Newcastle & area stories mentioning Brexit, 2020-05-18–2020-05-19

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Today's cigarette law change with smokers need to know about

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easyJet hacked: Nine million customers' details 'accessed' by hackers But retailers are still be allowed to sell separate menthol filters, which smokers can use to make menthol roll-ups. These can even be sold alongside tobacco and cigarette papers, in the same transaction, the Association of Convenience Stores says. Smoking cessation charity, ASH, says: "There is greater risk of progression to regular smoking and nicotine dependence for those who start smoking menthol cigarettes compared to those starting with non-menthol cigarettes." Some smokers favour menthol cigarettes as they are said to be easier to inhale. But there is no evidence they are healthier, while health policy makers fear m...