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[New Zealand] Smokefree lobbyists face chop

groups face likely closure after a Government decision to slash funding for anti-smoking advocacy...Ministry of Health has awarded a single national anti-smoking advocacy contract to West Auckland-based Maori health agency Hapai Te Hauora. Total funding
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jun 28, 2016 21:24
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[UK] FOI release: meetings with Action on Smoking and Health (ASH)

From: Foreign & Commonwealth Office / Correspondence and meetings with Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) 2010 to 2015.
GOV.UK
added Dec 4, 2015 14:24
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INFOGRAPHIC: Vaper Trails / Click here to see our interactive graphic, showing the evidence that informed Public Health England’s “95% safer” claim.

"e-cigarettes are around 95% safer than smoked tobacco". This interactive graphic shows the evidence on which this claim is based, the authors of four key documents involved, and their links to different medical and commercial organisations.
British Medical Journal
added Nov 5, 2015 16:29
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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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