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ASH 2016 Tobacco Campaign Contribution Map

For this 2016 cycle, Big Tobacco has contributed OVER $2.5 million in almost every state, across the aisle. Read our Blog> to learn about why this is a serious problem. Check out our #TobaccoSpotlight map to see how much your state representative has re
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Nov 20, 2016 20:55
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ASH Releases Video to Showcase a New Ending to the Tobacco Story

picts 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 vanish instead of loved ones. Tobacco products are the only consumer p
PR Newswire
added Nov 19, 2016 17:39
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[UK] CUTTING DOWN: THE REALITY OF BUDGET CUTS TO LOCAL TOBACCO CONTROL (PDF)

- Smoking cessation budgets have been cut in 59% of local authorities this year. - Budgets for wider tobacco control work...have been cut in 45% of local authorities this year... Cuts are primarily the result of national policy decisions
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Nov 16, 2016 17:26
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[UK] FAG QUIT CUTS FEAR

A study by Cancer Research UK and the campaign group Action on Smoking and Health found six in ten local authorities in England were forced to reduce their budgets last year.
The Sun (uk)
added Nov 16, 2016 17:22
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[UK] North West smokers at risk due to government cuts

People across the North West are being urged to back a hard-hitting initiative to support measures to tackle tobacco harm, as new figures released reveal dangerous funding cuts. A new joint report from Cancer Research UK and ASH (Action on Smoking Healt
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Nov 16, 2016 17:20
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[UK] Stop-smoking services under threat as budgets are cut

Stop smoking services across England are facing ongoing budget cuts after six in ten local authorities (59 per cent) were forced to reduce their funding in the last year according to a new joint report by ASH and Cancer Research UK published today (Wedne
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 16, 2016 17:17
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[UK] Plain packs: "The last battlefield"

The tobacco manufacturers are using any and every legal avenue to try to stop the contagion from spreading. So far there has been a constitutional challenge in Australia, a bilateral investment treaty case in Hong Kong, a cases in the European Court of J
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 12, 2016 22:04
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ASH Ireland working towards smoke free campuses being the norm in Irish colleges and universities

ASH Ireland want Ireland to work towards smoke free campuses being the norm in Irish third level campuses. Both Westport College and Athlone IT are already campus smokefree and both UCD and Trinity College have commenced the ‘going smokefree’ process. D
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Nov 10, 2016 14:20
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[UK] ASH Fact Sheet - Use of electronic cigarettes among children in Great Britain

regular use remains rare and is most common among those who currently smoke or have previously smoked. This indicates that it is unlikely that electronic cigarettes are currently acting as a gateway, something which leads causally to smoking. - A grow
ASH London (uk)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:40
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[UK] Young people’s regular use of e-cigarettes still low

Increasing numbers of teenagers are trying e-cigarettes and are aware of the devices but the amount who continue to do so regularly has remained low, according to data released today. Health charity ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) revealed some resul
OnMedica Group (uk)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:36
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