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[UK] Vapers rise 'to more than three million' in Britain

The number of vapers in Great Britain has topped three million for the first time - four times the number in 2012, according to a survey by Action on Smoking and Health. Most use e-cigarettes because they have quit smoking and 40% are smokers who are tr
BBC Online
added Sep 14, 2018 17:20
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[UK, USA] UP IN SMOKE Could flavoured e-cigarettes be BANNED? Health experts are considering it

Arnott, chief executive of ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) told The Sun Online banning flavours would make it less likely smokers would quit. "Banning flavours would undermine the effectiveness of e-cigarettes in helping adult smokers quit, and there'
The Sun (uk)
added Sep 14, 2018 17:15
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Survey finds rapid increase in number of UK vapers

An estimated 3.2 million people in Britain are now users of e-cigarettes, or vapes, compared with around 7.4 million who smoke tobacco cigarettes...more than half are people who have switched to electronic cigarettes after quitting tobacco, the survey by
Reuters
added Sep 14, 2018 03:22
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Environmental groups praise move to ban smoking in Boracay public places

These were the sentiments of toxic watchdogs Action on Smoking & Health (ASH) Philippines, Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Alliance, Philippines (FCAP) and the Quezon City based Ecowaste Coalition. The groups commended Tourism Secretary Bernadet
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Sep 4, 2018 22:24
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[Philippines] Tobacco Control and Environmental Advocates Laud DOT’s Initiative for a Smokefree Boracay

“We laud Sec. Puyat for her recent pronouncement that the island of Boracay will now be smokefree. She is the only Secretary that has the audacity to implement this policy and this only goes to show that she is a true servant of the Filipino people,”said
EcoWaste Coalition (ph)
added Aug 31, 2018 15:34
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[UK] More people in Dorset are finding it difficult to give up smoking

Figures released by NHS Digital show that just over one third (38 per cent) of smokers living in the Dorset County Council area who pledged to give up smoking managed to do so. This ranks as having the 15th lowest rate of people successfully quitting sm
Dorset Echo (This is Dorset) (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 23:22
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[UK-Scotland] NHS report lays bare Scotland´s health inequalities

People living in Scotland’s poorest areas have double the rate of illness or early death than those in the wealthiest parts, an NHS study has found... Chief executive Sheila Duffy said: “We know that you’re nearly three times more likely to smoke if you
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 26, 2018 16:47
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[UK-Scotland] NHS Highland joins campaign to stop adults buying tobacco for under-18s

a series of videos has been produced, with the help of students at Inverness College UHI, to target the campaign to local areas in Highland via social media. ASH Scotland will be promoting the videos in the coming weeks on their Facebook and Instagram ac
This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added Aug 20, 2018 16:01
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[UK] Teenagers wrongly think vaping is as bad as smoking

More than a quarter of teenagers believe that vaping is as dangerous as smoking, twice the proportion of five years ago. The anti-smoking charity ASH said that misguided advice from doctors and teachers and social media scare stories about e-cigarettes
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 16, 2018 16:12
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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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