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ASH Daily News 12 January 2018

UK NHS Smokefree Pledge launched in Parliament Nottinghamshire NHS Trust steps up efforts to stop smoking on hospital premises International USA: New report claims e-cigarettes are a safer option than smoking Australia: Sharp drop in Australian teenagers’ use of drugs, alcohol and tobacco India: Sharp decline in rates of smoking amongst adults and young people […]

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ASH Daily News 11 January 2018

UK Many smokers overestimate e-cigarette risks, MPs hear Vision to create smoke free Cumbrian generation by 2022 begins this year International USA: Study shows that smoking bans are beneficial but warns that more efforts are needed to benefit all socioeconomic classes USA: Profile of British American Tobacco shows a giant trying to thrive despite the […]

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ASH Daily News 10 January 2018

UK Study shows that most people who try cigarettes go on to become daily smokers TMA director general on how the industry is trying to market itself and new alternative products Leaving the EU could lead to changes within the UK vaping market International USA: British American Tobacco could stand to benefit from changes to […]

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ASH Daily News 9 January 2018

UK As it happened: Cabinet reshuffle Blackpool: One in four women are smoking while pregnant Bedford: 70,000 cigarettes seized as part of clampdown on illicit tobacco and alcohol International Sweden: Smokers are nearly 50% more likely to need spinal surgery to relieve back pain India: Top court sets aside order cancelling larger tobacco health warnings […]

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ASH Daily News 8 January 2018

UK Vaping vouchers from Hampshire’s Quit4Life service 10,000 smokers quit in Brighton and Hove in four years Barnsley: Smoking ban will be rolled out across Glass Works market Could new heat-not-burn device replace traditional cigarettes? How to save the NHS: experts offer their big ideas International Commentary: Philip Morris Says It Wants to Quit Cigarettes. […]

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ASH Daily News 5 January 2018

UK Tower Hamlets Council campaign to help smokers quit sees success International USA: New report shows that cancer death rates are continuing to fall as more Americans quit smoking Ireland: Research shows there are now more quitters than smokers in the country New Zealand: 10% tobacco tax increase comes into force Japan: Bleak outlook for […]

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ASH Daily News 4 January 2018

UK Scotland: ‘Quit Your Way’ campaign launches across Scottish pharmacies West Midlands: Warning issued to e-cigarette users after house fire on New Year’s Day Hertfordshire: NHS provider of mental health services bans smoking outside its units International USA: Study suggests that online tobacco adverts are tied to teen smoking India: New Delhi police issuing fines […]

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ASH Daily News 3 January 2018

UK Cabinet reshuffle: who’s coming in and who’s going out? Philip Morris places anti-smoking advertisement in papers How exercise can help you to quit smoking Tayside: Free nicotine patches and cash incentives to help people stop smoking International USA: Study claims teenagers who start using e-cigarettes are twice as likely to become regular smokers within […]

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ASH Daily News 2 January 2018

UK Nottingham: Sale of illegal cigarettes directly linked to ‘organised crime’ North East charity urges people to quit smoking this New Year after shocking figures show over 100 people a day are admitted to Hospital Cigarette fire caused £10k of damage to Bishop Auckland Football Club’s ground Cambridgeshire: Over 10% of mums-to-be smoke during pregnancy […]

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ASH Daily News 29 December 2017

UK New advert from Public Health England urges smokers to quit by showing how toxic chemicals spread through the body Conservative and DUP MPs criticised for hosting receptions, lunches and dinners for tobacco companies in Parliament Local stop smoking services are suffering from budget cuts at the same time as councils invest in tobacco companies […]

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ASH Daily News 22 December 2017

UK Fire service issues Christmas safety tips International India: Supreme Court to hear plea on pictorial warning on tobacco products Thailand: Philip Morris International (PMI) says its “heated tobacco” product is different from e-cigarettes Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Question   UK Fire service issues Christmas safety tips Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service has issued […]

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ASH Daily News 21 December 2017

UK Derbyshire and Dorset: NHS figures show variations in rates of smoking during pregnancy West Sussex: Store loses alcohol license as a result of illicit tobacco seizure International USA: Reuters special report raises questions about Philip Morris International’s research into ‘heat not burn’ products and their interaction with governments Canada: Study published about potential health […]

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ASH Daily News 20 December 2017

UK Evaluating the tobacco industry’s expansion into the e-cigarette market and the concerns over its corporate behaviour How to regulate lower risk tobacco products West Midlands: Over 30,000 illicit cigarettes seized in Staffordshire London: Homerton hospital to become enitrely smokefree in the New Year International Latvia: Parliament seeks to put tobacco out of sight in […]

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ASH Daily News 19 December 2017

UK Supreme Court rules that smoking ban cannot be enforced in jails Rates of smoking during pregnancy rise on the the Isle of Wight North East: Man arrested after £20,000 illegal tobacco raid Northern Ireland: Portadown council trials new method of combating smoking litter International USA: Study shows that smoking rate has risen among Americans […]

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ASH Daily News 18 December 2017

UK Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service shares safety tips for e-cigarettes Dudley shopkeeper fined over illegal tobacco Don’t let this British success go up in smoke How to give up smoking: Top tips to help with your New Year’s resolution E-cigarettes: Rise in specialist vape shops means grocers must innovate Causes and remedies for cold […]

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