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[UK] BUSK: Chickens coming home to roost: local government public health budgets for 2017/18

both stop smoking services and wider tobacco control are facing big cuts in percentage terms, with stop smoking services being one of the top four services in absolute planned cuts (£16 million).
King's Fund (uk)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:32
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[UK] MOORE: The tobacco industry's tactics in Africa are deeply troubling

If the industry can hold off regulations designed to control the sale of tobacco, and taxes to make smoking it more expensive, those economies will provide a rich seam of revenues for years... It is a battle that will ultimately be won, as it was here. B
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 17:51
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[UK] Has Naomi Campbell found love? Supermodel, 47, is 'secretly dating multimillionaire tobacco boss Louis C. Camilleri, 61'

Naomi Campbell is reportedly dating Egyptian multimillionaire Louis C. Camilleri, 61. The 47-year-old supermodel is said to be 'secretly dating' the divorced father-of-three, who is the former chairman of Philip Morris International and worth over £150m
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 01:35
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[UK] How big tobacco has survived death and taxes

Between them in 2016, they shipped 2.27tn cigarettes, more than 300 for every man, woman and child on the planet, racking up combined sales of $150bn (£115bn). Their combined profits reached $35bn (£27bn), allowing investors in those companies to receive
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 12, 2017 13:34
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[UK] Trader shuts down Hanley shisha lounge - after being prosecuted for allowing customers to smoke

Businessman Ivan Zobair shutdown his city centre shisha lounge - after being taken to court for allowing customers to smoke in the venue. The 35-year-old opened Sky Lounge, in Hanley, after seeing the success of similar operations in Manchester and Birm
Stoke Sentinel (This Is Staffordshire) (uk)
added Jul 12, 2017 05:10
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[UK] Foul-mouthed yob who swore at police non-stop for 14 minutes after he lit up a cigarette on a train is jailed

Greenhalgh was on the 5.37pm Carlisle-Barrow train on June 5 when he began swearing, making threats and smoking onboard the rush-hour service in front of disgusted commuters.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 03:23
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[Africa, South Africa, UK] No scientific credibility to claim that vaping is 95% safer than traditional cigarettes

South Africa’s advertising watchdog ordered electronic cigarette seller Twisp to pull a radio ad saying its products are “95% safer than smoking”. Yet the claim still appears on its website. It’s also on the website of a Twisp competitor, Vaperite. Both
Africa Check
added Jul 12, 2017 03:22
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[UK] London unites to stamp out illegal tobacco

A new campaign has been launched by London Councils, London Trading Standards and health professionals across the capital to stamp out illegal tobacco. Awareness-raising roadshows will visit locations across London in July as part of the campaign to hig
Chartered Trading Standards Institute (uk)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:34
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[UK] SMOKE SCREEN Love Island’s smoking stars are encouraging the deadly habit, warn experts who want to ship e-cigarettes to the villa

British Lung Foundation has called on the show to take action...And the charity slammed the show's producers for "irresponsible broadcasting". They work with the vaping company, Totally Wicked, who have written a letter to ITV pleading they take action.
The Sun (uk)
added Jul 10, 2017 15:08
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[UK] LIDDLE: Being anti-smoking damages your mental health

The government and ASH were delighted to celebrate ten years of the ban and have said, without any evidence at all, that it has been ‘popular’ with the general public. How do they know? The last two opinion polls show that more people in the UK would lik
The Spectator (uk)
added Jul 11, 2017 08:42
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