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[Europe, UK] Changes to tobacco regulations 2015/16 (PDF)

This document has been produced to provide local authorities with a summary of what these new regulations will, or are likely to, cover, when they are likely to be introduced, who will be responsible for enforcement, and what the penalty will be for non-
ASH London (uk)
added Feb 26, 2015 09:30
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[UK] Developing Policy on Contact with the Tobacco Industry (PDF)

A formal policy will ensure that staff and partner organisations understand their responsibilities. It will provide transparency for local residents and protect the council from criticism over unnecessary engagement with the tobacco industry. It will al
ASH London (uk)
added Feb 26, 2015 09:22
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[UK] NHS organisations take stand on smoking

Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England, was today joined in Parliament by the public health community, Parliamentarians and NHS professionals at the launch of the NHS Statement of Support for Tobacco Control [1]. The NHS Statement, which is endors
ASH London (uk)
added Feb 26, 2015 09:17
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[UK] Media Briefing: Standardised "Plain" Packaging, EU Regulation process ends on 2nd March

Monday 2nd March marks the end of the “stand still” period following the notification to the European Commission of the draft regulations.[i] From this date the Regulations can be passed by the UK parliament. Regulations on standardised tobacco packaging
ASH London (uk)
added Feb 26, 2015 09:16
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Government tables regulations to make UK first country in Europe to introduce standardised cigarette packs

ASH has warmly welcomed the laying of regulations on standardised tobacco packaging before Parliament. The Government has committed to having a vote in both Houses on the regulations before the next General Election. This marks the closing stages of the
ASH London (uk)
added Feb 26, 2015 09:07
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[UK] Charity welcomes tobacco measures

Ms Arnott said: "We are now one step closer to securing standardised packaging - a measure that will dramatically reduce the appeal of smoking to children and help save thousands of lives.
Guernsey Press
added Feb 24, 2015 14:51
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[UK, USA] More teenagers trying e-cigarettes than tobacco, US study suggests

The report is the first to claim such high rates of e-cigarette use among 12- to 18-year-olds, though the study did not distinguish between those who had had one puff and never tried them again and more regular users. “This is an early warning sign, not
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 13, 2015 17:00
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[UK, UK-Wales] Hospitals considering on-the-spot fines for smokers

Pressure group Ash Wales called the smoking situation "unacceptable" and has urged the Welsh government to enable stricter enforcement. In response, the Welsh government said it had carried out a consultation and was considering how to take it forward.
BBC Online
added Feb 4, 2015 08:00
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Bristol becomes first city in UK to ban smoking in some outdoor public places

Both Millennium and Anchor Squares at the Harbourside will become smoke-free. But it will be up to each individual bar and restaurant situated in these areas if they comply with the pilot project.
ASH London (uk)
added Feb 2, 2015 11:39
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[UK] DOMINIC LAWSON: Why persecuting smokers will cost us all more in the long run

I was editor of the Sunday Telegraph at that time, and I ran a story about this under the headline ‘Passive Smoking Doesn’t Cause Cancer: Official’, revealing that the WHO had initially kept back its research into passive smoking in seven countries which
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 16:36
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