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[UK] Tobacco shares go up in smoke amid US crackdown plan

British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands have had £8.6bn wiped off their stock market value as US regulators prepare to crack down on the sale of flavoured e-cigarettes and menthol cigarettes. Shares in BAT, the sixth-biggest company in the FTSE 100
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:57
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[UK] Vape warnings ‘do not go far enough’

E-cigarettes should come with health warnings, according to a Scottish heart expert who is researching the devices. Jacob George, professor of cardiovascular medicine and therapeutics at Dundee university, also criticised public health bodies for what h
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:47
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[UK] Gas engineer suffers horrific burns to his crotch after e-cigarette explodes in his pocket and douses him in flammable battery acid

Darren Wilson, 37, from Liverpool, needed skin grafts from his backside to repair his scrotum and left leg. Mr Wilson's excruciating burns were made even worse by the battery acid that was flung on to his burns by the surprise explosion.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:32
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[UK] Kate Moss ditches her chic trench coat and braves the November chill for a cigarette break during a trip to the opticians

But Kate Moss hasn't stopped smoking as part of her new lifestyle, taking time out from a trip to the opticians on Monday to puff on a cigarette.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:30
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[UK] The London Report: Fears of US menthol cigarettes ban hit BAT

Investors fretted that a ban would force BAT to cut its dividend. But analysts argued that any legislation would take about five years to implement, which would give BAT enough time to rebase debt to match its reduced earnings.
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:07
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[UK] TaxPayers’ Alliance concedes it launched smears against Brexit whistleblower

The rightwing pressure group the TaxPayers’ Alliance has conceded that it illegally sacked the whistleblower ...could have a major impact on how lobbyists are described in the media....the Adam Smith Institute, the Centre for Policy Studies, the Institute
The Observer (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 20:44
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[UK] Category:Lobby Groups

Using Lobby Groups is one of the ways in which Tobacco Companies are Lobbying Decision Makers... The Lobby Groups listed at this page include industry organisations (tobacco related) and more generic trade organisations.
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 20:42
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[UK] BAT/menthol cigarettes: puff baddy Premium

Investors reacted with alarm to the possible move by the [FDA] against a product that accounts for about a third of industry sales, even though analysts played down the prospect that an outright ban could survive a legal challenge from the tobacco indust
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 20:02
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[UK] £1.24m worth of fake tobacco products seized in Nottinghamshire this year

Trading Standards officers from Nottinghamshire County Council has seized over £1.24m worth of illicit tobacco products so far this year, which is a 24-fold increase on the same period last year. A total of 81 inspections of shops, homes, vehicles and s
West Bridgford Wire (uk)
added Nov 9, 2018 19:00
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[UK] Claims about health in e-cigarette ads / Advertising guidance 08 Nov 2018

Following an extensive consulation, the Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP and BCAP) have amended the ad rules so that health claims are no longer banned from ads for e-cigarettes. This document sets out that decision, and should be read alongside th
Advertising Standards Authority (uk)
added Nov 9, 2018 17:09
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