Tobacco industry

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Cigarette butt recycling scheme aims to stub out waste in Catalonia
Move could provide income for homeless and clean up Barcelona’s streets and beaches, says government

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

20, May, 2022 @10:48 AM

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Probable Russian debt default unlikely to cause a global financial earthquake | Nils Pratley
While in theory a possible default sounds like a major financial event experts remain relaxed

Nils Pratley

14, Mar, 2022 @7:42 PM

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British American Tobacco halts Russia sales after U-turn
Owner of brands including Rothmans had said it would still sell products – but will now pull out

Rob Davies

11, Mar, 2022 @5:47 PM

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British American Tobacco to continue selling cigarettes in Russia
London-based Rothmans maker says it will abide by sanctions instead of halting operations in country

Rob Davies

09, Mar, 2022 @6:04 PM

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Extensive reforms needed to curb corporate power in Australian politics, human rights group says
New report from Human Rights Law Centre says fossil fuel, gambling and tobacco industries are distorting Australia’s democracy

Ben Butler

27, Jan, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Firms under fire for using UK influencers to push nicotine products
Companies accused of using social media influencers to entice young people to try nicotine products

Rob Davies and Georgina Quach

08, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The proposed medicinal licensing of e-cigarettes is grotesque | Letters
Letters: The tobacco industry is attempting to align itself with the legitimate pharmaceutical industry and clean up its image, writes Philip Barber


03, Nov, 2021 @5:45 PM

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‘There is something for everybody’: readers on switching from cigarettes to vaping
Four people reveal how using e-cigarettes helped them stop smoking and how they can help others quit

Rachel Obordo

29, Oct, 2021 @3:56 PM

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‘Smoking kills’ could be printed on every cigarette under new UK proposals
MPs propose raft of tough new measures aimed at getting more people to stop smoking

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

20, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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GPs caution against telehealth websites promising consultation for vaping scripts ‘in minutes’
New laws require prescriptions for nicotine vaping products; sellers are offering links to doctors they say can prescribe their products

Melissa Davey Medical editor

06, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Inhaler firm Vectura removed from conference over Philip Morris takeover
Academics object to UK company’s sponsorship of pharmaceutical event after tobacco giant seals £1.1bn deal

Julia Kollewe and Rob Davies

16, Sep, 2021 @6:00 PM

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International research shows ‘strong evidence’ linking vaping to cigarette smoking
People under 20 who used vapes were found to be more than three times as likely to have ever smoked tobacco cigarettes

Donna Lu

08, Sep, 2021 @6:05 PM

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