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[UK] Vaping makes users more likely to catch pneumonia – just like smoking tobacco or breathing in traffic fumes, experts warn

The vapour from e-cigarettes helps bacteria that cause the condition to stick to the cells that line the airways, they said. The effect occurs with traditional cigarette smoke and those who are exposed to air pollution high in particulates from vehicle
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 8, 2018 06:13
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[UK] Revealed - what just one cigarette does to your body: From stomach ache to ear infection, we break down the immediate effects smoking can have

The first drag of a cigarette not only starts you down a road full of chronic disease risks - it can cause immediate symptoms smokers may not even realize come from indulging the vice. Just one cigarette can instantly stuff up your sinuses and sting you
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 7, 2018 19:38
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[UK] Introduction of standardised tobacco packaging during a 12-month transition period: Findings from small retailers in the United Kingdom

Tobacco companies used the transition period to delay the removal of fully branded products and gradually introduce standardised variants. This staggered introduction may have mitigated some of the immediate intended effects of the legislation by desensi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 7, 2018 16:30
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[UK] Lambert & Butler owner assures on full-year results despite Palmer & Harvey hit

Tobacco giant Imperial Brands has said annual earnings remain on track despite a first half hit from the collapse of UK wholesale Palmer & Harvey, the rising pound and tighter regulation. The group – which makes Davidoff and Lambert & Butler – said firs
Press Association (uk)
added Feb 7, 2018 16:00
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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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