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[UK] Webinar – the use of e-cigarettes among people with a mental health condition

On 13 November 2017, the Mental Health & Smoking Partnership hosted a webinar on the use of e-cigarettes among people with a mental health condition. The webinar featured presentations from Dr Debbie Robson who gave an overview of harm reduction and the
ASH London (uk)
added Nov 17, 2017 15:10
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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-Scotland] Campaign targets adults giving children tobacco products

(ASH) have found that the majority of children who smoke get their tobacco from friends or family, who believe they are doing them a favour. The #NotAFavour campaign highlights the health and addiction problems young people face when they take up smokin
STV (uk)
added Nov 13, 2017 15:36
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[UK] Tax Evasion and Avoidance / Westminster pension fund holds offshore investments

Other investments by the MPs’ pension fund include £5.6m in tobacco group BAT... Deborah Arnott, chief executive of ASH, the anti-tobacco group, said MPs would be “disturbed” to see that their pension fund was investing in an industry that “causes so muc
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 8, 2017 16:16
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[UK] ACS rejects calls for tobacco licensing system for retailers

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has hit out at Action on Smoking and Health’s (ASH) calls for the government to introduce a licensing system for retailers that sell tobacco.
Convenience Store (uk)
added Oct 30, 2017 14:40
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Action on Smoking and Health: 50 Years–Turning the Tide in the Tobacco War 1967-2017 (PDF)

it is time to reconsider how we allow tobacco companies to operate in the 21st century. We must reopen the debate on where and how cigarettes are sold, and we must hold the tobacco industry responsible under the law for all of the damage they c
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Oct 26, 2017 21:09
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[Uruguay, District of Columbia] REPORT ON 50 YEARS: A Future with ZERO Tobacco Deaths

should a product that kills when used as intended be sold as a consumer good that is available everywhere?.. WHAT: ASH 50th Anniversary Event and Report Launch WHO: Keynote Address: Sharon Eubanks, Former Department of Justice attorney
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Oct 26, 2017 20:49
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[UK] New 'smokeless' tobacco device, predicted to overtake vaping, has 90% less toxic substances than cigarettes, tests reveal

The Glo device was tested by its manufacturer British American Tobacco It heats tobacco instead of burning it, so doesn't produce smoke toxicants Found e-cigarette and other new generation products had similar lowered levels Earlier report predicts heat-
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 25, 2017 12:42
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[UK-Scotland] Why ASH Scotland does not support a ban on smoking in the home

Any government ban or legal restriction must always be justified by balancing the benefits achieved against the costs imposed. The practical implications of imposing, and monitoring and enforcing, a ban on smoking in the home are substantial, while any
Tobacco Unpacked (ASH Scotland) (uk)
added Oct 25, 2017 12:43
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[UK] Budget cuts are damaging stop smoking services

Local authorities have had to cut their stop smoking services due to a lack of funding over the past few years, according to a new study by (ASH) The study, based on surveys from the past 3 years, found that services for smoking cessation have been cut
Independent Nurse (uk)
added Oct 23, 2017 13:46
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