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[UK] 'Low tar' or 'light' cigarettes are 'MORE' likely to give smokers lung cancer

Experts investigated why rates of adenocarcinoma, a tumour that grows deep in the lungs, had gone up in recent years while cases of other lung cancers had dropped as more people gave up smoking. They found a link to cigarettes with tiny ventilation hol
The Mirror (uk)
added May 22, 2017 11:48

[UK] ‘Red tape’ for vape

Nigel Carter OBE, CEO of the Oral Health Foundation, a charity working to raise awareness about the importance of good oral health and wellbeing, welcomes the new regulations that will now impact the 2.3m Brits who use e-cigarettes. Nigel says, “One of
The Dentist (uk)
added May 22, 2017 11:47

[UK] Help for South Craven smokers to stub-out the habit

North Yorkshire County Council says there is a range of support available. And to tie in with World No Tobacco Day, which takes place next Wednesday (May 31), it is stressing that the benefits of quitting extend beyond health. County Councillor Carolin
Keighley News (uk)
added May 22, 2017 11:45

[Togo, UK] Makers of Marlboro cigarettes are blasted for launching a branded TIN cases just as strict new plain-package laws take effect

From today, retailers may only stock plain, unbranded packets of cigarettes featuring graphic images of its negative health impacts in a further bid to deter smokers. Philip Morris, which manufactures Marlboro cigarettes, is accused of introducing dura
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 21, 2017 20:17

[UK] VIDEO: In 60 seconds: A history of smoking laws

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 21, 2017 20:13

Stricter cigarette packaging rules come into force in UK

Cigarettes must be sold in standardised green packaging bearing graphic warnings of the dangers of smoking from this weekend, as rules designed to prevent young people taking up the habit come into full effect in the UK. All packs must contain at least
Press Association (uk)
added May 20, 2017 15:48

[UK] Marlboro maker accused of using branded tins to sidestep plain packaging rules

The maker of Marlboro cigarettes has been accused of trying to sidestep new UK laws on plain packaging by rolling out durable tins that look just like ordinary cigarette packets. Philip Morris, one of the world’s largest tobacco companies, came under fir
The Guardian (uk)
added May 19, 2017 21:45

Availability and use of cheap tobacco in the UK 2002 - 2014: Findings from the International Tobacco Control Project

IMPLICATIONS The effectiveness of price increases as a deterrent to smoking is being undermined by the availability of cheap tobacco such as roll-your-own tobacco and cartons of packs of factory-made cigarettes. Wide price ranges allowed smokers in 2014
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 19, 2017 21:29

[Europe, UK] Cigarettes must be sold in standardised green packaging from this weekend

All packs must contain a minimum of 20 cigarettes to make sure the packs are big enough for health warnings to cover 65% of the front and back, with the brand name restricted to a standard size, font and colour. The EU Tobacco Products Directive has all
Press Association (uk)
added May 19, 2017 21:27

[UK] Trying to (East)Ender the habit? Rita Simons seeks a smoking alternative as she puffs on a vape pen... yet STILL carries crafty pack of cigarettes during low-key coffee date

The 40-year-old actress was inhaling through the smoking replacement, yet bizarrely still held a box of cigarettes in her other hand, although there was nothing to imply the tobacco in her hand was her own.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 19, 2017 21:25
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