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[New York] VIDEO: New Ad Calls Out Big Tobacco For Targeting Kids

Anti-smoking activists say tobacco companies are targeting children so they are fighting back with a new ad campaign, and comes as smoking rates steadily increase in the city. NY1's Cheryl Wills filed the following report.
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Dec 10, 2014 16:19
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[New York] VIDEO: Don't Be a Target

Big Tobacco is doing everything in its power to entice “replacement smokers” and to continue raking in profits by selling the ONLY consumer product that kills when used exactly as intended. #DontBeATarget & join the fight against Big Tobacco by donating v
You Tube
added Dec 10, 2014 16:17
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[UK] Tobacco lobby clashes over new Australian plain packs research

But Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) said the findings were “not statistically significant.” It also claimed research showing smoking rates for 16 to 24-year-olds had “jumped” from 16.4% in 2012 to 17.8% in 2013 was misleading because of incons
The Grocer (uk)
added Dec 5, 2014 17:23
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[UK] Government's consultation on a levy on tobacco industry welcomed by ASH

It’s almost like Christmas come early to have the Government launch a consultation on how to make the tobacco industry pay for the damage it does. All that’s needed now is for the Government to announce that it is going ahead with standardised packaging
ASH London (uk)
added Dec 4, 2014 07:06
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[UK] CRAIG: The Great British rake-off... what really happens to the billions YOU donate to charity: Fat cat pay, appalling waste and hidden agendas

My book, The Great Charity Scandal, is not an attack on charity, but an attack on charities that put their own interests first. / however worthy ASH’s intentions, it’s not obvious that it is a charity whose purposes are widely supported by an enthusiasti
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 18, 2014 09:45
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33 Colleges and Universities "Free from Tobacco Money"

ASH) announced today that 33 colleges and universities are being certified "Free from Tobacco Money" in honor of their divestment from tobacco interests. This certification is also awarded in recognition of American Education Week. For the full list of th
PR Newswire
added Nov 12, 2014 15:38
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[UK] E-cigarette advert accused of encouraging the habit ($$)

Campaign groups said that the adverts should not be aimed at a general audience and questioned whether advertising rules were fit for purpose. Deborah Arnott, of the anti-smoking charity Ash, said: “Vaping is safer than smoking but it’s not harmless and e
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 11, 2014 06:06
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[UK] TV ads 'sexualise e-cigarettes'

"These ads sexualise e-cigarette use and do not make clear that these products are not for a general audience but are aimed at smokers. "ASH doesn't see how these ads conform to the new advertising rules and if they do, then we are seriously concerned t
Press Association (uk)
added Nov 11, 2014 06:01
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[UK, UK-Scotland] E-cigarette sexing up smoking, say campaigners

Deborah Arnott, chief executive of anti-smoking charity Ash, said: “Vaping is safer than smoking but it’s not harmless and e-cigarettes should only be promoted to smokers. “VIP are clearly trying to create media controversy over their advertising on the
The Scotsman (uk)
added Nov 11, 2014 05:56
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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] TV ads 'sexualise e-cigarettes'

will debut tonight during a break in ITV1's Grantchester following a change in the law.... Anti-smoking campaigners have accused TV advertisements which show e-cigarette use for the first time of "sexualising" vaping.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 10, 2014 15:54
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