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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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[UK] World No Tobacco Day: Why tobacco remains a global threat

But not all countries have made such progress. The damage that tobacco causes, both to health and wealth, is becoming increasingly obvious in some of the world’s poorest countries. And with almost 8 in 10 of the world’s one billion smokers living in the
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Jun 1, 2017 01:33
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[UK] Global investors support government action on tobacco control

53 investors, health systems, pension funds and insurers, representing US$3.8 trillion in assets under management, have signed a statement to the World Health Organization (WHO) representatives and national health ministers openly supporting stronger reg
PRI Association (Principles for Responsible Investment) (uk)
added May 31, 2017 18:44
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[UK] World must stop investing in tobacco say fund managers in charge of $3.8 trillion

”We strive within our own scope of action to support the ambition of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in line with our commitment to the positive role finance can play in sustainable development more broadly".
The Independent (uk)
added May 31, 2017 18:33
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UK councils under pressure over £1bn of tobacco investments

Some of the world’s largest investment firms have thrown their weight behind efforts to combat smoking, sparking renewed calls for UK local authorities to divest all their shares in the tobacco industry from their pension fund investments. More than 50
The Guardian (uk)
added May 31, 2017 18:31
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[UK] Sparking controversy: Children toying with cigarettes and glamorous women smoking revealed in rare artwork from England's last tobacco factory walls

Rare paintings from England's last tobacco factory which show children playing with cigarettes are set to go up for auction. The artwork, which has never been on public display, show glamorous women smoking, children handing out cigarettes and even a to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 31, 2017 15:22
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[UK] These are the dangers of smoking while pregnant

One in four women who go to NHS antenatal classes in part of the West Midlands is a smoker - one of the highest rates in the country. New NHS figures reveal Walsall Healthcare saw a rate of one woman smoking out of every six who used the antenatal servi
Birmingham Mail (uk)
added May 31, 2017 13:40
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[UK] E-cigarettes in the workplace: an employer’s guide to vaping

This guide covers the following: The growth of vaping and the evidence around its safety and other risks. Employer policies on the use of e-cigarettes in the workplace, including guidance from Acas, the Health and Safety Executive and Public Health Engl
PersonnelToday.com (uk)
added May 30, 2017 23:30
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[UK] Smoking kills 7 MILLION people each year - almost double the death toll recorded for the bad habit in 2000 - and will lead to a billion deaths by the end of this century

The startling figures show that tobacco use is now the leading cause of preventable deaths across the world, ahead of obesity. And experts stress the death toll is only going to keep on rising without tougher laws and regulations on cigarettes in develo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 30, 2017 20:47
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