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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

[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

[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

[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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[UK] Gotcha! 350 litter louts fined £75 for dropping cigarettes in Worcester

MORE than 350 people have been slapped with £75 fines for dropping cigarette butts in Worcester since October, it has emerged. The litter blitz has seen Worcester City Council dish out a staggering £27,375 in on-the-spot penalties during the last six mon
Worcester News (Newsquest [Worcester) Limited] (uk)
added Apr 1, 2017 22:01

UK cigarette ban sparks Facebook 'black market' where fags are sold on cheap

SMOKERS are ditching convenience stores for the “black market” of illegal sellers using social media to flog fags...there’s fears the illegal trade of tobacco online will only continue to grow as new smoking law changes arrive in Britain. The new rules,
Daily Star (uk)
added Apr 1, 2017 18:09

[UK] Tobacco giants close to rescue deal for troubled Palmer and Harvey

are nearing a deal to shore up the finances of Palmer and Harvey (P&H), the cash-and-carry group that is a crucial part of Tesco's UK supply chain. Sky News has learnt that Imperial Brands and Japan Tobacco International (JTI), which between them own br
Sky News (uk)
added Apr 1, 2017 16:58
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[UK] Second Nuneaton business fined for selling vaping products containing nicotine to children

Socialites Zero sold e-cigarette liquid containing nicotine to an undercover 15-year-old while trading from a stall at the Ropewalk Shopping Centre in March 2015. The business was given a warning by trading standards officers and told that further test
Coventry Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 31, 2017 23:24

[UK] Cigarette sales cool at Imperial Brands

The amount of cigarettes sold by tobacco giant Imperial Brands looks to have declined once again in the first half of its 2017 financial year.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 31, 2017 22:38

[UK] Junior football club first in North Lincolnshire to ban smoking on touchline

A SCUNTHORPE junior football club is believed to be the first in North Lincolnshire to introduce a total smoking ban at its ground. Park Tigers JFC will implement the ban tomorrow (Friday, March 31) and prohibit smoking anywhere at Charles Le Quelenec P
Scunthorpe Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 31, 2017 22:24
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