Vape bar offers alternative to smoking, but where is the regulation?

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Smoking rates in the UK have halved since the 1970s but now more than 2 million people are inhaling in a different way. A vape bar and lounge has opened in Fitzrovia selling "E liquids" for use with electronic cigarettes and offers customers to taste the products before buying. The owner claims that E cigarettes have no …

Councils take charge of public health while their pension funds invest in tobacco

By News Reporters This month local authorities take over responsibility for a multi-billion pound public health budget as part of the government's Health and Social Care Act 2012. Camden Council and Westminster City Council now have new responsibilities for public health, yet both local authorities' pension funds collectively still invest over £40m in the tobacco industry. …