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[UK] Tobacco industry legal action ‘unlikely to succeed’ against standard packs

A legal analysis found that the legislation, being debated by MPs today, is entirely compatible with European law. Professor Alberto Alemanno – co-author of the report, which was funded by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) and Cancer Research UK – sai
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Mar 9, 2015 17:50

[USA] THE WHO FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON TOBACCO CONTROL: An Implementation Guide for U.S. State and Local Officials (PDF)

CDC points out, “it is the policies, partnerships, and intervention activities that occur at the state and local levels that ultimately lead to social norm and behavior change.”…With the tools available from this guide and the ASH database, we hope state
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Sep 16, 2014 15:29

[UK] LETTERS: Regulation of electronic cigarettes: Rapid Responses

ASH believes, in line with the MHRA and NICE, that alternative nicotine sources like e-cigarettes can be both a quitting aid and a long-term alternative to smoking.(1,2) ASH takes its lead from Richard Peto, who says that “helping large numbers of young
British Medical Journal
added Sep 13, 2014 21:28

[Australia] Newcastle study into second-hand smoke triggers law reform

The state government will ban cigarette smoking in multi-unit housing after a Newcastle-based study found it placed people at increased health risk. University of Newcastle's Associate Professor Billie Bonevski says more than 160,000 people, aged 45 and
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 13, 2014 21:53

[UK] Tobacco Industry Illicit Trade Claims Shown to be Wrong, Again

"Once again, official figures show that the illicit tobacco trade in the UK is not rising rapidly, as the tobacco industry and its front groups routinely claim. The industry's latest myth is that standardised packaging of cigarette products could increas
ASH London (uk)
added Oct 11, 2013 12:24

[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 ... Vapouriz sai
BBC Online
added Sep 9, 2013 16:58

[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

[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

[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

[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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