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[New Zealand, USA, Florida] Widow's $27b win rattles tobacco bosses

"Tobacco use alone costs the world 1 to 2 per cent of its GDP each year," former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark told the UN this month. Global GDP in 2013 was US$75 trillion, with 1 per cent worth US$575 billion -- more than the GDP of all low-in
New Zealand Herald
added Jul 27, 2014 08:21

[UK] Smoking rates among children in England fall to record low

What made the difference? Government action including banning tobacco advertising, putting large health warnings on packs and making all enclosed public places smokefree. But more needs to be done....Every day’s delay means hundreds more children start s
ASH London (uk)
added Jul 25, 2014 10:34

[Australia, UK] SNOWDON: Dogs bark, cows moo, ASH lies

Use whatever term you want - "spinning", "bending the facts", "twisting the truth" - but ASH are doing what they have been doing for years. They are - quite simply - lying, and they are using the crudest of tricks to do so.
Velvet Glove, Iron Fist (Christopher Snowdon blog) (uk)
added Jul 19, 2014 12:08

[UK-Scotland] Scottish teenagers admit trying e-cigarettes

Almost a quarter of 13 and 14-year-olds in Scotland have tried electronic cigarettes, according to Ash Scotland. The anti-smoking campaign commissioned research which indicated 24% of young teenagers have used the devices. But 63% of the young people q
BBC Online
added Jul 11, 2014 08:16

[UK-Scotland] DUFFY: More can be done to protect children from tobacco

ASH Scotland has recently researched how Scottish local authorities are going about protecting the children in their care ... potentially, as many as half of Scotland’s local authorities do not have tobacco control policies for care services that deal wi
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jul 2, 2014 12:02

[UK] House of Commons Home Affairs Select Committee Report on Illicit Trade of Tobacco

ASH has welcomed the latest report of the Home Affairs Select Committee on the illicit tobacco trade, published today. The report states very clearly that “the decision on standardised packaging should be driven by health reasons”.
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 16, 2014 12:32
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[UK] Row flares up over tobacco packaging ($$)

A CAMPAIGN launched by Philip Morris International (PMI) to expose the illicit tobacco trade in Scotland has exaggerated the scale of the problem, it has been claimed. ASH Scotland, an anti-smoking lobby group, accused the American tobacco giant last we
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 16, 2014 09:29

[UK] Electronic cigarettes(also known as vapourisers) (PDF)

• NICE guidance cannot recommend the use of unlicensed nicotine containing products but many smokers are finding unlicensed electronic cigarettes helpful. Research by ASH shows that their use has grown threefold in the last two years from 700,000 to 2
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 15, 2014 16:46

[UK] Tories against smoking laws enjoy hospitality of tobacco giant at the Chelsea Flower Show

Former Solicitor General Sir Edward Garnier and backbencher Simon Hart received two £702 tickets each from Japan Tobacco International, the maker of Benson & Hedges, Silk Cut and Camel, the register of MPs’ interests revealed.
The Mirror (uk)
added Jun 9, 2014 09:55

[UK-Scotland] Electronic cigarettes/E-cigarettes (PDF)

• the limited data on e-cigarette use among young people does not suggest a strong ‘gateway to smoking’ effect in the UK at present, but research on the issue is sparse and there is apparent disagreement and confusion over what a ‘gateway’ effect woul
ASH Scotland
added Jun 3, 2014 20:55
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