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ASH Daily News 3 April 2018

UK Death of the cigarette on the horizon as tobacco giant invests in new ‘safer’ smoking devices Some NHS authorities refusing to fund IVF for those using e-cigarettes or nicotine patches International USA: E-cigarettes less risky than smoking but concerns raised around Juul use Japan: Smoking banned in Hiroshima’s Peace Memorial Park UK Death of […]

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ASH Daily News 29 March 2018

UK Doctors should tell their patients that e-cigarettes are less harmful than smoking, but not without risk, NICE guidance says Doctors must send smokers to smoking cessation services before operations, says new NICE guidance Top ten tips on e-cigarettes for smoking cessation International USA: Flavoured e-cigarette liquids slow growth of human cells in petri dish […]

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ASH Daily News 28 March 2018

UK MP’s told that licensing e-cigarettes as medical products would reassure doctors and consumers on their safety International New Zealand: Wellington court gives Philip Morris nod to sell heated tobacco product USA: Lawsuit challenges FDA delay of e-cigarette review USA: Study finds smoking in pregnancy is strongly associated with poor lung function amongst asthmatic children […]

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ASH Daily News 27 March 2018

UK Kent: Shops, houses and vehicles raided in crackdown on illicit tobacco International New Zealand: Smoking rates among NZ youth reach record low, but more to do USA: Kittatinny students promise no-tobacco lifestyle USA: Bill raising age of tobacco purchase passes committee UK Kent: Shops, houses and vehicles raided in crackdown on illicit tobacco More […]

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ASH Daily News 26 March 2018

UK Men will live as long as women by 2032 because far fewer men are now smoking International USA: Study shows facial structure of mice embryos changed after exposure to e-cigarette vapor USA: FDA to re-examine premium cigars as it overhauls tobacco regulation USA: Smokers who vape are half as likely to ditch tobacco as […]

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ASH Daily News 23 March 2018

UK Smoking prevalence in Netflix dramas disproportionate Cancer Research UK state 4 in 10 cancer cases could be prevented if people ditched smoking, drank less alcohol and kept weight down Chairman of the West Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group promotes smoking cessation amongst residents International Austria: Austrian MPs vote to drop smoking ban Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary […]

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ASH Daily News 22nd March 2018

UK Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust signs smokefree pledge All NHS services across Bath & North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire will be smokefree by 2019 Colchester man died in house fire caused by cigarette Jersey: Prison aims to be smokefree – but 87% of new inmates are smokers International Philip Morris International announce shift […]

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ASH Daily News 21 March 2018

UK Tobacco industry funded trade body provide update on vaping campaign ‘VApril’ Lancashire: New tobacco free strategy published in Blackburn with Darwen International International Labour Organisation (ILO) fails to cut ties with tobacco industry – yet again USA: FDA takes aim at flavoured tobacco Thailand: Tourist beaches in Thailand to issue new smoking ban to […]

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ASH Daily News 20 March 2018

UK “Secondhand Smoke Is Poison” campaign by Fresh reminds parents to take smoking outside 40% of smokers incorrectly think nicotine causes cancer International Smoking is the New Black: Tobacco use is shown more on streaming shows than on cable TV USA: CVS intensifies anti-tobacco fight in third year Canada: Hampstead adopts strict anti-smoking bylaw   […]

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ASH Daily News 19 March 2018

UK Big tobacco keeps tabs on growth of vaping Dame Beulah Bewley obituary Oldham: Teacher face of campaign to make smoking history in Greater Manchester Jersey: La Moye prison to become smokefree by the end of the year International Japan Tobacco International buys Russia’s fourth-largest cigarette maker USA: Access to e-cigarettes by kids is a […]

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ASH Daily News 16 March 2018

UK Rochdale pledge to tackle smoking Report finds higher rates of smoking in pregnancy in the south-west Is vaping when pregnant harmful to your baby? Know the facts Hackney Council agrees to £4 million deal to combine stop smoking services Blackburn with Darwen Council officers in record illegal tobacco seizure International USA: FDA begins anti-smoking […]

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ASH Daily News 15 March 2018

UK Smoking linked to higher risk of type 2 diabetes Northumbria Healthcare signs pledge to go ‘truly’ smokefree Smokers urged to quit by using e-cigarettes BMA: Help to quit goes up in smoke “If smoking is so damn bad for you why don’t they just make it illegal?” International USA: Study claims vaping leads to […]

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ASH Daily News 14 March 2018

UK National No Smoking Day New tax category for heated tobacco products Leaked documents reveal tobacco industry’s interest in new products Campaign highlights the harm smoking does to pets International USA: Study suggests ‘heat not burn’ tobacco product not as safe as previously claimed Japan: Study finds smokers are at greater risk of hearing loss […]

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ASH Daily News 13 March 2018

UK Northamptonshire County Council: £10m public health grant probe Research suggests children who try e-cigarettes are 12 times more likely to smoke tobacco South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to go smokefree by March 2019 People who quit smoking ‘save thousands on life cover’ International In low income countries, tobacco control activists face threats and […]

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ASH Daily News 12 March 2018

UK One year after plain packaging, fears over slump in retailers’ tobacco sales yet to be realised Public health charity calls for smoking to be banned outside pubs, in parks and on beaches Employers must be clear on vaping policy, says employment law specialist Scotland: Philip Morris funded study says 260,000 quitters needed to make […]

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