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ASH Daily News for 20 February 2017

Smokers trying to quit hit by postcode lottery as GPs ration help Stansted: Passenger using an e-cigarette causes major alarm at airport Kenya: BAT loses challenge to tobacco control law US: Cigarette giant to sponsor Nashville schools gala US: Lobbyists helped bankroll President Trump’s transition Malaysia: Proposed licensing aimed at curbing illegal distribution of tobacco […]

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ASH Daily News for 17 February 2017

Pressure on smokers and obese could steer patients into private healthcare Doncaster employers asked to help with stop smoking campaign Knee and hip replacement surgery ‘almost twice as likely to fail in smokers’ Smokers’ memories could help them quit India: Health group calls for higher taxes on bidi products Pressure on smokers and obese could […]

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ASH Daily News for 16 February 2017

North East: BabyClear’s success at stopping mums-to-be smoking UK spending less on alcohol and tobacco and more on eating out Bury: Smokefree sports championed by parents Nottinghamshire: Smoking ban proposed in children’s play areas Slovenia passes law enforcing plain tobacco packaging from 2020 Canada: Court of Appeal orders British Columbia to give up data in […]

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ASH Daily News for 15 February 2017

ASA bans child-friendly vaping advertisements Study suggests link between father’s nicotine use and inherited drug protection Stoke-on-Trent: Pregnant women rewarded with shopping vouchers for giving up smoking Hertfordshire’s e-cigarettes policy is being taken up by other authorities Bridgend Council will keep smokers away from primary schools Australia: Opinion: E-cigarette ban robs smokers of a chance […]

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ASH Daily News for 14 February 2017

NIHR seeking members of public to join advisory panels Portsmouth: Radio presenter calls for a smoking ban at school gates and in parks Long-term smoking can cause skin disease US: Depression linked to e-cigarette use among college students US: Truth Initiative turns tobacco advertising into a social justice issue Indonesia: Yogyakarta residents reject tobacco industry […]

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ASH Daily News for 13 February 2017

Scotland: Council reminder on smoking ban South Tyneside: Owner fined for smoking in Hebburn chip shop Nicotine exposure during and after pregnancy may cause hearing problems in children India: Anti-tobacco messages work if shown properly on TV and films, says study US: R.J. Reynolds is fighting moves to ban menthol cigarettes by enlisting black leaders […]

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ASH Daily News for 10 February 2017

Snuffed out? E-cigarette category report 2017 US: Smoke-free public housing cuts secondhand fumes South Africa: Suspension of the last remaining key official jeopardises ‘Tobacco War’ cases Jordan: Anti-smoking campaigners welcome tax hike on tobacco US: Trump’s Health Secretary Is a Friend of Big Tobacco Opinion: Stop the junk science on vaping. E-cigarettes don’t turn kids […]

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ASH Daily News for 09 February 2017

Plymouth: Vapers tell how e-cigarettes saved their lives Rochdale: Smokefree football match hits back of the net Wales: E-cigarette use ‘rapidly increasing’ among young people Study: E-cigarette use as a predictor of cigarette smoking Is Altria’s debt a disaster waiting to happen? JT volumes to drop further Romania: Special operation to fight cigarette smuggling Plymouth: […]

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ASH Daily News for 08 February 2017

Thirdhand smoke affects weight, blood cell development in mice Tobacco gantry removed from Wembley retailer Sunderland council ‘failing to fine smokers’ Sweden: Smokeless tobacco increases type 2 diabetes by 70% Japan: Can Japan stub out its smoking habit? Thirdhand smoke affects weight, blood cell development in mice The sticky residue left behind by tobacco smoke […]

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ASH Daily News for 07 February 2017

E-cigarette users have lower carcinogen and toxin levels than smokers Some smokers have a 72 per cent chance of getting deadly lung disease Smokers in North Yorkshire urged to stub out the habit £10,000 of illegal tobacco products seized in Cornwall EU: Anti-fraud official calls tobacco smuggling ‘major source’ of organised crime Canada: 200 organisations […]

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ASH Daily News for 06 February 2017

British smokers are switching to e-cigarettes faster than anyone else in Europe ‘Extinction therapy’ could help smokers kick habit, study suggests North Somerset: Ban on smoking in or near a playground planned by Council Africa: Lifestyle diseases create new burden Ireland: Cancer Society calls for hike in tobacco tax US: Navy provides further guidance on […]

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ASH Daily News for 03 February 2017

Plain pack stock gaps leaves gantries ‘looking robbed’ Australia: E-cigarette ban to continue Taiwan: Court upholds NT$5 million fine on Imperial Plain pack stock gaps leaves gantries ‘looking robbed’ Issues in the tobacco supply chain as retailers switch from standard to plain packaging are leaving shops’ gantries looking “like they’ve been robbed”. That’s the view […]

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ASH Daily News for 02 February 2017

University seeks heavy smokers for landmark study on e-cigarette safety Study suggests electronic cigarettes might impact heart health Stub it out: Smoking challenge for hospitals in Wales Bedford: Smoking breaks cost the economy £14 million a year Berlin woman faces €250,000 fine if she smokes on her balcony after 8pm Parliamentary Questions University seeks heavy […]

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ASH Daily News for 01 February 2017

Fewer retailers selling e-cigarettes to children Wakefield: City will be smokefree to protect the health of children Italy: E-cigarette packs lack accuracy Opinion: It’s time to focus on an endgame for tobacco regulation Smoking and its related illnesses drain the world economy of a £1.1tn Japan urged to go smoke-free by 2020 Tokyo Olympics US: […]

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ASH Daily News for 31 January 2017

Council urging people to keep Stockport playgrounds smokefree Calls for controls on smoking as staggering medical costs revealed France: Upbeat cigarette names to be banned Australia: How Australia is stubbing out smoking Australia: Smoking ban introduced in Queensland’s national parks Africa: ‘Lifestyle diseases’ pose grave challenges to Africa Council urging people to keep Stockport playgrounds […]

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