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[UK] Council pension fund owns £27 million in tobacco firms – Happy Stoptober!

Hackney Council defends doubling of assets, saying it has a ‘legal duty to maximise investments’
Hackney Citizen (uk)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:16
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[UK] HENDERSON: E-cigarettes work: I’d prescribe them if I could

As part of a debate I was involved with at the Conservative conference this week on public health policy and e-cigarette legislation, I demonstrated an e-cigarette to the audience by inhaling on it. Judging from the reaction of some of them you would hav
The Spectator (uk)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:10
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[UK] EXCLUSIVE: Iraqi migrant doesn't have to work by flogging illegal fags for easy cash

AN Iraqi migrant living in Britain makes so much cash flogging illegal fags he doesn’t have to work... The Daily Star can reveal the Kurd, who calls himself Khalid, buys 40,000 illegally imported cigs at a time. He openly advertises them for sale on a F
Daily Star (uk)
added Oct 6, 2017 03:35
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[UK] Fast food... and a quick smoke: Usain Bolt is spotted puffing away in a London shisha bar after popping out to KFC

The fastest man in the world has been in Britain this week and was spotted puffing on a shisha pipe during a night out in London's Mayfair.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:12
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[Europe, UK] Neanderthal DNA blamed for mood swings and smoking habits

Our caveman ancestors have a role in our smoking habits, moods and sleeping patterns, new research has found... Scientists studying British DNA found our Neanderthal inheritance affects our skin tone, hair colour, height, sleep patterns, mood, and even a
Gears Of Biz
added Oct 5, 2017 20:53
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[UK] New signs promote smoking ban at Chesterfield Royal Hospital

The signs, which were designed by Staveley-based company Alldread Burgess, highlight the effects of second-hand smoke on patients and visitors of all ages. Dr David Pickworth, one of the Royal's non-executive directors who has led on the no-smoking campai
Derbyshire Times (Bakewell Today) (uk)
added Oct 5, 2017 16:27
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[UK] NHS Tayside bans smoking​ on premises

Smoking has now been banned on premises and grounds belonging to NHS Tayside’s mental health services. Lighting up is already prohibited in the grounds of NHS Tayside buildings, including Ninewells. The smoke-free status in the grounds of every hospita
Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 5, 2017 12:00
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[UK] Greater Manchester Leads The Way To Help People Kick The Habit This Stoptober

The result is a real culture shift and a sharp drop in smoking rates to record lows. However far too much variation still exists - including in Greater Manchester where 18.4% of adults smoke compared to 15.5% nationally. This is why we need local app
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 5, 2017 11:59
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[UK] Leeds houses used for £3m tobacco fraud ring

Customs officers foiled a £3million tobacco smuggling ring using addresses across Britain - including two houses in Leeds - after one of the crooks’ packages was damaged in transit. Leeds Crown Court heard United Parcel Service (UPS) contacted the UK Bord
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Oct 4, 2017 19:46
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[UK] The smoking gun in tobacco companies’ latest adverts

“More people die every year from smoking than from murder, Aids, suicide, drugs, car crashes and alcohol combined.” It is not the sort of fact that Big Tobacco wants to shout about, but nonetheless the makers of Marlboro and Lucky Strike cigarettes are t
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:10
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