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[UK] Imperial Brands maintains full-year guidance despite hit from Palmer & Harvey collapse

Palmer & Harvey, one of the UK's largest cigarette supplier, went into administration last November after unsuccessful attempts to restructure the business in the face of challenging trading conditions. Imperial said reported operating profit will take
Proactiveinvestors UK Ltd (uk)
added Feb 7, 2018 15:59
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[Ireland, UK] Health chiefs will not give green light to vaping

Irish health chiefs have no plans to review their policy on vaping despite an official call in England for the use of e-cigarettes in hospitals as part of an anti-smoking drive.
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 7, 2018 15:40
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[UK] Have your say on whether Bexleyheath town centre should becoming a smoke-free zone

The consultation, which started yesterday (February 5) is on a proposed voluntary Smoke-free zone that would initially run as a pilot for six months, and cover the main pedestrianised areas in the town centre, including around Bexleyheath Clock Tower.
Bexley Times (uk)
added Feb 7, 2018 15:39
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[UK] HAJEK: GOING VAPE? More than a million people use e-cigarettes to stop smoking and there’s calls for them to be sold in hospitals — but is vaping safe?

Here, Professor Peter Hajek, director of the Tobacco Dependence Research Unit, Queen Mary University of London, ­separates fact from fiction
The Sun (uk)
added Feb 7, 2018 15:38
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[UK] Inmates who joined in riot convicted of prison mutiny

problems began after a national prison smoking ban was being trialled at the site. He said: “As you can imagine it caused tensions to rise among prisoners as it was, frankly, a very unpopular move. “And like other public bodies, the prison was short-sta
Press Association (uk)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:32
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UK experts urge smokers to switch to e-cigs for big health gains

In a review of evidence on e-cigarettes commissioned by the government-backed authority Public Health England, experts said e-cigarettes could already be helping some 20,000 UK smokers a year to quit tobacco - and possibly many more. The report said the
Reuters
added Feb 7, 2018 00:27
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[UK] ITV's Love Island DID show far too many smoking scenes and encouraged impressionable youngsters to pick up the deadly habit, reveal academics

The reality TV series, watched by impressionable teenagers, regularly displayed contestants smoking and cigarette branding was sometimes visible. Series three delivered at least 559 million overall tobacco 'impressions' to the UK population, including
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 23:41
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[UK] Evidence review of e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products 2018 (PDF) (243pp)

• Future studies, whether funded by manufacturers or independently, should ensure conduct of studies in line with established guidelines such as definitions of abstinence from smoking, using intention-to-treat analysis and registering trial protocols
GOV.UK
added Feb 6, 2018 18:24
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[UK] E-cigarettes should be on sale in hospital shops, health body says

Vaping should be widely encouraged as a way to help people quit smoking, and e-cigarettes should even be offered for sale in hospital shops, the government’s public health body has said. At least 20,000 people a year could be giving up cigarettes thanks
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:23
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[UK] PHE publishes independent expert e-cigarettes evidence review

The main findings of PHE’s evidence review are that: vaping poses only a small fraction of the risks of smoking and switching completely from smoking to vaping conveys substantial health benefits e-cigarettes could be contributing to at least 20,000 suc
GOV.UK
added Feb 6, 2018 18:23
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