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[UK] People who vape ‘still deemed a smoker by insurers’

People who smoke e-cigarettes are still deemed to be a smoker by life insurers, Compare Cover has warned. The life insurance comparison site said in order to be deemed a non-smoker, policyholders need to have quit all nicotine products, including e-cigare
Health Insurance Daily (uk)
added Jul 5, 2017 15:01
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[UK] Blaise Tapp: Choices shouldn’t impact on others

I realise that some reading this will regard me as a hysterical anti-smoking zealot, but I believe I reflect the view of a large majority of the population...future generations will look back on 20th and 21st Century society and ask how anybody thought li
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Jul 4, 2017 19:14
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[UK] O'NEILL: The smoking ban ripped the soul out of this country

I hate what it has done to this nation. It has ripped out its soul. It has sterilised it, sanitised it, turned this country of the raucous public house and yellowed fingers wrapped lovingly around glistening, gold pints into one massive gastro hangout in
The Spectator (uk)
added Jul 4, 2017 19:10
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[UK] Special report: 200,000 illicit cigs seized in Lancashire last year

Almost 200,000 ‘illicit’ cigarettes were seized by Trading Standards officers across Lancashire last year, almost five times the number confiscated six years ago. And the number of people prosecuted for selling counterfeit and non-duty tobacco products
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Jul 4, 2017 11:16
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[UK] Healthcare professionals urged to report side effects of e-cigarettes

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is calling on members of the public and healthcare professionals to report any suspected side effects or safety concerns with e-cigarettes and the e-liquids used for vaping. The MHRA, which
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Jul 4, 2017 11:13
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[UK] Vaping 101: Can you vape around your pets?

E-juices should clearly state that such products are to be kept away from children and pets. This is due to the fact that most products contain nicotine, which can be incredibly dangerous if consumed. While it’s common sense to keep your kids and pets
Metro Café (uk)
added Jul 4, 2017 00:31
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[UK] After a decade of the smoking ban, the tobacco industry's real fight begins now

Yet 10 years on from the smoking ban, the tobacco industry continues to generate cash almost unabated, surviving wave after wave of public legislation...tobacco giants have become key constituents of most UK equity income funds available to retail invest
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 15:07
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[UK] Special report: 200,000 illicit cigs seized in Lancashire last year

Almost 200,000 ‘illicit’ cigarettes were seized by Trading Standards officers across Lancashire last year, almost five times the number confiscated six years ago. And the number of people prosecuted for selling counterfeit and non-duty tobacco products
Blackpool Today (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:56
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[UK] The smoking ban came into effect 10 years ago, but has it worked?

A decade after smoking was banned in public place, health officials in Cornwall have no doubt that it has saved lives. Ten years ago 21% of people in Cornwall smoked and this has now fallen to 15.7% with an amazing 26,000 people helped to quit the habit
Cornwall Live (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:55
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[UK] FLINT: How I helped to pass the smoking ban

On becoming public health minister in July 2005, the policy I inherited was far from simple... In an interview on the morning of the debate I declared that I would vote for the ban. Opening the debate, Patricia Hewitt said that she would first listen to
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:26
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