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[UK] At last, a good use for tobacco: Plants are being used to grow human skin proteins to treat injuries

Tobacco plants are being used to grow human skin proteins for a new way to treat tendon injuries such as tennis elbow. The quick-growing plants have been genetically engineered to produce leaves with collagen – the main component of the body's connective
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 17, 2017 17:54
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[UK] No bar! Smoking ban in beer gardens is blocked by the Government over fears it would spark pub closures

A smoking ban in beer gardens and al-fresco dining areas has been blocked by the Government after ministers claimed it could lead to pub closures. The ban extension, supported by London Mayor Sadiq Khan, was part of a proposal in a list of demands made
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 14, 2017 18:08
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[UK] Smoking ban in beer gardens and al-fresco dining areas rejected by ministers

A smoking ban in beer gardens and al-fresco dining areas has been blocked by the Government after ministers warned they would infringe on people's freedom and lead to pub closures. The proposals to extend the ban to outdoor areas were have been included
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 14, 2017 17:17
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Smoking ban countdown: THIS is the date 10 packs of cigarettes will be BANNED in UK

The new laws are set to crackdown on young people taking up smoking by targeting smaller packs of fags and rolling tobacco. Packaging will also change dramatically, with all brands forced to stick to standardised, plain designs. The rules come into
Daily Star (uk)
added Apr 14, 2017 00:39
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[UK] Wife, 31, who saved her husband's life by spotting his cancer tragically dies from a lung tumour even though she did NOT smoke after her symptoms were dismissed by doctors as 'stress'

Andrea had complained of nausea and back pains and, following scans, doctors broke the devastating news that she had terminal lung cancer... Only 20 per cent of lung cancer cases are related to smoking, according to Cancer Research UK.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 13, 2017 15:03
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[UK] NO SMOKE WITHOUT FIRE New laws restricting sale of e-liquids and e-cigarettes will ‘make vaping more expensive’

NEW laws restricting the sales of e-liquids and e-cigarettes will “inevitably” push up the cost of vaping, a trade organisation has warned. Vaping devices are known for being cheaper than cigarettes and are designed as way to help smokers kick their habi
The Sun (uk)
added Apr 13, 2017 14:51
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[UK] Taxi driver fined £230 for smoking in HIS OWN cab

A taxi driver in Lincolnshire has been forced to pay up over £230 after being caught smoking in his own cab. Kevin Doughty was spotted smoking a cigarette in his Ford Mondeo by a council officer on August 31 last year.
Lincolnshire Echo (uk)
added Apr 13, 2017 14:46
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[Ireland, UK] Anderson Welcomes Ruling On Plain Packaging For Tobacco

Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson has welcomed a Supreme Court ruling on plain packaging for cigarettes and tobacco products. Martina Anderson said: 'This ruling from the Supreme Court on the tobacco industry's appeal over plain packaging is very welcome. '
Public.
added Apr 12, 2017 20:24
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[UK] New laws on e-cigarettes are coming into force next month - here’s what is happening

E-cigarettes are now regulated under the Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016 which comes into force on May 20. According to Trading Standards officers, the new laws affect the types of product which are on sale. For instance, the maximum siz
Yahoo!
added Apr 12, 2017 19:06
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[UK] Smoking law changes: Ban on 10-packs of cigarettes comes in on 21 May with plain packaging made mandatory

Smokers will no longer be able to buy cigarettes in packs of 10 after a new law to deter young people from taking up the habit is introduced next month. From 21 May, shops will be banned from selling small bags of rolling tobacco and 10-packs of cigaret
The Independent (uk)
added Apr 12, 2017 15:30
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