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ASH Daily News for 07 April 2017

Investigation reveals vape shops selling to non-smokers US: Nicotine on children’s hands could indicate tobacco smoke exposure Uganda: Government defends law regulating tobacco consumption Canada: Health Minister Philpott warns against tobacco industry influence US: Programme reduces cigarette litter by 60%   Investigation reveals vape shops selling to non-smokers Almost nine out of ten e-cigarette shops […]

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ASH Daily News for 06 April 2017

New study reveals smoking causes 1 in 10 deaths North East: Hospital starts countdown to going smokefree North East: Hundreds of South Tyneside children need treatment for passive smoking Research suggests tougher regulation of e-cigarettes may affect their effectiveness as a cessation tool Canada: Government finalises ban on menthol in most tobacco products Jamaica: WHO […]

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ASH Daily News for 05 April 2017

Public health cuts will lead to more sick people, report warns Parental smoking linked to genetic changes found in childhood cancer Raised risk of serious infections for people with schizophrenia Impact of water pipe tobacco heated electronically on lung cells Barnet children make film about the dangers of shisha for school workshops Man escapes cigarette […]

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ASH Daily News for 04 April 2017

Northumbria health trust starts countdown to smokefree status 65,000 cigarettes found dumped in a field in Cheshire East Belfast home’s smoking rules not enforced when fire that killed woman started France: Is smoking in a TV programme unauthorised tobacco advertising? USA: Trump Team financial disclosures reveal tobacco investments Kenya: Five advocacy groups oppose proposal to […]

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ASH Daily News for 03 April 2017

Wales: Decline in the number of smokers since smokefree legislation came into force Scotland: Ban on sale of e-cigarettes to under 18s comes into force Scotland: New Mental Health Strategy Wales: Government announces £400,000 funding to help cut smoking rates USA: Philip Morris files for FDA approval of new smokeless tobacco product USA: The price […]

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ASH Daily News for 31 March 2017

Next steps on the NHS Five Year Forward View Pound’s dive boosts Imperial Brands’ profit Students campaign for Bristol law school to be renamed over its links with tobacco slave trade Junior football club first in North Lincolnshire to ban smoking on touchline WHO signs illicit tobacco accord with Oceania customs Pakistan: Smokefree bill not […]

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ASH Daily News for 30 March 2017

Every 1 pound spent on public health in UK saves average of 14 pounds   US: IQOS one step closer to FDA consideration   Malaysia: BAT’s share price falls on cigarette price hike news   US: Republican-linked nonprofit downplays ties to Big Tobacco while fighting smoking age increase   US: Bill in General Assembly could raise smoking […]

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ASH Daily News for 29 March 2017

Isle of Man:  E-Cigarette approval for Island prisoners   Ireland: Order to implement standardised tobacco packaging    New Zealand: Government legalises e-cigarettes in effort to make New Zealand smokefree by 2025   Thailand: New ‘Tobacco Authority’ could ease cigarette restrictions     US: Broad support exists for larger warnings on cigarette packs   Isle of Man:  […]

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ASH Daily News for 27 March 2017

Yorkshire: Report highlights success of tobacco control strategy Scarborough: Retailer prosecuted for selling e-cigarette to teenager New Zealand: Philip Morris’ ‘Heat not burn’ tobacco sales under scrutiny Dutch cancer charity joins lawsuit against big tobacco over holes in filters Botswana: Gov’t to strengthen tobacco control laws Inside Big Tobacco’s Academy of Lies, the inventor of […]

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ASH Daily News for 24 March 2017

Switching from smoking to vaping could reduce deaths from fire in the home   BAT Boss received 50% pay rise in 2016   Calls for tougher penalties against illicit tobacco dealers in Sunderland   Prince Charles bans tobacco from playgrounds at his 2,000-acre stately home in Scotland   Worcestershire: Smokefree street in Maldon town centre […]

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ASH Daily News for 23 March 2017

Opinion: Is the UK government still serious about reducing smoking? Warwickshire: NHS and council officials aim to reduce harmful effects of smoking Hull: £580 fine for dropping cigarette in car park Philip Morris commits third factory to Reduced-Risk Products Canada: Smoking rate falls slightly in 2015 Opinion: Is the UK government still serious about reducing […]

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ASH Daily News for 22 March 2017

All tobacco products should publicise risks of smoking when pregnant, MP urges The global tobacco control treaty has reduced smoking rates in its first decade Epigenetics and allergy: from basic mechanisms to clinical applications Yorkshire: Two Doncaster shops prosecuted over illicit cigarettes US: New health care law would lead to more smoking, disease and tobacco […]

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ASH Daily News for 21 March 2017

Will Quince MP: Smoking while pregnant is number one modifiable risk factor for stillbirth Supreme court to consider appeal to enforce smoking ban in UK jails Tobacco Giants smoke out rescue deal for cash-and-carry giant P&H Upcoming tobacco law changes Interview with Ailsa Rutter, Director of Newcastle-based Fresh Litter penalties will rise, warns council, as […]

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ASH Daily News for 20 March 2017

Isle of Man: Prison considers introducing e-cigarettes Scotland: Support for smoking charity’s care stance Bangladesh: Tobacco companies ‘continue to flout rules’ on health warnings Indonesia: Pro-tobacco bill stubbed out but concerns remain Philippines: Duterte postpones planned ban on public smoking France: Tobacconist action against illicit trade from Andorra Greece: Researcher claims “academic McCarthyism” over e-cigarettes […]

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ASH Daily News for 17 March 2017

Debrett’s issues guide vaping etiquette Vaping: The small print that could invalidate all your insurance Japan: BAT says strong demand for ‘glo’ smokeless tobacco Ireland: This is the number of ‘current smokers’ today US: Poor, minority neighbourhoods have more tobacco-selling shops per capita South Africa: Boxer knocks out BAT in pipe tobacco battle Debrett’s issues […]

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