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ASH Daily News for 26 September 2018

UK New UK eye health map Life expectancy progress in UK ‘stops for first time’ NICE talks: How do we help people quit smoking? North East: Newcastle shopkeeper fined for selling knock-off cigarettes International Australia: North Sydney smoking ban Australia: Unhealthy lifestyle responsible for 45,000 predicted cases of bowel cancer in next decade US: FDA […]

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ASH Daily News for 25 September 2018

UK Men’s health: The risks everyone should know about – from heart disease and diabetes to cancer and depression North West: Blackburn shops penalised for selling cigarettes to children Essex: Stress key to teenage uptake of smoking study suggests British American Tobacco names inside man as new CEO International US: High-nicotine e-cigarettes flood market despite […]

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ASH Daily News for 24 September 2018

UK Warning on link between multiple sclerosis and smoking Obesity to overtake smoking as biggest preventable cause of cancer in women by 2043 Opinion: RIP smoking, a lethal pastime. But strangely, some of us will mourn it International Global treaty against illicit tobacco trade kicks in this week Study: ‘Heat-not-burn’ devices still damage lungs UK […]

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ASH Daily News for 21 September 2018

UK Public health falls victim to spending cuts, figures show Tobacco display ban linked to fewer children buying cigarettes UK to Fall Short of UN Target for Reducing Premature Deaths from Non-Communicable Diseases Link of the Week Stoptober Resources UK Public health falls victim to spending cuts, figures show Cuts to public health budgets have […]

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ASH Daily News for 20 September 2018

National Just one in 10 of us will be smokers in 2023, say health officials Public health campaigns “incredibly good value for money” North East: Quitting smoking saves thousands of pounds International US: Most citizens are still misinformed about e-cigarettes National Just one in 10 of us will be smokers in 2023, say health officials […]

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ASH Daily News for 19 September 2018

International Australia: Health Minister agrees to study health effects of e-cigarettes Study: Chemical in cigarette smoke may damage important aspect of vision Japan: Smoking cost the country $18.5 billion in 2015 USA: E-cigarette warnings to appear in high school toilets nationwide Parliamentary activity Parliamentary Question International Australia: Health Minister agrees to study health effects of […]

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ASH Daily News for 18 September 2018

UK Barnsley: Council warned market smoke ban might be ‘unlawful’ Sheffield: Council targets shisha users in health campaign International World Health Organisation calls on Pakistan to introduce uniform tobacco taxation structure Finns accused of smuggling tonnes of Swedish snus across the border UK Barnsley: Council warned market smoke ban might be ‘unlawful’ Barnsley Council intends […]

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ASH Daily News for 17 September 2018

UK Quit smoking for World Alzheimer’s Day North Yorkshire: Smokefree places fund reopened North Yorkshire: Campaign urges smokers to quit for the sake of their families East Yorkshire: Kick-off for smokefree sidelines International Affordable vaping for smokers in poor countries branded a ‘human rights issue’ US: Health Secretary backs FDA’s proposed ban on e-cigarette flavours […]

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ASH Daily News for 14 September 2018

UK New ASH survey: Number of vapers rises ‘to more than three million’ in Britain Concerns flavoured e-cigarettes could be banned in UK Lancashire: Smokers encouraged to join ‘Smoke Free Homes Month’ in September Cheshire: Cigarettes and tobacco seized in crackdown on illegal trade Link of the week ASH Article 5.3 toolkit UK New ASH […]

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ASH Daily News for 13 September 2018

UK Study: Cancers rising around the world Public Health England urged to end tie-up with alcohol industry International US threatens to ban flavoured e-cigarettes Saudi Arabia tells WTO it plans to adopt plain tobacco packaging UK Study: Cancers rising around the world Researchers at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) have predicted that […]

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ASH Daily News for 12 September 2018

UK Tobacco firms used to pay Suffolk council pensions Shisha smoke warning campaign International Nigeria: Online stores flout country’s tobacco control law US: Montana is voting on whether the tobacco industry should pay for Medicaid expansion US: Study finds high levels of nicotine in popular e-cigarettes Parliamentary activity Parliamentary Questions UK Tobacco firms used to […]

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ASH Daily News for 11 September 2018

UK England facing changing health needs Alcohol adviser quits over public health agency links to drink industry Tobacco Industry research claims England won’t be cigarette free until after 2050 York: Rise in pregnant women smoking at end of last year North East: Smoking costs South Tyneside more than £34 million a year North Yorkshire campaign […]

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ASH Daily News for 10 September 2018

UK Birmingham Council’s vaping project with British American Tobacco labelled ‘a disgrace’ Hampshire County Council tobacco pension investment under fire Bristol hospital trust to implement smoking ban across all sites Trading standards find retailers in North Yorkshire sold cigarettes to teens UK Council’s vaping project with British American Tobacco labelled ‘a disgrace’ Emails obtained under […]

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ASH Daily News for 7 September 2018

UK NHS smoking in pregnancy data shows 10.4% of pregnant mothers still smoke in England Opinion: It’s time to stop tarring e-cigarettes and tobacco with the same brush Don’t send vapers to use smoking shelters, MPs suggest Prevention must be the heart of the NHS long-term plan International Most U.S. colleges are not tobacco and […]

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ASH Daily News for 6 September 2018

UK Telford shop worker fined for selling illegal tobacco International USA: Judge orders FDA to speed up graphic warnings requirement for cigarettes Study: Smoking linked to higher dementia risk Study: Varenicline makes no difference in shisha tobacco addiction UK Telford shop worker fined for selling illegal tobacco A shop worker who was caught with illegal […]

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