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E-cigarette users in UK have 'tripled' since 2010

It says just over half of current or ex-smokers have now tried electronic cigarettes, compared with 8% in 2010. Action on Smoking and Health (Ash) surveyed more than 12,000 adult smokers. A separate study found that most e-cigarette users were using th
BBC Online
added Apr 28, 2014 14:07
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[UK] OBORNE: There’s a quiet rebellion under way against bossy government

is time for ministers to wake up and ask exactly who it is that ASH and other anti-smoking organisations represent, and why and on what basis the state is paying for them. It’s time to loosen the laws against smoking in pubs. It’s time to treat smokers a
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 28, 2014 14:07
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[Canada] Anti-smoking group files complaint against doctor who says nicotine is not addictive

Non-Smokers’ Rights Association has filed a complaint with the Collège des médecins du Québec against a psychiatrist who testified this week at the ongoing hearings of two class action suits brought by Quebec smokers against three tobacco companies. The
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jan 25, 2014 21:21
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[Australia] ASH Action: Ending government and super fund investment in tobacco

THE CASE FOR TOBACCO DIVESTMENT ... and counter-arguments ... WHO HAS EXCLUDED TOBACCO INVESTMENTS? THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY'S RECORD ... on "ESG" principles RESOURCES
ASH Australia (au)
added Oct 16, 2013 20:38
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BOSTIC: Tobacco products should have special treatment in trade deal

The TPPA has been touted as the model trade agreement for the 21st century ... “NAFTA on steroids.” One issue that has been a headache for USTR but has received little public attention is how to treat tobacco.
The Hill
added Apr 18, 2013 11:58
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: DUFFY: Tobacco crops leave farmers mired in poverty and debt

ALEX Flett is right to raise concerns over the impact of growing tobacco in developing countries (Letters ... As Scotland's charity taking action on tobacco and health, we are all too aware of the disastrous effects tobacco farming has on land, life an
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jan 31, 2013 17:57
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[Ireland] Ban on smoking in cars with children expected in July

The draft legislation has been approved by health minister James Reilly, and it will see both passengers and drivers could face large fines for smoking in a commercial or private vehicle carrying children under the age of 16.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jan 15, 2013 16:05
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[UK-Scotland] Sheila Duffy: Tobacco firms should have no say in public health

If Scottish ministers were fully to implement Article 5.3 that would mean agreeing to transparency in all contacts with the industry.
The Scotsman (uk)
added May 23, 2012 06:16
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[Denmark] ASH: Tobacco Production, Marketing Violate Basic Human Rights

After completing a collaboration with [PMI] to develop a "human rights implementation plan," the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) concluded that immediately stopping the sale and marketing of tobacco is the only way for tobacco companies to uphold
PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 03:12
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Disney, the Gap and Pepsi urged to quit US Chamber of Commerce

are being pressured to quit the US Chamber of Commerce, America’s largest lobby group, amid criticism of its big-money efforts to fight climate change legislation and promote tobacco products. A coalition of pressure groups including Action on Smoking an
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 24, 2017 15:02
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