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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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[UK] Licensing e-cigarettes as medical products would reassure doctors, MPs told

Making e-cigarettes available on prescription would reassure doctors and patients that they are less harmful than smoking, a leading health expert has told MPs. Deborah Arnott, chief executive of Action on Smoking and Health (Ash), said there are still
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2018 03:17
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[UK-Scotland] Licensing e-cigarettes as medical products would reassure doctors, MPs told

Making e-cigarettes available on prescription would reassure doctors and patients that they are less harmful than smoking, a leading health expert has told MPs. Deborah Arnott, chief executive of Action on Smoking and Health (Ash), said there are still
The Gazette (uk)
added Mar 28, 2018 15:57
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[UK] VIDEO: Science and Technology Committee: Subject: E-Cigarettes

10:00:21 Witnesses: Michelle Jarman-Howe, Executive Director, Public Sector Prisons South, and Heather Thomson, Smokefree Lead, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
UK Parliament (uk)
added Mar 28, 2018 15:56
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[New Zealand] NZ student smoking rate at record low

Former prime minister Helen Clark, ASH's patron, said previous surveys had shown youth smoking peaked at 15.6% in 1999 and had declined steadily ever since. "Even though youth smoking is at a record low, it is vital that we don't get complacent," she sa
Radio Network (nz)
added Mar 27, 2018 14:46
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[New Zealand] Exclusive: Smoking rates in Year 10 students plummet to lowest rate since ASH survey began in 1992

New figures given exclusively to TVNZ1's Breakfast show 82 per cent of Year 10 students have never tried cigarettes.
TVNZ (nz)
added Mar 27, 2018 14:46
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[UK] If smoking is so damn bad for you why don’t they just make it illegal?

Stevie Benton is the Communications Manager of [ASH]. Simon Clark is Director of Forest, a group that represents “adults who choose to consume tobacco and non-smoking adults who are tolerant of other people’s enjoyment of tobacco”. Despite having quite op
ShortList Magazine (uk)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:25
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ASH welcomes the end of tobacco branding in New Zealand

As of today, March 14th, Tobacco companies will no longer be able to sell cigarettes in branded packaging. All cigarette released for sale from today must be sold in plain, olive brown generic packaging. Retailers have until the 6th June to get rid of t
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 13, 2018 17:15
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[South Africa] CAPE TOWN DECLARATION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND A TOBACCO-FREE WORLD

We, participants in the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, meeting in Cape Town, South Africa, on 7-9 March 2018, and civil society organizations as well as individuals from across the globe, are firmly committed to promoting and protecting publ
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jul 26, 2018 00:26
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[Europe, UK-Scotland] Brexit opens up threat of tobacco industry lobbying, charity warns

BREXIT risks leaving Scotland more vulnerable to the threat of tobacco industry lobbying, it has been warned. ASH Scotland – a charity which aims to combat the harm caused by smoking – said global tobacco giants could exploit economic arguments to gain i
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:00
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