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Individualised tobacco affordability in the UK 2002–2014: findings from the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project [FREE FULL TEXT]

An individualised measure of tobacco affordability provided useful insights on the impact of tobacco taxes, social inequalities and purchase patterns in the UK. Although tobacco became less affordable, the annual rate of decline was low, suggesting annual
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2018 23:47
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[UK] WE'RE ON A ROLLIE Chelsea to give 80-a-day Maurizio Sarri his own SMOKING area so new boss can light up at Stamford Bridge

The Italian was often seen with a cigarette in his hand at Napoli — but smoking is banned in enclosed public spaces in the UK, including sports stadiums
The Sun (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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[UK] LETTER: Beware tobacco firm’s Trojan horses

. In our view, PMI is desperate to claim it is the critical element in reducing the harm caused by its own products and will no doubt use any link to the NHS to further its lobbying and marketing. Enabling it to co-opt the NHS would be a betrayal of every
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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[UK] Institute of Public Affairs

(IPA) is a think tank with a history of opposition to tobacco control. The Institute has also been funded by the tobacco industry, in the past as well as in the present. An internal document from British American Tobacco in 1993, for instance, notes tha
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:42
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[UK] Smoking ban in prison puts tobacco on most-wanted list

“With regards to the impact on the illicit economy; tobacco has become an additional currency to the current currencies relating to drug use and mobile phones within the illicit economy.” Mr Stewart also admitted that there appeared to have been a sharp
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 18:14
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[UK] E-cigarettes are as bad as smoking, say insurance companies who put up policies by the same amount for

Insurance companies consider vaping to be just as unhealthy as smoking and put up policies accordingly, research has found. Users of electronic cigarettes have to pay up to 65 per cent more for life insurance premiums than non-smokers – the same increas
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 06:30
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[UK] World's biggest cigarette company offered tobacco products to doctors and nurses to mark NHS 70th birthday

[PMI] sent a letter to all NHS trusts and the health secretary, Matt Hancock, offering to help doctors, nurses and other health workers give up smoking by using its cigarette alternatives.
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 06:27
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[UK] Revealed: No-nonsense nurse fed Winston Churchill cold soup at 5am, scrubbed him in the bath and didn't care that he never wore pyjamas as he fought pneumonia in 1943

During the winter of 1943, a young nurse sat down to write a letter to her husband,...‘He also tells me that he hates cigars, and never smokes more than a quarter of one.... ‘As he gets better so his cigars get larger, and tonight after dinner he was smok
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 04:54
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[UK] EastEnders legend June Brown, 91, looks frail as she lights a cigarette on a street step

June has portrayed her chain-smoking Christian character in two big stints since 1985, and she is said to enjoy her time in Albert Square 'immensely'.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 04:50
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[UK] WITHINGTON: Taking to tobacco [FREE FULL TEXT]

It was not just physicians who helped Elizabethans and Jacobeans take to tobacco: England's poets and playwrights did, too. And it is as much the world of cultural representations as medical knowledge that has shaped people's attitudes to tobacco ever si
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 21, 2018 16:00
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