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[UK] E.cigarettes firm told to hand back old Ash Wales web domain name

The boss of an electronic cigarette firm has been ordered to return a website domain name which had been used by an anti-tobacco charity. Action on Smoking & Health (Ash) Wales forgot to renew the domain registration for ashwales.co.uk ... Vapouriz sai
BBC Online
added Sep 9, 2013 16:58
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[UK-Scotland] Health campaigners welcome Scottish Government commitment on tobacco packaging

Health campaigners at ASH Scotland have welcomed the news that the Scottish Government has committed to a timescale to introduce plain, standardised packaging for tobacco products.
ASH Scotland
added Sep 4, 2013 12:13
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[UK] Use of e-cigarettes in Great Britain among adults and young people (2013) (PDF)

Understanding of e-cigarettes is generally good. Children who have heard of e-cigarettes believe correctly that they are less harmful than cigarettes to the user (74%) and those around them (79%). Most (51%) 16-18 year olds who have heard of e-cigarettes
ASH London (uk)
added May 22, 2013 12:12
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[New Zealand] Calls for duty free cigarette sales to stop

Both ASH New Zealand and the End Smoking NZ Trust are calling for the sale of duty free cigarettes to be stopped. They were speaking at parliamentary hearings on tobacco taxes today.
Radio Network (nz)
added Jul 27, 2012 20:32
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[UK-Scotland] SMOKE SCREEN There’s a new, apparently ‘healthier’ way to smoke – and it’s NOT e-cigarettes

Heat-not-burn devices have been hailed as a “healthier” alternative to regular fags, by the giant tobacco companies that make them And they urged public health officials who were “caught off guard” by e-cigarettes, to get clued up now and set the agenda
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Oct 12, 2017 17:03
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British American Tobacco to acquire Reynolds as activists decry merger

“We find it particularly shameful that a British company, BAT, is so dominant in Commonwealth countries like those in Africa, where it has been exposed for its continued use of intimidatory tactics. Ironically this is at the same time that the British go
ExecReview (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 16:33
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THE U.S. IS NOT LIVING UP TO ITS OBLIGATION TO PROTECT THE HEALTH OF ITS CITIZENS

The tobacco problem is so big and costly that it is no surprise governments have taken “global” steps to reduce the harm tobacco causes...and the inclusion of a tobacco specific target in the Sustainable Development Goals that were universally adopted in
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jul 19, 2017 16:15
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[UK] Standardised tobacco packaging — removing the power of brands

New regulations on standardised “plain” packaging for all cigarettes means that Marlboro and others can no longer use their instantly recognisable and long-established visual identity to seduce new customers, especially young people, or lead current smoke
ASH London (uk)
added May 18, 2017 12:50
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[UK-Scotland] FLAVOURS UP IN SMOKE? Flavoured e-cigarettes should be BANNED to stop enticing kids to try them, health experts urge

Critics of the electronic devices say the flavours encourage kids to try them, and could create a new generation of nicotine addicts...But, leading charity Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) and the Independent British Vape Trade Association said flavoure
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Apr 13, 2017 12:27
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[Greece, UK] E-cigarettes are 'as bad for the heart as tobacco': Nicotine vapour damages blood vessels and raises risk of disease

Scientists found inhaling nicotine vapour damages key blood vessels, raising the risk of heart disease. The team monitored participants’ hearts while smoking a conventional cigarette for five minutes and using an e-cigarette for half an hour...Public Hea
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 30, 2016 02:08
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