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[UK] Smoking and drinking can damage arteries `very early in life´

The arteries of teenagers who drink alcohol and smoke, even occasionally, are already beginning to stiffen by the age of 17, according to research. The University College London (UCL) study also showed that a combination of high alcohol intake and smokin
Press Association (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 07:02
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[UK] Half of smokers throw cigarette ends down the drain despite pollution fears

A study for environment charity Keep Britain Tidy found 52% of daily smokers polled said they did not see a problem with getting rid of their cigarette butts in this way. Meanwhile, only 53% of those surveyed said they realised ends would finish up in t
Press Association (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 07:01
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[UK] Two thirds of smokers in Hartlepool using support services failing to quit

Just a third of the people using the NHS Stop Smoking Service in Hartlepool managed to quit, according to the latest figures. In the 12 months from April 2017 to March this year, 1,228 people in Hartlepool signed up with the NHS Stop Smoking Service and s
Hartlepool Mail (uk)
added Aug 28, 2018 14:38
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[UK] Councillor slams ‘inappropriate’ investment in tobacco industry to fund local authority pension schemes

Tobacco barrons have been handed more than £30m in public money by town hall chiefs across Tyne and Wear – despite high profile efforts to combat smoking in the region. The Tyne and Wear Pension Fund - which is managed by South Tyneside Council - has £31.
Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Aug 28, 2018 14:36
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[Europe, UK] 15 and 16 year-olds are the most likely to take up cigarettes

Twice as many 11 to 15-year-old girls in Western Europe took up smoking in 2009 as in 1970. Scientists warn anti-smoking adverts need to be aimed at younger people because people who make it to 20 years old without smoking are 'very unlikely' to start
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 28, 2018 14:34
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[UK] My life through a lens: Tory peer Baroness Trumpington, 95, shares the stories behind her favourite snaps

2014: I met Arnold Schwarzenegger at The Spectator magazine’s Cigar Smoker of the Year awards, and we got on very well. He was named cigar smoker of the year and I got a lifetime achievement award. I started smoking Woodbines during the war, and was on 60
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 26, 2018 16:47
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UK Malboro boss wishes he could stop selling cigarettes tomorrow...as Philip Morris launches bold campaign to get people switching to its iQos devices

Tastefully put together with hues of white, grey and copper, the beautifully designed shop mysteriously shows little evidence of any product for sale. Instead, there is an interactive display along the far wall to educate aspiring non-smokers on heated
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 26, 2018 16:41
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EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes—is the UK throwing caution to the wind?

But e-cigarettes are big business, with tobacco companies having a large stake in many of the products. It is naive and premature of the Committee to confuse an absence of evidence with an absence of harm. The more extreme recommendations from this repor
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 24, 2018 15:39
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[UK] Big tobacco has 'hoodwinked' governments worldwide and is secretly fuelling the cigarette black market, leaked documents reveal

Leaked documents reveal the lengths cigarette manufacturers go to in order to undermine the Illicit Trade Protocol; an international agreement that was set up in 2012 to ensure tobacco companies pay their taxes. The ITP requires all tobacco products are
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 24, 2018 14:22
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[UK] Here’s why the ban on vaping on trains and buses should stay for now

You can't use e-cigarettes on public transport or in most workplaces in the UK but there is a fresh call to lift this ban. It's a non-starter, says Lara Williams
New Scientist
added Aug 24, 2018 14:13
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