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[UK] ASH Welcomes London Health Commission Proposals on Smokefree London

“We are delighted by the Commission’s plan for smoking and tobacco control in London. We hope that the Mayor of London will support it in full and announce that it will be a top priority. London needs to do more to tackle smoking which is the major cause
ASH London (uk)
added Oct 15, 2014 07:16
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[UK-Wales] Campaigners submit petition to oppose ban on e-cigarettes in public places

The Save E-cigs campaign group claims the banning of such products has had a negative impact in other European countries. Backed by scientific studies from Professor Riccardo Polosa, Institute of Internal Medicine and Clinical Immunology at the Universi
WalesOnline (uk)
added Oct 6, 2014 17:22

[UK] Up in smoke: The habit is costing not just you

New figures from Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) show that Plymouth City Council is paying £3.5m a year to help people with smoking-related illness to live in their own homes (domiciliary care). The true figure could be much higher because of lack of
Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added Oct 1, 2014 07:28

[UK] City People: the feuds, the faces and the farcical ($$)

According to the charity’s accounts, it bought the shares to ensure that it is let into annual meetings. Ms Arnott reveals that Ash has four shares in British American Tobacco (worth a tidy £143 yesterday) and one in Imperial.
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 25, 2014 12:52

SIEGEL: New Data from the UK Show that Despite Dramatic E-Cigarette Experimentation among Youth, There are Few Regular Users and Very Few Nonsmoking Regular Users

These data cast further doubt on the statements made by CDC officials and a number of tobacco control researchers, who have publicly concluded that e-cigarettes are a gateway to smoking.
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 18, 2014 14:34

[UK] Numbers of children using e-cigarettes 'on the rise'

E-cigarette use among children is on the rise in the UK, but the vast majority of those using them are already current or ex-smokers, a new survey has revealed.
The Independent (uk)
added Sep 18, 2014 07:18

[UK] Study: E-cigarettes ‘do not encourage child smoking’

Over 4,000 11-18 year olds were surveyed in 2013 and 2014 about their attitudes to smoking and electronic cigarette use.
Nursing in practice (uk)
added Sep 18, 2014 07:15

[UK] New survey finds regular use of electronic cigarettes by children still rare

• Only 1.8% of children are regular users. 90% of regular or occasional users are young people who are already smokers or ex-smokers • 91% of young people have not tried an electronic cigarette even once; and this is despite the fact that • Over 80% of
ASH London (uk)
added Sep 18, 2014 07:13
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[UK] E-cig usage amoung young people remains low

(e-cig) usage by young people remains low, despite a marginal increase in the number of 11-18 year olds who have tried them, a new study by ASH has revealed. According to the recent survey of 2,000 young people, just under 10% have ever tried an e-cig (William Reed Business Media Ltd) (uk)
added Sep 18, 2014 07:12

[UK-Wales] Underground illegal tobacco trade operating in Wales is among the worst in the UK, warns charity

The extent of an underground illegal tobacco trade operating in Wales can be revealed today – with warnings from an anti-smoking charity that the network for fake and counterfeit products is among the worst in the UK.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Sep 17, 2014 07:15
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