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[UK] VIDEO: Hull's stop smoking budget 'to be slashed by £250K' despite worst smoking rate in England

Hull's budget to help people stop smoking looks set to be slashed by £250,000 despite the city having the highest numbers of adult smokers in England. Hull City Council is under massive financial pressure after struggling for years to fund services again
Hull Daily Mail / This is Hull and East Riding (uk)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:22

[Ireland] Quitting smokers 'should not vape'

Vaping has been endorsed by governments in the UK and other countries but ASH chairman Dr Pat Doorley said he was concerned about the risk it poses to long-term health. "Some people say they do help them but we don't think the evidence is strong enough
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:06

[Ireland] Smoking death toll nearly 6,000 this year, campaigners claim

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Ireland called on people to consider quitting in the new year. Overall, the number of smokers has fallen but ASH said 5,900 tobacco users died in 2016.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Dec 29, 2016 00:34
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6,000 people in Ireland died smoking related deaths in 2016 sparking calls for action

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said that 6 million people worldwide died this year from smoking or passive smoking, 5,900 of which were Irish. ASH, which is short for Action on Smoking and Health, are calling for people to consider the dangers of s
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Dec 28, 2016 15:35
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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
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