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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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International Labour Organization forced to address conflict of interest

the International Labour Organization (ILO) will decide shortly whether it, too, will finally sever ties with Big Tobacco. The decision, set to come at its governing body meeting at the end of October, could close one of the tobacco industry’s last-remain
ASH London (uk)
added Oct 19, 2017 10:41
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[UK-Scotland] Should smoking be banned in the home?

ASH Scotland wants to hold talks with social housing providers to explore ways of introducing no smoking rules for some tenants. It also wants to look at how legislation surrounding smoking in residential care homes could be tightened up to protect staf
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 00:37
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[UK-Scotland] Ban smoking at home, say Scots campaigners

Anti-smoking campaigners in Scotland are seeking to stop people lighting up at home as part of a drive to reduce the harmful health effects of inhaling secondhand tobacco smoke. Last week, Dr Sean Semple, an academic from Aberdeen University, said restr
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:09
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[UK-Scotland] SMOKE SCREEN There’s a new, apparently ‘healthier’ way to smoke – and it’s NOT e-cigarettes

Heat-not-burn devices have been hailed as a “healthier” alternative to regular fags, by the giant tobacco companies that make them And they urged public health officials who were “caught off guard” by e-cigarettes, to get clued up now and set the agenda
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Oct 12, 2017 17:03
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[UK] ASH response to British Psychological Society endorsement of electronic cigarettes

“We welcome this report setting out the role e-cigarettes can play in reducing the harm from smoking. Many smokers have found e-cigarettes helpful in quitting but confusion persists among some about the relative safety of vaping compared to smoking. 2.9
ASH London (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 21:05
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[UK] Can the quit smoking dip be turned around?

“Community pharmacies have a great track record in helping people stop smoking, but there is no doubt that budget cuts have resulted in the decommissioning of some services,” says a National Pharmacy Association spokesperson.
P3 magazine (uk)
added Sep 29, 2017 16:33
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ASH Thailand says e-cigarette is harmful to health

Warning of the danger of e-cigarettes came from ASH Thailand executive secretary Professor Dr Prakit Vathesatogkit as advocates to vaping claim it is safe to health. One strong advocate to electronic cigarettes is Mr Maris Karunyawat after he posted on
THAI PUBLIC BROADCASTING SERVICE (THAI PBS) (th)
added Sep 27, 2017 07:22
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STATEMENT FROM ASH EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR LAURENT HUBER ON NEW PMI FOUNDATION

Remembering the principle of the irreconcilable conflict to which we in public health adhere, and remembering the long history of tobacco industry lies, fraud and manipulation, it would be folly to take any action other than to condemn PMI’s foundational
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Oct 26, 2017 20:45
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OPEN LETTER TO PMI FROM 107 ORGANIZATIONS

In 1954, Philip Morris promised to “stop business tomorrow” if it became apparent that cigarettes are harmful to health... PMI, its shareholders, and you personally have been enriched while knowingly killing your customers. You have it in your immediate
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Sep 15, 2017 17:52
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