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[UK] 'This sends all the wrong messages': County council accused of 'hypocrisy' over pension fund's tobacco investments while supporting STOPtober campaign

Councillor Robert Evans, Labour member for Stanwell and Stanwell Moor , has accused the county council of "hypocrisy" after a written question revealed the county council-administered pension fund held £27.3m of investments in tobacco firms.
Get Surrey (uk)
added Nov 1, 2017 15:53
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[UK] 15,000 suspected illegal cigarettes seized in Newcastle

The raids came on the day a new survey suggested illegal tobacco has helped over half of underage smokers in the North East get hooked. A survey published today by the charity Fresh found that 54 per cent of children aged 14 and 15, who smoke, say they
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Nov 1, 2017 15:51
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Increase in smoking quitters reported

The Western Isles are delighted to report that they have had the highest percentage increase in the number of supported smoking quit attempts between 2015/16 and 2016/17. The percentage of successful quit attempts at 12 weeks in the Western Isles was 55%,
Stornoway Gazette (uk)
added Nov 1, 2017 15:51
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[UK] VIDEO: OVER half of underage smokers in the North East say illegal tobacco has helped them to take up smoking, a new survey reveals.

The figures, from the 2017 North East Illegal Tobacco Survey, are released as Fresh launches the new "Keep It Out" campaign aimed at helping the public to spot illegal tobacco, report it and to encourage smokers not to buy it.
You Tube
added Nov 1, 2017 02:37
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[UK] Illegal Tobacco Means Underaged Smokers Are Getting Hooked

Illegal tobacco has helped over half of underage smokers in the North East get hooked on smoking, a new survey released today suggests. 55% of children aged 14 and 15 who smoke say they buy illegal tobacco from sources like "tab houses" and shops - whil
Rathergood Radio
added Nov 1, 2017 02:37
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No surgery for smokers or the obese: Policy in UK stirs debate

it plans to ban access to routine, or non-urgent, surgery under the National Health Service until patients "improve their health," the policy states, claiming that "exceptional clinical circumstances (will) be taken into account on a case-by-case basis."
CNN
added Oct 31, 2017 16:57
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[UK] More than half of teenage smokers buying from illegal dealers

Hartlepool health and consumer leaders are backing a new campaign against illegal tobacco after a survey found more than half of North East teenager smokers regularly buy from rogue dealers. A survey by anti-smoking group Fresh revealed that 55% of undera
Hartlepool Mail (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:37
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[UK] Prisoner takes fight against illicit smoking in jails to Supreme Court

A prisoner concerned about his exposure to "second-hand" smoke is fighting at the UK's highest court to make illicit lighting up in jails a criminal offence. Paul Black, who suffers from a range of serious health problems, has taken his case to the Supre
Press Association (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:36
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[UK] E-cigarettes ARE a gateway to teenage tobacco smoking: Youngsters are twice as likely to go on to regular smoking after using the devices

The study of 44,000 schoolchildren will fuel growing concerns that ‘vaping’ may act as a ‘gateway’ to smoking. The researchers warned e-cigarettes may help to ‘re-normalise’ smoking after years of a growing taboo about the habit - and warned it would be
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 02:37
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[UK] Tobacco companies using pricing tactics to 'keep smokers hooked', research suggests

More smokers are switching to cheaper products, so while total sales of tobacco fell, sales of the cheapest and roll-your-own cigarettes increased. Prices are also being altered to minimise the shock of tax increases, the authors write in the journal To
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 02:23
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