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[UK] Ghosts of Bristol’s shameful slave past haunt its graceful landmarks

A petition to rename a building honouring a tobacco baron has led to fresh calls for the city to come to terms with the roots of its wealth
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 19, 2018 23:34
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The London Report: UK-listed tobacco groups join slump

British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands slumped after Philip Morris said sales growth had slowed for its heated tobacco pipe, which raised fresh doubts about whether the companies’ next-generation products can compensate for declining cigarette sale
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 19, 2018 16:42
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[UK] Live: Bristol ‘litter police’ take people to court over dropped cigarettes

Individuals accused of dropping cigarettes in various parts of the city, including Broadmead and Temple Meads train station, will be prosecuted at Bristol Magistrates’ Court from 10am. The cases, which have been brought by Bristol City Council, are beli
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Apr 19, 2018 16:18
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[UK] New plea to protect West Norfolk youth footballers from smoke risks

Members of the Necton and Shouldham junior football clubs promote the campaign for smokefree sidelines
Lynn News (uk)
added Apr 19, 2018 16:17
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[UK] 29,000 counterfeit cigarettes seized

A two day operation saw Trading Standards officers, aided by sniffer dogs, seize the cigarettes from 16 shops across Grays, Little Thurrock and Tilbury. In many instances, the cigarettes had been hidden away in secret compartments in ceilings and walls.
Thurrock Gazette (uk)
added Apr 19, 2018 16:16
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[UK] Midlands health visitors in new smoking cessation drive

Health visitors and smoking cessation experts at Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust have joined forces to launch a new service for pregnant women and their families.
Nursing Times
added Apr 18, 2018 13:21
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[UK] Butcher caught in fake cigarettes raid hid goods in sausage mix

Adam Johnstone-Smith was raided THREE times in less than two months as he persisted in continuing his bootleg enterprise. The 71-year-old even hid part of the haul in a vat of spice mix for sausages in a possible bid to throw sniffer dogs off the scent.
Greenock Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 17, 2018 19:48
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Big UK companies singled out over poor gender balance

Letters were also sent to companies that had low representation of women in top management and among their direct reports, including Persimmon, the housebuilder, British American Tobacco, CRH, the building materials company, and Tui, the travel group.
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 17, 2018 19:13
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[UK] LETTER: Continuing impact of slavery past and present

The money that paid for the Wills Memorial Building, and much else in Bristol, was actually generated by the exploitation of the labour of British workers, mostly women and girls, in the Bedminster factories, built after 1886. The Wills family have more
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 17, 2018 18:54
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[UK] AUDIO: Nick Conrad, Smoke Free Sidelines

Why there's a campaign in the county for people not to smoke while children play sport.
BBC Online
added Apr 17, 2018 16:19
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