E-cigarettes ‘as bad for the heart as tobacco’ finds Athens Medical School study | Daily Mail Online

The Daily Mail reports that Greek scientists saying that their trial of healthy men and women, with an average age of 30, shows e-cigarettes are ‘far more dangerous than people realise’. This is addition to WHO demands for curbs on E-cigarettes.

Source: E-cigarettes ‘as bad for the heart as tobacco’ finds Athens Medical School study | Daily Mail Online

So why are governments and the EU not taking a more forceful line to ban E-cigarettes?

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Apple must now pay its taxes. This is a vindication of protest | Owen Jones | Opinion | The Guardian

Owen Jones, the prominent left-wing activist and writer, publishes a powerful op-ed in the Guardian demanding that Apple must now pay taxes. He argues that victories for protesters over tax avoidance and on TTIP show how grassroots campaigns can overturn injustice and hold the powerful to account.

Source: Apple must now pay its taxes. This is a vindication of protest | Owen Jones | Opinion | The Guardian

Jones widens the tax avoidance debate, citing austerity, cuts to public services, and how ordinary people have struggled whilst large corporations have frequently avoided tax.

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