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Chris joined Cancer Research UK in 2012, having studied Politics at the University of Sussex. In his role within the Tobacco Control team, he works closely with public health coalitions in the UK and Europe, campaigning for policies to tackle the leading preventable cause of cancer worldwide.

News digest – early diagnosis, waiting times breach, a sad loss and… sweet-talking on obesity?

Category: Science blog August 15, 2015 Comments are closed

Our digest of the week’s news and developments on the field of cancer research

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13 things that shaped our campaign for standardised cigarette packaging

Category: Science blog March 17, 2015 3 comments

After last week’s success, we look back on the ups and downs of our campaign to see plain, standardised packaging for tobacco introduced in the UK.

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Tackling tobacco use on all fronts

Category: Science blog March 6, 2015 Comments are closed

From ‘Power Walls’ to local decisions, we look at two new reports helping to build crucial bits of evidence for a comprehensive UK tobacco control strategy.

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Standard packs: another step closer to a giant leap for public health

Category: Science blog January 22, 2015 5 comments

Backed by cross-party support, the Government has announced the next step towards bringing in standardised tobacco packaging.

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Our new report – gazing into a tobacco-free future

Category: Science blog July 11, 2014 15 comments

Our ‘Tobacco Control Endgames’ report launched this week – but what is an ‘endgame’ and how might this help us achieve a tobacco-free future?

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No wonder the public doesn’t trust the tobacco industry

Category: Science blog June 19, 2014 6 comments

Just one in 10 people trust the tobacco industry on plans to cut smoking rates, and it’s not surprising given their track record of spreading misinformation.

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Chantler review supports standard tobacco packs – but what next?

Category: Science blog April 3, 2014 Comments are closed

Following an independent review by Sir Cyril Chantler, standardised tobacco packaging could be introduced by the next general election.

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Commons’ sense prevails for public health

Category: Science blog February 11, 2014 6 comments

MPs in the House of Commons have overwhelmingly agreed that they want to see standardised packaging for tobacco products in the UK. What happens next?

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Standard cigarette packs: one of the greatest gifts we can give the next generation

Category: Science blog November 28, 2013 13 comments

The Government has given the strongest indication yet that it’s on the way to introducing plain, standardised tobacco packaging.

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Tobacco marketing – hiding in plain sight

Category: Science blog October 23, 2013 2 comments

Tobacco packaging is a powerful marketing tool used by the tobacco industry – find out how the latest evidence supports standardised tobacco packs.

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