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[UK] Canterbury: Cigarette litterers hit with hefty fines after refusing to originally cough up

5, 09 August 2018 Lazy smokers who dropped their cigarette butts and then refused to cough up an £80 penalty have been slapped with fines four-times that amount. A group of seven men - prosecuted by Canterbury City Council - were ordered to pay a
Kent Online (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 19:49
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[UK] Study finds most online resources about e-cigarettes are nonsense

the majority of tweets in praise of vaping were just automated messages written by electronic devices about electronics. So, the researchers worry, bots may actually be behind the driver's seat of the vaping discussion, skewing public perception to se
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 19:48
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[UK] Lung cancer warning - why you should never ignore this symptom on your skin

Lung cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the UK...Almost 45,000 people are diagnosed with lung cancer in the UK every year....But as it develops, it could lead to a number of tell-tale signs, including jaundice - where the skin turns a yel
Daily Express (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 14:51
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[UK] London Fire Brigade smoking safety warning after Eltham fire

Twenty five firefighters found a balcony blaze yesterday in Sherard Road that they now think was started by a discarded cigarette. A balcony on the fifth floor was destroyed by the fire and a small part of a six roomed flat was also damaged but there we
This is Local London (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 14:48
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[UK] The fire broke out at a flat in Cann Hall Road, Leytonstone

A London Fire Brigade spokesperson said: "Cigarettes are a leading cause of house fires but so many people fail to ensure they are stubbed out properly. "Never leave cigarettes unattended and always ensure ashtrays are carefully emptied with all the d
Guardian-series / Guardian Newspapers (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 14:47
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[UK] Are BOTS fueling your vaping addiction? Study finds most online resources about e-cigarettes are nonsense generated by devices

the majority of tweets in praise of vaping were just automated messages written by electronic devices about electronics. So, the researchers worry, bots may actually be behind the driver's seat of the vaping discussion, skewing public perception to se
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 04:15
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[UK] GLINDON: Taxing vaping would be like extending the sugar tax to sugar-free squash

I know from personal experience how beneficial vaping is for smokers who want to quit. My husband, a lifelong smoker, switched from smoking to vaping two years ago, mainly for his health. He hasn’t had a cigarette since. I have also heard many stories in
City A.M. (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 03:53
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[UK] Campaign launched as hospital is set to become a smoke-free zone

A hospital trust set to become smoke free early next year is launching an awareness campaign offering support and advice to staff and patients. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has been raising awareness to patients and staff about the sup
Hartlepool Mail (uk)
added Aug 9, 2018 15:20
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[UK] How counterfeit cigarettes containing pesticides and arsenic make it to our streets

Almost 45 billion fake cigarettes, which can contain arsenic, pesticides and rat poison, are smoked in the UK each year. Oliver Bennett speaks to the man smoking out the smugglers
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 8, 2018 20:03
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[UK] Vaping industry writes to chancellor about rumoured ‘vape tax’

The UK Vaping Industry Association, in partnership with leading think tanks and pressure groups, has sent a letter to the chancellor and secretary of state for health regarding rumours that government is considering imposing a ‘sin tax’ on vaping. The l
Talking Retail (uk)
added Aug 8, 2018 15:51
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