Action on Smoking and Health

Tag Archives: smokefree policies

Smoking and Mental Health

Higher smoking rates remain the single largest cause of the estimated 10-20 year reduced life expectancy for people with mental health conditions. August 2019.

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Will you permit or prohibit e-cigarette use on your premises?

This briefing has been produced by ASH and CIEH following approaches by organisations considering permitting or prohibiting the use of electronic cigarettes by their staff, clients or customers, or generally on their premises.

Will you permit or prohibit e-cigarette use on your premises?


Developing an organisational approach to the use of electronic cigarettes on your premises

This document provides advice to those thinking of developing a policy on the use of electronic cigarettes in the workplace. It is based on feedback from work with seven local authorities undertaken in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health.


Inquiry into smoking in private vehicles – APPG Report

All Party Parliamentary Group on Smoking and Health report on smoking in private vehicles – November 2011


Impact of smokefree legislation: evidence review

On 9 March 2011, the Government launched its Tobacco Control Plan and also published an academic review of the impact of the smokefree legislation that was implemented in England in 2007.  The review demonstrates that smokefree legislation has had beneficial effects on health.

Evidence review