Action Review: Third Quarter Edition 2018 ash October 19, 2018 E-Newsletter Over 100 Towns in Sri Lanka Stop Cigarette Sales Over 100 towns across Sri Lanka have boycotted the sale of cigarettes with an aim to discourage smoking and making Sri Lanka a tobacco-free nation, the Health Ministry said. Read the full article. Read more about ASH’s program to phase out cigarettes here. ASH News Cheryl Healton of New York University Joins ASH Board of Trustees ASH Staff Attorney Kelsey Romeo-Stuppy Discusses Criminal Liability on Podcast PMI says they are “designing a smoke-free future,” but their actions speak the real truth. 154 Organizations Agree: Tobacco Industry Violates Human Rights TC News New study shows Norwegian cigarettes may be more dangerous than what is stated on the package. This investigation in Norway illustrates the controversy that is at the center of the worldwide movement to hold tobacco executives responsible for murder. ASH has been a catalyst for these cases by leading criminal liability research, supporting information sharing, and providing technical assistance to partner organizations pursuing a criminal case in countries around the world. Complaints have been submitted to prosecutors in the Netherlands and France: https://ash.org/liability Saudi Arabia plans to adopt plain tobacco packaging Stopping the tobacco epidemic in low-and-middle income countries Act with ASH You can now donate your birthday to ASH on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/fundraisers by searching for us (ASH: Action on Smoking and Health) and following the prompts. We know you agree that the tobacco industry kills far too many people. Now you can share your passion for our work and speak out in honor of the roughly half a million people dying from tobacco each year in the U.S. alone.