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[UK] Vaping may damage immune system and lead to lung disease, study suggests

Vaping speeds up the death of lung cells by 50 fold and could trigger lung diseases in later life, a new study suggests. Scientists at the University of Birmingham found that the vapour inhaled from e-cigarettes damages immune cells, preventing them fro
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 01:33
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[UK] Vaping can cause SERIOUS lung damage and should be treated with caution, scientists warn

The perception that e-cigarettes are safe should be treated with caution, scientists have said as new research suggests vapour could harm lung cells. A study, published in journal Thorax, found vapour may cause inflammation and impair the activity of al
The Mirror (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 01:31
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[UK] Reassurance for vape businesses and their customers about vape tax proposal

we are able to meet and speak to the decision makers who matter most. We are therefore happy to report that contrary to the anonymous Whitehall sources cited by The Sun newspaper and others this past week, neither the Department for Health and Social car
Independent British Vape Trade Association (uk)
added Aug 14, 2018 00:46
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[UK] Council pension funds are major investors in tobacco companies

Anti-smoking groups dismiss claims by local authorities that they can’t sell stocks / More than £1.7bn has been directly invested in tobacco company stocks by healthcare providers, fire authorities and schools via UK council pension funds, the Guardian
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 14, 2018 00:36
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[UK] Local authority pension funds and investments in the tobacco industry (PDF)

It is intended to help inform stakeholders in local authority pensions, including Councillors, pension fund members, local taxpayers and pension fund trustees. It is intended to help them make decisions about their investment strategy, and in particula
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 14, 2018 00:34
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[UK] Study finds most online resources about e-cigarettes are nonsense

Are BOTS fueling your vaping addiction? Study finds most online resources about e-cigarettes are nonsense generated by devices / The internet is the single most popular source of health information / They found that most tweets were positive - and writte
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 13, 2018 15:49
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[UK] Millie Mackintosh indulges in a cigarette and a glass of fizz as she parties the night away at Spencer Matthews' 30th birthday

The former reality star, 29, was spotted sipping a glass of champagne and puffing a cigarette, as she caught up with friends at the raucous bash... Carrying a packet of cigarettes in the same hand, the beauty was then seen lighting up in the venue's smok
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 13, 2018 14:42
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[UK] CITY DIARY: How House of Fraser's chain-smoking owner Yuan Yafei enjoys life's finer things, from handmade suits to Cuban cigars

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 13, 2018 08:14
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[UK] Shocking footage shows a small BOY SMOKING on a London street after the women he is with pass him a cigarette

London, a woman on crutches can be seen smoking as she stands with the boy and another woman. The boy animatedly jumps up and down before the woman holds out her hand and the child grabs the cigarette from her.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 11, 2018 23:07
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[UK] Britain's litter crisis is getting WORSE, with a 40 per cent rise in rubbish since 2014 and cigarette butts and food packaging covering over two thirds of public spaces

A Keep Britain Tidy survey of more than 7,000 locations found 14 per cent were ‘heavily’ littered... Cigarette butts were the most commonly found item at 79 per cent of sites, followed by confectionery packaging at 60 per cent and soft drink cans and bot
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 11, 2018 23:05
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