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[UK] Tobacco firms using 'clever tactics' to target poorest smokers, study finds

Cheaper brands, price-marking and smaller pack sizes are thwarting attempts to reduce UK smoking rates, researchers say
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 30, 2017 14:40
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[UK] STURGIS: Could 'smokeless' cigarettes kill off vaping? ($$)

But tonight, instead of a pack of Marlboros, I take out something that looks like an iPhone, out of which pops a miniature fountain pen-shaped implement, and into this I click a stick of tobacco before taking a theatrical drag on the electronic gadget.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 30, 2017 14:40
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[UK] ACS rejects calls for tobacco licensing system for retailers

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has hit out at Action on Smoking and Health’s (ASH) calls for the government to introduce a licensing system for retailers that sell tobacco.
Convenience Store (uk)
added Oct 30, 2017 14:40
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[UK] Lung cancer deaths will be slashed in half thanks to new NHS drug therapy

Pembrolizumab is the first immunotherapy drug to be used to treat lung cancer / It is being used as therapy to treat early-stage non-small cell lung cancer
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 30, 2017 14:20
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[UK] National roll-out plan for Heets

About 600 retail outlets in London, mainly independent c-stores, are now selling the Heets heated tobacco brand, with brand owner Philip Morris looking to make the products nationally available next year. One of the five News on the Wharf stores run by
Talking Retail (uk)
added Oct 30, 2017 02:05
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[UK] Health danger warning over fake fags laced with lethal chemicals and ASBESTOS

Counterfeit cigarettes seized in Staffordshire have been found to contain dangerous chemicals, dust, excessively high tar levels and ASBESTOS. Although all tobacco is harmful, there is often no control whatsoever on the content or quality of illicit smo
Birmingham Mail (uk)
added Oct 30, 2017 01:56
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[Africa, UK, Zimbabwe] FT Health: The WHO’s screeching U-turn on Mugabe

Mr Tedros won widespread support to run the WHO thanks to his record as health minister of Ethiopia, but also because he had greater political experience than most of his rivals or predecessors. Yet his decision on Mr Mugabe was made without consulting s
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 29, 2017 15:42
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[UK] Woman, 46, who 'swindled £72,000 disability benefits claiming her asthma was so bad she could barely walk was secretly filmed winning a Gold karate medal before smoking a cigarette as she popped to and from her car’

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 27, 2017 22:04
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[UK] New 'smokeless' tobacco device, predicted to overtake vaping, has 90% less toxic substances than cigarettes, tests reveal

The tests, carried out by British American Tobacco which manufactuers Glo, found other 'new generation products' (NGP)– which include an e-cigarette – had similar lowered levels of toxicants. 'Although more long-term tests are needed, taken together the
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 27, 2017 22:03
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[UK] STOPPARD: Third-hand smoke is a silent killer that can be absorbed through the skin

To be honest, I’ve always been worried about the health hazards of this even though I didn’t know it had a name. My concern made me reluctant to let smokers hold my babies even though they refrained from smoking in my house. Tests for its effects have
The Mirror (uk)
added Oct 27, 2017 16:50
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