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[UK] SANDFORD: Considerable scope for improving how local areas tackle smoking

As long as smoking continues to cause thousands of deaths and poor quality of life, it should be treated as a ‘vital sign’, not only clinically for individual patients but as an overall indicator of NHS sustainability.
National Health Executive (NHE) (uk)
added Apr 11, 2017 15:02
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[UK] Solent ferry fire prompts Wightlink smoking ban

A smoking ban is being imposed on ferries after it emerged a fire on board a boat crossing the Solent started in a cigarette bin. The blaze started on the deck of the St Faith vessel during a sailing from Portsmouth to Fishbourne on the Isle of Wight in
BBC Online
added Apr 10, 2017 14:49
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[UK] Switch to vaping to reduce fire death risk warns London Fire Brigade

On World Health Day (Friday 7 April), fire chiefs are advising smokers to quit altogether but concede that vaping holds fewer fire risks than cigarettes butts, ash, lighters and matches. In the past three years in London, the Brigade has recorded only
Fire Magazine (uk)
added Apr 10, 2017 14:47
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[UK] Nine in ten e-cigarettes shops break their own retail rules by selling devices to people who have never smoked

An investigation by the Royal Society of Public Health found nine of ten retailers happily sold to customers who had never smoked - contravening guidelines Experts in this country have vehemently supported the technology, which they insist offers cigaret
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 9, 2017 19:52
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How tobacco firms flout UK law on plain packaging

An insider in the tobacco industry has revealed some of the unscrupulous tactics it is using to avoid new restrictions governing the marketing of cigarettes that come into force next month. One strategy – sticking competitive pricing labels on packets,
The Observer (uk)
added Apr 8, 2017 23:51
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[UK] VIDEO: Nine out of 10 vape shops 'break industry code by selling to non-smokers', reveals undercover investigation

Some 1,700 specialist shops in England, Scotland and Wales are advised to “never knowingly sell to anyone who is not a current or former smoker, or a current vaper”. The Independent British Vape Trade Association (IBVTA) guidelines aim to stop non-smoke
The Independent (uk)
added Apr 7, 2017 18:51
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[UK] Vaping shops selling to non-smokers

Knowingly or unwittingly preparing to sell e-cigarettes to people who have never smoked or vaped breaks a voluntary code. Almost nine in 10 e-cigarette shops in the UK are selling vaping products to non-smokers against the industry's code of conduct, an i
BBC Online
added Apr 7, 2017 16:34
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[UK] MAJORITY OF VAPE SHOPS WILLING TO SELL E-CIGARETTES TO NON-SMOKERS, PROBE FOUND

Almost nine in 10 of Britain’s vape shops are willing to sell e-cigarettes to non-smokers, against the industry code of conduct, the results of an undercover investigation suggest. Concerns have been raised that non-smokers could become addicted to n
Aberdeen Evening Express (This is Aberdeen) (uk)
added Apr 7, 2017 16:33
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[UK] Vaping stores told not to sell devices to non-smokers, as survey reveals 90pc are flouting little-known rules

The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) is urging vape shops to stick by the voluntary code of conduct, which states they should not knowingly sell vape products to anyone who does not or has not smoked before. The organisation investigated 100 of th
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 7, 2017 16:32
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Secrets of my success: Peter Nixon, UK and Ireland managing director, Philip Morris

Our goal is to move to a smoke-free world and the UK is one of the countries leading that. It was a huge, bold decision to target that. The technology and science has evolved so quickly and we are pretty confident about these new types of product. I tr
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Apr 8, 2017 23:39
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