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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

[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
added Apr 28, 2017 20:58

[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

[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

E-cigarettes: a developing public health consensus / Joint statement on e-cigarettes by Public Health England and other UK public health organisations

We all agree that e-cigarettes are significantly less harmful than smoking. One in two lifelong smokers dies from their addiction. All the evidence suggests that the health risks posed by e-cigarettes are relatively small by comparison but we must continu
added Jul 11, 2016 17:14

[UK] LETTER: BATES: ‘Heat stick’ safety ($$)

There is plenty of data to show that heated tobacco products are much less hazardous than smoking...--Clive Bates Director of Action on Smoking and Health 1997-2003
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 13, 2016 23:40

VIDEO: Breaking News Broadcast

As you saw in the video, Big Tobacco uses their super villain tactics to market and sell a deadly consumer product. Here are some life-saving strategies that ASH, together with your help, uses to work toward the end of the tobacco epidemic.
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Nov 30, 2015 15:11

[Argentina, Latin America] Argentine Supreme Court upholds tobacco marketing ban

The high court rejected a lawsuit filed by Nobleza Piccardo (British American Tobacco in Argentina): the demand claimed the unconstitutionality of a law passed by Santa Fe that establishes complete bans on tobacco advertising and promotion in that provinc
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Nov 4, 2015 11:27

[UK] Quitting smoking could lift 59,000 North East people out of poverty

Around 59,000 people living in the cash-strapped North East would be lifted out of poverty if they quit smoking, a report claims. The research has been carried out by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) which says that of the 302,000 households in the Nor
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Oct 28, 2015 10:36

[Belarus, Europe, Pakistan, UK] Black market tobacco figures spark dispute

The study was commissioned by the tobacco industry and it examines the black market not just in the UK but across the whole of the European Union. But the report has sparked a major controversy with anti-smoking lobby groups accusing the companies of fu
Western Daily Press (uk)
added Jun 5, 2015 05:21
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