Smokers

Number Of Adult Smokers In England Drops Below 20%

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK

The number of adults smoking in England has fallen below 20% for the first time in probably 80 years, researchers have said. In a letter to the Britis...

Teen Smokers Unmoved By Graphic Warnings On Cigarette Packets

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.09.2013 | UK

Putting graphic warnings on the back of cigarette packs has little impact on teen smokers, according to new research. While pictures fare slightly bet...

E-Cigarettes To Be Regulated

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK

Electronic cigarettes are to be classed as "medicines" under new proposals to tighten up the regulation of nicotine-containing products. Manufacturers...

Plain Cigarette Packaging Wins Scottish Government Support

PA | Posted 27.03.2013 | UK

Cigarettes and other tobacco products should be sold in plain packaging, the Scottish government has said. The pledge makes Scotland the first part...

Fake Fags Costs Imperial Tobacco

Charlie Thomas | Posted 30.10.2012 | UK

Cigarettes giant Imperial Tobacco has reduced the value of its Spanish business by £1.2 billion writedown after austerity-hit smokers turn to black m...

Smokers of the World Unite!

Benjamin Lazarus | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK
Benjamin Lazarus

So as this spectre of anti-smoking haunts our great nation, I encourage all who believe in the cause of freedom to stop this militant prohibition against those of us who enjoy our vices, and we must never been made to apologize to anyone for doing so.

The Smoking Dictatorship

Rita Pal | Posted 22.01.2012 | UK
Rita Pal

If you are a smoker shopping in a UK supermarket, you may be able spot a loaf of Allinson's bread. His essays outlined the best way to achieve good health - to eat less, exercise more, cut down drink and tobacco.

Stop-Smoking Pill Could Save NHS Millions Of Pounds

PA | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A nicotine substitute which can be bought online for 12p more than triples a smoker's chances of quitting for at least a year, re...

Female Smokers At Greater Risk Of Heart Disease

www.guardian.co.uk | Posted 11.10.2011 | UK Lifestyle

A new US study has revealed that the risk of heart disease linked to smoking is 25% higher in women....