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ASH Daily News for 3 January 2019

UK Scotland: Vaping kits for prisoners to cost £150,000 Smoking is biggest risk factor for lung cancer Guernsey: Smokefree plans to help States workers quit International China state cigarette exporter plans Hong Kong IPO   UK Scotland: Vaping kits for prisoners to cost £150,000 Vaping kits provided to Scottish prison inmates following a nationwide ban […]

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ASH Daily News for 2 January 2019

UK Public Health England film highlights the health impacts of smoking vs vaping Public Health England hires PR firm linked to vaping and tobacco industry Wiltshire Council to go smokefree Jersey prison now smokefree International New Zealand increase tobacco tax by 10% at start of 2019 Israel passes law on tobacco advertising ban   UK […]

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ASH Daily News for 21 December 2018

This will be the last ASH Daily News bulletin until 2nd January 2019 Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, from everyone at ASH UK Councils respond to cut in public health grants allocation Victory for open justice in judgment ordering disclosure of tobacco industry evidence PHE set to relaunch smokefree health harms campaign South East: […]

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ASH Daily News for 20 November 2018

UK Fall in fire safety checks Illicit cigarettes to be turned into electricity International India: New Dehli lifts ban on tobacco control charity China: Receiving texts helps smoking cessation Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary questions Job Opportunity ASH Director of Policy (Maternity Cover)   UK Fall in fire safety checks According to the fire and rescue services […]

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ASH Daily News for 19 December 2018

UK Plain packaging for tobacco: What other countries can learn from the UK’s experience Salisbury district hospital to become smokefree from January Norfolk council issues smoking warning after increase in house fires Middlesborough pub owner fined after allowing customers to smoke inside International US: Surgeon General wants tougher action in response to teenage vaping Thailand […]

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ASH Daily News for 18 December 2018

UK Study: Rise in cigarette prices following introduction of plain packaging Scotland: Popcorn and vape kits help inmates with smoking ban International E-cigarette use among US teens rises, study says Opinion: How Paraguay dumps billions of illicit cigarettes on the global market   UK Study: Rise in cigarette prices following introduction of plain packaging Following, […]

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ASH Daily News for 17 December 2018

UK NHS Long term plan delayed Public health campaign spending a record low in Scotland Smokers in Wales encouraged to quit after lung cancer death rates increase International USA: University Campus bans smoking, vaping and chewing tobacco Japan: New restrictions on secondhand smoke exposure   UK NHS Long term plan delayed The government has delayed […]

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ASH Daily News for 14 December 2018

UK Local Authority funding settlement announced Sheffield business urged to be smokefree International USA: Infants in low income and rural areas at greater risk of second-hand smoke New Zealand: Calls for greater investment in stop smoking services Malaysia: State health department warns of imitation no smoking signs   UK Local Authority funding settlement announced The […]

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ASH Daily News for 13 December 2018

UK British American Tobacco set to meet profit targets Jersey: Free pouches offered to smokers for cigarette butts International Sweden votes to extend smoking ban Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary questions UK British American Tobacco set to meet profit targets British American Tobacco (BAT) has said that it will achieve its profit and sales forecasts for this […]

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ASH Daily News for 12 December 2018

UK Wales: Illegal cigarettes seized by Wrexham Trading Standards International Canada: Concerns over levels of teenage vaping Spain: Smoking rates rise to pre-2005 levels Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary questions   UK Wales: Illegal cigarettes seized by Wrexham Trading Standards Alongside partners at HMRC, North Wales Police and inspectors with Wagtail UK, the council’s Trading Standards team […]

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ASH Daily News for 11 December 2018

UK Inside Housing podcast: Should action be taken to help social tenants stop smoking? Seasonal cigars sales Female smokers at greater risk of COPD Smoking is one of top ten regrets for Brits International China: Professor offers resignation after smoking in classroom whilst lecturing Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Questions Government response to the Science and Technology […]

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ASH Daily News for 10 December 2018

UK Local Government Chronicle digest: NHS prevention agenda Suffolk County Council reduces tobacco investment but fails to commit to withdrawing entirely International Canada: Altria invests $1.9 billion stake in marijuana business US: Graphic warnings labels on cigarette ads reduce appeal to young people China: Designated smoke areas harm efforts at reduction Ireland: Delays to legislation […]

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ASH Daily News for 7 December 2018

UK NHS figures show rates of smoking in pregnancy across England Ministers and NHS England chief at loggerheads over targets Nottinghamshire: Smokers urged to have free lung check at mobile unit International US: 1 in 4 non-smokers are exposed to dangerous levels of second-hand smoke Links of the Week Local tobacco control profiles for England: […]

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ASH Daily News for 6 December 2018

UK Tesco Group’s One Stop installs Imperial Tobacco vaping display Elephant and Castle market fire believed to be caused by lit cigarette International Turkey to adopt plain packaging for tobacco products Pakistan set to introduce extra tax on tobacco Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary questions   UK Tesco Group’s One Stop installs Imperial Tobacco vaping display Tesco […]

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ASH Daily News for 5 December 2018

UK Study: Smokers who roll their own less inclined to quit North West: Illicit cigarettes seized and businesses shut down as part of operation in Bury International Marlboro maker in takeover talks with cannabis firm Cronos 50% of Egyptian youth exposed to secondhand smoke according to WHO   UK Study: Smokers who roll their own […]

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