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[UK] Tony Garrett, tobacco industry leader, 1918-2017

The chairman of Imperial who pioneered the group’s sponsorship of sports and arts...In early June 1977...launched Operation Berkshire.  Tony Garrett, who has died at the age of 99, hosted a secret summit of the world’s largest tobacco companies to formul
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 8, 2017 18:24
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[UK] Tesco running out of tobacco in some stores after collapse of distribution giant Exeter supermarkets told customers they could run out by the end of the day

Palmer & Harvey went into administration last week, and up to 90,000 outlets - ranging from small local corner stores to the UK’s largest supermarkets - have been faced with trying to stock their shelves in the run up to Christmas.
Exeter Express & Echo (uk)
added Dec 8, 2017 17:10
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[UK] Pregnant Hollyoaks star Rachel Adedeji shames smokers at maternity hospital as mums-to-be forced to walk through toxic fumes

Rachel Adedeji, due to give birth to her first child in three weeks, has told how the second-hand smoke has her worried about her baby's health.
The Mirror (uk)
added Dec 7, 2017 21:47
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Modelling the implications of reducing smoking prevalence: the benefits of increasing the UK tobacco duty escalator to public health and economic outcomes

Increasing the UK TDE to 5% above inflation could effectively reduce smoking prevalence, prevent diseases and avoid healthcare costs. It would deliver substantial progress towards a tobacco-free society and should be implemented by the UK Government with
Tobacco Control
added Dec 7, 2017 13:41
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[UK] JTI discriminated against worker, 66, on grounds of age

A tobacco firm discriminated against a 66-year-old employee by refusing to offer him the same redundancy terms as younger staff, a tribunal has ruled. Bernard Barlow worked for Japan Tobacco International (JTI) - formerly known as Gallahers' factory - fo
BBC Online
added Dec 7, 2017 13:27
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[UK] Holiday healthcare heroes: ‘I want to reduce the lost years of smokers’

Linda Robinson leads East Coast Community Healthcare’s (ECCH) Stop Smoking team in Great Yarmouth – with the help of her guide dog Arrow. Arrow joins Linda, who has been partially sighted since the removal of a pituitary tumour six years ago, in every e
Eastern Daily Press (EDP) (uk)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:26
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[UK] Crackdown on Bankie adults buying cigarettes for youths

West Dunbartonshire’s trading standards officers are backing the fight to further reduce the proportion of youngsters who smoke. Statistics show 36 young people under age 16 take up smoking every day in Scotland, g
Clydebank Post (uk)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:24
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[UK] Reformed smoker credits Dorking Vapestore with helping her kick the habit after 32 years

A reformed smoker sick of criticism aimed at vaping and The Vapestore in Dorking is trying to change people’s perception of the electronic inhaling devices. Lorna Randall recently quit smoking after 32 years after taking up vaping when when the Vapestor
Get Surrey (uk)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:14
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Smoking ban across the UK has made us happy! Married women with children have benefited the most from the landmark legislation introduced 10 years ago

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 5, 2017 18:16
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[UK] Propensity for smoking linked to molecules in specific brain regions, say scientists

By creating a map of the brain based on post mortem tissue samples, researchers have been able to understand why certain behaviours – including smoking – are linked with certain brain areas. “We studied the molecular makeup of the brain and isolated tho
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 5, 2017 17:01
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