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ASH letter to Spanish Health Minister re Spanish position on tobacco ads in EU

Saturday 20 December 1997 ASH/ Press releases/   102 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4HW Tel: (020) 7739 5902 Fax: (020) 7613 0531 Press release20 December 1997 ASH Action on Smoking and Health Health Minister Dr Jose Manuel Romay Becaria Ministro de Sanidad y Consumo Po de Prado, 18-20 E-28014 Madrid 6 October 1997 Dear Dr. […]

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Ads show truth about smoking

Tuesday 16 December 1997 ASH/ Press releases/   102 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4HW Tel: (020) 7739 5902 Fax: (020) 7613 0531 Press release16 December 1997 ASH Action on Smoking and Health Embargoed until 1100 hrs, Tuesday 16 December 1997  Ads show truth about smoking ASH today applauded the Health Education Authority for its newhard-hitting […]

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Nicotine inhaler should be available on the NHS

Monday 15 December 1997 ASH/ Press releases/   102 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4HW Tel: (020) 7739 5902 Fax: (020) 7613 0531 Press release15 December 1997 ASH Action on Smoking and Health Embargoed until 00.01hrs 16 December 1997  Nicotine Inhaler should be available on the NHS, says ASH At the launch today of a new […]

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Nicotine inhaler should be available on the NHS

Monday 15 December 1997 ASH/ Press releases/   102 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4HW Tel: (020) 7739 5902 Fax: (020) 7613 0531 Press release15 December 1997 ASH Action on Smoking and Health Embargoed until 00.01hrs 16 December 1997  Nicotine Inhaler should be available on the NHS, says ASH At the launch today of a new […]

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ASH condemns Spanish 11th hour U-turn on tobacco ad directive

Thursday 04 December 1997 102 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4HW Tel: (020) 7739 5902 Fax: (020) 7613 0531 Press release20 December 1997 ASH Action on Smoking and Health ASH condemned the Spanish U-turn during the tobacco advertising negotiations. “It’s a cynical and craven betrayal of the health of Europeanpeople linked to their attempts to sell […]

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Unrepentant BAT offers two fingers to EU in massive new formula 1 tobacco deal

Tuesday 02 December 1997 ASH/ Press releases/   102 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4HW Tel: (020) 7739 5902 Fax: (020) 7613 0531 Press release2 December 1997 ASH Action on Smoking and Health Unrepentant BAT offers two fingers to EU in massivenew Formula One tobacco deal Two days before European Governments meet to decide how best […]

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ASH welcomes proposal to raise legal age for purchasing tobacco from 16 to 18

Wednesday 26 November 1997 ASH/ Press releases/   102 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4HW Tel: (020) 7739 5902 Fax: (020) 7613 0531 Press release26 November 1997 ASH Action on Smoking and Health For immediate release ASH welcomes proposal to raise legal age for purchasing tobacco from 16 to 18 The proposal to raise the legal […]

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Blair on Tobacco: judgement day 4th December

Tuesday 25 November 1997 ASH/ Press releases/   102 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4HW Tel: (020) 7739 5902 Fax: (020) 7613 0531 Press release25 November 1997 ASH Action on Smoking and Health Blair on tobacco – Judgement Day 4th December Tony Blair today tried hard to convince ASH and other health groups of his anti-smokingcredentials […]

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Tobacco & formula 1: hole in the Government case

Thursday 20 November 1997 ASH/ Press releases/   102 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4HW Tel: (020) 7739 5902 Fax: (020) 7613 0531 Press release21 November 1997 ASH Action on Smoking and Health Tobacco and Formula One – holes in the Government’s case The Government’s case for exempting Formula One from a ban on tobacco sponsorshiprests […]

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ASH pushes for new momentum on tobacco advertising

Friday 14 November 1997 ASH/ Press releases/   102 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4HW Tel: (020) 7739 5902 Fax: (020) 7613 0531 Press release14 November 1997 ASH Action on Smoking and Health Embargo: 00.01 14 November 1997 ASH pushes for new momentum on tobacco advertising In the light of more evidence that tobacco advertising through […]

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ASH warns employers, including pubs & restaurants: the law requires you to protect staff from passive smoking

Monday 10 November 1997 ASH/ Press releases/   102 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4HW Tel: (020) 7739 5902 Fax: (020) 7613 0531 Press release10 November 1997 ASH Action on Smoking and Health 10 November 1997 ASH warns employers, including pubs and restaurants: the law requires you to protectstaff from passive smoking ASH today publishes legal […]

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Tobacco bully-boy tactics force Government to weaken commitment to ad ban

Wednesday 05 November 1997 ASH/ Press releases/   102 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4HW Tel: (020) 7739 5902 Fax: (020) 7613 0531 Press release5 November 1997 ASH Action on Smoking and Health 5 November 1997 Tobacco bully-boy tactics force Government to weaken commitment on ad ban Reacting to the news that Formula One is to […]

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Smoke free bars still make money in the US – why not here?

Tuesday 04 November 1997 ASH/ Press releases/   102 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4HW Tel: (020) 7739 5902 Fax: (020) 7613 0531 Press release4 November 1997 ASH Action on Smoking and Health Immediate 4 November 1997 Smoke-free bars still make money in the U.S – why not here in the UK? A study released today […]

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Philip Morris gadget breaks the Marlboro myth

Friday 24 October 1997 ASH/ Press releases/   102 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4HW Tel: (020) 7739 5902 Fax: (020) 7613 0531 Press release24 October 1997 ASH Action on Smoking and Health 24 October 1997 Philip Morris gadget breaks the Marlboro myth The new Philip Morris anti-passive smoking device will break the myth of smoking […]

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Health effects of environmental tobacco smoke

Friday 17 October 1997 ASH/ Press releases/   102 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4HW Tel: (020) 7739 5902 Fax: (020) 7613 0531 Press release17 October 1997 ASH Action on Smoking and Health   Health effects of Environmental Tobacco Smoke An estimate for the UK based on US and California data US California UK Population (million) […]

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