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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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[UK-Scotland] Should smoking be banned in the home?

ASH Scotland wants to hold talks with social housing providers to explore ways of introducing no smoking rules for some tenants. It also wants to look at how legislation surrounding smoking in residential care homes could be tightened up to protect staf
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 00:37
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[UK-Scotland] SMOKE SCREEN There’s a new, apparently ‘healthier’ way to smoke – and it’s NOT e-cigarettes

Heat-not-burn devices have been hailed as a “healthier” alternative to regular fags, by the giant tobacco companies that make them And they urged public health officials who were “caught off guard” by e-cigarettes, to get clued up now and set the agenda
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Oct 12, 2017 17:03
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[UK] ASH response to British Psychological Society endorsement of electronic cigarettes

“We welcome this report setting out the role e-cigarettes can play in reducing the harm from smoking. Many smokers have found e-cigarettes helpful in quitting but confusion persists among some about the relative safety of vaping compared to smoking. 2.9
ASH London (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 21:05
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[UK] Can the quit smoking dip be turned around?

“Community pharmacies have a great track record in helping people stop smoking, but there is no doubt that budget cuts have resulted in the decommissioning of some services,” says a National Pharmacy Association spokesperson.
P3 magazine (uk)
added Sep 29, 2017 16:33
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ASH Thailand says e-cigarette is harmful to health

Warning of the danger of e-cigarettes came from ASH Thailand executive secretary Professor Dr Prakit Vathesatogkit as advocates to vaping claim it is safe to health. One strong advocate to electronic cigarettes is Mr Maris Karunyawat after he posted on
THAI PUBLIC BROADCASTING SERVICE (THAI PBS) (th)
added Sep 27, 2017 07:22
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