Ban on tobacco advertising (emergency resolution), 1993

Submitted by: Committee of Management 

The National Council of Women in Conference assembled: acknowledges the targets set by Her Majesty’s Government in its strategy paper, ‘Health of The Nation’, to reduce tobacco consumption, views with concern the increasing numbers of young people, especially girls, becoming addicted to nicotine, notes that the Smee Report showed that a ban on tobacco advertising resulted in a 4% – 9% drop in smoking rates and that the House of Commons All Party Health Committee recommends a complete ban on tobacco advertising in the UK,  calls upon Her Majesty’s Government to: (a) vote in favour of a ban on tobacco advertising and promotion when European Health Ministers meet on 5 November 1993, and (b) eliminate tobacco advertising and promotion from the UK.  

Reaffirmed 1996, 1999

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