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[UK-Scotland] CIGARETTES MUST BE SOLD IN STANDARDISED GREEN PACKAGING FROM THIS WEEKEND

Forest director Simon Clark said: “The new regulations treat adults like naughty children. They infantilise consumers by attacking freedom of choice and personal responsibility. “The new regulations are a disgraceful attempt to denormalise both the prod
Aberdeen Evening Express (This is Aberdeen) (uk)
added May 19, 2017 12:33
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[UK] Large national survey finds 2.9 million people now vape in Britain: For the first time over half don’t smoke

an estimated 2.9 million adults in Great Britain currently use electronic cigarettes. For the first time ever, the survey finds more ex-smokers (1.5 million) who use e-cigarettes than current smokers and the main reason people offered for their use of e-
ASH London (uk)
added May 8, 2017 21:08
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HENDLIN: For an Earth Free of Tobacco Waste

For Earth Day, we’re taking a look into how much the world sacrifices to produce this completely unnecessary product. The environmental costs of tobacco fare no better than the health costs of using tobacco. As the 1995 World Health Organization (WHO) Be
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Apr 23, 2017 00:01
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[Asia] Graphic health warning on packs: Tobacco companies 'continue to flout rules' in Bangladesh

One year after rules of printing the graphical health warning on pack made mandatory, a study finds most tobacco companies are still flouting the law. The tobacco industry rather resorted to fresh “ill tactics” to undermine the implementation of the la
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Mar 19, 2017 22:22
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[UK] Burning Injustice / Reducing tobacco-driven harm and inequality (PDF)

The tobacco manufacturers, whose products cause so much health, social and economic damage, should make a greater contribution to mitigating that harm. The four major tobacco manufacturers remain among the most profitable companies on Earth, so they co
ASH London (uk)
added Jan 30, 2017 15:53
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[UK] Survey of small retailers in Great Britain (PDF)

This paper presents the full results of a survey of small retailers in Great Britain conducted for ASH in 2016. Key results from this survey were published in the report Counter Arguments: How Important is Tobacco to Small Retailers?
ASH London (uk)
added Oct 18, 2016 19:03
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Criminal Liability and Human Rights Violations

1.) Could tobacco executives and/or corporations be held criminally responsible for these deaths? The concept has been explored... 2.) Could tobacco executives/corporations be found guilty of human right violations?
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Aug 29, 2016 13:39
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[Europe, UK] New EU rules on e-cigarettes and tobacco packets: Everything you need to know

How will new EU rules affect smokers here in Britain? Revisions to the EU Tobacco Products Directive will come into effect on Friday May 20, bringing wide-ranging changes to vaping and tobacco products. On top of the updated EU directive, the UK Gover
The [London, UK] Express
added May 12, 2016 16:06
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[Europe] The impact of the EU Tobacco Products Directive on e-cigarette regulation in the UK (PDF)

Many e-cigarette companies and current vapers have had concerns about these new regulations...This document explains the regulatory framework put in place by the EU TPD and answers some of the key concerns which have been raised about the impact of TPD i
ASH London (uk)
added Feb 24, 2016 11:04
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[UK] ASH comment on Lancet editorial on e-cigarettes

Whether the reduction in risk is 95% or slightly less (or slightly more) is not the key point. What is of much greater concern to ASH (as shown by the YouGov smokefree Britain polls for ASH) is that a growing number of smokers are failing to understand th
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 28, 2015 09:54
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