Press Releases



Response to alleged suppression of WHO passive smoking report

Sunday 08 March 1998 ASH/ Press releases/   102 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4HW Tel: (020) 7739 5902 Fax: (020) 7613 0531 Press release08 March 1998 ASH Action on Smoking and Health Response to alleged suppression of WHO passive smoking report Commenting on an article in today’s Sunday Telegraph, ASH Director Clive Batessaid: “Within the […]

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Beware Formula 1 offer: it is mischief & skullduggery designed to wreck the tobacco ad directive

Thursday 05 March 1998 ASH/ Press releases/   102 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4HW Tel: (020) 7739 5902 Fax: (020) 7613 0531 Press release05 March 1998 ASH Action on Smoking and Health Beware Formula One offer – it is mischief and skulduggery designed to wreck the tobacco advertising Directive On further analysis ASH believes there […]

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Smoking in films: major ad agency says it is a key tobacco industry marketing ploy

Wednesday 18 February 1998 ASH/ Press releases/   102 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4HW Tel: (020) 7739 5902 Fax: (020) 7613 0531 Press release18 February 1998 ASH Action on Smoking and Health Smoking in films: major ad agency says it is a key tobacco industry marketing ploy Paying for smoking in films is a key […]

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BAT documents show that addicting customers is core business

Sunday 15 February 1998 ASH/ Press releases/   102 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4HW Tel: (020) 7739 5902 Fax: (020) 7613 0531 Press release15 February 1998 ASH Action on Smoking and Health BAT document shows that addicting customers is its core business A newly released document provides the starkest evidence yet that theBritish tobacco multi-national, […]

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Lung cancer victims win first skirmish with tobacco companies

Thursday 12 February 1998 ASH/ Press releases/   102 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4HW Tel: (020) 7739 5902 Fax: (020) 7613 0531 Press release12 February 1998 ASH Action on Smoking and Health Lung cancer victims win first skirmish with tobacco companies ASH was delighted by this morning’s Appeal Court ruling which liftsthe cloud over the […]

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Health Green Paper – sound philosophy must translate into action & money

Thursday 05 February 1998 ASH/ Press releases/   102 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4HW Tel: (020) 7739 5902 Fax: (020) 7613 0531 Press release05 February 1998 ASH Action on Smoking and Health Health Green Paper – sound philosophy must translate to concrete action and money ASH welcomed the new philosophical approach to health outlined in […]

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Tobacco ad ban would create new jobs

Wednesday 21 January 1998 ASH/ Press releases/   102 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4HW Tel: (020) 7739 5902 Fax: (020) 7613 0531 Press release21 January 1998 ASH Action on Smoking and Health Tobacco advertising ban would create new jobs The Tobacco Workers’ Alliance is claiming today that jobswill be lost if a ban on tobacco […]

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Publicans and restaurant owners have nothing to fear about smoking bans

Tuesday 13 January 1998 ASH/ Press releases/   102 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4HW Tel: (020) 7739 5902 Fax: (020) 7613 0531 Press release13 January 1998 ASH Action on Smoking and Health Publicans and restaurant owners have nothing to fear about smoking bans, says ASH. <fontsize=”4″>Responding to a new opinion poll survey [1] which showsoverwhelming […]

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