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ASH Daily News for 21 May 2018

UK How likely is your e-cigarette to explode? Oldham: Shisha bar fined for flouting smoke-free laws   International Italy: Prospective coalition Government pledge to reduce tax on e-cigarettes Turkey: App to help enforce smokefree zones China investment cuts tobacco giant’s cigarette dependence UK How likely is your e-cigarette to explode? In the UK, e-cigarettes have […]

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ASH Daily News for 18 May 2018

UK Efforts to cut number of smokers across North East by half are praised in parliament Most women find smokers unattractive – and would rather likely to date an e-cigarette user, survey finds Hull: Smoking puts 10 people in hospital every day International USA: Vast majority of heavy smokers not screened for lung cancer despite […]

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ASH Daily News for 17 May 2018

UK Telford: Figures coming down as midwife supports pregnant smokers to quit Nottinghamshire: £2.4 million of illicit cigarettes and tobacco seized in county in one year International Obesity linked to increased risk of taking up smoking and smoking frequency US: Man first to die from vape pen malfunction UK Telford: Figures coming down as midwife […]

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ASH Daily News for 16 May 2018

UK Retail age checks show high pass rate for tobacco sale tests but falling pass rates for e-cigs Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association argues plain packaging has failed to reduce smoking rates International Philip Morris iQOS patents reveal that the company could harvest users’ data More US adults say they’ve tried vaping, but regular use is down […]

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ASH Daily News for 15 May 2018

UK Smoking with your car door open while you have children on board could land you a fine Wakefield: Midwives given carbon monoxide detectors in an attempt to reduce smoking in pregnant women South Lanarkshire: Shops urged to ‘challenge 25’ on sales of e-cigarettes International Commonwealth countries should take bold action to slash number of […]

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ASH Daily News for 14 May 2018

UK Smugglers jailed over £3.5m Belgium to Leeds tobacco haul International New Zealand: Exposure to secondhand smoke doubles rates of asthma and wheezing in infants Canada: Government to introduce plain packaging on tobacco US: Cannabis use up among parents who smoke South Africa: New draft law proposes 3 months in prison for smoking in public […]

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ASH Daily News for 11 May 2018

UK Making e-cigarettes a prescribed medicine may discourage vaping, vape industry argue International Alcohol and tobacco are by far the biggest threat to human welfare of all addictive drugs Australia: Local Health District publishes video to support pregnant women to quit smoking US: Even young men who smoke have increased stroke risk US: Little ‘quit-smoking’ […]

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ASH Daily News for 10 May 2018

UK Smoking cessation services should be ‘co-located’ in gyms Greater Manchester: Impact of smoking during pregnancy Scotland: New research on access to health harming products like tobacco, fast food and alcohol International Imperial Brands set to sell-off chunks of the company as it looks to focus on global vaping craze US: New HOPE centre to […]

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ASH Daily News for 9 May 2018

UK Sheffield shisha bar ‘which flouted smoking laws’ has licence to operate rejected St Helena: Health Directorate launches strategic framework for health promotion International Pakistan: Proposal to increase excise duty on cigarettes rejected Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Question 1 UK Sheffield shisha bar ‘which flouted smoking laws’ has licence to operate rejected Licensing enforcement officer Georgina […]

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ASH Daily News for 8 May 2018

UK Public Health Director evaluates the effects of Public Health’s transition to local authorities – 5 years on UK government ‘closely monitoring’ e-cigarette refills that resemble children’s treats Tower Hamlets: Campaign to help Muslims quit smoking before Ramadan launches Leicester: Ban on smoking and availability of spice blamed for rise in violence at prison Suffolk: […]

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ASH Daily News for 4 May 2018

UK Death rate of under-fives in UK is among the worst in Europe with British youngsters twice as likely to die as those living in Sweden A study led by University College London (UCL) has found that the UK has one of the highest child mortality rates in Western Europe. They found that British youngsters […]

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ASH Daily News for 3 May 2018

UK Barnsley: Council accused of hypocrisy over tobacco investments while promoting ‘smoke free’ town International India to ratify WHO protocol against illegal trade of tobacco Dramatic drop in smoking among teenagers in Ireland Canada: Anti-smoking groups call on Alberta premier for details on tobacco lobbyists UK Barnsley: Council accused of hypocrisy over tobacco investments while […]

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ASH Daily News for 2 May 2018

International Medical opinion shifts from tolerating e-cigarettes to actively promoting them to smokers Thailand: ASH Thailand continues push for smoking control measures US: FDA warns vaping companies to stop making packages that appeal to children Tasmania: Smokers enticed to quit with shopping vouchers that build a network of support Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Question 1 Parliamentary […]

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ASH Daily News for 1 May 2018

UK Smokers have more ‘bad’ and less ‘good’ bacteria than vapers, putting them at greater risk of disease, finds study Tower Hamlets: Muslims helped to quit tobacco in run up to Ramadan International Japan Tobacco’s Push Abroad Offsets Weaker Domestic Demand Manila, Philippines: Anti-smoking group calls for ban on e-cigarettes   UK Smokers have more […]

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ASH Daily News for 30 April 2018

UK Vapers receive same life insurance rates as cigarette smokers as insurers falsely believe it’s just as dangerous as the tobacco product Smoking costs over £150m to Oxfordshire Bath residents back a ban on smoking in the city’s parks International Tonga: Sharp drop in tobacco sales Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Questions UK Vapers receive same life […]

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