Beyond Smoking Kills

Beyond Smoking Kills coverA review of progress in tobacco control which also sets out  an agenda for a comprehensive new strategy.

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Beyond Smoking Kills
Chapter 8 examines alternatives to smoking and the case for providing pure nicotine products within a regulatory framework.   To reference this report please cite as: Beyond Smoking Kills: Protecting children, reducing inequalities. London, ASH, 2008.
Author: ASH Published By: ASH Published : 06/10/2008

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Beyond Smoking Kills - Executive Summary
Executive Summary of the report "Beyond Smoking Kills: Protecting children, reducing inequalities" which builds on the first UK White Paper on tobacco control.
Author: ASH Published By: ASH Published : 06/10/2008

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Beyond Smoking Kills Presentation
Slide set from the report. A high resolution version is available from enquiries@ash.org.uk . Please credit ASH when using these slides.
Author: ASH Published By: ASH Published : 30/10/2008

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The cost of smoking to the NHS
ASH poster on the cost of smoking to the NHS Smoking cost the NHS £2.7 billion annually; more than £50 million each week spent treating diseases caused by smoking. Each week smoking accounts for an estimated £20 million expenditure on hospital admissions, £4 million on outpatients, £10 million on GP consultations, £1 million on practice nurse consultations and £17 million in prescription costs. Assuming 1996 proportions of current and ex-smokers suggests an additional £380 million smoking cost to the NHS.
Author: ASH Published By: ASH Published : 06/10/2008

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Tobacco Advertising at Point of Sale
This report summarises the results of a survey of 153 retail premises in 20 local authorities, representing a range of different regions, types of outlet and settings, both urban and rural, about the display of tobacco products in retail premises in particular whether additional controls should be exercised.
Author: Jane MacGregor Published By: MacGregor Consulting Ltd Published : 30/08/2008