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ARENDT: So what would happen if tobacco products simply disappeared tomorrow?

many positive impacts on the environment. ...more than $156 billion a year of productivity is lost due to deaths from tobacco and diseases caused by second hand smoke. Another $170 billion goes to direct medical costs for smokers. If tobacco vanished, so
Winchester (TN) Herald-Chronicle
added Dec 21, 2016 20:54

Statement from ASH Executive Director Laurent Huber on a Tobacco-Free World

ASH strives to be a catalyst for new ideas to end tobacco use. As we head into our 50th year of fighting Big Tobacco, we continue to work at the cutting edge, recognizing that the tobacco epidemic knows no country, state, or city boundaries.
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Dec 20, 2016 16:18
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[UK-Scotland] WATSON: Agenda: Strategies to stop smoking must look beyond the health message

it’s time to integrate stop-smoking support across the wide range of support services. Mainstreaming support for those who want to stop smoking is the best way to help smokers achieve the freedom from tobacco they consistently say that they want.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 20, 2016 16:16

VIDEO: ASH Releases Video to Showcase a New Ending to the Tobacco Story

Watch the latest video from Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) which depicts our current reality of losing friends and family members to tobacco-related diseases. The video then changes to show an alternative; a future we can build where tobacco products
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Dec 19, 2016 23:09

[UK] ASH comment on US Surgeon General’s Report on e-cigarette use among youth

Deborah Arnott..."While nicotine is not completely harmless, it is smoking that is lethal. In the UK we have a regulatory system that restricts advertising and controls sales to young people. There is no evidence of significant regular use by non-smoking
ASH London (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 13:17

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Railroaded cigarette tax bill slammed

Health groups yesterday lambasted members of the Lower House who railroaded a bill aimed at retaining the two-tier excise tax system for tobacco products next year instead of sticking to the scheduled shift to a unitary rate. In a statement, Action on S
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:53

[UK-Scotland] Accolade for campaigners The Tobacco-Free Generation Awards.

Anti-smoking campaigners in the Borders have been given a national award for their efforts to stub out the unhealthy habit. Scottish Borders Community Planning Partnership was given the accolade as part of a charter drawn up by Action on Smoking and Heal
Southern Reporter (uk)
added Dec 2, 2016 23:14

[UK] Philip Morris's vision of cigarette-free future met with scepticism

Deborah Arnott, chief executive of anti-smoking group Ash, said: “Philip Morris claims to be moving towards a post-smoking future but, like other tobacco companies, it is still actively promoting smoking around the world, using methods that would be ille
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 1, 2016 05:31

[Ireland] Smoke free campuses to become the norm

THERE is an expected increase in smoke free college campuses across Ireland, according to a seminar held in the Royal College of Surgeons on the 9th of November. The seminar was organised by ASH Ireland, an anti-tobacco group with the aim of reducing tob
University Observer (ie)
added Nov 30, 2016 20:08

[UK-Scotland] Borders group wins national award for work on smoking

Scottish Borders Community Planning Partnership collected an award as part of Scotland’s Charter for a Tobacco-free Generation. The initiative by health charity Action on Smoking and Health aims to create a tobacco-free generation by 2034, reducing the
Peeblesshire News (uk)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:24
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