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[UK] Charity Times Awards 2015 – winners announced

Campaigning Team of the Year WINNER: Cancer Research UK (CRUK) and Action on Smoking & Health (ASH) Highly commended: The British Youth Council
Charity Times (uk)
added Oct 9, 2015 12:33
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[Asia-pacific, New Zealand] AUDIO: Mixed reaction to TPP signing

Anti-smoking group ASH said it is a major victory for public health. Director Stephanie Erick said it... the removal of tobacco companies from investor-state dispute settlement provisions means the New Zealand Government should have little to fear in pass
Radio Network (nz)
added Oct 6, 2015 10:54

[Asia-pacific] TPPA Tobacco Carve-out Good News for New Zealand Health

“While a full exemption for tobacco would have been preferred, this is definitely good news for New Zealand and a step in the right direction,” said ASH New Zealand Director Stephanie Erick. The removal of tobacco companies from investor-state dispute s
Scoop (nz)
added Oct 5, 2015 22:10

[Asia-pacific] Tobacco Carve-Out in TPP, Major Victory for Public Health

“We would have preferred a blanket exemption for tobacco in the Agreement, denying increased rights for the tobacco industry across the board,” said Laurent Huber...“However, ISDS was the most worrisome aspect of the TPP, and now the tobacco industry can
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Oct 5, 2015 18:43

[Europe, UK] LETTER: CHEESEMAN: The EU and the regulation of e-cigarettes ($$)

The EU seems to have taken on trust the views of prominent e-cigarette opponents rather than heeding the evidence and analysis of a large swathe of the scientific community (the vast majority of whom, contrary to some claims, have no financial conflict o
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 1, 2015 08:33

What does peanut butter have to do with tobacco?

Based on research ASH has undertaken, criminal charges could be filed against tobacco corporations and executives, just like the peanut butter corporation. ASH has been investigating this possibility, particularly concentrating on the charges of manslaug
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Sep 26, 2015 18:57

UN Officially Recognizes that Tobacco Makes the World Poorer

General Assembly formally adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a plan to eradicate global poverty. The goals formally recognize, on a global scale, the negative impact of tobacco consumption on health, wealth, and development and commit membe
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Sep 26, 2015 18:16

[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Cigarette design

Illicit, smuggled tobacco is an issue that deserves a serious response. Unfortunately, the Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association’s (TMA) recent article...disregards reliable evidence on illicit tobacco in favour of misinformation.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 21, 2015 21:01

[Ireland] Smoking doubles risk of dementia / Many people unaware of this link

Smokers have a significantly higher risk of developing dementia than non-smokers, however many people are unaware of this link, two leading health organisations have warned. Around 48,000 people in Ireland are affected by various types of dementia, howev (ie)
added Sep 21, 2015 20:57

[Ireland] Study: 50 Percent Of Smokers More Likely To Suffer From Dementia

A new study finds that 50 percent of smokers are more likely to suffer from dementia. Researchers from the Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland and Action on Smoking and Health Ireland are warning that smoking increases the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and othe
CBS Atlanta (CW69, WAOK, 92.9 The Game))
added Sep 21, 2015 19:57
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