'Cameron welcomes further smoking crackdown'

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David Cameron, the Conservative leader, gave a cautious welcome to proposals for a further crackdown on smoking which would ban shopkeepers from...

David Cameron, the Conservative leader, gave a cautious welcome to proposals for a further crackdown on smoking which would ban shopkeepers from displaying cigarettes and pubs from having tobacco vending machines - Financial Times

Banning cigarette displays in shops in a drive to cut the number of smokers could backfire by glamorising tobacco among the young, it was claimed yesterday - Daily Mail

Binge-drinking laws were exposed as a sham yesterday after only one landlord was convicted of selling booze to a drunk customer - five years after the law came in. Forty seven landlords were issued with penalty notices in England and Wales last year but only one landlord has ever been found guilty in court - Daily Mirror

An award-winning winemaker whose wares are sold at the royal palaces is facing a £30,000 bill after European bureaucrats ruled that he was using the wrong-shaped bottles. Jerry Schooler has been threatened with prosecution over his determination to use traditional measurements - The Times

Supermarkets could be forced to place "traffic light" health warnings on food packaging as part of an aggressive anti-obesity drive by ministers - Daily Telegraph

Hectic lives mean families are sitting down for dinner later than ever. Dining time is now typically 6.30pm, compared with 5.30pm in 1961 - Daily Mail

The icy Easter weekend was declared the coldest for 44 years yesterday as forecasters warned of more bad weather for the rest of the month - Daily Mail

The Confederation of British Industry has warned that Britain's economy faces a "bumpy ride" over the next two years, following the deterioration of the credit markets, rising commodity prices and a prospective rise in inflation - The Independent

The alleged hazards posed by Italy's mozzarella has provoked South Korea into banning imports of the southern Italian delicacy. Buffalo mozzarella is one of the proudest exports of the Naples region, but it became a casualty of the region's environmental crisis when inspectors found carcinogenic dioxins in some samples of the cheese - The Independent

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