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E-cigarette users catching up with smokers: Number of 'vapers' in UK tripled from between 2012 and 2014 to reach 2.1million

There could be almost as many electronic-cigarette users as traditional tobacco smokers by 2018, a study says. The number of e-cigarette users – also known as 'vapers' – tripled from 700,000 to 2.1million between 2012 and 2014, according to charity Action
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 17, 2015 12:43
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[UK] Investigation examines bitter dispute over e-cigarettes in the public health community

(BAT) is now poised to market Voke, the first licensed medicinal nicotine product from a tobacco company. ASH has welcomed the decision, saying Voke “… will allow smokers to choose a product which meets the high standards of medicines regulation and cou
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Jun 25, 2015 09:31
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[UK, USA] GORNALL: Why e-cigarettes are dividing the public health community

The tobacco industry used to be seen as the enemy of public health, but the move into e-cigarettes and harm reduction has seen some experts shift their views. Are they right or does industry have more cynical motives? Jonathan Gornall reports
British Medical Journal
added Jun 25, 2015 09:28
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[Latin America] Smoke-free Air in Uruguay: A campaign case study (PDF)

with their smoke-free campaign, Uruguay enacted a number of advanced tobacco controls by implementing the (FCTC), including taxation, an advertising ban, public education, and graphic warning labels. As a result, cigarette consumption and adult smoking
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 16, 2015 12:02
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[New York] John Oliver's 'Jeff The Diseased Lung' Hits Times Square For Anti-Smoking Awareness Flash Mob

Action on Smoking & Health, Narula organized the demonstration’s dance routine for The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids youth and Corporate Accountability International, who rallied at Big Tobacco’s annual shareholders’ meeting on Wednesday.
Medical Daily
added May 7, 2015 12:10
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[New Zealand] Smoking among Maori girls stubbornly high

A new survey by Action on Smoking and Health shows smoking among 14 and 15 year olds is at its lowest level in 15 years. Just three percent are still smoking. But ASH director Stephanie Erick said Maori girls at that age are 4 times more likely to smok
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Mar 28, 2015 12:33
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[UK] Cigarettes packets 'mislead children over smoking risk'

Cigarettes in brightly coloured packs are considered to be less harmful than others, a poll has suggested – prompting health campaigners to renew calls for plain packaging.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 18, 2014 01:53
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[Ireland] Smoking costs €200000 over lifetime

According to anti-smoking group, ASH Ireland, a 20-a-day habit costs almost €3,500 a year, or €200,000 over the course of a lifetime. "Much of this cost is on taxes and the remainder enhances the profits of the tobacco industry. I encourage smokers, the
IrishHealth.com (ie)
added Mar 9, 2014 23:50
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Smokers ignore plain packaging

I HAVE to question whether chief executive Sheila Duffy personally believes the propaganda she promotes on behalf of Ash Scotland (Letters, 12 January). Yet again she quotes unidentified research evidence to claim that children far too young to purchase
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 26, 2014 06:19
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[USA] Public Health Groups Agree: Carve Tobacco Out of Trade

Dear Ambassador Froman: We seek your explicit commitment that the U.S. will not propose or agree to any provisions in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) that would undermine the domestic sovereign rights of participating countries to adopt or
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Dec 6, 2013 01:23
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