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ASH Daily News 26 June 2017

UK heart disease deaths fall by over 20% since indoor smoking ban New Health Minister is under fire for voting against major smoking reforms York: Council urged to reverse smoking services cut Teen vaping rates fall in the United States USA: Tobacco company study suggests e-cigarette vapour has less effect on wound healing than tobacco […]

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ASH Daily News 23 June 2017

Number of smokers in UK continues to fall Cigarettes to record $7.7 billion loss by 2021 Japan’s government in two minds about smoking Birmingham: 30,000 illegal cigarettes seized   Number of smokers in UK continues to fall The proportion of people smoking in the UK is continuing to fall, according to the latest figures from […]

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ASH Daily News 22 June 2017

Life insurance company Aviva is selling its tobacco investments New toolkit to help measure public health impact Smoking in decline among young people in the UK and US USA: San Francisco to ban sales of flavoured vaping liquid   Life insurance company Aviva is selling its tobacco investments Aviva, Britain’s biggest life insurer, is selling […]

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ASH Daily News 21 June 2017

London Fire Brigade issues cigarette warning after Barking house fire Spain’s competition watchdog investigating tobacco companies New York: Legislature passes bill to ban use of e-cigarettes indoors   London Fire Brigade issues cigarette warning after Barking house fire Crews were called to Chelmer Crescent in the early hours of yesterday morning, where they rescued a […]

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ASH Daily News 20 June 2017

Regulating the smoke ban 10 years on A breath of fresh air: how the smoking ban has changed the pub trade California: Research suggests occasional smokers who vape smoke more cigarettes USA: Nearly two-thirds of U.S. teens support raising the minimum age for purchasing tobacco products to 21 years old   Regulating the smoke ban […]

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ASH Daily News 19 June 2017

Number of people smoking in North-East hits record low New campaign to help children ‘poisoned’ by secondhand smoke launched in County Durham Study shows children exposed to passive smoking have risk of arthritis Worldwide more than 10% of young teens are smokers Nigeria: Federal Government launches campaign to ban smoking in public places Jordan begins […]

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ASH Daily News 16 June 2017

Smoking rate in UK falls to second lowest in Europe Concern raised around smoking rates during pregnancy in England Yorkshire and the Humber: Rate of death caused by smoking in varies across the country USA: Youth tobacco use in 2016 fell by largest amount in 6 years   Smoking rate in UK falls to second […]

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ASH Daily News 15 June 2017

Drop in violence associated with smokefree policy at psychiatric hospital Northern Ireland child health ‘among worst in Western Europe’ Yorkshire: Sharp drop in people giving up smoking in York USA: LGBT Community among the hardest hit by smoking   Drop in violence associated with smokefree policy at psychiatric hospital New King’s College London research reveals […]

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ASH Daily News 14 June 2017

Scotland: Drop in the number of smokers in Dundee Brighton: Smokefree outdoor areas in Brighton and Hove restaurants and pubs proposed America’s new tobacco crisis: The rich stopped smoking, the poor didn’t   Scotland: Drop in the number of smokers in Dundee In Dundee, in all age groups apart from the over-65s, the number of […]

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ASH Daily News 13 June 2017

USA: E-cigarettes less addictive than cigarettes, PATH study shows USA: New method developed to map DNA damage caused by tobacco USA: New study looks at tobacco-free policies at worksites in Kansas Romania: Survey shows most Romanians agree with law banning smoking in enclosed public spaces   USA: E-cigarettes less addictive than cigarettes, PATH study shows […]

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ASH Daily News 12 June 2017

ASH sees positive future for retailers under new tobacco laws West Yorkshire: Warning after cigarette causes fire in Blackburn home Tax hikes in emerging markets put brake on tobacco growth Germany: Judge gives couple strict timetable for smoking on their own patio after complaints from neighbours New Zealand: New standardised tobacco packaging regulations approved Australia: […]

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ASH Daily News 9 June 2017

Safety advice given after e-cigarette fire Lancashire: The smoking-related death rate has fallen but is still the second highest Canada: Study finds failure to sustain reductions in carcinogens in cigarettes India: Youth find tobacco products less appealing   Safety advice given after e-cigarette fire A Lancashire resident’s e-cigarette caught fire when plugged in. Following a […]

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ASH Daily News 8 June 2017

Lung cancer patient takes on smoking in shopping centre University of Wolverhampton secures funding to assess impact of passive smoking on dementia Massachusetts: Cigarette wholesalers lobbying for tobacco regulations to be applied to cannabis industry   Lung cancer patient takes on smoking in shopping centre A former smoker who was diagnosed with lung cancer nearly […]

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ASH Daily News 7 June 2017

Brighton: Venues encouraged to stub out smoking How to measure the black market for cigarettes Ireland: Sniffer dog finds two tonnes of tobacco on lorry at Rosslare Europort   Brighton: Venues encouraged to stub out smoking Smoking outside could be off the menu in outdoor areas at restaurants, cafes and pubs across Brighton and Hove. […]

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ASH Daily News 6 June 2017

New packaging laws see fall in cigarette sales Small retailer John McClurey discusses the positives of tobacco control Opinion piece: The success of public health law in Wales USA: Researchers find pictorial warning labels on tobacco products help improve communication of risks to smokers New Zealand: Study finds smoking while pregnant can cause dental problems […]

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