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ASH Daily News 5 September 2017

UK Northern Ireland: Consultation launched on age restriction for sale of e-cigarettes Yorkshire: Awareness campaign on illegal tobacco unit arrives in Hull International Protecting children from tobacco in the WHO European Region Ferrari continue with tobacco sponsorship Ukraine: 20% reduction in smokers since 2010   UK Northern Ireland: Consultation launched on age restriction for sale […]

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ASH Daily News 4 September 2017

UK Cigarettes cause majority of lethal council housing fires Wales: Call to help people with mental health problems who smoke International Indonesia’s ongoing child tobacco epidemic India: Bloomberg charity Scrutinised by Indian Government India: Banning e-cigarette removes less harmful alternative for smokers UK Cigarettes cause majority of lethal council housing fires Freedom of Information Act […]

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ASH Daily News 1 September 2017

UK Scotland: Number of children exposed to secondhand smoke halved Tobacco: In a new place? International Australia: Cigarette prices to increase by 12.5% USA: Frequency of e-cigarette use may be key to quitting smoking, study suggests Link of the Week Animation outlines NHS Trust’s smokefree policy   UK Scotland: Number of children exposed to secondhand […]

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ASH Daily News 31 August 2017

UK Scottish tobacco control strategy shows ‘positive impact’ House fires 255 times more likely to be caused by cigarettes than vaping People living in deprived areas twice as likely to die from avoidable deaths, statistics show Survey shows selling tobacco not a priority for Britain’s ideal pub International Canada: Study finds advice from surgeons encourages […]

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ASH Daily News 30 August 2017

UK Study: E-cigarette use by teenagers doesn’t lead to smoking Hull: Lorry driver caught smuggling 34,000 illegal cigarettes through docks International China’s tobacco consumption accounts for 44% of world’s total The Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) has dismissed calls to re-introduce smaller cigarette packs   UK Study: E-cigarette use by teenagers doesn’t lead to […]

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ASH Daily News 29 August 2017

UK Reducing nicotine in cigarettes makes them less addictive, finds study Cities lead the way on public health Birmingham: Prison Officers Association comments on smoking ban following riot London: Owner of Croydon shisha bars fined for allowing customers to smoke inside International USA: NYC boosts cigarette prices to $13   UK Reducing nicotine in cigarettes […]

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ASH Daily News 25 August 2017

UK Fewer people accessing smoking cessation services following funding cuts Milton Keynes Hospital to become a smokefree zone Parliamentary group with links to the tobacco industry set up International USA: Smokers in clinical studies who report quitting often haven’t Link of the Week Department of Health Report: Strengthening tobacco control in low and middle income […]

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ASH Daily News 24 August 2017

UK Yorkshire: Retailers sell tobacco to 15-year-olds in test purchases across North Yorkshire Scotland: Number of people quitting smoking rises by 15% in Glasgow International USA: New ads accuse Big Tobacco of targeting soldiers and people with mental illness Japan: Japan Tobacco buying Philippine cigarette maker for $1 billion   UK Yorkshire: Retailers sell tobacco […]

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ASH Daily News 23 August 2017

UK East Sussex : Tradings Standards sniffer dogs target illegal tobacco sellers International UAE: Cigarettes to double in price, UAE tax authority says New Zealand: Quitline is good value for money, says new study USA: New campaign to increase awareness of lung cancer screening   UK East Sussex : Tradings Standards sniffer dogs target illegal […]

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ASH Daily News 22 August 2017

UK 7-year old sponsored by vaping company for pageant Scotland: SNP MSP criticised for taking hospitality from tobacco industry London: Homerton Hospital plans to go smokefree International USA: Research shows peer influence doubles smoking risk for adolescents USA: Smokers hospitalised for heart attacks often don’t get cessation drugs USA: Many Americans still underestimate the risks […]

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ASH Daily News 21 August 2017

UK Dartford: Smoking banned at Darent Valley Hospital Vets warn about dangers of pets ingesting liquid nicotine International USA: Study reports tobacco companies not concerned about NRT bought over the counter USA: The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids urges authorities to investigate British American Tobacco for allegations of widespread bribery and corruption in Africa USA: Smokers […]

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ASH Daily News 18 August 2017

UK Study shows teenagers who vape may also smoke Study links smoking to frailty in older adults LGA responds to Stop Smoking statistics Brighton: New method to help reduce cigarette litter International How British American Tobacco exploited war zones to sell cigarettes Japan: Major firms’ insurance unions to team up to tackle smoking among members […]

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ASH Daily News 17 August 2017

UK NHS smoking cessation services see continued decline in patient take-up NHS cuts are stripping basic medicines from the poor Vaping ads promoting healthier lifestyles may break advertising rules Doncaster: Man sentenced over illegal tobacco Manchester: More parks go smokefree International USA: Study finds daily e-cigarette users had highest rates of quitting smoking Thailand: Travellers […]

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ASH Daily News 16 August 2017

UK Clouds gather over the vaping pioneers Yorkshire and the Humber: Hull playgrounds to go smokefree Scotland: Director of Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Scotland calls for e-cigarette evidence review International USA: Why states are raising the age to buy tobacco   UK Clouds gather over the vaping pioneers A decade after e-cigarettes appeared in Britain, […]

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ASH Daily News 15 August 2017

International USA: Study shows the occasional cigarette risks your health just as much as smoking a pack a day USA: Study on mice shows potential effect of e-cigarettes on cardiovascular ageing New Zealand: Vaping ‘the new oil rush’ as big tobacco eyes New Zealand Australia: Survey indicates number of smokers increasing while percentages stay the […]

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