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[UK-Scotland] Lies, damned lies and illicit tobacco statistics

The spectre of the illicit trade is used to oppose public health measures such as standardised packaging and duty increases. Advertisements are taken out by tobacco companies promoting the possibility of an increase in criminal activity. Neither HMRC nor
Tobacco Unpacked (ASH Scotland) (uk)
added Nov 27, 2018 02:19
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[UK] Campaigners want to stop council tenants form being able to smoke inside their homes

the idea was floated in a report that found smoking is “highly concentrated” on council estates, where it is twice as common as in other areas. It also found tenants of council properties are less likely to quit, despite trying as often as other smokers
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 25, 2018 20:44
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[UK] Calls for council tenants to be banned from smoking at home as figures show they are THREE times more likely to do so than house owners

Researchers found 35 per cent of residents in social housing smoked, compared with 25 per cent in private rented accommodation and just 11 per cent of home owners. The report, published between Action Smoking Health and two All Party Parliamentary Gro
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 21, 2018 03:01
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[UK] Smoking in the home / New solutions for a Smokefree Generation (PDF)

5. Utilise tobacco harm reduction methods to support smokefree homes »» If people do not wish to quit, they should receive advice about establishing a smokefree home and the benefits of using alternative sources of nicotine such as e-cigarettes. »» All or
ASH London (uk)
added Dec 4, 2018 13:49
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[UK] Time for the housing sector to help stub out smoking

Inside Housing (uk)
added Nov 20, 2018 18:46
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[UK] Plan to stamp out smoking in social housing

Vaping kits should be given to tenants by housing associations to encourage them to quit smoking in their homes... Simon Clark, of Forest, the smokers group, said: “Reaching into smokers’ homes takes tobacco control in a…
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 20, 2018 18:45
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Renters Twice As Likely To Smoke As Home Owners, Report Warns

More than one-third (35 per cent) of residents in social housing smoke, compared to a quarter of residents in private rented housing and one tenth of residents in owner-occupied housing. The report, published by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), calls
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 20, 2018 18:43
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[UK] Smoking in the home: New solutions for a Smokefree Generation

New solutions for a Smokefree Generation considers the impact of smoking in the home and what policy measures could be taken across all housing tenures reduce its prevalence, with the aim of protecting children and adults and supporting healthy communitie
ASH London (uk)
added Nov 20, 2018 18:41
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[UK-Scotland] Information for MSPs: smoking and pancreatic cancer

In advance of the Parliamentary debate on “Pancreatic Cancer Awareness” on Wednesday 21 November 2018, ASH Scotland has written to MSPs to provide a few background figures to help inform discussion. ASH Scotland applauds the efforts of cancer charities,
ASH Scotland
added Nov 29, 2018 19:30
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[UK] ASH comment on Budget: Missed opportunity

ASH is disappointed that the Chancellor has not increased the annual tobacco tax escalator from 2% to 5% above inflation (RPI) as recommended by ASH and the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies in its submission to the Chancellor.[2] Reducing the aff
ASH London (uk)
added Oct 30, 2018 20:26
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