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[Europe, UK] Standardised Packaging: Tobacco industry claims for compensation "blown out of the water"

a Legal Opinion has been published which concludes that standardised (“plain”) packaging of cigarettes and other tobacco products is compatible with European law, and compensation would therefore NOT be due the tobacco industry...We concluded that all th
ASH London (uk)
added Mar 9, 2015 17:52
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[New York] VIDEO: Don't Be a Target

Big Tobacco is doing everything in its power to entice “replacement smokers” and to continue raking in profits by selling the ONLY consumer product that kills when used exactly as intended. #DontBeATarget & join the fight against Big Tobacco by donating v
You Tube
added Dec 10, 2014 16:17
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[Australia, New Zealand, UK] BAT Funded Lobbying Against Plain Packaging

In response to questions by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), BAT provided the following information ... 1 Lobbying in Australia 2 Lobbying in New Zealand 3 Lobbying in Brussels 4 Lobbying in the UK 5 Think Tanks in the UK
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Sep 1, 2013 12:07
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BOSTIC: Philip Morris & IBM IMPROVER project: downplaying links between smoking & disease

the Tobacco Institute closed its doors, after 40 years of obfuscating the science ... The main purpose of IMPROVER seems clear – remuddy the waters on the causal link between tobacco and disease. But they actually get much more. By enticing young researc
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added May 22, 2013 08:36
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[UK] ASH welcomes new Public Health England Report on E-Cigarettes

E-cigarettes are likely to be helping at least 20,000 people to quit smoking every year. Those smokers who switch completely to vaping are likely to substantially cut health risks. The report concludes that the evidence does not support concerns that e-c
ASH London (uk)
added Mar 18, 2018 02:35
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Action on Smoking and Health: 50 Years–Turning the Tide in the Tobacco War 1967-2017 (PDF)

it is time to reconsider how we allow tobacco companies to operate in the 21st century. We must reopen the debate on where and how cigarettes are sold, and we must hold the tobacco industry responsible under the law for all of the damage they c
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Oct 26, 2017 21:09
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[UK] ASH Fact Sheet - Use of electronic cigarettes among children in Great Britain

regular use remains rare and is most common among those who currently smoke or have previously smoked. This indicates that it is unlikely that electronic cigarettes are currently acting as a gateway, something which leads causally to smoking. - A grow
ASH London (uk)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:40
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[Thailand] Anti-smoking activists fear Philip Morris threat is delaying new law

ASH Thailand ...alleged that Philip Morris had submitted a letter to the Ministry of Public Health discouraging the new legislation. In the letter, Dr Prakit said, the company argued that Thailand need only educate citizens more about the harmful effect
Phuket News (th)
added May 4, 2015 17:49
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[UK] Union tarred by Imperial Tobacco sponsorship dealings

The Oxford Union has backed out of an offer by Imperial Tobacco to sponsor a debate on the morality of the tobacco industry following an investigation. This follows outrage and unhappiness from speakers invited to oppose the tobacco industry. They conta
Cherwell Online (Oxford Student Publication) (uk)
added Apr 25, 2015 12:49
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Tobacco Corporations Buy Political Influence

Action on Smoking and Health’s 2014 Campaign Contribution Map shows just how pervasive tobacco money is in politics...which allows you to click on your home district and see how much money your Member of Congress and Senators have accepted this election
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Mar 12, 2015 09:58
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