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ASH Daily News for 5 September 2018

UK Doncaster: Man sentenced for smuggling illegal tobacco What are the health risks of hookah smoking? International Tobacco control is ‘major component’ of environmental protection efforts US: Chain pharmacies sell tobacco to minors US: Kentucky expands efforts to help people give up tobacco Macau: Resort approved for smoking lounges UK Doncaster: Man sentenced for smuggling […]

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ASH Daily News for 4 September 2018

UK Study: Passive smoking almost eradicated in Scotland How your heart age is key to heart attack or stroke risk Cornwall set to sign up to Local Government Declaration on Tobacco Control International Israel expands smoking ban in public places UK Study: Passive smoking almost eradicated in Scotland A recent study published in Tobacco Control […]

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ASH Daily News for 3 September 2018

UK Smokefree zones to be introduced near Barnsley primary schools Cardiff shisha bars prosecuted for public health offences International Australia: Cigarettes hit $40 AUD a pack United Arab Emirates considering lifting ban on e-cigarettes UK Smokefree zones to be introduced near Barnsley primary schools Smokefree zones are set to be introduced outside 80 primary schools […]

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ASH Daily News for 31 August 2018

UK Number of over-65s needing 24-hour care ‘to rise by third over next 20 years’ Wales: Highest UK rates of smoking in pregnancy is cause for concern Terminally ill cancer patient shows effects of smoking 300,000 cigarettes in a lifetime Opinion: Tobacco’s love of social media shows it can’t be trusted International Israel: Ban on […]

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ASH Daily News for 30 August 2018

UK Wales: Increase in people quitting smoking but services still falling short of 5% target Opinion: Why don’t we treat addiction to smoking like any other critical condition? Are smoking cessation services the most effective way to quit? International US: NYC’s tobacco-free pharmacy law not helping reduce inequalities Africa: ‘Prime target’ for tobacco companies UK […]

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ASH Daily News for 29 August 2018

UK Major tobacco companies found to be secretly using social media influencers to advertise Study: Teenagers who smoke and drink suffer ill effects by age of 17 Half of smokers throw cigarette ends down the drain despite pollution fears Scotland: Prisoners to be offered free vaping kits ahead of tobacco ban International India’s health ministry […]

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ASH Daily News for 28 August 2018

UK Hartlepool: Only one third of smokers accessing support services successfully quit Sunderland: Councillor criticises ‘inappropriate’ investment in tobacco industry International Europe: Smokers are starting younger Almost one in 20 U.S. adults now use e-cigarettes according to new research Researchers develop drugs which could potentially curb smoking UK Hartlepool: Only one third of smokers accessing […]

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ASH Daily News for 24 August 2018

UK Norfolk man jailed after being caught with more than 1.5 million illegal cigarettes International USA: Study finds vapers who use e-cigarettes every day are at higher risk of heart attack USA: FDA bans e-cig liquid products that look like snacks, candies Link of the week Labour Communities & Local Government report: Trading Standards UK […]

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ASH Daily News 23 August 2018

UK Could no deal Brexit cause problems for UK cigarette labelling? Research shows tobacco industry facilitate tobacco smuggling North East: Men jailed for smuggling more than 1.5 million illegal cigarettes International UN must stand united to combat the devastating effects of tobacco Europe: Mixed trends in teenage smoking rates US: Study calls for more regulation […]

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ASH Daily News for 22 August 2018

UK Stirling study finds plain packaging led to price hike for branded tobacco Tax on vaping ruled out by ministers Leicester: Hospital patients and visitors smoking in no-smoking areas Opinion: Look out, cigarettes have a cool young rival International Israel bans Juul e-cigarettes citing public health risk Thailand: Phuket to launch anti-smoking campaign next month […]

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ASH Daily News for 21 August 2018

UK Bristol shopkeeper jailed for 31 months for illicit tobacco Fresh ‘Keep it Out Campaign’ International India: New images for pictorial warnings and mandatory ‘quit line’ number on tobacco product packs Turkey considers strict new measures to curb smoking rates UK Bristol shopkeeper jailed for 31 months for illicit tobacco A Bristol shopkeeper is facing […]

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ASH Daily News for 20 August 2018

UK A time to quit: supporting smoking cessation in general practice Lancashire County Council health lead backs MPs e-cigarette report Scotland: NHS Highland joins campaign to stop adults buying tobacco for under-18s International US: Child passive smoking increases chronic lung risk Australian tobacco taxes set to rise again Japan: British American Tobacco to raise prices […]

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ASH Daily News for 17 August 2018

UK Vaping should be promoted by UK government, say MPs Charities slam ‘Postcode lottery’ faced by smokers seeking support to quit International Public review of e-cigarettes needed, says Vape Business Ireland US: Report suggests millennials will see smoking deaths drop by at least 20% Link Of The Week ASH Fact Sheet on youth e-cigarette use […]

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ASH Daily News for 16 August 2018

UK Teenagers wrongly think vaping is as bad as smoking Juul Labs may face barriers to UK market growth International US: Smokers better off quitting, even with weight gain Report compares global cities’ air pollution levels to harm caused by tobacco UK Teenagers wrongly think vaping is as bad as smoking New evidence from ASH […]

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ASH Daily News for 15 August 2018

UK Opinion: Funders must be wary of industry alliances International France: Secondhand smoke puts children at risk of rheumatoid arthritis US: Bloomberg targets big tobacco’s ‘underhanded tactics’ UK Opinion: Funders must be wary of industry alliances In this piece, Linda Bauld – Professor of Health Policy and Deputy Director of the UK Centre for Tobacco […]

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