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[UK-Scotland] NHS report lays bare Scotland´s health inequalities

People living in Scotland’s poorest areas have double the rate of illness or early death than those in the wealthiest parts, an NHS study has found... Chief executive Sheila Duffy said: “We know that you’re nearly three times more likely to smoke if you
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 26, 2018 16:47
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[UK-Scotland] NHS Highland joins campaign to stop adults buying tobacco for under-18s

a series of videos has been produced, with the help of students at Inverness College UHI, to target the campaign to local areas in Highland via social media. ASH Scotland will be promoting the videos in the coming weeks on their Facebook and Instagram ac
This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added Aug 20, 2018 16:01
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[UK] Teenagers wrongly think vaping is as bad as smoking

More than a quarter of teenagers believe that vaping is as dangerous as smoking, twice the proportion of five years ago. The anti-smoking charity ASH said that misguided advice from doctors and teachers and social media scare stories about e-cigarettes
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 16, 2018 16:12
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[UK] Local authority pension funds and investments in the tobacco industry (PDF)

It is intended to help inform stakeholders in local authority pensions, including Councillors, pension fund members, local taxpayers and pension fund trustees. It is intended to help them make decisions about their investment strategy, and in particula
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 14, 2018 00:34
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DR. CHERYL HEALTON OF NEW YORK UNIVERSITY JOINS ACTION ON SMOKING AND HEALTH BOARD OF TRUSTEES

pleased to welcome Dr. Cheryl Healton to its Board of Trustees. Her extensive experience in public health will be a remarkable asset to ASH as we work towards zero deaths from tobacco. Dr. Cheryl Healton is the Dean of the New York University College of
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Aug 7, 2018 18:20
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Addictive, Lethal Consumer Product Will Kill 7 million people in 2018

A human rights approach to ending the tobacco epidemic might be the answer for the 21st century, as it frames the right to be free from smoking addiction and calls on governments to advance human development by implementing measures that decrease smoking
PR Newswire
added Aug 6, 2018 22:09
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154 Organizations Agree: Tobacco Industry Violates Human Rights

The Cape Town Declaration on Human Rights and a Tobacco-Free World, affirming that the production, marketing and sale of tobacco products is incompatible with basic human rights, has been adopted by over 150 organizations and prominent public health leade
PR Newswire
added Aug 6, 2018 20:26
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Dr. Cheryl Healton of New York University Joins Action on Smoking and Health Board of Trustees

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH US) is pleased to welcome Dr. Cheryl Healton to its Board of Trustees. Her extensive experience in public health will be a remarkable asset to ASH as we work towards zero deaths from tobacco.
PR Newswire
added Jul 31, 2018 07:43
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[South Africa] CAPE TOWN DECLARATION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND A TOBACCO-FREE WORLD

We, participants in the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, meeting in Cape Town, South Africa, on 7-9 March 2018, and civil society organizations as well as individuals from across the globe, are firmly committed to promoting and protecting publ
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jul 26, 2018 00:26
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[UK] Young people in Gwynedd stamp out smoking

Arnott, Action on Smoking and Health chief executive, put this reduction down to banning tobacco advertising. She said: “The brightly coloured pack displays we used to have in shops disappeared completely in 2015 and the packs they do see nowadays are a s
Cambrian News / Lampeter Today (uk)
added Jul 24, 2018 19:27
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