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.
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.
While secondhand cigarette smoke is becoming a frequent point of dispute between neighbors, Platt is one of the few who have actually filed suit over the issue, said John Banzhaf, a law professor at George Washington University and executive director of the nonprofit group Action on Smoking and Health.
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.
Deborah Arnott, director of Action on Smoking and Health, said: "He recognises the Government must take action.
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.
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