ASH Scotland’s vision is of a healthier Scotland, free from the harm and inequality caused by tobacco
ASH Scotland – Action on Smoking and Health (Scotland) - is the independent Scottish charity taking action to reduce the harm caused by tobacco.
We seek to improve health and quality of life by limiting the number of young people taking up smoking, reducing the number of adult smokers, protecting people from second hand smoke and tackling the inequality resulting from tobacco use. Our activities include an expert information service, campaigning for political action on tobacco and health, supporting community groups to help their service users affected by tobacco use, building public support and awareness for making Scotland free from tobacco and supporting charities, enforcement agencies, the NHS and others to make their contribution to achieving that goal.
Celebrating Scotland's smoke-free success
The move to smoke-free public places proved to be hugely popular, brought significant health benefits and changed Scottish culture. New materials from Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Scotland, which played a key part in arguing for the change, have been produced to inform and support discussion of the anniversary.Read more
2016 Scottish Parliament Manifesto
Addressing inequalities will be one of the greatest challenges for the next Scottish Parliament. Setting out how tobacco use is strongly concentrated amongst disadvantaged groups, ASH Scotland is calling for action on the social and economic influences which push these groups to smoke and make it more difficult for them to quitRead more
Action on Smoking & Health (Scotland) (ASH Scotland) is a registered Scottish charity (SC 010412) and a company limited by guarantee(Scottish company no 141711). The registered office is 8 Frederick Street, Edinburgh EH2 2HB.