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[UK] ASH leads ‘Week of Action’ against tobacco industry exploitation

Today, the day of the BAT AGM, marks the start of ASH’s Week of Action against the exploitation and damage caused by the tobacco industry. Youth groups, charities and international organisations are joining a social media protest to highlight how the tob
ASH London (uk)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:48
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CURTIS: Hold the Tobacco Industry Responsible for Harming our Global Environment

responsibility for the serious, global environmental damage resulting from the production, use and disposal of tobacco products. It’s time for new regulations that hold the tobacco industry responsible for contaminating the environment, humans, and animal
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:08
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International Labour Organization to Consider Severing Ties with the Tobacco Industry

On Wednesday, March 15th, the International Labour Organization (ILO) will vote on whether to cut ties with Big Tobacco. The decision, which will be closely monitored by public health and human rights leaders around the globe, could remove one of the toba
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:25
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Disney, the Gap and Pepsi urged to quit US Chamber of Commerce

are being pressured to quit the US Chamber of Commerce, America’s largest lobby group, amid criticism of its big-money efforts to fight climate change legislation and promote tobacco products. A coalition of pressure groups including Action on Smoking an
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 24, 2017 15:02
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HENDLIN: For an Earth Free of Tobacco Waste

For Earth Day, we’re taking a look into how much the world sacrifices to produce this completely unnecessary product. The environmental costs of tobacco fare no better than the health costs of using tobacco. As the 1995 World Health Organization (WHO) Be
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Apr 23, 2017 00:01
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[UK-Scotland] Recent ban on smoking in cars with children receives backing from majority of Scottish smokers

(ASH) Scotland, said that the YouGov survey showed recent legislation and initiatives around smoking and public health were proving “popular” with smokers and non-smokers alike. The survey, which was released by ASH Scotland today, was carried out online
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Apr 18, 2017 13:45
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[UK-Scotland] Recent ban on smoking in cars with children receives backing from majority of Scottish smokers

the YouGov survey showed recent legislation and initiatives around smoking and public health were proving “popular” with smokers and non-smokers alike. The survey, which was released by ASH Scotland today, was carried out online, with a total sample size
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Apr 15, 2017 15:34
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[UK-Scotland] FLAVOURS UP IN SMOKE? Flavoured e-cigarettes should be BANNED to stop enticing kids to try them, health experts urge

Critics of the electronic devices say the flavours encourage kids to try them, and could create a new generation of nicotine addicts...But, leading charity Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) and the Independent British Vape Trade Association said flavoure
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Apr 13, 2017 12:27
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[UK] SANDFORD: Considerable scope for improving how local areas tackle smoking

As long as smoking continues to cause thousands of deaths and poor quality of life, it should be treated as a ‘vital sign’, not only clinically for individual patients but as an overall indicator of NHS sustainability.
National Health Executive (NHE) (uk)
added Apr 11, 2017 15:02
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How tobacco firms flout UK law on plain packaging

An insider in the tobacco industry has revealed some of the unscrupulous tactics it is using to avoid new restrictions governing the marketing of cigarettes that come into force next month. One strategy – sticking competitive pricing labels on packets,
The Observer (uk)
added Apr 8, 2017 23:51
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