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[New Zealand] NZ student smoking rate at record low

Former prime minister Helen Clark, ASH's patron, said previous surveys had shown youth smoking peaked at 15.6% in 1999 and had declined steadily ever since. "Even though youth smoking is at a record low, it is vital that we don't get complacent," she sa
Radio Network (nz)
added Mar 27, 2018 14:46
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[New Zealand] Exclusive: Smoking rates in Year 10 students plummet to lowest rate since ASH survey began in 1992

New figures given exclusively to TVNZ1's Breakfast show 82 per cent of Year 10 students have never tried cigarettes.
TVNZ (nz)
added Mar 27, 2018 14:46
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[UK] ASH welcomes new Public Health England Report on E-Cigarettes

E-cigarettes are likely to be helping at least 20,000 people to quit smoking every year. Those smokers who switch completely to vaping are likely to substantially cut health risks. The report concludes that the evidence does not support concerns that e-c
ASH London (uk)
added Mar 18, 2018 02:35
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[UK] New study suggests two-way association between experimenting with e-cigarettes and experimenting with smoking among young people

“This study provides reassurance that the UK policy approach is sensible. We have prohibited the sale of e-cigarettes to under 18s as a precaution. However, it remains the case that it is much more common that smoking will lead a young person to try vapi
ASH London (uk)
added Mar 18, 2018 02:13
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[UK] If smoking is so damn bad for you why don’t they just make it illegal?

Stevie Benton is the Communications Manager of [ASH]. Simon Clark is Director of Forest, a group that represents “adults who choose to consume tobacco and non-smoking adults who are tolerant of other people’s enjoyment of tobacco”. Despite having quite op
ShortList Magazine (uk)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:25
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ASH welcomes the end of tobacco branding in New Zealand

As of today, March 14th, Tobacco companies will no longer be able to sell cigarettes in branded packaging. All cigarette released for sale from today must be sold in plain, olive brown generic packaging. Retailers have until the 6th June to get rid of t
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 13, 2018 17:15
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[Europe, UK-Scotland] Brexit opens up threat of tobacco industry lobbying, charity warns

BREXIT risks leaving Scotland more vulnerable to the threat of tobacco industry lobbying, it has been warned. ASH Scotland – a charity which aims to combat the harm caused by smoking – said global tobacco giants could exploit economic arguments to gain i
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:00
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[UK] ASH study explores e-cig/vaping 'revolving door' ($$)

Action on Smoking said the study vindicated the UK’s policy approach to the sale of vaping products
The Grocer (uk)
added Feb 28, 2018 13:00
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[Netherlands] ROMEO-STUPPY: The tobacco industry should be charged as criminals

This is a blow for public health around the world. Action on Smoking and Health and our partners have been working to bring a criminal case against the tobacco industry in courts around the world, including in the U.S. While the DPPS arguments are oft-h
The Hill
added Feb 26, 2018 22:39
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[Netherlands] DUTCH PROSECUTOR REJECTS TOBACCO CRIMINAL CASE; MANY ARGUMENTS FOR APPEAL EXIST

The DPSS cites several reasons for their declination to prosecute including “freedom of choice”... That idea that people have a “freedom of choice” when it comes to tobacco is a fallacy. Addiction takes away free will. Nearly 70% of American adult smoker
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Feb 25, 2018 16:18
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