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[UK] Insurers join pension plans in filtering out tobacco stocks

there is renewed momentum behind the tobacco divestment movement. Other investors including Scor, AMP Capital, the Irish state’s sovereign wealth fund and Sweden’s AP4 pension fund have since said that they will get rid of their tobacco investments, or ha
Financial Times (uk)
added May 9, 2017 21:50

[UK] CAVENDISH: Prison smoking ban will worsen the crisis behind bars

Although tobacco already forms an important part of the illicit internal economy in prisons, the steep rise in violence is often attributed – at least in part – to rocketing levels of debt among users of Spice and Mamba. Adding high cost contraband tobac (uk)
added May 9, 2017 21:27

[Australia, UK] Tobacco company flags appeal over plain packaging

British American Tobacco has suggested an appeal is likely amid reports that the World Trade Organization (WTO) has upheld landmark Australian laws on cigarette plain packaging. A leaked draft of the WTO ruling found that packaging constituted a legitimat
BBC Online
added May 9, 2017 14:31

[UK] High security prisons on alert after telling inmates they must give up smoking by September

Some of the country’s most notorious jails are braced for violence and unrest after it emerged that they will have to implement a complete smoking ban by the end of the summer. A memo seen by the Daily Telegraph has warned all prisoners in long term and
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 5, 2017 21:04

[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
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