Press Releases



Bigger, bolder health warnings prompt smokers to quit.

Tuesday 06 February 2007 ASH news release:  Embargo: 00: 6.00am Tuesday 6th February 2007   Bigger, bolder health warnings prompt smokers to quit. A new study of the reaction of smokers to text and pictorial health warnings on cigarette packs has shown that the bigger and clearer the warnings, the greater the impact on smokers, […]

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Raising the legal age for buying tobacco is welcome but retailers must also be licensed to sell tobacco.

Monday 01 January 2007 ASH news release:  Embargo: 00:01 Monday 1st January  2007   ASH welcomes the Government’s announcement today that the legal age for the purchase of tobacco is to be raised from 16 to 18 but also urges the Government to introduce a licensing system for the sale of tobacco as soon as […]

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