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ASH Daily News for 31 July 2018

UK Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group welcome NHS England progress in reducing stillbirths Warwickshire: Illicit tobacco factory disguised as potato farm Stockton: E-cigarettes are making a difference in the fight to cut smoking Scotland: More 18-24 year old girls than boys smoking in Argyll and Bute Health inequalities lead to striking differences in life expectancy […]

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ASH Daily News for 30 July 2018

UK Maternity units ‘could prevent 600 stillbirths a year in England’ Juul’s UK launch raises questions Rightwing UK thinktank ‘offered ministerial access’ to potential US donors Study suggests non-smoking teens using e-cigarettes Sunderland to reform Tobacco Control Alliance UK Maternity units ‘could prevent 600 stillbirths a year in England’ A recent evaluation of maternity guidance […]

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ASH Daily News for 27 July 2018

UK West Midlands: Budget cut as plans to launch digital stop smoking service approved in Sandwell “Sin” taxes are less efficient than they look, but they do help improve public health International US: Smokeless tobacco warning label may have misled consumers for years Australia: Six tonnes of tobacco seized from illegal crops in Northern Territory […]

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ASH Daily News for 26 July 2018

UK NHS ‘Stop Smoking’ ads working in Essex International BAT to launch heated tobacco in US USA: Study finds smokers confused about benefits of lung cancer screenings Indonesia: Tobacco use becoming part of the ‘rite of passage’ for some rural boys Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Question UK NHS ‘Stop Smoking’ ads working in Essex Half of […]

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ASH Daily News 25 July 2018

UK London: Bexley council surveys residents on smoking opinions London Fire Brigade issues grass fire warning to smokers International US: Massachusetts opens probe to find out if e-cigarette leader Juul Labs markets to minors China: Lax enforcement keep train smokers puffing along Holland: Kempen becomes latest to extinguish tobacco investments   UK London: Bexley council […]

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ASH Daily News for 24 July 2018

UK Wales: Young people in Gwynedd stamp out smoking West Midlands: Sandwell council set to cut funding for stop smoking programme Opinion: UK faces a vaping dilemma as e-cigarettes puff up the glamour Opinion: Beware tobacco firm’s Trojan horse International Europe: Clouds produced by e-cigarettes breakdown within seconds India: Take steps to prevent tobacco use […]

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ASH Daily News for 23 July 2018

UK Smoking ban in prisons has led to tobacco becoming part of the prison ‘illicit economy’ Stop smoking: e-cigarette users are still paying higher insurance premiums International PMI’s iQOS device being blamed for poor stock-market performance Honduras appeals WTO landmark ruling on Australia’s plain tobacco packaging UK Smoking ban in prisons has led to tobacco […]

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ASH Daily News for 20 July 2018

UK South Yorkshire: Rother Valley MP calls for Government to keep up the push to cut smoking deaths NHS Response: Vaping and using nicotine patches in pregnancy West Midlands: Thousands of illegal tobacco products seized in Dudley Social Smoking: Just how bad is it for you? International Australia: Four in five lung cancers preventable through […]

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ASH Daily News for 19 July 2018

UK Philip Morris International under fire over ‘disgraceful’ PR stunt British Government orders Philip Morris to stop advertising “healthier” tobacco products, or face legal action North-East: Smokers’ stories wanted for ‘hard-hitting’ health campaign Lancashire: More seizures of illicit tobacco in Nelson Scotland: Avoidable death rate highest in the UK Scotland: Dundee has one of the […]

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ASH Daily News for 18 July 2018

UK Worcestershire: Cuts to stop smoking aids York: MP criticises lack of help for smokers to quit Tower Hamlets: The illegal tobacco roadshow Opinion: Dark money lurks at the heart of our political crisis International US: Smoking in and near public housing will be banned at the end of July South Africa: Tobacco bill decrees […]

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ASH Daily News for 17 July 2018

UK US e-cigarette group Juul launches in Britain Blackburn: Smokers supported to stop smoking on Hospital site Essex: Plastic box being used as an ashtray starts fire in block of flats Blackpool: Pregnant smokers to get vouchers as part of new Stop Smoking Service Sunderland: School pupils hope anti-smoking film will go viral International India: […]

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ASH Daily News for 16 July 2018

UK Significant cuts to stop smoking services across UK A fifth of people in Ipswich still smoke – one of the highest rates in Britain Illegal tobacco seized in Croydon International Tobacco stocks have lost around 20% this year Andorra vows to kick habit of cigarette advertising UK Significant cuts to stop smoking services across […]

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ASH Daily News for 13 July 2018

UK The more you smoke, the greater your risk of a heart rhythm disorder How to future-proof your heart against smoking related diseases Essex: E-cigarette shop in Clacton helps customers stop smoking International India: Despite ban, cigarettes still sold near city schools USA: Smoking will be banned in public housing nationwide at end of July […]

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ASH Daily News for 12 July 2018

UK Barnsley: Increasing numbers of smokers quit following intensive work by health officials Peers and parents may have influenced drop in childhood smoking International USA: Research suggests E-cigarette flavourings may have adverse health effect Ireland: Young filmmakers lift prize for anti-smoking film UK Barnsley: Increasing numbers of smokers quit following intensive work by health officials […]

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ASH Daily News for 11 July 2018

UK South West: More smokers in Poole admitted to hospital this year West Midlands: Fines for smoking on Sandwell Hospital grounds East Midlands: Young adults in West Lindsey giving smoking the red card International Indonesia: Tobacco control and children’s rights Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Question UK South West: More smokers in Poole admitted to hospital this […]

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