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ASH Daily News for 14 May 2018

UK Smugglers jailed over £3.5m Belgium to Leeds tobacco haul International New Zealand: Exposure to secondhand smoke doubles rates of asthma and wheezing in infants Canada: Government to introduce plain packaging on tobacco US: Cannabis use up among parents who smoke South Africa: New draft law proposes 3 months in prison for smoking in public […]

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ASH Daily News for 11 May 2018

UK Making e-cigarettes a prescribed medicine may discourage vaping, vape industry argue International Alcohol and tobacco are by far the biggest threat to human welfare of all addictive drugs Australia: Local Health District publishes video to support pregnant women to quit smoking US: Even young men who smoke have increased stroke risk US: Little ‘quit-smoking’ […]

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ASH Daily News for 10 May 2018

UK Smoking cessation services should be ‘co-located’ in gyms Greater Manchester: Impact of smoking during pregnancy Scotland: New research on access to health harming products like tobacco, fast food and alcohol International Imperial Brands set to sell-off chunks of the company as it looks to focus on global vaping craze US: New HOPE centre to […]

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ASH Daily News for 9 May 2018

UK Sheffield shisha bar ‘which flouted smoking laws’ has licence to operate rejected St Helena: Health Directorate launches strategic framework for health promotion International Pakistan: Proposal to increase excise duty on cigarettes rejected Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Question 1 UK Sheffield shisha bar ‘which flouted smoking laws’ has licence to operate rejected Licensing enforcement officer Georgina […]

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ASH Daily News for 8 May 2018

UK Public Health Director evaluates the effects of Public Health’s transition to local authorities – 5 years on UK government ‘closely monitoring’ e-cigarette refills that resemble children’s treats Tower Hamlets: Campaign to help Muslims quit smoking before Ramadan launches Leicester: Ban on smoking and availability of spice blamed for rise in violence at prison Suffolk: […]

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ASH Daily News for 4 May 2018

UK Death rate of under-fives in UK is among the worst in Europe with British youngsters twice as likely to die as those living in Sweden A study led by University College London (UCL) has found that the UK has one of the highest child mortality rates in Western Europe. They found that British youngsters […]

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ASH Daily News for 3 May 2018

UK Barnsley: Council accused of hypocrisy over tobacco investments while promoting ‘smoke free’ town International India to ratify WHO protocol against illegal trade of tobacco Dramatic drop in smoking among teenagers in Ireland Canada: Anti-smoking groups call on Alberta premier for details on tobacco lobbyists UK Barnsley: Council accused of hypocrisy over tobacco investments while […]

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ASH Daily News for 2 May 2018

International Medical opinion shifts from tolerating e-cigarettes to actively promoting them to smokers Thailand: ASH Thailand continues push for smoking control measures US: FDA warns vaping companies to stop making packages that appeal to children Tasmania: Smokers enticed to quit with shopping vouchers that build a network of support Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Question 1 Parliamentary […]

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ASH Daily News for 1 May 2018

UK Smokers have more ‘bad’ and less ‘good’ bacteria than vapers, putting them at greater risk of disease, finds study Tower Hamlets: Muslims helped to quit tobacco in run up to Ramadan International Japan Tobacco’s Push Abroad Offsets Weaker Domestic Demand Manila, Philippines: Anti-smoking group calls for ban on e-cigarettes   UK Smokers have more […]

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ASH Daily News for 30 April 2018

UK Vapers receive same life insurance rates as cigarette smokers as insurers falsely believe it’s just as dangerous as the tobacco product Smoking costs over £150m to Oxfordshire Bath residents back a ban on smoking in the city’s parks International Tonga: Sharp drop in tobacco sales Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Questions UK Vapers receive same life […]

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ASH Daily News for 27 April 2018

UK Health Minister Steve Brine open-minded on using cigarette packets to promote vaping Somerset and Dorset: Huge online support for a cigarette ban on beaches Oxford: Wadham College trials new smoking restriction Middlesbrough: Shops ordered to close for three months over fake cigarettes sales International USA: Elgin considers raising age to buy tobacco products to […]

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ASH Daily News for 26 April 2018

UK Should we recommend e-cigarettes to help smokers quit? Moray: Two-thirds of shops fail e-cigarette age tests Scotland: More women diagnosed with lung cancer than men for first time International US: There’s no smoking in Disney films but what about when it owns Fox? UK Should we recommend e-cigarettes to help smokers quit? Smokers want […]

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ASH Daily News 25 April 2018

UK Health Directors give evidence to Science and Technology Select Committee enquiry on e-cigarettes International Ireland: Call for smoking ban to be extended to outdoor areas that serve food USA: FDA cracks down on ‘Juuling’ among teenagers New Zealand: Keep NZ Beautiful launches new campaign to tackle litter Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Questions Science and Technology […]

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ASH Daily News 24 April 2018

UK Vaping firm Supreme to join London stock market Opinion: E-cigarettes are safer than smoking tobacco International Has big tobacco finally run out of puff? Greece: “Extremely rare” for non-smokers to use e-cigarettes   UK Vaping firm ‘Supreme’ to join London stock market  Manchester-based ‘Supreme’ is set to become the first vaping company to list […]

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ASH Daily News 23 April 2018

Correction: On the 13th of April, ASH Daily News included an article stating that a new study by the Royal Australian College of Physicians had concluded that doctors had an ethical obligation to consider e-cigarettes for patients. This was not a study but an article published in the college’s journal. Apologies for any confusion caused. The […]

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