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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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[UK] Philip Morris's vision of cigarette-free future met with scepticism

Deborah Arnott, chief executive of anti-smoking group Ash, said: “Philip Morris claims to be moving towards a post-smoking future but, like other tobacco companies, it is still actively promoting smoking around the world, using methods that would be ille
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 1, 2016 05:31
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[UK] Suleman Khonat: The war on smokers is a war on freedom

Today, on “World No Tobacco Day” the massed ranks of the publicaly funded anti-smoking lobby will crow about their great success in reducing smoking. However this war against the smoker has had a number of unpleasant side-effects, most notably by facilita
ConservativeHome (blog) (uk)
added Jun 2, 2016 10:15
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[UK] "What about YOUth" - Smoking and e-cigarette use among 15 year olds in England.

A new report published today on health behaviour among 15 year olds shows that 8% are current smokers while 18% have tried electronic cigarettes and 3% are current users. ...show that the government has more than met its target to reduce smoking among 15
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 7, 2015 09:33
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[UK] Smoking rates among children in England fall to record low

What made the difference? Government action including banning tobacco advertising, putting large health warnings on packs and making all enclosed public places smokefree. But more needs to be done....Every day’s delay means hundreds more children start s
ASH London (uk)
added Jul 25, 2014 10:34
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Let's Get Rid of Cigarettes, Says ASH

(ASH) released a new video calling for the end of cigarette sales....We must unite to end the tobacco epidemic which has a known and clear path to eradication: ending the commercial sale of cigarettes."..We must unite to end the tobacco epidemic which ha
PR Newswire
added Dec 6, 2017 23:59
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Govt to Cut Nicotine, But Ignore Better Quicker Remedies

Banzhaf has been called "The Man Behind the Ban on Cigarette Commercials,"... One simple measure would be to raise the federal cigarette tax from its current level of $1.01/pack - a rate which has remained unchanged since 2009... Prohibit
PRLog
added Jul 31, 2017 12:20
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[District of Columbia] McMORRIS: A Case of the Vapers / What I saw at the E-Cigarette Summit 2017

For the past two hours they have watched heavyweights of the tobacco control movement go toe-to-toe on the merits of "non-combustible nicotine delivery systems" at the 2017 E-Cigarette Summit. On one side lies the "renormalization of smoking" crowd that s
Washington Free Beacon
added Jun 12, 2017 14:52
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BANZHAF: E-Cigarette Study Portends Lawsuits and Public-Use Bans

A new study showing that e-cigarettes [e-cigs] emit two additional cancer-causing chemicals is likely to lead to law suits and to additional bans...the study shows that when food-safe glycol and glycerin are heated in these devices, they give off the carc
ValueWalk
added Jul 28, 2016 14:10
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33 Colleges and Universities "Free from Tobacco Money"

ASH) announced today that 33 colleges and universities are being certified "Free from Tobacco Money" in honor of their divestment from tobacco interests. This certification is also awarded in recognition of American Education Week. For the full list of th
PR Newswire
added Nov 12, 2014 15:38
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