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Disney, the Gap and Pepsi urged to quit US Chamber of Commerce

are being pressured to quit the US Chamber of Commerce, America’s largest lobby group, amid criticism of its big-money efforts to fight climate change legislation and promote tobacco products. A coalition of pressure groups including Action on Smoking an
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 24, 2017 15:02
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HENDLIN: For an Earth Free of Tobacco Waste

For Earth Day, we’re taking a look into how much the world sacrifices to produce this completely unnecessary product. The environmental costs of tobacco fare no better than the health costs of using tobacco. As the 1995 World Health Organization (WHO) Be
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Apr 23, 2017 00:01
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[UK-Scotland] Recent ban on smoking in cars with children receives backing from majority of Scottish smokers

(ASH) Scotland, said that the YouGov survey showed recent legislation and initiatives around smoking and public health were proving “popular” with smokers and non-smokers alike. The survey, which was released by ASH Scotland today, was carried out online
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Apr 18, 2017 13:45
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[UK-Scotland] Recent ban on smoking in cars with children receives backing from majority of Scottish smokers

the YouGov survey showed recent legislation and initiatives around smoking and public health were proving “popular” with smokers and non-smokers alike. The survey, which was released by ASH Scotland today, was carried out online, with a total sample size
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Apr 15, 2017 15:34
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[UK-Scotland] FLAVOURS UP IN SMOKE? Flavoured e-cigarettes should be BANNED to stop enticing kids to try them, health experts urge

Critics of the electronic devices say the flavours encourage kids to try them, and could create a new generation of nicotine addicts...But, leading charity Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) and the Independent British Vape Trade Association said flavoure
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Apr 13, 2017 12:27
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[UK] SANDFORD: Considerable scope for improving how local areas tackle smoking

As long as smoking continues to cause thousands of deaths and poor quality of life, it should be treated as a ‘vital sign’, not only clinically for individual patients but as an overall indicator of NHS sustainability.
National Health Executive (NHE) (uk)
added Apr 11, 2017 15:02
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How tobacco firms flout UK law on plain packaging

An insider in the tobacco industry has revealed some of the unscrupulous tactics it is using to avoid new restrictions governing the marketing of cigarettes that come into force next month. One strategy – sticking competitive pricing labels on packets,
The Observer (uk)
added Apr 8, 2017 23:51
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The Long-termSustainability of the NHS and Adult Social Care (PDF)

There has been some progress with smoking, with smoking prevalence falling to 16.9% in England, a significant fall from previous years.256 However, Action on Smoking Health told us that smoking still costs the NHS an estimated £2 billion a year and rem
United Kingdom Parliament (uk)
added Apr 5, 2017 12:25
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[UK-Scotland] New mental health strategy not good enough say charities

The NSPCC is a member of a coalition of six major children's charities, which includes Barnardo’s, Aberlour, Action for Children, Children 1st and Includem....“People with mental health issues are just as likely to want to stop smoking, but they tell us
Third Force News (uk)
added Apr 3, 2017 17:12
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[UK-Wales] 10 years on, what has the smoking ban done for Wales?

smoking rates among adults and teenagers have reduced “drastically” as a result. Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Wales said the hotly debated ban, which came into force in Wales on April 2, 2007, “has helped to drastically bring down smoking rates amo
WalesOnline (uk)
added Apr 2, 2017 17:09
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