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ASH Daily News for 07 March 2019

UK Scotland: Discussions over increasing legal age of smoking to 21 to be held later this year A quarter of smokers would not try vaping, according to Yorkshire Cancer Research survey West Midlands: Burton shop owner found with 37,000 illicit cigarettes Retailers reassured over Track and Trace implications International US: Federal judge sets timeline for […]

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ASH Daily News for 06 March 2019

UK Improving the public’s health Letter: The facts about illegal tobacco Northern Ireland public sector pensions fund tobacco firms International FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb resigns BAT poised to take £436m hit after Canadian appeal court ruling Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary questions   UK Improving the public’s health In an article published in ‘first: the magazine for […]

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ASH Daily News for 05 March 2019

UK Maggie and Tony appeal for smokers to stop as part of Quit 16 campaign Greater Manchester: Smokers given free vape kits to help kick the habit in new trial International Ferrari drops tobacco branding from name for Australia F1 opener US: FDA puts 15 national retailers on notice for allegedly selling tobacco products to […]

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ASH Daily News for 04 March 2019

UK MPs call for new regulations to reduce smoking rates Tobacco giants say changing picture health warnings will cost them millions after Brexit Telegraph investigation concludes that Instagram promotes vape products to children as young as 13 Public health ‘improving under councils despite cuts’ Concerns over tobacco industry involvement in e-cigarette market International Quebec Court […]

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ASH Daily News for 01 March 2019

UK De La Rue takes on tobacco track and trace for HMRC Gerada and Ham hired to ‘support and challenge’ NHS England International BAT says it would fight menthol cigarette ban if proposed in US Link of the week Learning the lessons from the transfer of public health to councils   UK De La Rue […]

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ASH Daily News for 28 February 2019

UK Stockton, Hartlepool and Peterlee hospitals ban smoking on site Five tonnes of suspected illicit tobacco seized in Glasgow Why do planes still have ash trays? International USA: Study finds joint use of tobacco and alcohol may increase neural damage   UK Stockton, Hartlepool and Peterlee hospitals ban smoking on site The University Hospital of […]

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ASH Daily News for 27 February 2019

UK Regular e-cigarette use remains low among young people More support needed for children’s first 1000 days Barnsley Council to extend no smoking zones International Japan: Comprehensive smoking ban proposed at 2020 Olympic venues New Zealand: Man finds beetle larvae in cigarette packet   UK Regular e-cigarette use remains low among young people A new […]

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ASH Daily News for 26 February 2019

UK Serial illicit offenders to lose ability to buy tobacco Study: New clues about why non-smokers, as well as smokers, develop chronic lung disease South west: Salisbury’s Bourne Hill to go smokefree Investment trust considers banning investments in tobacco stocks International Opinion: How big tobacco keeps cancer rates high in countries like mine UK Serial […]

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ASH Daily News for 25 February 2019

UK Councils need greater powers to tackle shisha bars, LGA warns Opinion: Can councils be true partners in Integrated Care Systems? International British American Tobacco to learn Quebec ruling on Friday Traceability: The tobacco industry is part of the problem, not the solution Juul expects sales of $3.4 billion for 2019 US man writes his […]

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ASH Daily News for 22 February 2019

UK Huge haul of illegal cigarettes found in Newcastle International US: Virginia increases tobacco age of sale to 21 US: Tobacco companies target black teens with flavoured cigars Study: Sustained smoking cessation found to lower risk of rheumatoid arthritis Link of the week Cochrane review: Competitions for smoking cessation   UK Huge haul of illegal […]

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ASH Daily News for 21 February 2019

UK Juul targets UK convenience stores Smuggler caught trying to bring over 90,000 illegal cigarettes through Manchester Airport International Hong Kong pushes ahead with blanket ban on e-cigarettes, with maximum penalty of six months in jail and £4,875 fine Rise in cigarettes sold in Luxembourg   UK Juul targets UK convenience stores E-cigarette manufacturer Juul […]

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ASH Daily News for 20 February 2019

UK UK government letting down young people by failing to tackle health inequalities, report warns Illicit tobacco survey launched in North Yorkshire International US: $2.7 million grant awarded for smartphone-based tobacco cessation study   UK UK government letting down young people by failing to tackle health inequalities, report warns Young people in the UK are […]

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ASH Daily News for 19 February 2019

UK Smoking is forcing families across Wales further into poverty, charity warns Study: Smoking may limit immune system’s ability to fight cancer North East: Smoking will be completely banned on two Teesside hospital sites South West: Tens of thousands of illegal cigarettes taken off the streets of Gloucestershire after major raid   UK Smoking is […]

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ASH Daily News for 18 February 2019

UK Study: Heavy smoking leads to colour sight loss Opinion: Difficulties of quitting smoking International European Commission examines F1 and Big Tobacco deals United Arab Emirates: Tobacco used in shisha to be taxed Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary questions   UK Study: Heavy smoking leads to colour sight loss New research has found that smoking more than […]

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ASH Daily News for 15 February 2019

UK Philip Morris eyes tech gadgets for smokefree market International Venice’s Bibione beach first in Italy to ban smoking Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary questions Link of the week Cochrane review: Relapse prevention interventions for smoking cessation   UK Philip Morris eyes tech gadgets for smokefree market Gadgets that monitor health, from wearable step-counters to apps tracking […]

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