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ASH Daily News for 20 January 2017

Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust goes smokefree Southampton: BAT unveils £4m investment Comment: NHS must keep stop smoking services Czechs a step away from smoking ban in bars, restaurants US: Vape companies try to galvanize Trump administration to ease FDA rules Finland looks set to become completely cigarette free Florida: Attorney general […]

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ASH Daily News for 19 January 2017

Northern Ireland: Consultation launched on smoking in cars London mental health trust makes the move to going smokefree Hull: Stop smoking budget to be cut despite high smoking rates Florida: Tobacco companies sued over failure to make payments Parliamentary Questions Northern Ireland: Consultation launched on smoking in cars Health Minister Michelle O’Neill has announced an […]

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ASH Daily News for 18 January 2017

Implications for Imperial Tobacco of BAT deal Wales: E-cigarette chargers seized after more than half fail survey safety tests Coventry: Tobacco litter following smokefree hospital policy Canada: B.C. health minister’s tweet on tobacco consumption age garners controversy US: Altria acquires Sherman Group Ireland: Hospitals urged to lift the ban on vaping Iceland knows how to […]

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ASH Daily News for 17 January 2017

British American Tobacco takes control of Reynolds for $49bn Study on Preconception care: dietary and lifestyle advice Imperial Tobacco steps up anti-illicit trade campaign New stop-smoking app USA: Interview with Alan Blum MD Every 007 movie has featured smoking, except one Zimbabwe: Gold leaf growers up by 15% British American Tobacco takes control of Reynolds […]

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ASH Daily News for 16 January 2017

Imperial Brands shareholders protest against CEO’s bonus Prison smoking ban and rise in use of former legal highs Is smoking in public becoming the new taboo? Scotland:  NHS staff accuse smoking colleagues of compromising patient safety with cigarette breaks India: PMI fights Government plans to ban foreign tobacco investment France: Presidential candidate criticised for remarks […]

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ASH Daily News for 13 January 2017

Liverpool: Famous faces offer support to quit smoking Brighton: Dropping butts costs three smokers £1k each Spotting someone vaping can trigger cravings in smokers Pakistan: Cigarette advertising affecting kids as young as six New Zealand: Legality of tobacco product in question Philippines: DOH chief opposes bill on 2-tier cigarette tax Parliamentary Question Liverpool: Famous faces […]

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ASH Daily News for 12 January 2017

UK’s Imperial Brands in joint venture with China Tobacco Anti-smoking officers to patrol Mansfield hospital sites Second-hand smoke during childhood may boost miscarriage risk Drop in Preventable Cancer Deaths China: National tobacco control law described as priority India: Delhi Govt asks police to enforce total ban on tobacco Parliamentary Question UK’s Imperial Brands in joint […]

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ASH Daily News for 11 January 2017

Big Tobacco’s technology battle heats up Plymouth man fined for flicking lit cigarette out of his car window Turkmenistan accused of using anti-smoking laws to crack down on the media Nigeria: Environmental groups call for 150% special levy on tobacco products Poorer countries fail to act on smoking due to big tobacco threats, says WHO […]

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ASH Daily News for 10 January 2017

Over 65,000 expectant mums still smoking during pregnancy Stop smoking services: ‘Don’t Quit on Us’ Ireland: E-cigarettes found to be a ‘cost-effective way to help smokers quit’ EU: Nicotine not a target Smoking costs $1 trillion, soon to kill 8 million a year: WHO/NCI study Russia: Radical plan to end smoking Sweden: Anti-smoking billboard advert […]

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ASH Daily News for 09 January 2017

Northern Ireland: Proposals to ban smoking in cars carrying children Nine in ten vaping shops are caught selling nicotine to children in trading standards investigation Smokers face fight against habit alone as Tory cuts hit anti-smoking services Theresa May vows to correct ‘burning injustices’ EU: track and trace could be delayed Value of ‘heat not […]

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ASH Daily News for 06 January 2017

E-cigarettes ‘most cost-effective quitting aid’ Opinion: UK government must help to stub out illicit tobacco trade Concern around vaping flavours that could damage sperm Animal study shows negative impact of pre-conception smoke exposure USA: Smoking cessation among adults 2000 – 2015 E-cigarettes ‘most cost-effective quitting aid’ New research by the Irish Health Watchdog – the […]

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ASH Daily News for 05 January 2017

Doctors urge Theresa May to publish tobacco control strategy Game to help people quit smoking Liverpool: Famous faces offer support to quit smoking Litter in Scotland on the rise says INCPEN New Zealand: tobacco tax to rise 10% this year USA:  Fewer see e-cigarettes as less harmful than cigarettes Doctors urge Theresa May to publish […]

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ASH Daily News for 04 January 2017

What are the new laws on cigarettes and why are they being introduced? BAT ends supply deal for Voke nicotine inhaler New Year’s resolution: A smokefree NHS Sandwell: Undercover operation finds vape shops selling to underage volunteers Northern Ireland: Smoking cessation clinics to start in Derry ASH Public Reputation Survey What are the new laws […]

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ASH Daily News for 03 January 2017

E-cigarettes are still far safer than smoking Children encourage smokers to give up this New Year North East: Fresh Director Ailsa Rutter receives OBE Scotland: Tobacco industry report on illicit sales Giving up smoking isn’t easy but it could save your life Holland is considering new laws to ban the display of tobacco products E-cigarettes […]

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ASH Daily News for 23 December 2016

Scotland: Public health claim for SNP’s tobacco and alcohol tax on retailers was ‘misleading’, study finds 10 top tips to quit smoking in 2017 Lincolnshire: Illegal cigarettes and alcohol seized in raid turned into electricity New Zealand: With smoking rates falling, will we reach the Smokefree 2025 target? USA: Summit teaches Nebraska teens to take on […]

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