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[Europe, Netherlands, UK] Tobacco firms may face ‘murder’ trials

(Ash) has begun work on pressing the director of public prosecutions (DPP) to bring charges or to allow a private prosecution... The latest line of attack is furthest advanced in Holland, where lawyers have filed charges with the public prosecutor, acting
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 13, 2017 15:39
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[UK] ASH response to British Psychological Society endorsement of electronic cigarettes

“We welcome this report setting out the role e-cigarettes can play in reducing the harm from smoking. Many smokers have found e-cigarettes helpful in quitting but confusion persists among some about the relative safety of vaping compared to smoking. 2.9
ASH London (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 21:05
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[Europe, UK] Anti-smuggling proposal 'may let tobacco industry in by back door'

Tobacco campaigners are concerned that new draft proposals from the European commission for a system to prevent cigarette smuggling may let the industry in by the back door. The illicit trade in cigarettes has become a major problem worldwide. A study i
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 11, 2017 15:53
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NEW REPORT: TOBACCO IN AMERICA

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) unveils report results, demonstrating that large disparities in tobacco use hamper health efforts
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added May 30, 2017 23:09
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Railroaded cigarette tax bill slammed

Health groups yesterday lambasted members of the Lower House who railroaded a bill aimed at retaining the two-tier excise tax system for tobacco products next year instead of sticking to the scheduled shift to a unitary rate. In a statement, Action on S
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:53
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ASH 2016 Tobacco Campaign Contribution Map

For this 2016 cycle, Big Tobacco has contributed OVER $2.5 million in almost every state, across the aisle. Read our Blog> to learn about why this is a serious problem. Check out our #TobaccoSpotlight map to see how much your state representative has re
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Nov 20, 2016 20:55
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ARCHIVE: Tobacco Explained / The truth about the tobacco industry …in its own words

This report is a summary of documents collected by ASH ...and fashioned into a number of chronologies...is a compendium of the most telling quotes from these chronologies with additional summarising and contextual information. Editing and editorial by Cl
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 16, 2015 11:10
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Obama Can Help End Tobacco Epidemic, Says ASH

Now that Fast-Track has passed...Obama and USTR Ambassador Froman should insist that tobacco be granted a full “carve out” from the TPP...all of the TPP countries (except the U.S.) have ratified the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC),
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 25, 2015 11:07
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[France, Switzerland, Uruguay, USA] International Smoke-free Air Successes

only half of all Americans are protected from exposure to secondhand smoke, whether in public places or at work. Several countries around the world have achieved complete protection for their citizens...Now we add a third, Switzerland, which presents a m
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 16, 2015 12:09
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Hillary pressed to take on Big Tobacco

“From a national standpoint, we’d love to see Mrs. Clinton run on a public health platform and specifically a tobacco reform platform,” said Chris Bostic, deputy director for policy at the Action on Smoking & Health. “I’m not a skilled political analyst
The Hill
added Apr 20, 2015 09:47
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