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Queen's Speech a missed opportunity to reduce youth smoking, says Fresh
Monday, 24 June 2013
Statement from Ailsa Rutter, director of Fresh in response to the Queen's Speech: “We are disappointed at the missed opportunity to include standardised tobacco packaging in the Queen’s Speech, but we hope the Government will still listen to the strong evidence that it will reduce the lure of smoking.
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Put our kids first, says Fresh
Monday, 24 June 2013
Fresh is urging the Government to put our kids first and back proposals to protect children in the North East from tobacco marketing in the Queen’s Speech next week (May 8) Last year more than 13,500 people and 129 organisations in the North East - including every local authority -…
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Illegal tobacco down to record low
Monday, 24 June 2013
A MAJOR tracking survey of smokers and non-smokers in the North East of England has backed up official HMRC figures which show smugglers have lost ground in the UK’s tobacco market.
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Stop kids getting hooked - nearly 9,000 North East kids start smoking each year
Monday, 24 June 2013
FRESH has described new figures from Cancer Research UK showing 8,911 North East children start smoking each year as “scandalous.
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Swap Your Ash for Cash by Quitting Smoking this no Smoking Day, Says Fresh
Monday, 24 June 2013
FRESH is encouraging smokers across the North East to swap their ash for cash this No Smoking Day (March 13).
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Nearly 3,400 children in the North East have taken up smoking since UK government consultation on standardised tobacco packaging ended
Monday, 24 June 2013
MPs are being urged to tell the Government to take a tougher stance on tobacco promotion as new estimates show 19 North East children a day and 6,758 North East children a year start smoking.
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New figures reveal lethal legacy of smoking related cancer in the North East
Monday, 24 June 2013
In the run up to World Cancer Day (Feb 4) new figures have been released by Fresh, revealing how smoking is responsible for thousands of brand new cases of cancer and cancer related deaths every year in the North East.
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Fresh to give evidence on illegal tobacco to All Party Parliamentary Group on Smoking or Health
Monday, 24 June 2013
ACTION in the North East to tackle the illegal tobacco trade will come under the spotlight with MPs and Peers at a Parliamentary inquiry this week.
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Fresh welcomes standardised packaging in Australia
Monday, 24 June 2013
NORTH East health programme Fresh is welcoming new laws in Australia to make cigarettes less attractive to children and young people through standardised, plain tobacco packaging from December 1.
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Big tobacco claims about illegal tobacco are nonsense
Monday, 24 June 2013
FRESH has accused multinational tobacco giants of mounting a lobbying campaign in the North East using dubious statistics and scaremongering to undermine proposals to reduce the lure of smoking to children.
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