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ASH Daily News for 20 July 2018

UK South Yorkshire: Rother Valley MP calls for Government to keep up the push to cut smoking deaths NHS Response: Vaping and using nicotine patches in pregnancy West Midlands: Thousands of illegal tobacco products seized in Dudley Social Smoking: Just how bad is it for you? International Australia: Four in five lung cancers preventable through […]

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ASH Daily News for 19 July 2018

UK Philip Morris International under fire over ‘disgraceful’ PR stunt British Government orders Philip Morris to stop advertising “healthier” tobacco products, or face legal action North-East: Smokers’ stories wanted for ‘hard-hitting’ health campaign Lancashire: More seizures of illicit tobacco in Nelson Scotland: Avoidable death rate highest in the UK Scotland: Dundee has one of the […]

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ASH Daily News for 18 July 2018

UK Worcestershire: Cuts to stop smoking aids York: MP criticises lack of help for smokers to quit Tower Hamlets: The illegal tobacco roadshow Opinion: Dark money lurks at the heart of our political crisis International US: Smoking in and near public housing will be banned at the end of July South Africa: Tobacco bill decrees […]

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ASH Daily News for 17 July 2018

UK US e-cigarette group Juul launches in Britain Blackburn: Smokers supported to stop smoking on Hospital site Essex: Plastic box being used as an ashtray starts fire in block of flats Blackpool: Pregnant smokers to get vouchers as part of new Stop Smoking Service Sunderland: School pupils hope anti-smoking film will go viral International India: […]

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ASH Daily News for 16 July 2018

UK Significant cuts to stop smoking services across UK A fifth of people in Ipswich still smoke – one of the highest rates in Britain Illegal tobacco seized in Croydon International Tobacco stocks have lost around 20% this year Andorra vows to kick habit of cigarette advertising UK Significant cuts to stop smoking services across […]

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ASH Daily News for 13 July 2018

UK The more you smoke, the greater your risk of a heart rhythm disorder How to future-proof your heart against smoking related diseases Essex: E-cigarette shop in Clacton helps customers stop smoking International India: Despite ban, cigarettes still sold near city schools USA: Smoking will be banned in public housing nationwide at end of July […]

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ASH Daily News for 12 July 2018

UK Barnsley: Increasing numbers of smokers quit following intensive work by health officials Peers and parents may have influenced drop in childhood smoking International USA: Research suggests E-cigarette flavourings may have adverse health effect Ireland: Young filmmakers lift prize for anti-smoking film UK Barnsley: Increasing numbers of smokers quit following intensive work by health officials […]

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ASH Daily News for 11 July 2018

UK South West: More smokers in Poole admitted to hospital this year West Midlands: Fines for smoking on Sandwell Hospital grounds East Midlands: Young adults in West Lindsey giving smoking the red card International Indonesia: Tobacco control and children’s rights Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Question UK South West: More smokers in Poole admitted to hospital this […]

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ASH Daily News for 10 July 2018

UK Matt Hancock begins new role as Health Secretary Argyll and Bute urged to adopt anti-tobacco policy Barnsley: significant drop in smoking levels in the space of only 12 months International Singapore: Cameras to be deployed to detect illegal smoking USA: LGBT teens are ‘far more likely’ to smoke or vape than straight teens UK […]

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ASH Daily News for 9 July 2018

UK Opinion: Britain’s vaping revolution – why this healthier alternative to smoking is under threat Opinion: Fears of future strain on NHS as councils slash health programmes Parents celebrate success of smokefree sidelines initiative North-West: Smokers in Blackburn with Darwen are kicking the habit North-West: Dog detectives sniff out illegal tobacco haul Wales: Smoking litter […]

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ASH Daily News for 6 July 2018

UK Londis recommends stores replace tobacco gantries Blog: Duncan Selbie, Public Health Matters International Increasing number of holiday destinations completely banning vaping Swedish study: Mother’s health linked to foetus’s future fertility Parliamentary Activity Oral evidence given by Simon Stevens at the Health Select Committee Parliamentary business: Lord Faulkner’s speech in the NHS debate Link of […]

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ASH Daily News for 5 July 2018

UK Manchester: Aims to make smoking history as smoking rates continue to fall West Hampstead: Firefighters say cigarette butt caused new build blaze Wales: Swansea’s Langland Bay goes smokefree Scotland: South Ayrshire outdoor smoking ban scrapped International France: Paris authorities try to stub out smoking habit with public parks ban Belgium: Cercle Brugge stadium goes […]

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ASH Daily News for 4 July 2018

UK Call for ‘bold’ Government action on smoking in pregnancy One in four smokers has quit since 2011 Northern Ireland: Smoking rates fall, but still highest in UK North-East: Smoking rates almost halved since 2005 International China: Wuhan bans government and party employees smoking on the job UK Call for ‘bold’ Government action on smoking […]

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ASH Daily News for 3 July 2018

UK New data shows that young adults in the UK are shunning smoking Simon Stevens outlines new funding commitments to MPs Royal College of Midwives Wales calls for more cash to stop pregnant women smoking International Study: US teens overestimate how much their peers use shisha pipes and this makes them more likely to try […]

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ASH Daily News for 2 July 2018

UK Scotland: Deprived areas could see reduction in number of retailers selling cigarettes Smoking rates in East Lancashire among highest in the country UK golf courses ban smoking due to heatwave International $39m cost of defending Australia’s tobacco plain packaging laws Study: Posts on social media about shisha pipes may promote usage UK Scotland: Deprived […]

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