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ASH Daily News for 22 May 2019

UK English councils face funding gap of £50 billion International Opinion: Tobacco should be recognised as a lethal non-communicable disease USA: Beverly Hills vote to ban sale of tobacco products India: Opinion, why does India want safer alternatives to smoking banned? China: Boy band member apologises after caught smoking inside Beijing restaurant   UK English […]

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ASH Daily News for 21 May 2019

UK Man finds slice of bread in new packet of tobacco International US: Bill to increase age of sale for tobacco to 21 nationally introduced in the Senate Taiwan: Petition to legalise heated tobacco exceeds response threshold Saudia Arabia: Excise tax widened to cover e-cigarettes Study: Teens make up majority of Juul’s Twitter following Parliamentary […]

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ASH Daily News for 20 May 2019

UK Concerns raised over track and trace registration deadline North West: New campaign launched to keep illicit tobacco off the streets North East: Incentive scheme helps 1 in 4 South Tyneside mums quit smoking International Study: Smokers have higher risk for multiple strokes Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Question   UK Concerns raised over track and trace […]

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ASH Daily News for 17 May 2019

UK Emmerdale star quits smoking to help control chronic condition Design student creates new picture warnings for cigarettes International Smoking leading cause of preventable cancer deaths in Brazil Spanish employers may no longer pay for smoking breaks Link of the Week UKCTAS e-cigarettes survey   UK Emmerdale star quits smoking to help control chronic condition […]

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ASH Daily News for 16 May 2019

UK Conservative MP’s linked to tobacco industry funded thinktank Turning cross-sector aspirations into population health reality Call for total ban on smoking at Hertfordshire County Council premises International Judge orders FDA to speed up review of e-cigarettes UK Conservative MP’s linked to tobacco industry funded thinktank The British Medical Journal (BMJ) has revealed that no […]

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ASH Daily News for 15 May 2019

UK Are heat-not-burn tobacco products a safer alternative to cigarettes? Shopkeeper caught selling illegal tobacco lands £60,000 court bill International Texas comes closer to raising tobacco age of sale to 21 Parliamentary activity House of Commons debate: Public health funding   UK Are heat-not-burn tobacco products a safer alternative to cigarettes? Whilst heated tobacco products […]

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ASH Daily News for 14 May 2019

UK Tobacco display ban ‘safeguards young people’ International Imperial blames Juul for slowdown in e-cigarette market US: Big Tobacco has donated $3 million to Florida lawmakers since 2017 US: Maryland raises legal tobacco purchasing age to 21 UK Tobacco display ban ‘safeguards young people’ The ban on point of sale displays for cigarettes and tobacco […]

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ASH Daily News for 13 May 2019

UK Hertfordshire: Food banks could provide free e-cigarettes under new proposals Doncaster hospitals to go smokefree on World No Tobacco Day International Philip Morris suspends social media campaign after Reuters exposes young ‘influencers’ Philip Morris offers 25% life insurance discount if smokers switch to its heated tobacco device – but not if they vape Tobacco […]

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ASH Daily News for 10 May 2019

UK Calls for sustainable funding for public health Muslims encouraged to quit smoking during Ramadan in Lancashire Shop employee storing illicit tobacco in Gloucester sentenced International USA: Walmart raises minimum tobacco age to 21 USA: Higher proportion of adult vapers have children living with them Link of the Week A Changing Landscape: Stop smoking services […]

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ASH Daily News for 9 May 2019

International New Zealand: Government recommends smokers dump the cigarettes and pick up the vape US: Imperial Brands shares fall as e-cigarette growth slows Norwegian health minister criticised for smoking comments Parliamentary activity Parliamentary questions Science and Technology Committee Correspondence   International New Zealand: Government recommends smokers dump the cigarettes and pick up the vape Vaping […]

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ASH Daily News for 8 May 2019

UK Harrow council to reintroduce stop smoking service Birmingham raids see £1.7m of illicit cigarettes and tobacco seized International Vaping companies facing European opposition to higher nicotine level Juul launches in Irish market US: Beverly Hills nears ban on most tobacco sales   UK Harrow council to reintroduce stop smoking service Harrow Council have confirmed […]

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ASH Daily News for 7 May 2019

UK Scotland: Second-hand smoke levels in prisons ‘drastically reduced’ after smokefree implementation International European Commission scrambles as EU countries miss tobacco tracking deadline Parliamentary activity Parliamentary question UK Scotland: Second-hand smoke levels in prisons ‘drastically reduced’ after smokefree implementation A new study published in Tobacco Control has found that second-hand smoke levels in Scottish prisons […]

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ASH Daily News for 3 May 2019

UK Study: Quitting smoking is associated with lower risk of bladder cancer in postmenopausal women Pembroke Dock Community School helps parents quit smoking International USA: CVS first major brand to refuse to work with tobacco linked PR agencies Link of the Week New Cochrane review: Telephone counselling for smoking cessation   UK Study: Quitting smoking […]

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ASH Daily News for 2 May 2019

UK Hampshire: Southern Health services go smokefree Tameside: GPs raise concerns at rates of smoking during pregnancy International Canada to introduce plain tobacco packaging from November USA: Disney World smoking ban comes into force Campaigns ASH #ActOnTobacco Campaign   UK Hampshire: Southern Health services go smokefree All Southern Health NHS Trust sites, are now smokefree […]

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ASH Daily News for 1 May 2019

UK Lung cancer in non-smokers: ‘You do think: why me?’ International US: FDA approves sale of Philip Morris IQOS heated tobacco devices US: Juul state lobbying practice called into question Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary questions Campaigns ASH #ActOnTobacco Campaign   UK Lung cancer in non-smokers: ‘You do think: why me?’ Following an article in The Journal […]

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