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ASH Daily News 1 February 2018

UK Tobacco industry funded study finds no negative health impact from vaping International USA: Director of CDC bought tobacco stocks whilst leading national anti-smoking efforts USA: Two Democratic senators voice concerns over PMI’s clinical trials for IQOS $46 billion in productivity lost to cancer in major emerging economies Australia: Tobacco industry gives donations to two […]

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ASH Daily News 31 January 2018

UK New NHS statistics show that 66,000 people have quit over the past six months Vaping is not as bad for you as smoking, and it’s a public health disaster that people are being led to believe otherwise International Israel: Study suggests that cessation medication is not as effective in the absence of broader tobacco […]

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ASH Daily News 30 January 2018

UK Mouse study suggests e-cigarette vapour may be linked to rise in cancer and heart disease risk Scotland: Charity states that buying children cigarettes is not a favour and keeps the industry in business Scotland: Ban on smoking in mental health hospitals declared lawful International India moves to curtail tobacco industry’s rights Japan to restrict […]

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ASH Daily News 29 January 2018

UK UK accused of hypocrisy on overseas tobacco control PMI pressed further on new year claims that it wants to stop selling cigarettes British man reveals how he became the face of health warnings about the risk of smoking International USA: Ohio University study suggests that vaping is less harmful to lung fluids than smoking […]

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ASH Daily News 26 January 2018

UK Yorkshire: Taxi driver fined for smoking in his cab Cambridge University Conservative Association to host tobacco funded lobbyists International USA: Panel rejects Philip Morris claim that IQOS cuts disease risk USA: Universities refuse money from tobacco industry funded foundation Singapore: Alternative nicotine and tobacco products to be banned Link of the Week British Thoracic […]

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ASH Daily News 25 January 2018

UK One cigarette a day ‘increases heart disease and stroke risk’ Local pharmacy-led smoking cessation services cut by a fifth of local authorities in past three years Study suggests that young people who experience racism more likely to take up smoking International Nine out of ten children in Bangladesh are exposed to secondhand smoke PMI […]

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ASH Daily News 24 January 2018

UK Wales: Firefighters warn of safety after house fire International Indonesia: Vaping at risk of high taxation USA: Vaping can support quitting smoking but should be monitored among kids USA: Large study finds higher rates of early substance use among children with ADHD Canada: Health coalition aims to reduce smoking rates in British Columbia UK […]

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ASH Daily News 23 January 2018

UK According to e-cigarette retailer poll, 43% of Brits think vaping is better than smoking This could be why your loved one refuses to try and quit smoking Don’t let smoking myths stop you stubbing it out International USA: Study shows smokers who take the pill can cut their ovarian cancer risk by 66% USA: […]

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ASH Daily News 22 January 2018

UK Study shows teens who smoke cigarettes are at higher risk of developing psychosis Insight into 1990s motorsport attitudes to smoking London: Hoxton Supermarket banned from selling alcohol after illegal tobacco haul seized Norfolk: Tens of thousands of illegal cigarettes found in Great Yarmouth shop raids International EU delays plan to amend tobacco tax directive […]

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ASH Daily News 22 January 2018

UK Study shows teens who smoke cigarettes are at higher risk of developing psychosis Insight into 1990s motorsport attitudes to smoking London: Hoxton Supermarket banned from selling alcohol after illegal tobacco haul seized Norfolk: Tens of thousands of illegal cigarettes found in Great Yarmouth shop raids International EU delays plan to amend tobacco tax directive […]

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ASH Daily News 19 January 2018

UK Selbie: Devolution, not NHS, is where ‘most energy’ is for health creation Exeter city centre flat fire prompts warning about smoking in the home Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon joins international health taskforce Plan to improve respiratory health in Wales International USA: Millions of Americans still using tobacco products, despite risks Norway: More people switching from […]

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ASH Daily News 18 January 2018

UK British Medical Journal releases comprehensive overview of electronic cigarettes as a smoking aid New study looks into links between cigarettes and psychosis E-cigarette helps mother of two to beat 25 year habit International Japan Tobacco CEO claims that the company is looking at overseas expansion   UK British Medical Journal releases comprehensive overview of […]

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ASH Daily News 17 January 2018

UK Tobacco industry funded body launches vaping awareness month Illicit tobacco seized in East London International Netherlands: Tobacco industry funded study suggests there are no adverse effects from long term vaping USA: Young people who use any form of tobacco product may be at greater risk of initiating cigarette smoking Israel to tax Philip Morris […]

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ASH Daily News 16 January 2018

UK Bexley Council: New initiative to help people stop smoking and reduce litter International Russia: Drop in drinking, smoking as fitness trend grows Japan: Big tobacco looks east to sell a new kind of smoking Dutch pension giant pulls €3.3bn from tobacco and nuclear energy Germany: New therapeutic approach for advanced lung disease Parliamentary Activity […]

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ASH Daily News 15 January 2018

UK Help for smokers to quit is slashed Medical records of thousands of patients were handed to US firms connected to tobacco industry by British health officials International Indonesia to introduce tax on e-cigarettes Beijing had fewer smokers in 2017 UK Help for smokers to quit is slashed Cuts to the public health budget mean […]

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