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NEW REPORT: TOBACCO IN AMERICA

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) unveils report results, demonstrating that large disparities in tobacco use hamper health efforts
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added May 30, 2017 23:09
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Americans' Health Ranks 43rd Globally, Despite Spending Most on Healthcare

While national smoking prevalence has been driven down over the past two decades, specific communities like the poor and less educated bear a disproportionate share of the costs of tobacco. Partly as a result, the U.S. now ranks 43rd in the world, despite
PR Newswire
added May 30, 2017 23:08
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[UK] World No Tobacco Day is Wednesday 31st May

“Tobacco – a threat to development”, a threat the UK government has acknowledged by providing £15 million over the next five years to help poorer countries implement the comprehensive tobacco control policies set out in the international tobacco treaty, t
ASH London (uk)
added May 27, 2017 23:30
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[Denmark] TOBACCO PRODUCTION, MARKETING VIOLATE BASIC HUMAN RIGHTS

ASH and Unfairtobacco are fully aligned with the DIHR conclusion that tobacco production and marketing is deeply harmful and irreconcilable with the human right to health, meaning that PMI and other tobacco companies must stop selling harmful products im
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added May 29, 2017 17:24
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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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[UK] ‘Red tape’ for vape

Nigel Carter OBE, CEO of the Oral Health Foundation, a charity working to raise awareness about the importance of good oral health and wellbeing, welcomes the new regulations that will now impact the 2.3m Brits who use e-cigarettes. Nigel says, “One of
The Dentist (uk)
added May 22, 2017 11:47
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[UK] Countdown to standard packaging — how the tobacco industry uses packaging to target women and girls

. In order to entice the next generation of smokers, brands like Silk Cut produced a line of Superslims which were developed to target to women and teenage girls. The new rules on standardised “plain” packaging puts a stop to these techniques in the UK.
ASH London (uk)
added May 19, 2017 12:38
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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] Standardised tobacco packaging — removing the power of brands

New regulations on standardised “plain” packaging for all cigarettes means that Marlboro and others can no longer use their instantly recognisable and long-established visual identity to seduce new customers, especially young people, or lead current smoke
ASH London (uk)
added May 18, 2017 12:50
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[UK] Standardised tobacco packaging — removing the power of brands

New regulations on standardised “plain” packaging for all cigarettes means that Marlboro and others can no longer use their instantly recognisable and long-established visual identity to seduce new customers, especially young people, or lead current smoke
ASH London (uk)
added May 18, 2017 12:50
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