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[UK] Litter 'Stasi' are handing out 380 spot fines a day as concerns grow over private wardens given police-style powers

Fines for dropping cigarette butts account for 90 per cent of fines in most areas... Fixed penalties can be charged for spitting, dropping cigarette butts, failure to display a no smoking sign
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 13, 2017 01:47
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[UK] Multiples’ tobacco under RRP – indies pay the price

Multiple retailers are slashing the price of tobacco to such an extent that it’s cheaper for many independents to buy it from a supermarket than from wholesale. A survey conducted by Retail Express found that 60% of convenience stores said they have a s
betterRetailing (uk)
added May 13, 2017 01:43
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[UK] Local retailers reminded of new e-cigarette rules

Cumbria County Council say they are becoming more popular as they are considered a "safer" alternative to smoking, with specialist 'vaping bars' opening across the county. The new requirements, upheld by the Cumbria Trading Standards, include: Health in
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added May 13, 2017 01:42
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[UK] Call for bold targets to save ‘thousands of lives’ and NHS money lost to tobacco

Thousands of cases of cancer, heart disease and stroke could be avoided if just 5% of the population smoked by 2035, research suggests. A new study, commissioned by Cancer Research UK, also found there would be huge savings to the NHS if smoking rates f
Press Association (uk)
added May 12, 2017 20:14
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[UK] Leaked draft of Labour 2017 manifesto – full text

Labour will implement a Tobacco Control Plan, focussing on issues of mental health and children smokers, along with groups in society, such as BAME and LGBT communities, with high prevalence of the use of tobacco products.
The Spectator (uk)
added May 12, 2017 16:55
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[UK] Quit smoking to save the NHS: Treating smokers costs THIS much every year

QUITTING smoking could save the NHS millions of pounds a year by preventing thousands of related illnesses, according to new research.
The [London, UK] Express
added May 12, 2017 16:53
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[UK] 'WHERE DO THEY THINK I'LL GET THE MONEY FROM?' Mum’s fury after being slapped with £1k fine for dropping a cigarette butt when she can’t afford carpets for her son’s bedroom

Chelsie Lawton, 26, was spotted stubbing a fag out outside a shopping centre by an environmental crime officer, and issued with an on-the-spot £80 fine.
The Sun (uk)
added May 11, 2017 20:08
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[UK] More than half of e-cigarette users have quit smoking tobacco, survey reveals

Action on Smoking and Health, which carried out the poll, says the findings highlight a communication challenge about the risk of vaping compared to smoking tobacco For the first time, more than half of e-cigarette users in the UK are ex-smokers, accord
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added May 11, 2017 20:06
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[UK] Hare spotted enjoying a cigarette break

What made it even weirder is that at the time, Michael, 45, was on his own ciggy break, so it looked like the hare was joining him. But in reality it was probably a bit of straw and not a roll-up, he said.
Metro Café (uk)
added May 11, 2017 19:50
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[UK] Parfetts surprised by tobacco stock complaints

Wholesaler Parfetts has defended itself against accusations of tobacco stock issues, citing a 7% year on year increase in sales over the past 10 weeks. Customers complained to Retail Express that shelves had been half empty purchasing at depots for the
betterRetailing (uk)
added May 11, 2017 14:51
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