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[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

[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
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