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E-Cigarettes Increasingly Banned in Public, and Causing Epidemics Among Both Young Children and Teens, Says Lawprof. John Banzhaf

there is an ever growing epidemic of serious injuries to young children, and an escalating use of these addicting devices by teens, notes the lawyer who helped to get their use banned on airplanes, and to spur legislation against their use in no-smoking s
PR Worldwide, Inc.
added Apr 2, 2014 08:53

[UK] OBORNE: There’s a quiet rebellion under way against bossy government

is time for ministers to wake up and ask exactly who it is that ASH and other anti-smoking organisations represent, and why and on what basis the state is paying for them. It’s time to loosen the laws against smoking in pubs. It’s time to treat smokers a
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 28, 2014 14:07
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[UK-Wales] Maternal smoking: Call for midwives to boost anti-tobacco message

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Wales said Wales still had the highest proportion of pregnant smokers anywhere in the UK. It said up to 33% of women in Wales smoke at some point during their pregnancy, while the UK average is 26%. ASH Wales wants mo
BBC Online
added Mar 28, 2014 11:19

[UK] Cigarettes packets 'mislead children over smoking risk'

Cigarettes in brightly coloured packs are considered to be less harmful than others, a poll has suggested – prompting health campaigners to renew calls for plain packaging.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 18, 2014 01:53

[UK-Scotland] ASH call for higher tobacco taxes on No Smoking Day

Health campaigners and academic experts are marking this year’s No Smoking Day by calling on the Chancellor to raise the tax on cigarettes by 5% above inflation in next week’s Budget. This coincides with research released today by the British Heart Found
Edinburgh Reporter (uk)
added Mar 12, 2014 19:30

[Ireland] Smoking costs €200000 over lifetime

According to anti-smoking group, ASH Ireland, a 20-a-day habit costs almost €3,500 a year, or €200,000 over the course of a lifetime. "Much of this cost is on taxes and the remainder enhances the profits of the tobacco industry. I encourage smokers, the (ie)
added Mar 9, 2014 23:50

[Ireland] 'We need to follow UK lead on car smoke ban'

ASH Ireland said a vote by MPs in the British parliament yesterday overwhelmingly in favour of banning smoking in cars in which children are present is a step forward in protecting them from dangerous second-hand smoke. "ASH Ireland would welcome any in
Evening Herald (ie)
added Feb 12, 2014 12:56

[UK] Action on Smoking and Health Health

Philip Davies (Shipley, Conservative) To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much funding the Action on Smoking and Health charity received from his Department in 2013-14; and what assessment he has made of how these funds have been spent. (uk)
added Feb 4, 2014 06:33

[Ireland] Plain cigarette packaging law 'ground-breaking'

Chairman of Ash Ireland Dr Ross Morgan, who is also a consultant respiratory physician, has said the introduction of plain packaging for cigarettes would contribute towards a drop in people taking up smoking. He said the proposed legislation was ground-
RTÉ Online [Radio Telefís Éireann] (ie)
added Jan 30, 2014 08:55

[UK] House of Commons Hansard Written Answers for 23 Jan 2014 (pt 0001): HEALTH Action on Smoking and Health

Philip Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) when his Department has met representatives to the Action on Smoking and Health charity since July 2013; how many such meetings have been held to discuss proposals for standardised tobacco packag
House of Commons Hansard Debates (uk)
added Jan 27, 2014 13:49
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