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How do I renew my support to ASH?

There are several ways you can renew your support to ASH. Online: visit www.ash.org and make your donation with your credit card by clicking on the Donate Now button and choose from our easy options (one-t...
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UGANDA: BAT Campaign Smothering Tobacco Law

(The Independent) Uganda is out of step with other East African countries such as Tanzania and Kenya which have enacted tobacco control law. Any avid reader of the print media in the past few months will have n...
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How do I sue the tobacco companies? Join a lawsuit?

ASH cannot represent individual clients, and is not a law firm handling class action suits. You should consult with an attorney in your state specializing in torts. In many cases, the initial consultation is fr...
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Tobacco Industry Reports on Revenues

Clearly, even though it kills over 5 million people per year, tobacco remains a very lucrative business. Quoting Warren Buffet: “I’ll tell you why I like the cigarette business. It cost a penny to make. Sell...
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Ratification from Czech Republic

On June 1st 2012 the Czech Republic joined the tobacco treaty, the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. 177 out of 195 eligible Parties have become Parties to this treaty. The U.S. has not yet joined this...
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WHO: World No Tobacco Day – MAY 31, 2012

(31, May 2012) This year’s theme for World No Tobacco Day is “Tobacco Industry Interference”. The focus is on the need to expose and counter the tobacco industry’s attempts to undermine global tobacco con...