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[UK] GAGE: E-cigarette science – is scaremongering hampering research opportunities?

We need more trials into the long-term impacts of e-cigarettes, but is disagreement between scientists over their effects putting people off taking part?..I hope that vapers continue to agree to take part in research so we can fully explore the potential
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 04:19
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[UK] Sniffer dogs help uncover thousands of illegal tobacco products in three-day blitz

It comes as Nottingham City Council this week evicted two tenants from council houses in Radford Road after illegal tobacco products worth more than £100,000 were found in their homes. Sniffer dog Yoyo found illegal tobacco hidden under a kitchen sink i
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:06
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[UK] Bin Your Butt campaign to be launched in Ferndown

Litter Free Dorset - a group of local organisations, charities and community groups who work together to reduce the social, economic and environmental impacts of litter - is launching its Bin Your Butt campaign in Ferndown this month.
Somerset Live (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:04
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[UK] GPs 'don't bother persuading cancer patients to give up smoking'

GPs are not bothering to persuade cancer patients to give up smoking despite quitters enjoying double the life expectancy, new research reveals. A study by Oxford University found family doctors were almost twice as likely to offer cessation advice to p
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:01
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[Europe, Ireland, UK] All Party Parliamentary Group to crackdown on illicit tobacco

UK MPs and peers from across the political spectrum are coming together to form an All Party Parliamentary Group to tackle illicit trade, with a focus on smuggled and counterfeit tobacco and alcohol. The cross-party group, which is being led by founder
SecuringIndustry.com (uk)
added Sep 12, 2017 11:11
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[UK] Shopper reveals how she was saved by her WIG as she recovers in hospital after lit cigarette made her car air freshener explode

A shopper has told how her windscreen flew 30ft in the air and all four doors blew off when she lit a cigarette and her car's air freshener exploded. Sharon Victoria Druitt, 51, went into her Ford Focus after shopping at the DIY store in Southend-on-Sea
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 12, 2017 06:50
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[UK] Her Rude Highness: Beautiful, yes, but not particularly charming, CRAIG BROWN on how Princess Margaret turned pickiness into an art form as she went out of her way to ruffle feathers and put strangers at unease

‘She smoked continuously, not even putting out her cigarette when the soup arrived, but instead leaning it up against the ashtray... I picked up a lighter and she snatched it out of my hand...“You don’t light my cigarette, dear. Oh no, you’re not that clo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 12, 2017 06:37
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[Sweden, UK] Nicotine in e-cigarettes 'can triple the risk of heart damage by increasing the blood pressure of users'

And the study found that a condition known as arterial stiffness was three times greater in smokers using an e-cigarette containing nicotine than in one without nicotine.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 12, 2017 05:21
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[UK] Britain's £1.5billion foreign aid budget is being used to cut smoking in China and keep homes in India cool

a Government watchdog warns today.... Examples include a £133,584 grant to Sun Yat-Sen University for a project looking at how to reduce smoking amongst migrant workers in factories in Guangzhou, China.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 12, 2017 05:15
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[UK] Vaping in pregnancy increases a child's risk of asthma even if the e-cigarettes are nicotine free

'Our study demonstrates that maternal vaping is associated with impaired lung function and an increased risk of asthma in offspring.' Asthma affects around 5.4million people in the UK. It has no cure and can cause deadly attacks if poorly controlled.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 12, 2017 04:28
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