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[UK] Hampshire County Council slammed after £80 million pumped into British American Tobacco

Hampshire County Council’s pension fund has invested the money into one of the biggest tobacco companies in the world, British American Tobacco (BAT). The council top the list of UK authorities who have investments in tobacco.
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Jun 3, 2017 16:23
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[UK] TINDALL/BOWMAN: Following the decision by a group of investors to quit the tobacco industry, should others follow suit?

Q: Following the decision by a group of investors to quit the tobacco industry, should others follow suit? YES – Adam Tindall, chief executive of AMP Capital / NO – Sam Bowman, executive director of the Adam Smith Institute.
City A.M. (uk)
added Jun 2, 2017 16:59
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[UK] Tobacco the ‘silent killer’ of HIV patients, say researchers

Medical advances in HIV mean that HIV patients may only lose about five years of life due to HIV. However, if they smoke, they may lose as much as 12 years of life. This means that tobacco use is more than twice as likely to cause death in HIV patients a
Centre for Historical Economics and Related Research at York University
added Jun 2, 2017 16:33
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[Africa, UK] Tobacco use among people living with HIV: analysis of data from Demographic and Health Surveys from 28 low-income and middle-income countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco use leads to substantial morbidity and mortality among HIV-positive individuals. Countries with a high prevalence of tobacco use among HIV-positive populations, as highlighted by our study, should prioritise introduction of tobacco cessation in t
The Lancet (uk)
added Jun 1, 2017 22:27
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[UK] Ronnie Wood celebrates his 70th birthday with wife Sally, 39, and his twin daughters with a photo... as he reveals neck scar after having keyhole surgery for a small lesion on his lung

Health-conscious: A source said: 'Ronnie is giving [cigarettes] up for good. He's really serious about kicking the habit and has been constantly puffing on his vape stick' While it was not stated whether or not the lesion was benign or malignant, it woul
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 1, 2017 20:48
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[UK] Cannabis myth debunked: Adding tobacco will NOT make you more stoned - but will help to sharpen memory, reveals first study of its kind

mixing the two together may help to lessen the memory impairment caused by smoking cannabis. The new University College London research suggested this could be because nicotine has previously been proven to sharpen the mind. As legalisation of cannabis
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:45
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[UK] No Smoke Without Lots of Angry Prisoners

Many fear it will, again, highlight the gap between the formal aspirations of what our prisons should be and the reality that lies underneath. “The pressure for the Government is that, if they don’t do something, the chances are there’ll be further leg
Volteface (uk)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:00
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[UK] Smokers banned from lighting up outside Hull Royal Infirmary

A cancer patient says a new smoking ban outside Hull Royal Infirmary is a step in the right direction. The ban initiated by the Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust comes into force tomorrow. As well as Hull Royal Infirmary, it also covers
Hull Daily Mail / This is Hull and East Riding (uk)
added Jun 1, 2017 17:47
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[Poland, UK] Preston illegal tobacco factory bus sparked investigation into £17m trade

HM Revenue and Customs discovered that a Poland-based criminal network used several sites in the North West and Essex to process raw tobacco into illegal tobacco products in an attempt to evade Excise Duty and VAT. During the investigation, HMRC seized
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Jun 1, 2017 17:45
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[UK] Landlord of Leeds pub stubs out smoking in beer garden

A pub landlord in Meanwood is promising his beer garden will be a breath of fresh air for families in north Leeds after making it a smoke-free zone. Scott Westlake has decided to take the controversial step of stubbing out smoking at the Myrtle Tavern’s b
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Jun 1, 2017 17:44
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