Press Releases



New research shows need for action on secondhand smoke

Tuesday 24 February 2004 ASH MEDIA RELEASE   Embargo: 00:01 hours, Tuesday 24th February 2004   NEW RESEARCH SHOWS NEED FOR ACTION ON SECONDHAND SMOKE   Important new research published today in the journal Tobacco Control shows the urgent need for action on secondhand smoke.   The paper, based on research in the hospitality industry […]

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50th anniversary of government acknowledgment of smoking’s link with lung cancer. Now it’s time for action on secondhand smoke.

Thursday 12 February 2004 ASH news release:  Embargo: 00:01 Thursday  12th February 2004   50th Anniversary of Government acknowledgement that smoking linked to  lung cancer.   Now it’s time for action on secondhand smoke. On the 50th anniversary of the UK government’s first cautious acceptance of the evidence that smoking was a cause of lung cancer […]

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Tackling tobacco: key to improving public health

Tuesday 03 February 2004 ASH news release:  For immediate release : Tuesday 3rd February 2004   Tackling tobacco:  key to improving public health. Responding to the call by Health Minister John Reid for a public consultation on how to improve the nation’s health, ASH urged the Government to take action already known to have public […]

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ASH and Thompsons’ Tell Employers: Don’t Say You Weren’t Warned Over Secondhand Smoke

Monday 12 January 2004 ASH News Release: Embargo: 00.01hrs Monday 12th January 2004     ASH and Thompsons’ Tell Employers: Don’t Say You Weren’t Warned Over Secondhand Smoke   The hospitality trade faces a rising threat of legal action from employees whose health is damaged by secondhand smoke, after a new tie-up between health campaigning charity […]

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