Posted by: Maggie | March 10, 2007

Action on Smoking and Health

For more than 36 years, Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) has served as the legal action arm of the nonsmoking community, bringing or joining in legal actions concerning smoking, and insuring that the voice of the nonsmoker is heard. ASH’s mission is to: protect nonsmokers from the clearly-established dangers of secondhand tobacco smoke; reduce the deadly toll of smoking by banning the advertising and promotion of cigarettes, and by keeping them out of the hands of children; force those who use or profit from tobacco to pay the enormous costs of smoking which are now borne largely by nonsmokers; end all government support of the tobacco industry; and serve as a clearinghouse of information and ideas for all people concerned about smoking, both here and abroad. http://www.ash.org/

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