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ASH Daily News for 28 March 2019

UK Raise age of sale for cigarettes to 21 to save young adults’ lives International US: Washington Legislature votes to raise smoking purchase age to 21 Can New Zealand really be smokefree by 2025?   UK Raise age of sale for cigarettes to 21 to save young adults’ lives In a report published this month, […]

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ASH Daily News for 27 March 2019

UK Teen mindset can impact on likelihood of tobacco and alcohol use Scotland: Innovative stop smoking projects created by students in Fife International USA: New study finds no link between smoking and dementia Japan: Company bans smoking during working hours   UK Teen mindset can impact on likelihood of tobacco and alcohol use New findings […]

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ASH Daily News for 26 March 2019

UK Steve Brine MP resigns from role as Public Health Minister Middlesbrough and Northallerton hospitals go smokefree Smugglers caught with 220,000 cigarettes at Manchester Airport Parliamentary activity Parliamentary questions   UK Steve Brine MP resigns from role as Public Health Minister Winchester MP Steve Brine resigned from his role as Public Health Minister yesterday evening […]

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ASH Daily News for 25 March 2019

UK Study: Smokers more likely to notice health warnings on plain packs Study: Workload and funding cuts leave GPs struggling to offer stop smoking services Tobacco industry research predicts England will be smokefree by 2050 International Study: Raising tobacco purchase age to 21 would prevent thousands of premature deaths in Michigan US: Vape manufacturers concerned […]

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ASH Daily News for 22 March 2019

UK Marlboro maker teams up with Vice for vaping push Opinion: The NHS, local authorities and the long-term plan – in it together? Study: One in five young infant deaths in Scotland linked to maternal smoking Rise in pregnant women quitting smoking when offered financial incentives Links of the week Public health transformation six years […]

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ASH Daily News for 21 March 2019

UK Shop involved in illicit tobacco could lose licence International Dementia rates decline thanks to healthier life styles including smokers quitting San Francisco moves to ban e-cigarettes New Delhi officials voice concern over tobacco promotion at film festival   UK Shop involved in illicit tobacco could lose licence A shop in Wolverhampton, where 20,000 illicit […]

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ASH Daily News for 20 March 2019

UK Government proposes pre-watershed advert ban for HFSS food and drink Interview: Marcus Munafo on e-cigarettes Liz Truss MP challenges Theresa May with pledge to end ‘nanny state vanity projects’ International Altria shares fall after FDA’s Gottlieb describes ‘difficult’ meeting with Juul Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Questions Tobacco Products (Traceability and Security Features) Regulations 2019   […]

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ASH Daily News for 19 March 2019

UK Lucy Allan MP: Hospital trusts must focus on narrowing health inequalities Leeds University campus to go smokefree Trading standards seize 58,000 suspected illegal cigarettes in Sheffield Event held to discuss how to end smoking in Wirral   UK Opinion: Hospital trusts must focus on narrowing health inequalities Lucy Allan MP writes in The House […]

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ASH Daily News for 18 March 2019

UK Half of councils no longer provide stop smoking services for all Greater Manchester launches new stop smoking campaign Private London Breast Institute doctor concerned about e-cigarettes Imperial Tobacco launches anti-illicit trade hotline Calls for alternative help for poorer smokers Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Questions   UK Half of councils no longer provide stop smoking services […]

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ASH Daily News for 15 March 2019

UK Portrait of David Attenborough made from cigarette butts revealed International USA: Big Tobacco and sugary drinks Study: Early menopause in smokers linked to bladder cancer Study: Tobacco control work significantly contribute to decrease in smoking rates Link of the Week New Report – A Changing Landscape: Stop smoking services and tobacco control in England […]

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ASH Daily News for 14 March 2019

UK How a no-deal Brexit could affect cigarette packaging Study: Smoking costs society dear – so why isn’t Big Tobacco paying its way? Birmingham smokers hit record low Warwickshire: Smokefree zones introduced outside school gates International British American Tobacco wins reprieve in Quebec lawsuit McLaren to race without BAT branding in Australia   UK How […]

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ASH Daily News for 13 March 2019

UK Philip Morris criticised for National No Smoking Day appearance New support offered to pregnant smokers as part of No Smoking Day Quit rates in Lancashire above regional average International Tobacco stocks slump due to pension fund exits Global health of adolescents worse than ever before with growing inequalities   UK Philip Morris criticised for […]

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ASH Daily News for 12 March 2019

International Japan Tobacco wins court protection in Canada over smoking damages case Study: Prenatal smoking tied to higher risk of infant sleep-related deaths Study: Parents who avoid smoking at home may vape around children Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary questions   International Japan Tobacco wins court protection in Canada over smoking damages case Japan Tobacco’s Canadian unit […]

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ASH Daily News for 11 March 2019

UK High rates of smoking in pregnancy in some areas Vaping restrictions ‘should be lifted in hospitals’ – report South West: Illegal cigarettes worth £2,000 found stashed in hidden compartment of Cheltenham shop Royal Bolton Hospital saves babies’ lives with stillbirth reduction International India investigating Philip Morris and Godfrey Phillips   UK High rates of […]

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ASH Daily News for 08 March 2019

UK North East back campaign to increase legal smoking age to 21 International USA: Study looks at heart disease amongst ex smokers who vape New Zealand: PMI to stop selling cigarettes   UK North East back campaign to increase legal smoking age to 21 The measure to increase the legal age of tobacco sale from […]

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