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[UK] Smokeless cigarettes not as harmless as claimed, study says

found that users speed up their “puff rate” in order to inhale more nicotine because the heat stick lasts for just six minutes, after which the device shuts off and needs to be recharged. That means they may potentially breathe in large amounts of vapour.
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 14, 2018 15:25
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[UK] PET WARNING: The damage smoking can cause your cats and dogs REVEALED

SMOKERS are being warned not to light up around their pets in a new campaign launched today to stop animals being harmed by cigarette fumes. A leading veterinary charity says passive smoking is just as dangerous for cats and dogs as people, yet many pets
Daily Express (uk)
added Mar 14, 2018 15:17
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[UK] Tax treatment of heated tobacco products: response to the consultation (PDF)

3.2 The government has therefore decided to introduce a new category for heated tobacco products. This will maintain the efficiency and effectiveness of the duty regime and give certainty to manufacturers and consumers about the duty treatment of heated t
GOV.UK
added Mar 14, 2018 15:15
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[UK] Nicotine confusion on No Smoking Day

health officials are warning that misunderstandings about nicotine may be stopping people who want to quit from using e-cigarettes or nicotine replacement therapies like patches and gum. A recent Public Health England (PHE) report shows 40% of smokers wr
BootsWebMD (uk)
added Mar 14, 2018 15:08
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[UK] Child vapers more likely to be smokers

followed 1,152 children aged between 11 and 18 for four to six months. At the start, 11 per cent had tried vaping and 20 per cent had smoked tobacco. By the end, those who had vaped were 12 times more likely to have smoked tobacco than those who had never
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 17:18
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[UK] People who quit smoking ‘save thousands on life cover’

People who give up smoking can save thousands of pounds on their life insurance premiums, an analysis shows. Those who quit the habit could be eligible for non-smoker premium rates if they have not smoked tobacco or used any nicotine replacement produ
Health Insurance Daily (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 15:53
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[UK] Hospital sites to go smoke free by March 2019

Hartlepool Mail (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 15:52
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[UK] Children who try e-cigarettes are 12 times more likely to start smoking tobacco compared to those who have never used them

Scientists have uncovered strong evidence of a so-called ‘gateway effect’, according to the first UK study of its kind. The results are highly controversial because public health officials have been promoting e-cigarettes as a safe way of quitting smoki
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 15:51
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[UK] Northamptonshire County Council: £10m public health grant probe

The county council received more than £70m in funding from Public Health England over a two-year period. It was meant to be used only for specific purposes, such as health education and smoking cessation services.
BBC Online
added Mar 13, 2018 15:49
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[UK] Tobacco licences and a 'polluter levy' could be introduced to stop smoking in Greater Manchester

PLANS to eradicate smoking in Greater Manchester by 2028 could see more smoke free places introduced, tobacco retailers licensed and a 'polluter levy' implemented. A couple from Bolton is helping the region towards this goal by becoming the face of a ne
This is Bolton / Bolton Evening News (BEN) (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 15:27
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