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ASH Daily News 30 October 2017

UK Tobacco production ends in Great Britain Tobacco firms using ‘clever tactics’ to target poorest smokers, study finds Could ‘smokeless’ cigarettes kill off vaping? For and against a tobacco retail licencing scheme Rochdale: Cigarettes being shunned by borough’s young ASH Scotland clarifies position on smoking at home International Canada: Study links e-cigarette among adolescents and […]

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ASH Daily News 27 October 2017

UK Tobacco tax gap stands at £2.4bn Yorkshire and the Humber: Sniffer dogs help find record-breaking amount of illicit tobacco in Wakefield Sheila Duffy: Unequal society helps push people into smoking – it’s time for change Mary Glindon MP: “Vaping helping smokers quit” International USA: 1 in 5 US workers use tobacco products or e-cigarettes […]

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ASH Daily News 26 October 2017

UK North Yorkshire County Council encourages creation of smokefree zones North East: Northumbria Hospital countdown to smokefree status continues Northern Ireland: Smoking rates drop but remain high British American Tobacco targeting £1bn revenue from next generation products International USA: Massachusetts youth activists support raising tobacco age of sale to 21 USA to promote use of […]

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ASH Daily News 25 October 2017

UK E-cigarettes: Cross-party group of MPs launches inquiry New ‘smokeless’ tobacco device contains less toxic substances than cigarettes, tobacco industry tests reveal Scotland: Why ASH Scotland does not support a ban on smoking in the home Scotland: Number of quit attempts down from previous years International USA: Vaping will be banned in indoor public places […]

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ASH Daily News 24 October 2017

UK Public health evidence driving policy change Merseyside: Prisoners encouraged to vape instead of smoke as part of Stoptober North Yorkshire: New fund helps to make public spaces smoke free International USA: Higher nicotine in e-cigarettes tied to higher risk of teen smoking USA: Test tells how much smoking has aged sperm USA: California surfer […]

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ASH Daily News 23 October 2017

UK Ex-Cameron aide in tobacco firm lobbying row Budget cuts are damaging stop smoking services MP calls for action to save tobacco retailers Scotland: Pilot study shows passive smoking could be harming your pet Scotland: Illegal super-strength e-cigarettes seized in Trading Standards crackdown Why we need a clear message on e-cigarettes and vaping International USA: […]

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ASH Daily News 20 October 2017

UK North East: Hospitals back bid to cut smoking numbers MPs discuss e-cigarettes in Tobacco Control Plan debate Tobacco Retailers’ Alliance publish report on illicit tobacco International Philip Morris shares slides after guidance cut and missed earnings Japan: Survey shows over 30% of lung cancer patients exposed to passive smoking Parliamentary Activity Backbench debate on […]

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ASH Daily News 19 October 2017

UK North East: Middlesbrough shisha lounge fined for indoor smoking Yorkshire: Thousands of illicit cigarettes found in raid Channel Islands: ‘No if’s or butts’ for Guernsey smokers Convenience stores to “Make space for the vapes” International Indonesia to raise tobacco excise by 10% on average in 2018 Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Questions   UK North East: […]

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ASH Daily News 18 October 2017

UK Hertfordshire: Clinical Commissioning Groups policy on non-urgent surgery for smokers and obese Firm fined £4,000 for ‘unsafe’ cigarettes Bristol: Southmead Hospital ditches ‘smokefree’ policy with two shelters installed Scotland: Pregnant smokers in Glasgow could be offered cash incentives to quit International USA: Health Groups Can’t Intervene in Fight Over Tobacco Warning Labels Parliamentary Activity […]

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ASH Daily News 17 October 2017

UK Alert over smoking link to bladder cancer International Pressure on ILO to stop taking funds from the tobacco industry Canada: Study finds smoking costs 45,400 lives and C$16.2bn in a year Canada: Integration of smoking cessation within CT lung cancer screenings shows life-saving results Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Questions   UK Alert over smoking link […]

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ASH Daily News 16 October 2017

UK Sales of vape starter kits soar by 37% as Stoptober campaign embraces e-cigarettes JTI removes 30th gantry following illicit tobacco seizures Liverpool: Experts at the Royal College of General Practitioners annual conference discuss benefits of e-cigarettes Bristol: “I knew I needed to quit when I realised I was spending the equivalent of a mortgage […]

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ASH Daily News 13 October 2017

UK The Lancet’s take on PMI-funded “Foundation for a Smoke-Free World” New Tobacco Control Plan for Lancashire unveiled by county council International The Tax Benefits of Big Tobacco’s New Technology May Flame Out USA: New York state schools to hold first ‘Seen Enough Tobacco Day’ Bulgaria: Economic damage to Bulgaria from smoking could equal as […]

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ASH Daily News 12 October 2017

UK House of Lords debates smoking on Love Island Booker Group revenues rise despite sharp drop in tobacco sales Heat-not-Burn devices receiving increased attention International USA: Smokers with high psychological distress are smoking less and more are trying to quit Australia: Indigenous smoking deaths on the rise despite number of smokers reducing Thailand bans smoking […]

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ASH Daily News 11 October 2017

UK British Psychological Society report says e-cigarettes ‘should be promoted as a means of stopping smoking’ Black County: Raids find illicit tobacco and alcohol Scotland: Murray Royal Hospital now smokefree Newcastle United backs Stoptober campaign All-Party Parliamentary Carbon Monoxide Group calls for a greater effort to increase awareness of carbon monoxide poisoning International Researchers identify […]

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ASH Daily News 10 October 2017

UK New ashtray ballot boxes use cigarette butts to vote Northern Ireland: Drop in clinic taking place in Derry to help people quit smoking Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham backs Stoptober campaign International Ireland: Raising legal age to 21 ‘would deter teenage smokers’ USA: Study shows thirdhand smoke damages mice brain and liver   UK New […]

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