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MPs call for legal smoking age to be raised to 21

02/03/2019 Jamie Doward 0

Cross-party group also wants government to impose a levy on tobacco firms to fund moves to encourage people to quitSmokers will be banned from buying cigarettes until they are 21 as part of measures to improve public health being considered by the gove…

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Beware tobacco firm’s Trojan horses | Letters

22/07/2018 Letters 0

Philip Morris’s overture to the NHS is part of a strategy to undermine controls on tobacco, says Sandra MullinPhilip Morris International’s proposition to NHS bodies (World’s biggest tobacco firm under fire over ‘disgraceful’ PR stunt, 19 July) is not …

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UK accused of hypocrisy on overseas tobacco control

27/01/2018 Jamie Doward 0

Embassy relationships with companies such as BAT undermine anti-smoking policiesThe UK government is lobbying on behalf of UK-based tobacco giants operating overseas, despite spending millions of pounds trying to curb smoking rates abroad.Freedom of in…