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[UK] Public Health Lobby Delighted at Government Announcement on Standard Cigarette Packs

ial to save many thousands of lives. We won't be taking anything for granted in the run-up to the final vote, but we think that the great majority of MPs and Peers will vote for the Regulations. If the Regulations are indeed passed into law, this will be
ASH London (uk)
added Jan 22, 2015 10:58


A proposal to exclude any legal product or sector – including tobacco – from international trade and investment agreements is a flawed policy that would undermine the rule of law and deny a legal industry access to justice.
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jan 15, 2015 10:49

[UK] ASH Media Briefing: Standardised “Plain” Packaging: Government in Third U-Turn?

This briefing gives the key deadlines the Government must meet if the Regulations are to be voted on by Parliament. If the Regulations are allowed to fall through lack of time, this will be the third u-turn on the policy performed by the Prime Minister a
ASH London (uk)
added Jan 5, 2015 15:21

[Australia, UK-Scotland] LETTER: DUFFY: Selective statistics

Brian Monteith (Perspective, 22 December) accuses others of cherry-picking evidence then goes on to do just that in his ­comments on tobacco... The figures he quotes on an alleged growth in illicit tobacco are from a discredited tobacco industry-funded r
The Scotsman (uk)
added Dec 24, 2014 22:46

[UK] Evidence that electronic cigarettes can help smokers to quit

“Cochrane reviews are world renowned for their systematic analysis of the evidence. Electronic cigarettes are used by millions of smokers in the UK but the risks and benefits have been heavily disputed. This timely review indicates that that these produc
ASH London (uk)
added Dec 19, 2014 13:35

[New York] VIDEO: New Ad Calls Out Big Tobacco For Targeting Kids

Anti-smoking activists say tobacco companies are targeting children so they are fighting back with a new ad campaign, and comes as smoking rates steadily increase in the city. NY1's Cheryl Wills filed the following report.
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Dec 10, 2014 16:19

[New York] VIDEO: Don't Be a Target

Big Tobacco is doing everything in its power to entice “replacement smokers” and to continue raking in profits by selling the ONLY consumer product that kills when used exactly as intended. #DontBeATarget & join the fight against Big Tobacco by donating v
You Tube
added Dec 10, 2014 16:17

[UK] Tobacco lobby clashes over new Australian plain packs research

But Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) said the findings were “not statistically significant.” It also claimed research showing smoking rates for 16 to 24-year-olds had “jumped” from 16.4% in 2012 to 17.8% in 2013 was misleading because of incons
The Grocer (uk)
added Dec 5, 2014 17:23

[UK] Government's consultation on a levy on tobacco industry welcomed by ASH

It’s almost like Christmas come early to have the Government launch a consultation on how to make the tobacco industry pay for the damage it does. All that’s needed now is for the Government to announce that it is going ahead with standardised packaging
ASH London (uk)
added Dec 4, 2014 07:06

[UK] CRAIG: The Great British rake-off... what really happens to the billions YOU donate to charity: Fat cat pay, appalling waste and hidden agendas

My book, The Great Charity Scandal, is not an attack on charity, but an attack on charities that put their own interests first. / however worthy ASH’s intentions, it’s not obvious that it is a charity whose purposes are widely supported by an enthusiasti
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 18, 2014 09:45
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