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ASH Daily News for 13 May 2019

UK Hertfordshire: Food banks could provide free e-cigarettes under new proposals Doncaster hospitals to go smokefree on World No Tobacco Day International Philip Morris suspends social media campaign after Reuters exposes young ‘influencers’ Philip Morris offers 25% life insurance discount if smokers switch to its heated tobacco device – but not if they vape Tobacco […]

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ASH Daily News for 10 May 2019

UK Calls for sustainable funding for public health Muslims encouraged to quit smoking during Ramadan in Lancashire Shop employee storing illicit tobacco in Gloucester sentenced International USA: Walmart raises minimum tobacco age to 21 USA: Higher proportion of adult vapers have children living with them Link of the Week A Changing Landscape: Stop smoking services […]

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ASH Daily News for 9 May 2019

International New Zealand: Government recommends smokers dump the cigarettes and pick up the vape US: Imperial Brands shares fall as e-cigarette growth slows Norwegian health minister criticised for smoking comments Parliamentary activity Parliamentary questions Science and Technology Committee Correspondence   International New Zealand: Government recommends smokers dump the cigarettes and pick up the vape Vaping […]

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ASH Daily News for 8 May 2019

UK Harrow council to reintroduce stop smoking service Birmingham raids see £1.7m of illicit cigarettes and tobacco seized International Vaping companies facing European opposition to higher nicotine level Juul launches in Irish market US: Beverly Hills nears ban on most tobacco sales   UK Harrow council to reintroduce stop smoking service Harrow Council have confirmed […]

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ASH Daily News for 7 May 2019

UK Scotland: Second-hand smoke levels in prisons ‘drastically reduced’ after smokefree implementation International European Commission scrambles as EU countries miss tobacco tracking deadline Parliamentary activity Parliamentary question UK Scotland: Second-hand smoke levels in prisons ‘drastically reduced’ after smokefree implementation A new study published in Tobacco Control has found that second-hand smoke levels in Scottish prisons […]

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ASH Daily News for 3 May 2019

UK Study: Quitting smoking is associated with lower risk of bladder cancer in postmenopausal women Pembroke Dock Community School helps parents quit smoking International USA: CVS first major brand to refuse to work with tobacco linked PR agencies Link of the Week New Cochrane review: Telephone counselling for smoking cessation   UK Study: Quitting smoking […]

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ASH Daily News for 2 May 2019

UK Hampshire: Southern Health services go smokefree Tameside: GPs raise concerns at rates of smoking during pregnancy International Canada to introduce plain tobacco packaging from November USA: Disney World smoking ban comes into force Campaigns ASH #ActOnTobacco Campaign   UK Hampshire: Southern Health services go smokefree All Southern Health NHS Trust sites, are now smokefree […]

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ASH Daily News for 1 May 2019

UK Lung cancer in non-smokers: ‘You do think: why me?’ International US: FDA approves sale of Philip Morris IQOS heated tobacco devices US: Juul state lobbying practice called into question Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary questions Campaigns ASH #ActOnTobacco Campaign   UK Lung cancer in non-smokers: ‘You do think: why me?’ Following an article in The Journal […]

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ASH Daily News for 30 April 2019

UK New Tax Justice Network report shows BAT avoids corporate tax Track and Trace application process open for all retailers Culprits jailed for stealing previously seized illicit tobacco Campaigns ASH #ActOnTobacco Campaign UK New Tax Justice Network report shows BAT avoids corporate tax A new report from the Tax Justice Network has shown that British […]

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ASH Daily News for 29 April 2019

UK UK Authorities Investigating British American Tobacco over Advertising of E-Cigarettes on Social Media British American Tobacco sees 2019 profit growth in face of tighter regulations Ex-smoker backs Yorkshire Smokefree campaign Campaigns ASH #ActOnTobacco Campaign   UK UK Authorities Investigating British American Tobacco over Advertising of E-Cigarettes on Social Media Following complaints by leading health […]

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ASH Daily News for 26 April 2019

UK Secondhand smoke main cause of lung cancer among non-smokers in the UK Sniffer dog Pip uncovers £12,000 stash of illicit tobacco in Preston and Burnley Oldham shisha bar fined after breach of smokefree laws International Japanese university says it won’t hire teachers who smoke Campaigns ASH #ActOnTobacco Campaign Link of the week Statistics on […]

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ASH Daily News for 25 April 2019

UK Tobacco salesman given 1,200 free cigarettes a month has inoperable lung cancer International Study: Poverty and other disadvantages linked to higher smoking rates in US Study: Rates of physician-patient discussions about lung cancer screening very low and declining in US Campaigns ASH #ActOnTobacco Campaign   UK Tobacco salesman given 1,200 free cigarettes a month […]

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ASH Daily News for 24 April 2019

UK BBC Radio interview: E-cigarettes International US pharmacy chain increases minimum age for tobacco sales to 21 Study: Some e-cigarette fluids and cartridges contaminated with traces of bacteria Campaigns ASH #ActOnTobacco Campaign   UK BBC Radio interview: E-cigarettes In an interview on the BBC Radio 4 ‘World at One’ programme, Deborah Arnott, Chief executive of […]

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ASH Daily News for 23 April 2019

UK Claims that Public Health England is not acknowledging potential harms of vaping PMI funds cheaper insurance for smokers who switch to vaping Juul to expand flavour range in UK NRT – how more nicotine helps you quit UK Claims that Public Health England is not acknowledging potential harms of vaping Professor Martin McKee from […]

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ASH Daily News for 18 April 2019

UK Mansfield district designated priority for major lung cancer screening programme Stash of illegal cigarettes seized from Newcastle shop International Juul considering creating a digital health tool to support smoking cessation Link of the week ASH webinars: Health visitors and SCIMITAR+   UK Mansfield district designated priority for major lung cancer screening programme In 2016, […]

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