primary School to design posters to help get the message across to patients, visitors and staff that the Countess is a Smokefree site and the children in Mr Spruce’s Year 5 class and Mr Hall’s Year
Chester Chronicle (uk)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:37

[UK] Call to stamp out sale of cigarettes, booze and clothes on Spalding social media sites

Vodka at £11 a bottle, tobacco sold loose from a clear plastic bag, medicines, and counterfeit items bearing the names of Nike, Armani and Superdry are just some of the ‘bargains’ found over the last few days on two popular Facebook sites.
Spalding Guardian
added Mar 11, 2017 00:20

[UK] Drunk passenger, 46, who lit a fire in the toilet of a Monarch Airbus carrying 200 people sparking an emergency landing is jailed for four years

A female passenger told The Birmingham Mail: 'The plane was unserviceable because a man set fire to onboard toilets deliberately while also smoking and abusing the cabin crew, terrifying crew and passengers.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 10, 2017 23:54

[UK] New tobacco laws go ahead – including a ban on menthol cigarettes

By May 21 this year, smokers will no longer be able to buy packets of 10 menthol flavoured cigarettes. The ban on the smaller packets is part of a process that will eventually see a complete ban on the nicotine product – which comes into effect in 2020.
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Mar 10, 2017 23:27

[UK] Smoking cessation in secondary care: acute and maternity settings

This self-assessment tool supports all of the recommendations applicable to acute services in the NICE guidelines on Smoking cessation in secondary care. Please save the self-assessment file to your computer and click ‘enable editing’ before using it. P
added Mar 10, 2017 23:24

[UK] New chairman Jan du Plessis brings his eclectic CV to BT

This week the South African-born executive was named as the new chairman of BT Group, which has been rocked by an accounting scandal. BT is just the latest in series of blue-chip UK-listed companies that have turned to the South African to head up their
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 10, 2017 17:10

[UK] Farm visit prize for smoking campaign in Potters Bar

Council chiefs keen to keep Potters Bar play areas and parks free of smoke have launched a competition to help spread their healthy message. To mark No Smoking Day, Hertsmere Borough Council has asked arty youngsters up to age 11 in the borough to desi
Welwyn and Hatfield Times (WHTimes) (uk)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:41
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