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ASH Daily News for 17 January 2019

UK Calls for Illicit Tobacco Taskforce in Wales International Europe: Concerns over EU tobacco track and trace plans USA: Study finds smoking increases aging Japan: Smoking rates down 50% since 1989 Iran: Use of tobacco increased over last decade UK Calls for Illicit Tobacco Taskforce in Wales Trading standards officers in Wales are calling for […]

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ASH Daily News for 16 January 2019

UK Warning over stop smoking funding cuts in Shropshire New scheme targeting areas with high rates of smoking a success in Barnsley International Study: It’s never too late to quit smoking before lung surgery Study: Hundreds of genes affecting tobacco and alcohol use discovered Parliamentary Activity Update to guidance on tobacco products and e-cigarette cross-border […]

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ASH Daily News for 15 January 2019

UK Redbridge Council plans for Ilford town centre to go smokefree Scotland: E-cigarette seller VPZ mark ‘National Cigarette Amnesty Day’ Laundrette owner in Cumbria fined for selling illegal tobacco International New Zealand: Health organisation calls for less tobacco availability in Māori communities Indonesia: Government criticised for lack of action on tobacco control   UK Redbridge […]

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ASH Daily News for 14 January 2019

UK PMI to stop selling cigarettes in UK by 2030 Thurrock council uses sniffer dogs to locate illicit tobacco International USA: Air pollution equal to smoking in raising risk of miscarriage Jordan: Mayor of Amman calls for ministers to stop smoking in parliament   UK PMI to stop selling cigarettes in UK by 2030 Philip […]

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ASH Daily news for 11 January 2019

UK Perth Council seizes illegal tobacco International USA: Alabama bans smoking on public beach Parliamentary Activity Correspondence between Rt Hon Norman Lamb and Dr Ian Hudson regarding House of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee report on E-cigarettes Links of the week Cochrane review update Call for participants – shaping the future of vaping research […]

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ASH Daily News for 10 January 2019

UK Duncan Selbie: Public health leadership ‘rationale’ unchanged Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust goes smokefree Illegal cigarettes seized from shop in Walsall International Ireland: Crackdown on ‘shadow economy’ sees doubling in illegal cigarette seizures   UK Duncan Selbie: Public health leadership ‘rationale’ unchanged The “rationale” for councils to lead on public health remains unchanged, […]

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ASH Daily News for 9 January 2019

UK One in seven mums in Derbyshire smoked during their pregnancy Kent could struggle to meet government targets on getting smokers to quit Wembley shop owner fined for illegal tobacco products International Cigarette smoking hits all-time low in the US but rates are still high in poor communities Study: Strong tobacco retail licensing requirements reduce […]

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ASH Daily News for 8 January 2019

UK Wales: 150,000 illegal tobacco products seized since 2013 North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust to be smokefree by end of March Tobacco investments by Lincolnshire County Council pension fund Call for participants for Sheffield Hallam University e-cigarette study International Study: Variation in smoking rates greater within cities than between them in the US […]

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ASH Daily News for 7 January 2019

UK NHS Long Term Plan commits to funding help for smokers NHS plan and pressures faced GPs and community care to receive more funding in new long term plan Targeted public health ads International Argentina: New study finds smokers are more likely to quit when they determine their own nicotine intake   UK NHS Long […]

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ASH Daily News for 4 January 2019

UK E-cigarettes remain a burning issue amongst health experts Study: Misperceptions about vaping common among UK smokers Study: Shisha smoking as harmful as cigarettes and positively associated with obesity South West: NHS sites across Bath and North East Somerset to go smokefree in 2019 International Number of smokers in Denmark increases for first time in […]

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ASH Daily News for 3 January 2019

UK Scotland: Vaping kits for prisoners to cost £150,000 Smoking is biggest risk factor for lung cancer Guernsey: Smokefree plans to help States workers quit International China state cigarette exporter plans Hong Kong IPO   UK Scotland: Vaping kits for prisoners to cost £150,000 Vaping kits provided to Scottish prison inmates following a nationwide ban […]

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ASH Daily News for 2 January 2019

UK Public Health England film highlights the health impacts of smoking vs vaping Public Health England hires PR firm linked to vaping and tobacco industry Wiltshire Council to go smokefree Jersey prison now smokefree International New Zealand increase tobacco tax by 10% at start of 2019 Israel passes law on tobacco advertising ban   UK […]

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ASH Daily News for 21 December 2018

This will be the last ASH Daily News bulletin until 2nd January 2019 Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, from everyone at ASH UK Councils respond to cut in public health grants allocation Victory for open justice in judgment ordering disclosure of tobacco industry evidence PHE set to relaunch smokefree health harms campaign South East: […]

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ASH Daily News for 20 November 2018

UK Fall in fire safety checks Illicit cigarettes to be turned into electricity International India: New Dehli lifts ban on tobacco control charity China: Receiving texts helps smoking cessation Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary questions Job Opportunity ASH Director of Policy (Maternity Cover)   UK Fall in fire safety checks According to the fire and rescue services […]

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ASH Daily News for 19 December 2018

UK Plain packaging for tobacco: What other countries can learn from the UK’s experience Salisbury district hospital to become smokefree from January Norfolk council issues smoking warning after increase in house fires Middlesborough pub owner fined after allowing customers to smoke inside International US: Surgeon General wants tougher action in response to teenage vaping Thailand […]

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