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[UK] Smokefree Skills: An assessment of maternity workforce training (PDF)

unsure what their role is altogether. There is a myth among these professionals that they are expected to deliver complicated, lengthy support to a woman to quit smoking. But NICE guidance is clear that there are a few straightforward things they need t
ASH London (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 13:25
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[UK] New report focuses on need to reduce smoking in pregnancy

The report has been published by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) on behalf of the Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group and is being launched in Parliament today at a joint event between the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on baby loss and the APPG
Northumberland Gazette (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 13:18
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[UK] ASH Welcomes New Tobacco Control Plan for England: Funding needed for it to succeed

“Funding must be found if the Government is to achieve its vision of a “smokefree generation”. The tobacco industry should be made to pay a through a licence fee on the ‘polluter pays’ principle. Tobacco manufacturers are some of the most profitable comp
ASH London (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 13:12
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[South Carolina] EDITORIAL: Tobacco use objectives can be met

Where the ASH and government, from the national level to local, should not be directing the fight is electronic cigarettes. Lindsey Stroud, government relations coordinator at The Heartland Institute, notes that not only is the Food and Drug Administrat
Orangeburg (SC) Times & Democrat
added Jul 18, 2017 01:53
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[UK-Scotland] Charity hails move to ban prisoners from smoking

Ash Scotland said the move would bring Scotland in line with other countries which have outlawed smoking in prisons. However an anti-smoking group called for the plans to be abandoned. Forest director Simon Clark said the risks of second-hand smoke have
Third Force News (uk)
added Jul 17, 2017 13:39
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[UK, Texas] Outrage as vaping’s role in harm reduction ignored

Vaping advocates, particularly in the UK, were left outraged last week after repeated claims about Britain’s falling smoking rate made no mention of vapour products – or, indeed, any mention of harm reduction at all. Groups like ASH and Cancer Research g
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jul 11, 2017 08:39
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[New Zealand] Thousands of NZ children continue to be exposed to second-hand smoke in cars

These findings by ASPIRE2025 researchers contradict Government claims that current initiatives are sufficient to protect children from the hazards of exposure to second-hand smoke (SHS). The research, led by the University of Otago, Wellington, and publi
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 8, 2017 01:18
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Please, Can We Have Some More?

As noted by my esteemed blogging colleague Dick Puddlecote, the report from ASH is nothing more than a running commentary of how lies, half-truths and misdirection has been used to engineer situations to ASH’s advantage.
Facts Do Matter (Paul Barnes blog) (uk)
added Jul 4, 2017 19:06
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[UK] Could we be heading towards a smokefree future?

the current number of adult smokers is lower than the national average in England of 15.5%. For Hampshire, the figure was 13.6%, while for Surrey it was 12.4%. As a region, smoking prevalence is at 14.6%, which is an all-time low and it comes as 2017 mark
Eagle Radio 96.4 (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:23
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[UK] 10 years on, health campaigners celebrate 'enormous success' of the smoking ban

As it celebrated the 10th anniversary of the law, the charity said smoking rates were now the lowest ever recorded - praising the ban as having one of the biggest impacts on public health of the last decade. Laws people from lighting up in almost all en
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:17
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