Press Releases



Health select committee tobacco hearing: BAT goes head-to-head with ASH

Wednesday 16 February 2000 Press Notice 16th January 2000 16:00 GMT Select Committee oral evidence session ASH Action on Smoking and Health ASH’s supplementary evidence is available from the Parliamentary Stationery Office at the following location: www.parliament.the-stationery-office.co.uk/pa/cm199900/cmselect/cmhealth/27/0021602.htm     Contact Clive Bates, ASH (0207) 739 5902 Registered Charity No 262067 Action on Smoking and Health is a […]

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More evidence of BAT & smuggling

Wednesday 16 February 2000 Press Release: 16th January 2000 – Embargo: 16:00 GMT Summary of ASH’s submission to the House of Commons Health select committee ­ Tobacco Industry Smuggling Over the last six months ASH has been undertaking research in parallel with others, including the International Consortium of investigative Journalists, on the documents in BAT’s litigation archive […]

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New analysis of lung cancer

Friday 11 February 2000 ASH/ Press releases/   102 Clifton Street,London EC2A 4HW Tel: (0207) 739 5902 Fax: (0207) 613 0531 Press Release 11th February 2000 Embargo: 00.01 ASH Action on Smoking and Health New analysis of lung cancer and passive smoking studies confirms risk   Notes to the editor [1] Copas JB, Shi JQ […]

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Nicotine addiction report is a major broadside on low-tar cigarettes & EU legislation

Monday 07 February 2000 ASH/ Press releases/   102 Clifton Street,London EC2A 4HW Tel: (0207) 739 5902 Fax: (0207) 613 0531 Press Release 8th February 2000 Embargo: 11:00 ASH Action on Smoking and Health ASH comment on Royal College of Physicians report “Nicotine Addictionin Britain“ Nicotine addiction report is major broadside on low-tar cigarettes andEuropean […]

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BAT involved in smuggling

Monday 31 January 2000 Press Release: 31st January 2000   Contact Clive Bates, ASH (0207) 739 5902 Registered Charity No 262067 Action on Smoking and Health is a company limited by guarantee.  Registered inEngland No 998971.  Registered address as above

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Genuinely ‘less-deadly cigarettes’ would help smokers that decide not to quit

Sunday 23 January 2000 Press Release – For immediate release: 23th January 2000 Notes to the editor See ASH’s expose of Low Tar cigarettes (pdf) See Star Scientific website: www.starscientific.com   Contact Clive Bates, ASH (0207) 739 5902

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Canadian super-strong health warnings show the way ahead for EU

Thursday 20 January 2000 ASH/ Press releases/20th January 2000 Notes to the editor [1] 89/622/EEC [2] 92/41/EEC [3] COM(99)594 Final (Art 6)

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