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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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ASH Daily News for 16 March 2017

New report reveals costs of lung disease to the UK UN agency shelves vote on ties with big tobacco Fewer Scots are choosing to smoke but the costs of the habit remain high Cambridgeshire: Council aims to lead by example with new anti-smoking policy Lincolnshire: Daughter calls for licensing after mum dies in fire caused […]

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ASH Daily News for 15 March 2017

Menthol cigarettes dropped from the ONS basket of goods Vast pay deals for tobacco and mining bosses Pembrokeshire: Smokefree town centres proposed following successful beach ban Swedish men on course to be first to completely stub out smoking USA: “Kick Butts Day” focuses on tobacco industry Parliamentary Question Menthol cigarettes dropped from the ONS basket […]

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ASH Daily News for 14 March 2017

Isle of Man: E-cigarettes may be offered to prisoners Paralympic gold medallist Megan Giglia to launch ‘One You Cheshire East’ Report: Understanding NHS financial pressures Europe: Health groups unite to condemn BAT sponsored conference US: E-cigarettes a gateway to smoking? Not likely, according to new published research US: Depression rates spike in teen smokers Study […]

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ASH Daily News for 13 March 2017

Gloucestershire NHS trust goes smokefree Cambridge : Kick Ash students hope art exhibition will promote the message to quit Lullaby Trust Safer Sleep Week issues advice to parents and carers Benzene detected in some e-cigarettes ILO urged to cut links with tobacco industry Zambia: Farmers threaten to withdraw from tobacco production to protect the environment […]

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ASH Daily News for 10 March 2017

Number of people quitting smoking hits record high London: Smoking related fire deaths double, warns Brigade on No Smoking Day Smoking cessation in secondary care: acute and maternity settings US: Proposed BAT acquisition of RAI clears antitrust hurdle ‘War of innovation’ rages in tobacco industry US: Lawyer’s trousers erupt in flames as he gives closing […]

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ASH Daily News for 09 March 2017

Budget: Cigarette tax targets brands popular with young smokers Ban on 10 packs to start in May as menthol phase out begins Smokers are up to four times more likely to develop AMD than non-smokers South East: Hospital sites urged to go tobacco free Parliamentary Question Budget: Cigarette tax targets brands popular with young smokers […]

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ASH Daily News for 08 March 2017

Why young people are now less likely to smoke   Fresh is urging smokers in the North East to “ditch or switch”   Lighting up could leave you in the dark: eye health warning   Giving up cigarettes linked with recovery from illicit substance use disorders   Long term effects of smoking cessation in hospitalized […]

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ASH Daily News for 07 March 2017

Overseas aid budget money includes funding for smoking cessation schemes Becoming tobacco-free is feasible, boosts safety in a mental health hospital Sussex mental health unit goes smokefree Tenth anniversary of smokefree law in Wales Almost 500 people in Liverpool pledge to quit smoking after campaign launch Australia: Cigarettes and plain packaging – new dataset says […]

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ASH Daily News for 06 March 2017

Tax us more, world’s biggest cigarette maker tells Chancellor Wales: Tobacco withdrawal linked to prison disturbances New proposals against illicit tobacco will affect landlords Canada: As more hotels ban smoking, peer-to-peer rentals may draw smokers Australia: Government took no action against Imperial for breach of plain packs law The cost of a polluted environment: 1.7 […]

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ASH Daily News for 03 March 2017

MPs’ pensions invested in tobacco companies and the oil industry Royal Bournemouth Hospital reluctant to ban smoking due to road safety concerns British American Tobacco chief confident of e-cigarette push China: Shanghai bans indoor smoking increasing the pressure for a national ban USA: FDA criticised for failing to protect public from misleading claims on Natural […]

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ASH Daily News for 02 March 2017

On-site smoking bans ignored at Bristol hospitals Call for government to intervene over operation delays in York Smokers in Kirklees urged to be quitters on No Smoking Day The shifting rationale for vaping Ireland: Call for cigarette plain packaging start date South Africa: BAT says planned tobacco rules may close plant New Zealand: Maori Party […]

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ASH Daily News for 01 March 2017

Randomised controlled trial on self-help smoking cessation intervention for pregnant smokers Fewer people ‘using e-cigarettes to quit smoking amid lack of official guidance’ Radio interview with Prof Linda Bauld on smoking in pregnancy Support for Public Health Bill from Welsh Assembly Members First national trial allowing vaping in HMP Berwyn Prison China: Shanghai expands public […]

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