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Tuesday 20 August 2013
The Old Bailey heard that the devices were nothing more than plastic boxes with antennae attached
Monday 19 August 2013
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the largest seizure of illegal weapons in the city’s history yesterday, with authorities indicting 19 people on allegations of involvement in gun trafficking from North and South Carolina to New York.
Monday 12 August 2013
Rail companies have announced a complete ban on passengers using e-cigarettes anywhere inside stations.
Thursday 01 August 2013
The City was hoping it would not wake up with a hangover today after booze and fag sellers boosted the blue-chip index yesterday to the highest point in a week. Good results from British American Tobacco, spirits giant Diageo and Belgian-based beer group AB InBev pushed peers SAB Miller and Imperial Tobacco towards the top of the table.
Wednesday 31 July 2013
British America Tobacco is aiming to become the UK’s lead supplier of e-cigarettes after it became the first major tobacco company to put them on sale this week.
Monday 29 July 2013
British American Tobacco has become the first tobacco company to launch an electronic cigarette in the UK, raising fears that it could eventually boost its profits with public money should the NHS begin prescribing ecigarettes as a smoking-cessation tool.
Sunday 28 July 2013
The world’s largest tobacco firm created a database tracking every British MP’s opinion on plain cigarette packaging as part of its successful lobbying campaign to block the rules, it was claimed on Sunday.
Plain cigarette packaging: Labour urges Cabinet Secretary Jeremy Heywood to intervene over Lynton Crosby 'lobbying'
Wednesday 24 July 2013
Labour have attempted to ratchet up the pressure on Britain’s most senior civil servant to intervene in the row over allegations that the Conservatives’ election guru used his position to lobby ministers on behalf of private clients.
Tuesday 23 July 2013
Conservative party election strategist denies discussed tobacco issues with PM or Health Secretary
Tuesday 23 July 2013
He says claims made that he 'sought to improperly use his position' as campaign advisor were 'simply false'
Monday 22 July 2013
Research among 500 Australian smokers has shown that smokers find cigarettes in plain packs less appealing
After cigarette packs and alcohol prices, David Cameron now faces questions about Lynton Crosby and fracking
Friday 19 July 2013
Prime Minister is under pressure over his strategist’s potential conflict of interest
Thursday 18 July 2013
The median voter has no idea who this supposed magician might be
Wednesday 17 July 2013
Tory strategist’s links to cigarette giant pile pressure on PM after tobacco policy U-turn
Tobacco industry told Government it was too early to tell if plain cigarette packaging would work – six months later ministers agreed
Tuesday 16 July 2013
A major tobacco firm told the Government it was too early to assess whether selling cigarettes in plain packets would deter smokers – six months before ministers deployed the same argument.
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland
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