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ASH Daily News for 24 January 2019

UK How diplomatic missions became entangled with the tobacco industry Lincolnshire: The amazing and elaborate lengths used to hide illegal cigarettes revealed in Freeman Street raids International US: More people in recovery from substance use problems are quitting smoking than ever before Smoking linked to higher risk of peripheral artery disease in African-Americans Parliamentary Activity […]

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ASH Daily News for 23 January 2019

UK Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health release new report Threats to funding for Shropshire’s stop smoking service International Tobacco donations to think tanks PMI CEO writes open letter to ‘global leadership community’ PMI not to invest in cannabis market UK Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health release new report The Royal College […]

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ASH Daily News for 22 January 2019

UK Derbyshire: Vaping now allowed at Chesterfield Royal Hospital Durham: Married couple fined for selling counterfeit cigarettes from Shildon home Wales’ top tobacco sniffer dog faces death threats from criminal gang International E-cigarettes could be banned in US, FDA says Israel issues new rules on tobacco marketing UK Derbyshire: Vaping now allowed at Chesterfield Royal […]

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ASH Daily News for 21 January 2019

UK Local government defends role in delivering public health services Integrated health care systems to be rolled out by 2021 Ealing council to end stop smoking services International  Altria invests in edible nicotine Canada: Quebec kicks of annual tobacco free week UK Local government defends role in delivering public health services The NHS has been […]

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ASH Daily News for 18 January 2019

UK Public health and social care ignored in £20bn NHS reforms, according to National Audit Office Essex pension fund invests in tobacco companies Smokers discard 192 tonnes of cigarette butts on Yorkshire streets Link of the week A change in the air: Results of a study of smokefree policy and practice in mental health trusts […]

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ASH Daily News for 17 January 2019

UK Calls for Illicit Tobacco Taskforce in Wales International Europe: Concerns over EU tobacco track and trace plans USA: Study finds smoking increases aging Japan: Smoking rates down 50% since 1989 Iran: Use of tobacco increased over last decade UK Calls for Illicit Tobacco Taskforce in Wales Trading standards officers in Wales are calling for […]

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ASH Daily News for 16 January 2019

UK Warning over stop smoking funding cuts in Shropshire New scheme targeting areas with high rates of smoking a success in Barnsley International Study: It’s never too late to quit smoking before lung surgery Study: Hundreds of genes affecting tobacco and alcohol use discovered Parliamentary Activity Update to guidance on tobacco products and e-cigarette cross-border […]

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ASH Daily News for 15 January 2019

UK Redbridge Council plans for Ilford town centre to go smokefree Scotland: E-cigarette seller VPZ mark ‘National Cigarette Amnesty Day’ Laundrette owner in Cumbria fined for selling illegal tobacco International New Zealand: Health organisation calls for less tobacco availability in Māori communities Indonesia: Government criticised for lack of action on tobacco control   UK Redbridge […]

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ASH Daily News for 14 January 2019

UK PMI to stop selling cigarettes in UK by 2030 Thurrock council uses sniffer dogs to locate illicit tobacco International USA: Air pollution equal to smoking in raising risk of miscarriage Jordan: Mayor of Amman calls for ministers to stop smoking in parliament   UK PMI to stop selling cigarettes in UK by 2030 Philip […]

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ASH Daily news for 11 January 2019

UK Perth Council seizes illegal tobacco International USA: Alabama bans smoking on public beach Parliamentary Activity Correspondence between Rt Hon Norman Lamb and Dr Ian Hudson regarding House of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee report on E-cigarettes Links of the week Cochrane review update Call for participants – shaping the future of vaping research […]

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ASH Daily News for 10 January 2019

UK Duncan Selbie: Public health leadership ‘rationale’ unchanged Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust goes smokefree Illegal cigarettes seized from shop in Walsall International Ireland: Crackdown on ‘shadow economy’ sees doubling in illegal cigarette seizures   UK Duncan Selbie: Public health leadership ‘rationale’ unchanged The “rationale” for councils to lead on public health remains unchanged, […]

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ASH Daily News for 9 January 2019

UK One in seven mums in Derbyshire smoked during their pregnancy Kent could struggle to meet government targets on getting smokers to quit Wembley shop owner fined for illegal tobacco products International Cigarette smoking hits all-time low in the US but rates are still high in poor communities Study: Strong tobacco retail licensing requirements reduce […]

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ASH Daily News for 8 January 2019

UK Wales: 150,000 illegal tobacco products seized since 2013 North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust to be smokefree by end of March Tobacco investments by Lincolnshire County Council pension fund Call for participants for Sheffield Hallam University e-cigarette study International Study: Variation in smoking rates greater within cities than between them in the US […]

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ASH Daily News for 7 January 2019

UK NHS Long Term Plan commits to funding help for smokers NHS plan and pressures faced GPs and community care to receive more funding in new long term plan Targeted public health ads International Argentina: New study finds smokers are more likely to quit when they determine their own nicotine intake   UK NHS Long […]

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ASH Daily News for 4 January 2019

UK E-cigarettes remain a burning issue amongst health experts Study: Misperceptions about vaping common among UK smokers Study: Shisha smoking as harmful as cigarettes and positively associated with obesity South West: NHS sites across Bath and North East Somerset to go smokefree in 2019 International Number of smokers in Denmark increases for first time in […]

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