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ASH Daily News for 15 November 2018

UK Millions of cigarettes stockpiled amid fears Brexit will cause UK shortages Company stops selling some flavoured e-cigarettes in US but sales continue in UK Manchester: 95 shisha pipes seized from shisha café in Rusholme Gloucestershire: Mirror hid an illegal haul of cigarettes International Thailand: plain cigarette packaging to be introduced Malaysia: Smoking ban at […]

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ASH Daily News for 14 November 2018

UK Study: Smokers who hang out with vapers are more likely to quit International USA: Juul will suspend selling most e-cigarette flavours in retail stores and halt social media promotions Nigeria: Tobacco control alliance seeks 70% tax increase Parliamentary Activity Lords Question: Vaping UK Study: Smokers who hang out with vapers are more likely to […]

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ASH Daily News for 13 November 2018

UK Wales: City and town centre smoking ban proposed by Welsh Labour leadership candidate Mark Drakeford Study: Tobacco availability linked to smoking in pregnancy in Scotland International BAT shares drop on threat of US menthol cigarette ban Juul sounds out Indonesia and other Asian countries for expansion Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary questions UK Wales: City and […]

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ASH Daily News for 12 November 2018

UK TaxPayers’ Alliance smear leads to calls for lobbyists’ funding to be investigated International Advocates urge UN body to shut door on Big Tobacco US: FDA plans to seek a ban on menthol cigarettes Australia: Tasmania’s pre-term birth rates highest in the country UK TaxPayers’ Alliance smear leads to calls for lobbyists’ funding to be […]

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ASH Daily News for 9 November 2018

UK The tobacco industry plays price games to make it even tougher to quit smoking £1.24m worth of fake tobacco products seized in Nottinghamshire this year International U.S: FDA set to restrict flavoured e-cigarettes U.S: Cigarette smoking rate reaches new low Link of the week Consultation result: Claims about health in e-cigarette ads UK The […]

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ASH Daily News for 8 November 2018

UK Study: Smoking and diabetes increase heart attack risk more in women RMT union bosses criticised over investment of union funds in tobacco, banking and privatised water Leeds: Mobile lung cancer screening project launched International Opinion: Why the maker of Marlboro cigarettes just quit part of the vape market   UK Study: Smoking and diabetes […]

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ASH Daily News for 7 November 2018

UK Imperial gives Blu investment green light NHS Confederation: New focus on prevention shows great leadership and could be a seminal moment International Study: It takes smokers’ hearts at least 15 years to recover after quitting cigarettes Study: Smoking during pregnancy may increase risk of childhood eye condition UK Imperial gives Blu investment green light […]

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ASH Daily News for 6 November 2018

UK Doctors don’t know whether they should encourage smokers to switch to e-cigarettes Hospital patients will be quizzed on lifestyles in ‘bedside interventions’ Cornwall: Illegal tobacco business turned over £176K before being shut down Parliamentary Activity Letter from Matt Hancock MP to the Chair on e-cigarettes, 28 September 2018 UK Doctors don’t know whether they […]

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ASH Daily News for 5 November 2018

UK People must take responsibility for own health, says Matt Hancock Sainsbury’s and Juul strike landmark vaping deal South Tyneside: Cash incentives given to pregnant smokers to help them quit Reading Borough Council announces boost for smoking and weight management services Illegal cigarettes seized from 12-year-old girls in South Yorkshire UK People must take responsibility […]

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ASH Daily News for 2 November 2018

UK North East: Housing staff to give health advice on doorstep Scotland: Dundee City Council’s smoking policy puts an end to cigarette breaks International Singapore: Plain packaging and larger graphic warnings for all tobacco products to be introduced Spain: Police raids on counterfeit cigarette factories seize illicit tobacco worth €22 million Parliamentary Activity The Tobacco […]

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ASH Daily News for 1 November 2018

UK Cancer Research UK’s awareness roadshow heads to Preston International Pressure builds on ILO to cut tobacco ties Health Canada stats show Canadians are smoking more tobacco and cannabis UK Cancer Research UK’s awareness roadshow heads to Preston Cancer Research UK’s indoor Cancer Awareness Roadshow will visit Preston on 13/14 November to raise awareness about […]

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ASH Daily News for 31 October 2018

UK Budget: new tobacco duty for heated tobacco International Canada considering mandating written health warnings on individual cigarettes Opinion: Why vaping won’t stop the long-term decline of ‘big tobacco’ US Study: Teens more likely to use e-cigarette brand Juul than older age groups Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Questions UK Budget: new tobacco duty for heated tobacco […]

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ASH Daily News for 30 October 2018

UK Budget 2018: Cost of cigarettes to rise London: Brent Council launches campaign against paan spitting International Finnish Medical Association seeks total ban on snus tobacco Editorial: E-cigarette policy should consider environmental effects UK Budget 2018: Cost of cigarettes to rise Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced that the tobacco tax escalator will remain at 2% […]

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ASH Daily News for 29 October 2018

29 October 2018   UK Opinion: Ministers must do more to encourage vaping West Yorkshire: Half of fatal house fires caused by dropped cigarettes or smoking materials West Midlands: Huge haul of illicit cigarettes found during police raid International Australia: Tobacco industry accused of flavour capsule ‘tricks’ to lure young smokers   UK Opinion: Ministers […]

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ASH Daily News for 26 October 2018

UK Study: Early death ‘twice as likely’ in most deprived parts of England International Opinion: WHO not taking on board expert opinion around tobacco and harm reduction US: Marlboro maker axes flavoured e-cigarettes Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Questions Link of the Week New NHS Maternity Statistics for England 2017-18 UK Study: Early death ‘twice as likely’ […]

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