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[UK] HUGHES: Tory Socks In A Twist Over Charities

a government minister calls charities that speak out ‘sock puppets,’ ... Browsing through the IEA “research,” the first charities speaking out for this shadowy elite ... Action on Smoking and Health.
Morning Star (uk)
added Feb 12, 2016 14:23
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[UK, USA] ARCHIVE: Film icons blamed for teenage smoking

Film stars such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Sharon Stone and John Travolta who regularly smoke on screen are influencing young people... Psychologists from the United States believe they have concrete evidence that young fans are swayed by the image of their i
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 1, 2016 15:57
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Anti-smoking brigade think they have carte blanch to berate us

Anti-smoking is a business, with large amounts of money to be made from encouraging the idea that stopping smoking is difficult. We smokers are to be looked at with a mixture of compassionate anger and hypocrisy over how weak-willed we are.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jan 25, 2016 17:29
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New Global Anti-tobacco Leadership

After more than a decade of successful leadership and myriad public health victories, Laurent Huber of [ASH] in the U.S. passed the leadership of the Framework Convention Alliance on Tobacco Control (FCA) to Francis Thompson of HealthBridge Canada.
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jan 20, 2016 20:00
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[UK-Scotland] Anti-smoking campaigners call for Holyrood to tackle health inequalities

TACKLING health inequality will be the key challenge the next Holyrood administration will have to address, anti-smoking campaigners have insisted. Ash Scotland said smoking rates in the most deprived communities are four times higher than they are in t
TheNational.scot (uk)
added Jan 18, 2016 15:08
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[UK] Stop smoking services at threat as funding comes under pressure

"Thousands of people will want to quit smoking this new year and free stop smoking services provided by local councils provide vital support to help them achieve that goal. These services are under threat from a lack of sustainable funding." - George But
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Jan 13, 2016 07:44
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[UK] Around 40% of local authorities cutting budgets for smoking cessation services

The report, published on Wednesday by Cancer Research UK, asked tobacco control experts from 126 local authorities across England about their smoking services, their budgets and how well their services were integrating since moving to local government fro
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 13, 2016 07:32
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[UK-Scotland] Sheila Duffy: Truth about illicit tobacco reveals decline

the reduction in illicit tobacco is the planned and deliberate result of robust enforcement measures, including restrictions on the tobacco companies themselves. To keep the lid on illicit tobacco we need to ensure that robust enforcement is not hampered
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 1, 2016 18:57
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[Ireland] Smoking in cars carrying children illegal from today

ASH Ireland has encourages people to give up smoking today, claiming that 100 people die each week in Ireland as a result of smoking. The group, which aims to reduce the impact of tobacco on Irish society, is urging smokers to visit the quit.ie website a
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Jan 1, 2016 18:29
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[Australia, New Zealand, Singapore] Tobacco Industry nightmare, now a reality - ASH

ASH) congratulate the Australian Government on their stand to back themselves and their decision on implementing Plain Pack Cigarettes, and now (as expected) have won their case against the tobacco industry. The tribunal made a unanimous decision agreein
Voxy (nz)
added Dec 18, 2015 16:48
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