Action on Smoking and Health


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Action on Smoking and Health

A UK public health charity established in 1971 by the Royal College of Physicians that works to eliminate the harm caused by tobacco. The Duke of Gloucester is a patron.
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CONTACT: Action on Smoking and Health, 2013 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20006/(202)6594310; Cigar Association of America, 1100 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036/(202)223-8204.
Campaign group Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) said it had sent a registered legal letter to major hospitality trade employers highlighting a possible increase in court cases brought due to second-hand smoke.
Ian Willmore, of pressure group Action on Smoking and Health , said: "We welcome the fact that Newcastle can take this important step.
The revelations come today as Action on Smoking and Health (Ash) and the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) have launched a new guide - Achieving Smoke Freedom Toolkit - to help local authorities reduce smoking in workplaces and enclosed public areas.
A leaflet was published by Action on Smoking and Health, and law firm Thompsons was offering advice to employees affected by other people smoking in the workplace.
A leaflet by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) and law firm Thompsons offers advice to employees affected by other people smoking in the workplace.
The anti-cigs pressure group ASH - Action on Smoking and Health - would prefer an outright nationwide ban.
According to John Banzhaf, executive director of Action on Smoking and Health, an antismoking group in Washington, DC, no amount of ETS is safe; cancer can be triggered by a single molecule, a trace amount of "one of the many elements of cigarettes, such as benzene."
Ian Willmore of Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) said: "Poorer people are more likely to suffer ill health and premature death due to smoking and are more likely to be exposed to second-hand smoke in work and their social life.
A leaflet was published by Action on Smoking and Health and law firm Thompsons offering advice to employees affected by other people smoking in the workplace.
Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), welcoming the proposals, insisted it was time for the Government to take action.
Clive Bates of anti-tobacco group, Action on Smoking and Health, welcomed the report.
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