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[UK] Just one in 10 English people will be smokers by 2023, study says

The forecasts were made after 400,000 people gave up smoking in England last year, leaving 6.1 million smokers -- or 14.9%... The organization launched its Stoptober campaign on Thursday, encouraging people to give up cigarettes for 28 days in October.
CNN
added Sep 26, 2018 00:35
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[UK-Scotland] Pupils who smoke 'should be helped to quit' not punished

Now a new campaign has been launched to discourage schools from punishing pupils for smoking. Instead, ant-smoking charity ASH Scotland wants teachers and heads to help and support smokers as part of a drive to make schools tobacco free.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 20, 2018 16:56
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[UK] Number of vapers tops 3 million for first time in Britain

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) found an estimated 3.2 million adults in Great Britain are using electronic cigarettes, up from 700,000 just six years ago. Vaping remains a popular choice for those looking to quit tobacco cigarettes in 2018, with 62
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 19, 2018 18:41
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[UK] Vapers rise 'to more than three million' in Britain

The number of vapers in Great Britain has topped three million for the first time - four times the number in 2012, according to a survey by [ASH]. Most use e-cigarettes because they have quit smoking and 40% are smokers who are trying to give up. The e
BBC Online
added Sep 17, 2018 16:41
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[UK] End of smoking in sight? More than 3 million people in Britain now vape as charities say smokers are 'finally getting the message' that switching to e-cigs can improve health

Action on Smoking and Health found there are now four times more e-cigarette users than there was six years ago. The charity today said smokers are 'finally getting the message' that switching to vaping can improve health. Vaping - the term for using e
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 14, 2018 18:44
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[UK] Vapers rise 'to more than three million' in Britain

The number of vapers in Great Britain has topped three million for the first time - four times the number in 2012, according to a survey by Action on Smoking and Health. Most use e-cigarettes because they have quit smoking and 40% are smokers who are tr
BBC Online
added Sep 14, 2018 17:20
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[UK, USA] UP IN SMOKE Could flavoured e-cigarettes be BANNED? Health experts are considering it

Arnott, chief executive of ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) told The Sun Online banning flavours would make it less likely smokers would quit. "Banning flavours would undermine the effectiveness of e-cigarettes in helping adult smokers quit, and there'
The Sun (uk)
added Sep 14, 2018 17:15
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Survey finds rapid increase in number of UK vapers

An estimated 3.2 million people in Britain are now users of e-cigarettes, or vapes, compared with around 7.4 million who smoke tobacco cigarettes...more than half are people who have switched to electronic cigarettes after quitting tobacco, the survey by
Reuters
added Sep 14, 2018 03:22
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Environmental groups praise move to ban smoking in Boracay public places

These were the sentiments of toxic watchdogs Action on Smoking & Health (ASH) Philippines, Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Alliance, Philippines (FCAP) and the Quezon City based Ecowaste Coalition. The groups commended Tourism Secretary Bernadet
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Sep 4, 2018 22:24
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[Philippines] Tobacco Control and Environmental Advocates Laud DOT’s Initiative for a Smokefree Boracay

“We laud Sec. Puyat for her recent pronouncement that the island of Boracay will now be smokefree. She is the only Secretary that has the audacity to implement this policy and this only goes to show that she is a true servant of the Filipino people,”said
EcoWaste Coalition (ph)
added Aug 31, 2018 15:34
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