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ASH Daily News for 09 December 2016

E-cigarette alert from US angers experts in Britain London: Figures reveal where most mums smoke during pregnancy BAT’s vaping robots find e-cigarettes don’t deliver as much nicotine as traditional smokes St Helens: Opinion is divided by Totally Wicked Stadium name EU: Ombudsman ruling on commission’s tobacco lobby secrecy welcomed Australia: Plain packs get more support […]

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ASH Daily News for 08 December 2016

Wales: Public Health Wales call for ban on smoking outside nurseries and GP Practices U.S. Surgeon General raises concerns over e-cigarette use among youth Study suggests ibuprofen could reduce risks of lung cancer Scotland: South Ayrshire Council cracking down on proxy purchasing Ireland: Real IRA figure Aidan O’Driscoll shot dead in Cork Street Parliamentary Questions […]

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ASH Daily News for 07 December 2016

Hospitals ‘woefully failing’ to crackdown on smoking Public Health England seeks commitment to a smokefree NHS Ireland: Government criticised over delay in standardised packaging USA: Philip Morris seeks approval to market alternative cigarette Pakistan: Subcommittee finalises prohibition of smoking bill but omits key recommendations China: Beijing sees 2,719 fined over smoke ban Hospitals ‘woefully failing’ […]

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ASH Daily News for 06 December 2016

BAT said to plan increased bid for Reynolds as soon as this week Even with one cigarette a day, odds of early death are higher Research letter – Unregulated hazards to young people: smoking in films Global public health advocates open new fronts in war on tobacco US: FDA warns pets exposed to secondhand cigarette […]

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ASH Daily News for 05 December 2016

Scotland: Doctors leaders call for blanket ban, as new laws are introduced making smoking in cars with children illegal Call for Government to publish tobacco plan Bradford: Illicit cigarettes ‘easy to obtain’, say undercover investigators Bloomberg expands effort to curb tobacco use world-wide Indonesia: Tobacco firms told to go all-out in campaign against underage smoking […]

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ASH Daily News for 01 December 2016

UK court rejects tobacco companies’ appeal on plain packaging Call for more hospitals to be smoke-free South West Stop Smoking services under threat Bristol: A hundred jobs at Imperial Tobacco are under threat St Helens to rename ground as Totally Wicked Stadium after latest sponsorship deal US: Obama administration announces federal law banning smoking in […]

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ASH Daily News for 30 November 2016

Philip Morris says they could stop making conventional cigarettes in light of their new product NHS patients told to lose weight and quit smoking or face operation delays It’s never too late to quit smoking Imperial Brands to shut Russian tobacco factory Parliamentary Questions Philip Morris says they could stop making conventional cigarettes in light […]

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ASH Daily News for 29 November 2016

A third of children hospitalised with asthma are exposed to cigarette smoke Scotland: Borders group wins national award for work on smoking Ireland: State investment in tobacco companies risks undermining anti-smoking drive Nigeria: Ex-workers accuse BATN of anti-labour practices Thailand praised for defence of tobacco control policies A third of children hospitalised with asthma are […]

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ASH Daily News for 28 November 2016

Cigarette giant close to £1.2bn tax rebate Lancashire: Pupils threatened with expulsion as school bans ‘vaping’ Oxford: Vaping business leads to young entrepreneur of the year award for 21-year-old owner Australia: Smoking cigarettes and using BBQs on apartment balconies to be banned in sweeping new strata laws affecting two million tenants Afghanistan: Kabul police raid […]

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ASH Daily News for 25 November 2016

How smoking affects your mental health The gantries being bought on eBay to hide illicit tobacco in plain sight Sheffield: Plan to ban smoking from outside public buildings Newport: Council launches plan to ban smoking at school gates Canada: Government introduces new tobacco and vaping legislation Nigeria: Ex-staff of British America Tobacco protest ‘inhumane working […]

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ASH Daily News for 24 November 2016

New study reveals genetic explanation for cancer’s higher incidence in males than females Sri Lanka to introduce a ban on the sale of individual cigarettes Australia: Tobacco companies pledge to obey law Radio broadcasts New study reveals genetic explanation for cancer’s higher incidence in males than females Researchers have found a genetic difference between men […]

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ASH Daily News for 23 November 2016

Australia’s plain cigarette packs are ‘putting teens off smoking’ North West: New hotline launched to help tackle illicit tobacco and alcohol in Halton Canada: E-cigarettes to come under federal regulation Pakistan: National mass media campaign launched to highlight the harms of tobacco Russia: Philip Morris accused of hampering Grand Tobacco activity Australia’s plain cigarette packs […]

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ASH Daily News for 22 November 2016

New research suggests early smoke exposure may predict anti-social behaviour Tobacco company calls on the Chancellor to drop minimum excise tax Canada: Tobacco Companies back in court to appeal landmark Quebec judgement China to introduce nationwide smokefree legislation China: Smoking crackdown hits company profits Parliamentary Questions New research suggests early smoke exposure may predict anti-social […]

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ASH Daily News for 21 November 2016

PHE says hospitals should ban all smoking on their grounds New JTI campaign to raise shopper awareness of tobacco legislation Scotland: Smoking in pregnancy linked to childhood obesity MPs call for legalisation of cannabis amid warning UK is falling behind in its drug policies E-cigarettes, a safer alternative for teenagers? A UK focus group study […]

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ASH Daily News for 18 November 2016

Smoking in Exeter prison What happens to your body 24 hours after quitting smoking? USA:  Could legalising cannabis diminish California’s gains against Smoking? Smoking may block some of the benefits of kidney disease medications Impact of very low nicotine content cigarettes on weight gain Smoking in Exeter prison There have been reports of some prisoners […]

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