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[UK] Ex-marine commando turned piracy expert caught smuggling with his father

Diccon Wood, assistant director at the HMRC's Fraud Investigation Service, said:...“Disrupting criminal trade is at the heart of our strategy to clamp down on the illicit tobacco market, which costs the UK around £2billion a year. Anyone with information
Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Apr 6, 2017 03:12
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[UK] Smoking prevalence and attributable disease burden in 195 countries and territories, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]t

demographic forces are poised to heighten smoking's global toll, unless progress in preventing initiation and promoting cessation can be substantially accelerated. Greater success in tobacco control is possible but requires effective, comprehensive, and a
The Lancet (uk)
added Apr 6, 2017 02:06
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[UK] Public health cuts will lead to more sick people, report warns

Quit Stop, Sheffield NHS’s stop smoking service. The report says anti-smoking services are at risk
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 5, 2017 10:18
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[UK] Barnet children make film about the dangers of shisha for school workshops

A shisha awareness film which busts misconceptions about smoking has been made by six Barnet young people. The film, More Than One Choice, was made by six young filmmakers as part of a shisha awareness campaign from Barnet Public Health and was aiming t
Hendon Times (uk)
added Apr 5, 2017 10:14
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[UK] BURNING RUBBER Stunned shopper snaps Tesco gaffe after condoms were stocked on a ‘Smoking Alternatives’ shelf

The shopper tweeted a photo of the supermarket, adding: “Smoking alternatives: condoms. “Well done @Tesco.” The supermarket giant replied: “‘Oh dear Beth! I’d like to make the store aware of this, can you confirm the store you visited?”
The Sun (uk)
added Apr 4, 2017 16:27
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[UK] 65,000 cigarettes found dumped in a field in Crewe

Cheshire East Council's trading standards team are asking the public for any information to help identify who was responsible. The cigarettes – estimated to have a street value of £24,000 – are known as ‘cheap whites’, foreign imports brought into the U
Signal Radio (uk)
added Apr 4, 2017 11:40
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[UK] Health trust starts countdown to smokefree status

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has launched its one-year countdown to becoming ‘smokefree’. In order to help reduce the number of people who smoke and the serious illnesses associated with smoking, the trust has made public its pledge for all
Berwick Advertiser (uk)
added Apr 4, 2017 11:37
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[UK] Counterfeit tobacco and cigarettes sold on Facebook

Consignments made out to be genuine brands are being sold by people using fake profiles on buy and sell pages for the south-east of England. Cheap tobacco purchased by BBC South East was found to contain double the lead content and a third more cadmium
BBC Online
added Apr 2, 2017 01:44
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[UK] Confront drinkers and smokers or lose millions, hospitals told ($$)

Hospitals have been told to confront patients about their drinking and smoking or lose out on hundreds of millions of pounds as part of measures to prevent ill health. Simon Stevens, chief executive of NHS England, said that “patients, staff and the tax
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 2, 2017 01:43
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[UK] Heart risk is 13 times higher for women who smoke: Female smokers are at the highest risk of serious heart attack

Young female smokers are nearly 13 times more likely to suffer a serious heart attack than non-smokers, a new study has found. Women under 50 were at the highest risk compared to both non-smokers and male smokers of the same age, according to British res
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 1, 2017 22:08
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