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[UK] Vaping may raise cancer and heart disease risk, study suggests

Nicotine in e-cigarettes may convert into DNA-damaging chemicals, mouse trial indicates, but critics say results are irrelevant to humans
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 29, 2018 18:37
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UK accused of hypocrisy on overseas tobacco control

The UK government is lobbying on behalf of UK-based tobacco giants operating overseas, despite spending millions of pounds trying to curb smoking rates abroad. Freedom of information requests reveal that the Foreign Office and the Department for Interna
The Observer (uk)
added Jan 29, 2018 18:01
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The END of smoking: Tobacco firm to STOP selling Marlboro cigarettes in the UK

“If we stopped selling them tomorrow, somebody else would sell them cigarettes,” he said. “It wouldn’t produce any benefit for those smokers. “That’s why we’re focused on trying to persuade our smokers to quit altogether or switch to alternatives which,
Daily Star (uk)
added Jan 29, 2018 18:01
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[UK] FRAINE: How my ‘dead body’ ended up on millions of cigarette packets across Europe

Tom Fraine did a couple of photo shoots in Berlin in 2012 – then four years later discovered he had become the face of EU health warnings about the dangers of smoking
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 29, 2018 18:01
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[UK] Tobacco, oil, and arms – where Imperial is investing its money

An analysis of Imperial College London’s endowment fund has revealed significant direct and indirect investments in the tobacco, fossil fuel, weapons, and pharmaceutical industries..."Even College’s commitment to avoid investing in tobacco seems paper-th
Felix-Imperial Colleges Student Newspaper
added Jan 27, 2018 02:31
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[UK] CUCA set to host tobacco-funded lobbyists

Cambridge University Conservative Association (CUCA) will be hosting a political pressure group against tobacco control activity, named FOREST, at the Robert Graham cigar shop on February 10th as part of its event line-up this term.
Varsity (Cambridge University) (uk)
added Jan 26, 2018 12:11
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[UK] Smoking Cessation

In January 2018, BTS launched a new Quality Improvement Tool for Smoking Cessation to help hospitals undertake local quality improvement (QI) projects. The Tool contains background on QI methodology and includes a number of resources for smoking cessatio
British Thoracic Society (uk)
added Jan 26, 2018 12:09
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[UK] Taxi driver fined for smoking inside his cab

A TAXI driver who smoked inside his cab and left cigarette butts in the street, has been ordered to pay £165 in a fine and costs by Skipton magistrates. Mohammed Nawaz, 26, pleaded guilty by letter to two charges of smoking in a taxi - a smoke free plac
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Jan 26, 2018 11:48
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[UK] Why EVERY family should live with their granny: June, 74, smokes, argues, loves junk TV and tells her son's wife all about his old flames. But the Smiths say moving her in has brought untold joy

One thing the children do hate is Mum smoking — which she pays no attention to, even hiding her false teeth in her dressing gown pocket next to her ciggies, so they don’t dare reach in to chuck them out. (Once the dog ran off with the top set and we had
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 25, 2018 22:54
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[UK] Will a pig that oinks when you open the fridge door REALLY help you slim? We test the best gadgets that claim to help you lose weight

BRACELET GIVES YOU AN ELECTRIC SHOCK Pavlok shock wristband, £179.99, amazon.co.uk...VERDICT: Aversion therapy can help people quit smoking, as smokers can respond quickly to it. Weight loss is more complex.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 25, 2018 22:52
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