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154 Organizations Agree: Tobacco Industry Violates Human Rights

The Cape Town Declaration on Human Rights and a Tobacco-Free World, affirming that the production, marketing and sale of tobacco products is incompatible with basic human rights, has been adopted by over 150 organizations and prominent public health leade
PR Newswire
added Aug 6, 2018 20:26
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DR. CHERYL HEALTON OF NEW YORK UNIVERSITY JOINS ACTION ON SMOKING AND HEALTH BOARD OF TRUSTEES

pleased to welcome Dr. Cheryl Healton to its Board of Trustees. Her extensive experience in public health will be a remarkable asset to ASH as we work towards zero deaths from tobacco. Dr. Cheryl Healton is the Dean of the New York University College of
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Aug 7, 2018 18:20
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Dr. Cheryl Healton of New York University Joins Action on Smoking and Health Board of Trustees

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH US) is pleased to welcome Dr. Cheryl Healton to its Board of Trustees. Her extensive experience in public health will be a remarkable asset to ASH as we work towards zero deaths from tobacco.
PR Newswire
added Jul 31, 2018 07:43
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[UK] Young people in Gwynedd stamp out smoking

Arnott, Action on Smoking and Health chief executive, put this reduction down to banning tobacco advertising. She said: “The brightly coloured pack displays we used to have in shops disappeared completely in 2015 and the packs they do see nowadays are a s
Cambrian News / Lampeter Today (uk)
added Jul 24, 2018 19:27
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Addictive, Lethal Consumer Product Will Kill 7 million people in 2018

A human rights approach to ending the tobacco epidemic might be the answer for the 21st century, as it frames the right to be free from smoking addiction and calls on governments to advance human development by implementing measures that decrease smoking
PR Newswire
added Aug 6, 2018 22:09
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[UK] Young adults on the Isle of Wight shun smoking, figures show

More and more young adults on the Isle of Wight are spurning cigarettes and choosing not to smoke, new figures have revealed. Data from the Office for National Statistics shows that the percentage of the Isle of Wight’s population who have never smoked
OnTheWight (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 14:44
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[UK] Smoking in pregnancy challenge group, Review of the Challenge 2018

The Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group released a report on the 4th July 2018 calling for Government action to tackle smoking in pregnancy. The new report shines light on the progress towards the Government’s ambition to reduce the smoking in pregnancy
ASH London (uk)
added Jul 8, 2018 15:19
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[Australia] WTO Panel Puts Health Ahead of Tobacco Industry Profits, Says ASH

The WTO decision is not a surprise for the tobacco industry. Their litigation strategy is not focused on winning but on imposing economic penalties on countries that try to push the envelope on tobacco control, in the hopes that other governments will sh
PR Newswire
added Jun 29, 2018 19:41
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[UK] Liam Fox caught in fresh “lobbyists as advisers” scandal

"The Institute for Economic Affairs has long acted as a paid lobbying agency for the tobacco industry. It's very worrying to see one of their staff playing such a key role in shaping Britain's trade deals as we leave the EU." The IEA didn’t respond to a
openDemocracy.net (uk)
added Jun 22, 2018 15:56
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[UK-Scotland] NHSGGC back ASH smoking free charter

The health board covering Dumbarton and the Vale, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC), has backed a charter bidding to make Scotland tobacco free by 2034. ASH Scotland’s Charter for a Tobacco-Free Generation was signed by NHSGGC director of public he
Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Reporter (uk)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:41
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