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[UK] LETTER: ASH says retailers not need fear a smokeless future

tobacco makes up less than 8.5% of weekly profit, four out of five transactions don’t involve tobacco, and profit margins on non-tobacco products are much higher. If customers don’t smoke they have more money to spend on products better for their health a
The Grocer (uk)
added Jun 12, 2017 14:26
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McCLUREY: How ten years of tobacco control success has helped me

I’m glad tobacco sales are going down, as the demand for tobacco is falling, I can use the high value space in my shop to give people what they want, and I can make more money. I can spend less money on tobacco stock and diversify, and try new things whi
Medium
added Jun 6, 2017 15:50
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ARNOTT: Some reflections on World No Tobacco Day

Tobacco Control Plan for England expired at the end of 2015 and to date there is no sign of its successor...On 1 July 2017 it will be the 10th anniversary of the implementation of smokefree legislation in England. A worthy date for publication of the next
Medium
added May 31, 2017 13:46
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TOBACCO IN AMERICA Leaving the Vulnerable Behind (PDF)

The lack of progress in reducing tobacco use in the U.S. is particularly alarming when the overall statistics are broken down along geographic, ethnic, education and socio-economic lines. Over the last half century, the tobacco epidemic has been transform
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added May 30, 2017 23:15
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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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