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British MPs propose to write “smoking kills” on every cigarette

British MPs propose to write "smoking kills" on every cigarette

British parliamentarians have tabled amendments to a bill on health, currently under consideration, with the aim of combating smoking. Among them, writing “Smoking kills” directly on cigarettes, inside packages, reports The Guardian. “Smoking is the leading cause of premature death in England, killing 74,600 people in 2019,” wrote on Twitter …

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United Kingdom: national security prevents publication of vaccine supply data

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According to a junior British Minister, Britain cannot publish details of the AstraZeneca covid-19 vaccine supply contract because it would jeopardize national security, as the European Union threatened drug companies over supply delays. Scotland will publish covid-19 detailed vaccine supply data next week even though the British government has refused …

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