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[UK] VIDEO: The great vape debate

Today we meet Deborah Arnott from ASH (Action on Smoking & Health) who is pro vaping, and journalist Kelly Rose Bradford who in contrast strongly believes that e-cigarettes should be banned in public places. Dr Dawn is also on hand with her medical opin
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Aug 28, 2015 09:57
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[UK] ASH comment on Lancet editorial on e-cigarettes

Whether the reduction in risk is 95% or slightly less (or slightly more) is not the key point. What is of much greater concern to ASH (as shown by the YouGov smokefree Britain polls for ASH) is that a growing number of smokers are failing to understand th
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 28, 2015 09:54
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[Guernsey, UK] More support needed to help smokers quit, ASH claims

Anti-smoking groups are calling for steps to be taken to reverse the current downward trend in people seeking support from specialist stop smoking services after the number using them fell to the lowest in a decade. They said the decrease may be due
Guernsey Press
added Aug 20, 2015 09:54
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[UK] ASH Fact Sheet on the use of electronic cigarettes among children in Great Britain (PDF)

As awareness of and experimentation with electronic cigarettes grows it might be expected that we will see more young people regularly using the products. This will be an important area to watch particularly as age of sale restrictions come into force in
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 17, 2015 08:38
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[UK] Latest data finds no evidence that electronic cigarettes are a gateway to smoking for young people

“This survey provides further confirmation that regular use of electronic cigarettes is still low and largely confined to young people who are already smokers. The new law prohibiting the sale of electronic cigarettes to young people under the age of 18
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 17, 2015 08:35
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[UK] E-cigarettes are NOT encouraging young people to take up smoking - despite rise in number of under-18s who have tried vaping

Research found no evidence that young people are being recruited to smoking through using e-cigarettes, despite a rise in the number of 11 to 18-year-olds who claim to have tried the vaporiser. A health charity reported that in 2013, 4 per cent of 11 to
This is Money (uk)
added Aug 17, 2015 08:34
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[UK] E-cigarette use rising among British youths, campaign group study shows

Experimentation with e-cigarettes is rising among 11- to 18-year-olds in Britain but is most common among those who already smoke... Ash is concerned, however, that a growing proportion of young people believe vaping is as harmful as smoking cigarettes –
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 17, 2015 08:32
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[UK] Number of children trying e-cigarettes doubles in a year ($$)

The data suggested that young people did not understand that e-cigarettes were much safer than tobacco
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 17, 2015 08:31
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[UK] Fears e-cigarettes lead children to smoke tobacco are unfounded, survey suggests

The survey found that although more young people are now experimenting with e-cigarettes, the number using them on a regularly basis is still relatively small and most of these children have already been smokers.
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 17, 2015 08:29
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ARCHIVE: Tobacco Explained / The truth about the tobacco industry …in its own words

This report is a summary of documents collected by ASH ...and fashioned into a number of chronologies...is a compendium of the most telling quotes from these chronologies with additional summarising and contextual information. Editing and editorial by Cl
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 16, 2015 11:10
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