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[Netherlands] ROMEO-STUPPY: The tobacco industry should be charged as criminals

This is a blow for public health around the world. Action on Smoking and Health and our partners have been working to bring a criminal case against the tobacco industry in courts around the world, including in the U.S. While the DPPS arguments are oft-h
The Hill
added Feb 26, 2018 22:39
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[Netherlands] DUTCH PROSECUTOR REJECTS TOBACCO CRIMINAL CASE; MANY ARGUMENTS FOR APPEAL EXIST

The DPSS cites several reasons for their declination to prosecute including “freedom of choice”... That idea that people have a “freedom of choice” when it comes to tobacco is a fallacy. Addiction takes away free will. Nearly 70% of American adult smoker
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Feb 25, 2018 16:18
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[Netherlands] Dutch Prosecutor Rejects Tobacco Criminal Case; Many Arguments for Appeal Exist -- Statement of Laurent Huber, Executive Director of Action on Smoking and Health

ASH supports an Article 12 appeal, which allows those with a direct interest in a case to ask the appeal court to order the public prosecutor to bring charges. The documents that were submitted to the prosecutor argue that the tobacco industry knowingly
PR Newswire
added Feb 24, 2018 00:23
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[UK] Dame Beulah Bewley obituary / Physician who played a key role in improving the place of female doctors in Britain’s medical establishment

Her research project on smoking among primary school children – which made the link between cigarettes, poor attainment and lung disease – was later expanded for a medical degree...She was involved with Action on Smoking and Health
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 16:36
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[UK] ASH welcomes new Public Health England Report on E-Cigarettes

E-cigarettes are likely to be helping at least 20,000 people to quit smoking every year. Those smokers who switch completely to vaping are likely to substantially cut health risks. The report concludes that the evidence does not support concerns that e-c
ASH London (uk)
added Mar 18, 2018 02:35
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[UK] Local authority pension funds and investments in the tobacco industry (PDF)

It is intended to help inform stakeholders in local authority pensions, including Councillors, pension fund members, local taxpayers and pension fund trustees. It is intended to help them make decisions about their investment strategy, and in particula
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 14, 2018 00:34
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[UK-Scotland] Buying children cigarettes 'not a favour', says charity

On average, 36 young people in Scotland take up smoking every day Adults who buy children cigarettes could set them up for a life of health and financial problems, the children's health charity Fast Forward has said. Its chief executive Alastair MacKinn
BBC Online
added Jan 30, 2018 14:53
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[UK-Scotland] Buying cigarettes for youngsters `not a favour´

Adults who buy cigarettes for underage smokers could be setting them up for a life of health problems and financial costs, a charity chief has warned. Alastair MacKinnon, the chief executive of the children’s health education charity Fast Forward, is ca
Press Association (uk)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:50
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BANZHAF: Vaping, Like Smoking, Should Be Banned In Public – Natl Report

Thus, says Banzhaf, it is unfair and unreasonable to force innocent bystanders to be exposed to nicotine, a very addictive drug and a highly potent neurotoxin; propylene glycol, a respiratory irritant, which experts have warned can cause respiratory irri
ValueWalk
added Jan 25, 2018 01:05
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ASH: THE BIG PICTURE

2017 has been a very exciting year at ASH. We celebrated our 50th anniversary, announced our pivot away from “tobacco control” and towards “cigarette free” and earned numerous victories across each of our programs. As we begin looking forward into 2018 a
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:05
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