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[Australia, Europe, UK] The New Nicotine Alliance Talks to EcigClick

The New Nicotine Alliance may still be in its infancy but it has powerful connections inside Governments – the scientific community and of course within health organisations and it’s using that voice to push not only the vaping message – but safe nicotin
EcigClick (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 22:51

[UK, North Carolina] Reynolds prepares for shareholder vote on sale to BAT

A shareholder vote expected locally for almost 13 years arrives Wednesday. At 9 a.m., Reynolds American Inc. shareholders will determine whether to accept $54.5 billion... Simultaneously, BAT shareholders will vote on whether to approve the purchase and
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 18, 2017 13:46

[Africa, UK] LETTERS: The scandal of big tobacco’s behaviour in the developing world

Readers respond to the Guardian’s investigative series on cigarette companies’ efforts to squash anti-smoking measures in the poorest countries
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 13:29
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[UK] Smokefree Skills: An assessment of maternity workforce training (PDF)

unsure what their role is altogether. There is a myth among these professionals that they are expected to deliver complicated, lengthy support to a woman to quit smoking. But NICE guidance is clear that there are a few straightforward things they need t
ASH London (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 13:25
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[UK] New report focuses on need to reduce smoking in pregnancy

The report has been published by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) on behalf of the Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group and is being launched in Parliament today at a joint event between the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on baby loss and the APPG
Northumberland Gazette (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 13:18

[UK] England 'on track' to stamp out smoking

The government has set out an ambitious plan to make England, in effect, smoke-free in the next few decades... Public Health England's chief executive Duncan Selbie said the country was at a "pivotal point" where the end was in sight and a smoke-free gen
BBC Online
added Jul 18, 2017 13:17

[UK] ASH Welcomes New Tobacco Control Plan for England: Funding needed for it to succeed

“Funding must be found if the Government is to achieve its vision of a “smokefree generation”. The tobacco industry should be made to pay a through a licence fee on the ‘polluter pays’ principle. Tobacco manufacturers are some of the most profitable comp
ASH London (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 13:12

[UK] Towards a Smokefree Generation / A Tobacco Control Plan for England (PDF)

Our vision is nothing less than to create a smokefree generation, To do this we need to shift emphasis from action at the national level -legislation and mandation of services to focused, local action, supporting smokers, particularly in disadvantaged g
added Jul 18, 2017 13:10

What Impact Has the UK Smoking Ban Had?

More Brits are kicking the habit / Kids are less keen / Fewer people are hospitalised / Glossy packs are gone / Awareness of passive smoking has increased / No smoking at train stations / A drop in the number of teen smokers / Smoke free cars / E-cigs are
Labmate (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:52

[UK] BRAMALL/KEENLYSIDE: Big tobacco bullies the global south. Trade deals are their biggest weapon

That means removing special investor rights and investment courts from trade agreements. It means removing limits on the freedom of governments to protect public health, labour and human rights and the environment. Of course, this is easier said than don
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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