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[Europe, UK] New Government anti-illicit tobacco strategy

ASH welcomed the Government’s refreshed anti-illicit tobacco strategy launched today... However, ASH is concerned about the use of an industry authentication system, Codentify, to tackle the illicit market given the tobacco industry’s ongoing record of c
ASH London (uk)
added Mar 27, 2015 11:44
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi, UK] Department of Health awarded American Cancer Society "Exemplary Leadership" award for tobacco policy achievements

This prestigious triennial award by the American Cancer Society honours the UK as a world leader in tobacco control, alongside previous award winners such as Australia, Uruguay, South Africa and the Republic of Ireland. It is the commitment shown by succ
ASH London (uk)
added Mar 21, 2015 22:12
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[UK] Could the world be smoke-free by 2040? 'Turbocharged' global campaign to ban the sale of tobacco could save one billion lives, experts say

The sale of tobacco should be phased out within the next 25 years, leading public health researchers have today said. They claim one billion deaths from smoking could be averted by the end of the century, if action is taken now. But a global campaign wi
This is Money (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:01
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Tobacco Corporations Buy Political Influence

Action on Smoking and Health’s 2014 Campaign Contribution Map shows just how pervasive tobacco money is in politics...which allows you to click on your home district and see how much money your Member of Congress and Senators have accepted this election
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Mar 12, 2015 09:58
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Political Contribution Map

the ASH 2014 Tobacco Campaign Contribution Map highlights just how pervasive tobacco money is in politics... Check out our map to see how much your state representative has received from tobacco corporations in the 2013-2014 election cycle.
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Mar 12, 2015 09:55
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Corrective Ads Still Missing

It’s now 2015, and the tobacco corporations are still fighting this mandate. Just last month the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard oral arguments in which the companies are asking the appeals court to set aside the correcti
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Mar 12, 2015 09:54
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[UK, USA] Plain Packaging for Tobacco Will Become the Global Norm

As more and more countries have banned all other forms of tobacco advertising, plain packaging removes the last tiny billboard the tobacco industry can use ...Meanwhile, in the U.S., we are stuck with tiny, side-of-package textual warnings developed in th
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Mar 12, 2015 09:53
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[UK-Wales] Stop smoking service comes under fire for only treating 34 young people over a six-month period

Charity Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Wales claims Stop Smoking Wales is too heavily focused on the adult population and is failing to meet the needs of young people. Between April 1 and September 30 last year 34 people under the age of 18 were tre
WalesOnline (uk)
added Mar 11, 2015 11:04
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[Europe, UK] Standardised Packaging: Tobacco industry claims for compensation "blown out of the water"

a Legal Opinion has been published which concludes that standardised (“plain”) packaging of cigarettes and other tobacco products is compatible with European law, and compensation would therefore NOT be due the tobacco industry...We concluded that all th
ASH London (uk)
added Mar 9, 2015 17:52
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[UK] Tobacco industry legal action ‘unlikely to succeed’ against standard packs

A legal analysis found that the legislation, being debated by MPs today, is entirely compatible with European law. Professor Alberto Alemanno – co-author of the report, which was funded by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) and Cancer Research UK – sai
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Mar 9, 2015 17:50
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