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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

[UK] Tobacco display ban extended to all shops

A ban on showing tobacco products at the point of sale in small shops across the UK has come into force. The display of such goods has been illegal in large stores and supermarkets since 2012. Now small stores, and other outlets such as pubs and clubs, w
BBC Online
added Apr 6, 2015 13:54

British American Tobacco : UK High Commissioner faces the music at home, in Pakistan

newly appointed UK High Commissioner Richard Burtons recent meeting with the Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in which he advocated the tobacco industrys stance against the health ministrys decision to adopt large sized (85% pictorial health warning on cigarett (fr)
added Apr 1, 2015 10:52

Political Contribution Map

the ASH 2014 Tobacco Campaign Contribution Map highlights just how pervasive tobacco money is in politics... Check out our map to see how much your state representative has received from tobacco corporations in the 2013-2014 election cycle.
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Mar 12, 2015 09:55

Corrective Ads Still Missing

It’s now 2015, and the tobacco corporations are still fighting this mandate. Just last month the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard oral arguments in which the companies are asking the appeals court to set aside the correcti
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Mar 12, 2015 09:54
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