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[UK] $15 Billion Silicon Valley Upstart Takes on Big Tobacco in U.K.

Silicon Valley startup Juul Labs Inc. will begin selling its e-cigarettes in the U.K. this week seeking to replicate its runaway U.S. success -- though with a smaller nicotine hit. A Juul starter kit -- including the device, a battery charger and four l
Bloomberg News
added Jul 18, 2018 14:22
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Fast-growing e-cigarette maker Juul to launch in UK

Juul says it targets adult smokers, but it has faced scrutiny over the popularity of its products with teenagers. In April the U.S. Food and Drug Administration launched a crackdown on the sale of e-cigarettes and tobacco products to minors, particularly
Reuters
added Jul 18, 2018 01:35
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Juul e-cigarette expands to England and Scotland, eyes Asia

Starting Tuesday, Juul e-cigarettes will be available in England and Scotland. Juul's first international market was Israel, where it launched in February. The e-cigarette brand has quickly become the dominant U.S. market leader, seizing 68 percent of m
CNBC
added Jul 17, 2018 23:19
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[UK] Anti-smoking students hope the make the fight against fag-ash go viral as they take to social media.

Pupils from Whitburn Church of England Academy wrote, starred-in, recorded and are now ready to premier a new film highlighting a host of reasons to sling out cigarettes or not pick them up in the first place.
Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Jul 17, 2018 23:03
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[UK] Pregnant women who smoke to get vouchers if they quit

Pregnant women could be offered shopping vouchers and other incentives to give up smoking. Women can spend the vouchers in high street shops or save them up to visit Blackpool’s attractions. The proposal is included in details of a new stop smoking servic
Blackpool Gazette (uk)
added Jul 17, 2018 22:57
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[UK] Plastic box being used as an ashtray starts fire

A plastic box being used as an ashtray started a fire in a block of flats. Two crews were called to Westbourne Grove, Westcliff, to reports of a fire in the stairwell just after 11.30pm yesterday. The small blaze was extinguished by 11.55pm. The cause
Echo Newspapers (uk)
added Jul 17, 2018 22:55
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[UK] Smokers urged to stop lighting up on Royal Blackburn Hospital site

SMOKERS have been urged to stop ‘inappropriately’ smoking on a hospital site where it is banned. East Lancashire Hospitals Trust (ELHT) operates a blanket ban on e-cigarettes and tobacco at any of its sites, which include Royal Blackburn and Burnley Gen
This is Lancashire (uk)
added Jul 17, 2018 22:54
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[UK] MURRAY: She puffed her way through breast cancer. Not even her dad’s lung cancer put her off. Now JENNI MURRAY reveals the surprising reason: why I’m finally giving up smoking at 68

I don’t think any of us had the faintest idea of how dangerous to our health smoking would prove. It was everywhere... So, at last I’ve quit. I won’t be asking for a last one on my death bed. But was it fear of terminal cancer that brought me to this poi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 16, 2018 15:03
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[UK] Decline in stop smoking aids being prescribed by GPs, says charity

Patients who smoke are being “discriminated against” with a 75% decline in stop smoking aids being prescribed by GPs and pharmacists in England, according to analysis by a charity. The British Lung Foundation claims Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs)
Press Association (uk)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:58
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[UK] Love Island: Fans BLAST bosses for 'censoring' on-screen sex and smoking scenes... as they yearn for the controversial drama of previous series

Love Island fans have hit out at producers for the lack of on-screen sex and smoking in this year's series, following the controversy of the past three seasons. Taking to Twitter, a host of viewers aired their frustration over the cleaned-up show follow
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:30
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