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21 June 2023

All Party Group calls on government to listen to the voters and make Big Tobacco pay to deliver a Smokefree 2030

In a Westminster Hall debate starting at 930am on the 20th June the All Party Parliamentary Group on Smoking and Health will call on the Government to listen to the voters and make Big Tobacco pay to deliver a Smokefree 2030.

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09 June 2023

ASH calls on politicians to listen to the voters and make smoking obsolete

Today marks one year since the government published Javed Khan OBE’s independent report setting out his recommendations for how to make smoking obsolete.

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06 June 2023

ASH response to vaping consultation calls on government to urgently implement four high impact interventions

Today ASH publishes its priority recommendations to government which are designed to reduce the affordability, accessibility, appeal and advertising of vaping to children.

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01 June 2023

Response to new Canadian plans to put health warning on cigarette sticks

ASH congratulates Canada on putting health warnings on cigarette sticks.

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30 May 2023

ASH Response to the Government announcement on youth vaping

ASH will be publishing a full set of recommendations for Government action on youth vaping the day after the consultation closes on the Government’s Call for Evidence on 7th June.

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18 May 2023

Experimental child vaping up significantly since 2022 but not current vaping

New ASH survey data finds no significant change between 2022 and 2023 in the proportion of 11-17 year olds currently vaping or smoking, but experimentation with vaping has increased by 50%.

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