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[UK] Pierce Brosnan asked to 'explain' India advert

Authorities in Indian capital Delhi say they have asked actor Pierce Brosnan to explain why he was in an ad for a local mouth freshener associated with an addictive form of chewing tobacco. He could be fined 5,000 rupees ($78; £56) or go to jail for two
BBC Online
added Feb 16, 2018 17:24
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[UK] Store ordered to close after illicit tobacco find

County Durham-based Westlea Mini Market has been ordered to close for two months after illegal tobacco worth more than £20,000 was seized from the store in December, according to a media audit by tobacco company JTI. JTI said that in January there were
Talking Retail (uk)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:17
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[UK] Smokefree Community Champions needed to help people kick the habit

A TEAM of 'Smokefree community champions' is being recruited in a bid to help people in Wallasey who are trying to kick the habit. Smoking is seen as the single most significant cause of poor health and early deaths in the borough and Wallasey Constitue
This is Wirral (Wirral Globe) (uk)
added Feb 15, 2018 17:17
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[UK] Pierce Brosnan ordered by Indian court to explain why he appeared in an advert associated with harmful chewing tobacco or face jail

Pierce Brosnan has been ordered by Indian authorities to explain why he appeared in advertisements for a mouth freshener which has been linked to chewing tobacco. Brosnan starred in a James Bond-style spoof commercial for Pan Bahar, a brand of pan masal
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 14, 2018 20:31
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[UK] Illegal tobacco roadshow set to roll in to Basingstoke

BASINGSTOKE residents will be asked for their help in identifying sellers of illegal tobacco on Friday. A series of Hampshire County Council roadshows aim to raise awareness of the dangers of illegal tobacco and show how residents can help tackle the pr
Basingstroke Gazette (uk)
added Feb 18, 2018 18:11
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[China, UK] Illegal cigarettes are seized

Greenwich Trading Standards officers, acting on information, swooped on a mail box and confiscate the potentially dangerous cigarettes. The haul with a street value of more than £12,000 had been illegally shipped and imported into the country from Chin
London News Online (uk)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:17
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[UK] Ask the pharmacist: Can I get a prescription for nicotine therapy on the NHS?

A. Yes, you can get nicotine replacement patches, spray and gum on the NHS but e-cigarettes are not currently available on prescription (they have to be bought from a pharmacy or a vape shop). To get an NHS prescription contact your local NHS Stop Smoki
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 15, 2018 02:12
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[UK] Vaping debate: do e-cigarettes cause cancer?

New US research suggests that vaping is “far from harmless” and could pose a serious health risk. However, a Public Health of England evidence review published last week says swapping combustible tobacco cigarettes for e-cigarettes - which turn liquid ni
The Week.co.uk (uk)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:12
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[UK] Ninewells closes fresh-air garden to all after smokers flout rules

The fresh air garden at Ninewells Hospital has been closed after ‘regular’ complaints about smokers lighting up. NHS Tayside has taken the decision to temporarily close the space after concerns were raised about smokers around entrances, footpaths and s
Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:54
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[Russia, UK] The McMafia map of the world: How the real world of organised crime is a global enterprise

While the UK might seem safer than, say, Mexico or Afghanistan, it plays a key role in organised crime...“We are a market for people dealing in untaxed cigarettes... “Russia is involved in extortion and protection rackets in Russia itself. "But it is als
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:21
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