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Four E’s, yet none for Excitement: The problem with Hunt’s Vision

Four E’s, yet none for Excitement: The problem with Hunt’s Vision

Hunt’s vision for the economy may sound exciting, but his views are unlikely to materialise in practice
How does smoking effect your pregnancy?

How does smoking effect your pregnancy?

If you google the term “smoking”, the first result is an NHS page describing the health risks associated with smoking. This lifestyle choice is renowned for being detrimental to our health, yet 6.9 million adults smoke cigarettes in the UK. In the 1930s and 40s, tobacco companies used doctors in their adverts to promote their […]
Disposable vapes – what’s the catch?

Disposable vapes – what’s the catch?

Disposable vapes make up a fifth of the market, with low prices and bold flavours. What’s the catch?
The NHS vs nicotine: Could prescription e-cigarettes be the solution?

The NHS vs nicotine: Could prescription e-cigarettes be the solution?

With smoking on the rise since lockdown, the government is being forced to intervene
Authorities seize 100 shisha pipes from Curry Mile shisha cafés

Authorities seize 100 shisha pipes from Curry Mile shisha cafés

Curry Mile shisha cafes given heavy fines after breaching planning regulations for smoking within indoor premises

Burnham backs Stoptober smoking campaign

With 19.9 per cent of adults in Manchester reportedly smokers, including students, the Manchester Mayor has backed the ‘Stoptober’ campaign

Smokers have 72 per cent risk of fatal lung disease

A new study finds that smokers with specific genes have an increased risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

I don’t smoke, sorry

Things you only know if you just don’t smoke

Marketing: Who’s in control of what you spend?

With advertising and marketing more prevalent in our lives than ever before, we must ask: to what extent are we truly in control of our own expenditure?

Kick the Habit with Stoptober

Make a change for the better this October with the help of The Mancunion!

Don’t be selfish, take responsibility

Thomas McEvilly contemplates the problems caused by ‘selfish’ diseases inherent in our floundering NHS

Smoke ’em Out?

Is a ban on smoking in public even possible? Bristol seems to think so

Smoker’s regret

Taking up smoking ‘biggest regret’ for Mancunians

Should the smoking ban apply to shisha cafes?

With the news of Manchester City Council’s crackdown on indoor shisha cafes, we take a look at the issue

Do student ethics go up in smoke when it comes to tobacco companies?

The National Union of Students has a £5.5m tobacco habit, is this why students don’t campaign against cigarette companies?