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E-cigarettes could be prompting UK teens to start smoking traditional cigarettes, study finds

Researchers found that within 12 months of trying an e-cigarette, 34% of teenagers went on to smoke a traditional cigarette for the first time. That figure compared with 9% who tried a cigarette within the same 12 months but had never tried an e-cigar
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Aug 22, 2017 02:33
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[Europe] UK : Complaint against ads promoting vaping for harm reduction

The UK's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), received and upheld an anonymous complaint, saying that adverts encouraging smokers to switch to e-cigarettes as safer alternatives are against EU law.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Aug 22, 2017 02:31
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[UK] Imperial sighs after broker waves away vaping scepticism ($$)

Imperial Brands outperformed a flat London market on Monday after RBC said recent weakness had "thrown up an outstanding buying opportunity".
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 21, 2017 22:43
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[UK] Keep pets away from e-cigarettes over poisoning fears, vets warn

Pet owners have been warned to keep animals away from e-cigarettes after a spike in the number of poisoning cases linked to the devices. Vets warned that reports of pets becoming ill after biting into e-cigarettes or refills have soared from 17 in 2013
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Aug 21, 2017 14:06
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[UK] SMOKE SCREEN Nicotine patches and gum ‘DON’T help smokers quit – and most use them while STILL smoking’

a new study from the University of California has found that, without counselling, NRT hardly ever works and smokers continue to puff on fags while using the therapy. Worse still, they claim tobacco companies have known this for years.
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Aug 21, 2017 13:20
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[UK] Smoking banned at Darent Valley Hospital

The hospital has announced that smoking and vaping will be banned across the whole site from October 2. Staff are already forbidden from smoking and vaping in hospital grounds but the ban will be extended to patients. A spokesman for Darent Valley said
News Shopper (uk)
added Aug 21, 2017 13:17
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[Congo, Somalia, UK, USA] U.S. Authorities Urged to Investigate British American Tobacco for Allegations of Widespread Bribery and Corruption in Africa

[CTFK] is urging the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate BAT and its subsidiaries for possible violations of the anti-bribery and accounting provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Toba
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 18, 2017 21:25
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[UK] Smokers quizzed over Albion's survival chances at the litter bin

A ‘ballot bin’ has been fixed to a post at the taxi rank in Chapel Road and invites smokers to vote on a simple question by putting their cigarette ends in one of two slots... “This is a fun way of getting across a serious point. “Cigarette ends are the
The Argus Brighton Hove and Sussex (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 20:37
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[UK] New Government data shows valuable Stop Smoking Services continue to decline

"Despite impressive ambitions in the Government’s recently published Tobacco Control Plan these highly successful services have been left under-funded. The Government must put its money where its mouth is and provide proper investment to local authorities
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 20:36
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[Africa, Congo, Mid-east, Somalia, Sudan South, UK] Revealed: how British American Tobacco exploited war zones to sell cigarettes

While civilians were being killed and cities ravaged by violence, BAT pursued opportunities to grow its markets. The documents describe how cartons of cigarettes were distributed to traders hidden in black bags in Somalia after Al-Shabaab banned sales a
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 18:37
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