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[UK] Charities call for Government action to maintain progress on smoking in pregnancy rates

The Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group [1], a coalition of health and baby charities, today welcomed the news that smoking rates among pregnant women have continued to fall but warned that progress could be jeopardised if services to help people quit co
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 17, 2016 12:03

[UK-Scotland] Encouraging youngsters to become tobacco-free generation

Fife-based A Life Explored (Care) Limited has become the first residential childcare provider in Scotland to endorse the country’s Charter for a Tobacco Free Generation. It follows hot on the heels of Park Road in Rosyth which was the first primary scho
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:02

[UK] Suleman Khonat: The war on smokers is a war on freedom

Today, on “World No Tobacco Day” the massed ranks of the publicaly funded anti-smoking lobby will crow about their great success in reducing smoking. However this war against the smoker has had a number of unpleasant side-effects, most notably by facilita
ConservativeHome (blog) (uk)
added Jun 2, 2016 10:15

[New Zealand] ASH welcomes cigarette plain packs announcement

ASH NZ congratulates Associate Health Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga on announcing draft regulations... ASH Director Stephanie Erick says, "This is exciting news for New Zealand on World Smokefree Day. We should not be afraid to stand up against the tobac
Voxy (nz)
added May 31, 2016 13:25

ASH Ireland criticises delay in plain tobacco packaging

Ireland was the first country to introduce a plan for plain tobacco packaging in 2014, but delays in developing the relevant legislation mean it will not come into effect until 2017 at the earliest.
Irish Times (ie)
added May 30, 2016 19:17

[Canada, UK] Plain Packaging – International Overview (PDF)

Summary: Plain packaging was implemented in Australia in 2012, has been adopted in Ireland and the United Kingdom for implementation May 20, 2016, and is under formal consideration in Norway, Hungary, Sweden, Finland, France, Canada, New Zealand, Singap
ASH London (uk)
added May 20, 2016 23:36

[UK, UK-Scotland] Plain packaging to go ahead after tobacco firms lose court appeal

Cancer Research UK said Scotland was the first place in the UK to support the move. The charity’s cancer prevention expert Linda Bauld, based at the University of Stirling, said: “Standardised packaging will remove one of the last forms of tobacco marke
Holyrood (uk)
added May 19, 2016 20:22

HUBER: A Dangerously Good Year for Tobacco

The future does not have to be as bleak as the financial figures indicate — we have made tremendous progress in the tobacco war, and without this progress the death toll would be even more catastrophic. Current trends such as taxation, standardized packa
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 18, 2016 16:29

[Europe, UK] BATES: Who cares about a few thousand dead? Defending EU limits on the strength of nicotine e-liquids

Five ways in which the 20mg/ml nicotine strength limit will cause harm 1. Nine percent of a big number is a still a big number / 2. Counting the vapers but think of the smokers / 3. Blocking the transition pathway from smoking to vaping / 4. Coping r
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added May 17, 2016 17:13

[Australia, UK-Scotland] Dodgy Cigs Report: Key Points (PDF)

Australia introduced plain packaging in 2012. There, the tobacco industry used reports with flawed methodologies to make sweeping claims that use of illicit tobacco had risen, despite more reliable Government figures showing that it had not. It takes t
ASH Scotland
added May 16, 2016 14:13
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