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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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