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[UK] KLJAJIC: The stupidity of prison smoking bans

government needs to appreciate that prison is a unique social environment that cannot be managed in the same way as a normal workplace or public space. Legislation like this is a distraction from far more urgent and complex issues facing inmates and priso
spiked (uk)
added May 5, 2017 15:56

[UK] Vaping entrepreneur welcomes new legislation as step in the right direction

one Oxfordshire vaping entrepreneur and business owner says it is time to embrace the change. Yarnton man Dan Greenall, 21, launched his own company Oxford Vapours... "A lot of people are over-consuming and the new legislation should get people to realis
Oxford Times (uk)
added May 5, 2017 12:43

[UK] Greatest double act of them all: He shored her up in times of crisis and broke the ice when shyness overcame her. Now his retirement means we'll see less of the Queen too, say the Mail's royal writers

Showing his devotion, on their wedding day, he added an additional vow — to give up smoking, which his bride hated.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 5, 2017 12:38

[UK] Summary of the #ActOnTobacco week of action

After a successful week of social media campaigning to draw attention to the global harm caused by tobacco, we are now wrapping up our Week of Action. We’ve had over 1,600 views of our Medium articles, and close to 70,000 impressions on Twitter. Together
added May 4, 2017 15:16

[Europe, UK] Brexit: Lawyers warn of industry influence over public health laws as EU 'fundamental right' is axed

Tobacco and alcohol companies could win more easily in court cases such as the recent battle over plain cigarette packaging if the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights is abandoned, they wrote in the British Medical Journal (BMJ).
The Independent (uk)
added May 4, 2017 15:12

[UK] Imperial turns to caffeine as cigarette laws tighten and smokers quit the habit

Imperial has been testing caffeine products in the UK under the Reon brand, and is selling packs of pomegranate-flavoured stimulant powder priced at £3 for four doses. Each shot contains about as much caffeine as a double espresso. Imperial also sells a
The Independent (uk)
added May 5, 2017 02:02

[UK] Hart District Council launches crack down on dog fouling and littering offences

Anyone caught will face a fine of £50 for not clearing up after their dog and £75 for throwing down litter, including cigarette butts
getHampshire (Aldershot News & Mail Group) (uk)
added May 4, 2017 14:03

[Europe, UK] Menthol cigarettes and 10 pack ban could be DITCHED – thanks to Brexit

NEW laws cracking down on smokers could be completely scrapped when Britain officially exits the European Union, it has emerged.
Daily Star (uk)
added May 3, 2017 21:01

[UK] Tobacco group Imperial Brands hit by 6% fall in cigarette sales

said the number of cigarettes it sold fell 6 per cent to 126bn compared with a year earlier. However, the potential hit to revenues was cancelled out by currency movements. Imperial sells most of its products outside Britain but reports earnings in sterl
Financial Times (uk)
added May 3, 2017 11:55

[Europe, UK] RODERICK/POLLOCK: Brexit’s Great Repeal Bill will axe the right to health

The value of this charter was shown last year, in both EU3 and UK4 courts, when the tobacco industry unsuccessfully challenged the new rules on plain packaging of cigarettes.
British Medical Journal
added May 4, 2017 15:15
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