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[UK] Tax Evasion and Avoidance / Westminster pension fund holds offshore investments

Other investments by the MPs’ pension fund include £5.6m in tobacco group BAT... Deborah Arnott, chief executive of ASH, the anti-tobacco group, said MPs would be “disturbed” to see that their pension fund was investing in an industry that “causes so muc
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 8, 2017 16:16
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[UK] ACS rejects calls for tobacco licensing system for retailers

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has hit out at Action on Smoking and Health’s (ASH) calls for the government to introduce a licensing system for retailers that sell tobacco.
Convenience Store (uk)
added Oct 30, 2017 14:40
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Action on Smoking and Health: 50 Years–Turning the Tide in the Tobacco War 1967-2017 (PDF)

it is time to reconsider how we allow tobacco companies to operate in the 21st century. We must reopen the debate on where and how cigarettes are sold, and we must hold the tobacco industry responsible under the law for all of the damage they c
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Oct 26, 2017 21:09
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[Uruguay, District of Columbia] REPORT ON 50 YEARS: A Future with ZERO Tobacco Deaths

should a product that kills when used as intended be sold as a consumer good that is available everywhere?.. WHAT: ASH 50th Anniversary Event and Report Launch WHO: Keynote Address: Sharon Eubanks, Former Department of Justice attorney
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Oct 26, 2017 20:49
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STATEMENT FROM ASH EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR LAURENT HUBER ON NEW PMI FOUNDATION

Remembering the principle of the irreconcilable conflict to which we in public health adhere, and remembering the long history of tobacco industry lies, fraud and manipulation, it would be folly to take any action other than to condemn PMI’s foundational
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Oct 26, 2017 20:45
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[UK-Scotland] Why ASH Scotland does not support a ban on smoking in the home

Any government ban or legal restriction must always be justified by balancing the benefits achieved against the costs imposed. The practical implications of imposing, and monitoring and enforcing, a ban on smoking in the home are substantial, while any
Tobacco Unpacked (ASH Scotland) (uk)
added Oct 25, 2017 12:43
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[UK] New 'smokeless' tobacco device, predicted to overtake vaping, has 90% less toxic substances than cigarettes, tests reveal

The Glo device was tested by its manufacturer British American Tobacco It heats tobacco instead of burning it, so doesn't produce smoke toxicants Found e-cigarette and other new generation products had similar lowered levels Earlier report predicts heat-
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 25, 2017 12:42
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[UK] Budget cuts are damaging stop smoking services

Local authorities have had to cut their stop smoking services due to a lack of funding over the past few years, according to a new study by (ASH) The study, based on surveys from the past 3 years, found that services for smoking cessation have been cut
Independent Nurse (uk)
added Oct 23, 2017 13:46
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International Labour Organization forced to address conflict of interest

the International Labour Organization (ILO) will decide shortly whether it, too, will finally sever ties with Big Tobacco. The decision, set to come at its governing body meeting at the end of October, could close one of the tobacco industry’s last-remain
ASH London (uk)
added Oct 19, 2017 10:41
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[UK] ARCHIVE: Joint briefing: Smoking and surgery (PDF)

research has shown that smokers are more likely to suffer a range of complications before, during and after surgery.2 Quitting smoking improves surgical outcomes through reducing risk and complications and as such provides cost savings to the NHS and soci
ASH London (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 13:50
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