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[UK-Wales] Day of action to stamp out illegal tobacco sales in Wales

Sniffer dogs and Trading Standards officers will be out in Port Talbot talking to the public about the sale of illegal tobacco in their communities. It's a part of an international day of action marking World No Tobacco Day. Anti-smoking charity, Ash C
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added May 31, 2018 15:09
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[UK-Scotland] Charity reveals toll of smoking on heart health

More than 2000 people are dying every year in Scotland from smoking-related heart disease, according to a charity. Figures released by Ash Scotland reveal that around 1263 men and 774 women died of cardiovascular problems caused by smoking in 2016. The
STV (uk)
added May 31, 2018 15:07
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[UK] True cost of smoking revealed in advance of World No Tobacco Day

New data published for World No Tobacco Day 31st May, by Action on Smoking Health shows that smoking costs communities in England £12.6 billion a year [1]. The figures show the additional pressure that smoking is putting on the NHS and social care service
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 1, 2018 13:25
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A WORLD WITHOUT TOBACCO DEATHS Statement from Executive Director Laurent Huber

All the responsibility and guilt lays with the tobacco industry, which continues to aggressively market a product that has been specifically engineered to be as addictive as possible and that they know will kill when used as intended. As the Danish Insti
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 1, 2018 05:03
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ASH Thailand continues push for smoking control measures

Action on Smoking and Health Foundation (ASH Thailand) President Prakit Vathesatogkit gave a lecture this week in Phuket on why Thailand needs to control smoking with regards to the existing legislation. He said efforts to control smoking started with t
Pattaya Mail (th)
added May 3, 2018 18:07
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[Europe, Mid-east, Uae, UK, USA, District of Columbia] Special report: Medical opinion shifts from tolerating e-cigs to actively promoting them to smokers

at the E-Cigarette Summit in Georgetown, praise was heaped upon Public Health England by experts for its decision to officially promote to help smokers quit...“The fastest decline in tobacco use in the UK took place shortly after e-cigarettes came onto th
The National Newspaper (ae)
added May 3, 2018 17:10
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[UK] Love Island ‘seduces teenagers into smoking’

Teenagers are being encouraged to smoke by Love Island, the hugely popular ITV reality show, a public health charity has warned. The series triggered more than three times as many complaints about tobacco use as for its infamous sex scenes and was descri
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 15, 2018 18:24
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[UK] Love Island and other shows 'encourage teenagers to smoke'

They cited a rise in smoking in Oscar-nominated films and research that showed cigarettes appeared in Love Island every five minutes on average, with the Lucky Strike brand appearing 16 times. This year, 86% of Oscar-nominated films contained someone smo
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 15, 2018 18:22
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A New Front – and a New Ally – in the Tobacco Wars

As DIHR stated, existing human rights norms are already implicated. Like many other aspects of society, human rights theory has “grown up” during the rise of the smoking epidemic, and has been blinded to its devastating toll. As the purveyor of products
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 5, 2018 16:11
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[UK] NHS E-CIG PLEA Doctors should prescribe e-cigs on the NHS to show they are less harmful than fags, charity says

Deborah Arnott, from Action on Smoking and Health, told the Commons Science and Technology Committee that e-cigs would be effective on prescription
The Sun (uk)
added Mar 28, 2018 15:58
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