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[UK-Wales] 10 years on, what has the smoking ban done for Wales?

smoking rates among adults and teenagers have reduced “drastically” as a result. Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Wales said the hotly debated ban, which came into force in Wales on April 2, 2007, “has helped to drastically bring down smoking rates amo
WalesOnline (uk)
added Apr 2, 2017 17:09
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[UK-Scotland] New law in Scotland bans e-cigarettes sales to under-18s

Chief executive Sheila Duffy said the priority should be to target retailers who sell traditional cigarettes to children. Under the new laws, anyone buying NVPs for those underage will be breaking the law. And shops selling the products will be required
BBC Online
added Apr 1, 2017 12:04
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[UK] Forest rejects claim that smoking is "adding to the social care crisis"

“Smoking rates are at their lowest ever level yet smokers still contribute £12 billion a year in tobacco taxation, a sum that far exceeds the alleged cost of treating smoking-related diseases or providing social care to those suffering from a smoking-rel
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Mar 29, 2017 02:44
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Trump Administration: Tobacco Ties

the Trump Administration’s connections to the tobacco industry make us fear that the White House will move us backwards. Here are just a few of the high-profile counselors and appointees of the Trump Administration with ties to Big Tobacco. George Conwa
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Mar 28, 2017 16:18
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[UK-Scotland] NAYSMITH: Smoking charity’s care stance surprising but correct

Ash Scotland put out a briefing note saying there should not be a bar on recruiting smokers within Scotland’s care system. The smoking prevention charity is usually known for being pretty hardline and indeed it highlighted wide variations in the attitud
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 20, 2017 12:51
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[Asia] Graphic health warning on packs: Tobacco companies 'continue to flout rules' in Bangladesh

One year after rules of printing the graphical health warning on pack made mandatory, a study finds most tobacco companies are still flouting the law. The tobacco industry rather resorted to fresh “ill tactics” to undermine the implementation of the la
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Mar 19, 2017 22:22
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[UK] Why young people are now less likely to smoke

The new data suggests 23.3% of 16- to 24-year-olds quit smoking in 2015, compared with 21.4% in 2010 and 13.4% in 1974. Ash says this has been "achieved through a combination of effective legislation, policy and support for adults to quit over many deca
BBC Online
added Mar 8, 2017 15:13
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[UK] ASH comment on BabyClear study to reduce smoking in pregnancy

The BabyClear programme, pioneered in the northeast, has been highly effective, and almost doubled the number of pregnant women quitting smoking. The new Tobacco Control Plan, due to be published shortly, needs to set out how others can learn from this ap
ASH London (uk)
added Feb 16, 2017 15:01
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[UK] Council will keep smokers away from primary schools

ASH Wales Cymru, the tobacco control charity, is running a campaign to make all primary school gates smokefree zones and the new policy was launched on Tuesday, February 14, at Garth Primary School, with all primary schools across the county following sui
Cowbridge GEM (uk)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:50
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EXPRESSIONS HAIR DESIGN v NEW YORK: Brief of Action on Smoking and Health, American Thoracic Society, National Association of County and City Health Officials, Public Good Law Center, and Tobacco Control Legal Consortium as Amici Curiae in Support of Resp

Each of these organizations relies on robust mandatory disclosure and truth-in-advertising regimes in order to fulfill its mission. Amici consequently recognize the need both for First Amendment protection of commercial speech that conveys vital consumer
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Feb 2, 2017 15:25
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