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Did independent and convenience (small) retailers comply with standardised tobacco packaging in the UK?

Given the value of such research in gauging the effectiveness of retailer-related tobacco policy,6 we examined independent and convenience (small) retailer compliance with standardised packaging legislation in the UK. Small retailers are an important grou
Tobacco Control
added Nov 28, 2017 21:39
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[UK] Man jailed for selling illegal cigarettes and tobacco after trading standards raid

A Southend businessman who sold unsafe illegal tobacco has been jailed after a raid by Southend Council’s Trading Standards officers. On November 22, Hamid Mashoudi of Ali’s Second Hand, Sutton Road, Southend, was sentenced to 16 weeks in prison, follow
Echo Newspapers (uk)
added Nov 28, 2017 17:00
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[UK] The impact of public smoking bans on well-being externalities: evidence from a policy experiment

public smoking bans appear to have a statistically significant short-term positive impact on the well-being of married individuals, especially among women with dependent children. These effects appear to be robust to alternative specifications and placebo
Lancaster Universty (uk)
added Dec 5, 2017 12:57
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[UK] Health chiefs welcome Budget increase in tobacco duty

Health chiefs in Wolverhampton have welcomed an increase in the duty on tobacco announced in the Budget this week.
Gorgeous FM (uk)
added Nov 27, 2017 15:29
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[UK] Smoking in bed 'causes serious fire' at Maulden home

Bedfordshire Fire & Rescue Service said the heat and smoke were "extreme". Crew Commander Ross Mann said: "Please take care when smoking and always ensure you put out your cigarettes completely and in a safe receptacle."
BBC Online
added Nov 27, 2017 15:26
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[UK] Skeptical Scalpel MD : Elective Surgery Ban for Smokers and Obese Patients

I do not know if the Hertfordshire committee's plan will result in people losing weight and stopping smoking before surgery. What I do know is, calling a patient "Jabba the Hutt" will not work.
MedPage Today
added Nov 25, 2017 21:32
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[New Zealand, UK] Vape, don't smoke - expert

Massey University professor of public health Marewa Glover says smokeless products like vapes are the key to reducing smoking rates, following a mere 0.6 percent decrease in smokers over the past year. "These new smokeless products that are much less ha
Newshub (nz)
added Nov 25, 2017 04:05
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[UK] PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: She's not Lovin' It! Chain smoking Lisa Armstrong breaks up a row between friends at McDonald's after Strictly Blackpool special... as she fails to wish embattled husband Ant McPartlin happy birthday

Holy smokes: In pictures and video obtained exclusively by MailOnline, Lisa Armstrong was seen puffing on cigarettes as she attempted to calm down her friends whilst stopping off at McDonald's in Blackpool on Saturday
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 29, 2017 00:24
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[UK] VAPING BAD What are the laws on vaping, are e-cigarettes bad for you and are they safer than normal tobacco?

While some studies have shown they are - in many ways - better for smokers than cigarettes, other studies have raised concerns they are encouraging a new generation of smokers. Legislation brought into law on May 21 2017 restricts the sale of e-cigarett
The Sun (uk)
added Nov 23, 2017 02:23
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[UK] Budget BOMBSHELL: Cost of cigarettes HIKED but price of booze FROZEN by Philip Hammond

Chancellor Hammond has announced plans to jack up tobacco duty at the rate of inflation – 3% – plus a further 2%, punishing millions of smokers. Speaking to Daily Star Online, tobacco industry campaigners had called on Hammond to freeze duty on cigare
Daily Star (uk)
added Nov 23, 2017 00:22
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