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LETTER: Better than tobacco

the regulations pertaining to medicines are the most appropriate as these would bring about suitable product standards, require the vetting of advertisements and provide a means to act quickly against abuses of the market.
The Economist
added Oct 14, 2013 06:48
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[UK-Scotland] '20,000 child smokers every year' - Dumfries and Galloway Standard

Young people aged 11 to 15 are picking up the habit at a rate of 19,900 each year, figures released by Cancer Research UK show. The charity has called on the Scottish Government to act quickly on its pledge to introduce legislation on plain packaging f
Dumfries and Galloway Standard (uk)
added Aug 29, 2013 01:14
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95 Health Groups to Philip Morris International: Stop Selling Cigarettes

published an open letter to Philip Morris International (PMI) demanding that they immediately cease the production, marketing and sale of cigarettes. The move was prompted by a similar recommendation from the Danish Institute for Human Rights, which had b
PR Newswire
added Sep 15, 2017 17:48
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TOBACCO IN AMERICA Leaving the Vulnerable Behind (PDF)

The lack of progress in reducing tobacco use in the U.S. is particularly alarming when the overall statistics are broken down along geographic, ethnic, education and socio-economic lines. Over the last half century, the tobacco epidemic has been transform
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added May 30, 2017 23:15
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[UK] World No Tobacco Day is Wednesday 31st May

“Tobacco – a threat to development”, a threat the UK government has acknowledged by providing £15 million over the next five years to help poorer countries implement the comprehensive tobacco control policies set out in the international tobacco treaty, t
ASH London (uk)
added May 27, 2017 23:30
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[UK, USA] As Washington cracks down on e-cigarettes, a new study is showing their health benefit

As the United States cracks down on rules governing e-cigarettes, a wide-ranging study in Britain has revealed how the technology is helping smokers to give up harmful tobacco. Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that produc
CNBC
added May 9, 2017 17:31
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[UK] ASH Factsheet: Use of electronic cigarettes (vapourisers) among adults in Great Britain (PDF)

For the first time there are more ex-smokers (1.5 million) who use e-cigarettes than current smokers (1.3 million). Over half (52%) of e-cigarette users are now ex-smokers and 45% are smokers.  The main reason given by ex-smokers who are currently vaping
ASH London (uk)
added May 8, 2017 13:57
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[UK] The global economic strain caused by Big Tobacco

The tobacco industry undermines the global economy. Big Tobacco frames itself as an economic stimulator, but independent peer reviewed studies show these claims are illusory. A 2017 report by the World Health Organization and the National Cancer Institut
Medium
added Apr 28, 2017 20:58
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[UK] Plain packs: "The last battlefield"

The tobacco manufacturers are using any and every legal avenue to try to stop the contagion from spreading. So far there has been a constitutional challenge in Australia, a bilateral investment treaty case in Hong Kong, a cases in the European Court of J
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 12, 2016 22:04
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[UK] Young people’s regular use of e-cigarettes still low

Increasing numbers of teenagers are trying e-cigarettes and are aware of the devices but the amount who continue to do so regularly has remained low, according to data released today. Health charity ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) revealed some resul
OnMedica Group (uk)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:36
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