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Webinar – Implementation of WHO FCTC Article 5.3 in local authority settings

On Thursday 23 November 2017 ASH and the Tobacco Control Collaborating Centre hosted a webinar on the implementation of Article 5.3 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in local authorities. You can watch the webinar below.

The running order was as follows:

  1.  Overview of Article 5.3 and local authority resources
    • Hilary Wareing – Director of Tobacco Control Collaborating Centre
  2. Case study: The Article 5.3 auditing process
    • Debbie Smith – Public Health Specialist, Kent County Council
  3. Article 5.3 and its implications for Trading Standards
    • Catherine Taylor – Regulation Manager, Fresh North East
  4. Article 5.3 and Local Authority pension funds
    • Ian Willmore – Special Projects Advisor, ASH
  5. Panel discussion including Q&A

 

ASH Briefing: Developing a policy on contact with the tobacco industry

A briefing for Local Authorities to help them meet their obligations as parties to the World Health Organization treaty on tobacco, the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC – article 5.3) and to the Local Government Declaration on Tobacco Control.

ASH Briefing: Developing a policy on contact with the tobacco industry

Evidence to the Health Select Committee Inquiry: Impact of Comprehensive Spending Review on health and social care

ASH’s response to the Health Select Committee inquiry into the impact of the Comprehensive Spending Review on  health and social care.

ASH-CRUK-HSC-submission-2015.pdf

ASH response to the Department of Health’s consultation on ‘Local Authority public health allocations 2015-16: In-year savings’

ASH response to the Department of Health’s consultation on ‘Local Authority public health allocations 2015-16: In-year savings’.

LA-spending-cuts-ASH-response-to-DH-consultation.pdf

 

ASH submission to DCLG on tobacco litter

ASH submission to the Department of Communities and Local Government on tobacco litter.

ASH-submission-to-inquiry-on-litter.pdf

Foster care, adoption and electronic cigarettes

A joint briefing from ASH and the Fostering Network.

Foster care, adoption and electronic cigarettes

ASH Briefing: Local authority pension funds and investments in the tobacco industry

This briefing is a position statement by Action on Smoking and Health and FairPensions which aims to inform stakeholders in local authority pensions, including councillors, pension fund members, local taxpayers and pension fund trustees.

ASH Briefing: Local authority pension funds and investments in the tobacco industry
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