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Tobacco Breaks Hearts – World No Tobacco Day 2018

Every year, on 31 May, WHO and partners mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), highlighting the health and other risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. The focus of World No Tobacco Day … Read more »

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Plain Packaging – is it working?

In a new blog post ASH highlight that as we come up to a year after standardised ‘plain packaging’ was fully implemented in the UK on 20 May 2017, both the Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association (TMA) and Japan Tobacco International (JTI) have … Read more »

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The Environmental Harm of Tobacco

            This is an issue that matters to both the Tobacco Control and Environmental Health Collaborating Centres. As part of the #MakeThemPay campaign, ASH have published a blog outlining the true environmental impact of tobacco at farming, manufacture … Read more »

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PHE’s e-cigarette review attracts interest

On 6th February 2018 Public Health England published it’s review of e-cigarettes. This generated considerable media interest in the prospect of e-cigs being on prescription but there were many other important points raised. The main findings of PHE’s evidence review are … Read more »

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NHS Smokefree Pledge Launched

In January 2018 the Smokefree Action Coalition launched the NHS Smokefree Pledge. The Pledge is designed to be a clear and visible way for NHS organisations to show their commitment to helping smokers to quit and to providing smokefree environments … Read more »

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