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ASH Daily News 9 March 2018

UK Pregnant women in Blackpool are 17 times more likely to light up than in Wokingham, NHS data shows National No Smoking Day 2018: All you need to know International Tobacco: a deadly business: How children around the world are exposed to cigarette advertising Canada: A menthol cigarette ban may influence smokers to quit USA: […]

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ASH Daily News 8 March 2018

UK Norfolk: Surveillance equipment being considered to combat illegal tobacco trade Northumberland: Smokers urged to give quitting a go on No Smoking Day Yorkshire: Quit smoking campaign aimed at sale of illicit tobacco International South Africa: Bloomberg Philanthropies recognizes governments and NGOs for outstanding work in ending tobacco use The Netherlands: Robeco latest to stub […]

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ASH Daily News 7 March 2018

UK New Kings Fund report advocates holistic approach to public health North East: Smokers in South Tyneside urged to quit Blackpool: Campaign aims to stub out illicit tobacco International Bloomberg launches tobacco industry watchdog Canada: Research suggests increase in quitting smoking following menthol ban USA: Research suggests vaping exposes teenagers to toxins but at lower […]

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ASH Daily News 6 March 2018

UK Tyne and Wear: Retailer charged with duty fraud after tobacco “scam” Scotland: E-cigarettes are being sold in prisons to support smokefree policies International USA: Big Tobacco must be ‘held accountable’ says Michael Bloomberg USA: Mothers who smoke while pregnant contribute to the severity of asthma and poor lung function in their children South Africa: […]

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ASH Daily News 5 March 2018

UK Greater Manchester: Rochdale joins in bid to ‘Make Smoking History’ Hertfordshire: Hatfield store has licence suspended after police find ‘large amount of smuggled tobacco’ Scotland: Brexit could increasing tobacco industry lobbying, charity warns Scotland: Call to stop £3m MSP pension fund investments in weapons, tobacco and fossil fuel after poll International USA: Denver International […]

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ASH Daily News 2 March 2018

UK BNP Paribas announces tobacco exclusion policy International Researchers use cigarette smoking behavior to identify genes that regulate blood pressure France: Tax increase brings average price of a pack of cigarettes to €8 China: Survey finds support for raising tax on cigarettes to stop young people from smoking China: Shanghai to restrict smoking in public […]

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ASH Daily News 1 March 2018

UK Parliament told that e-cigarette regulations should be reviewed International One in 14 American women smoke while pregnant, new data reveals Austria: Smoking bill tabled despite protests USA: $28.1m judgment upheld in suit against tobacco company Canada: Amendment to tobacco advertising bill rejected Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Questions   UK Parliament told that e-cigarette regulations should […]

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ASH Daily News 28 February 2018

UK New ASH study explores use of cigarettes and e-cigarettes among 11 to 18 year olds Making Smoking History in the North East event debates the latest evidence on e-cigarettes Wales: Main Swansea shopping centre bans e-cigarettes International USA: States with strong tobacco control measures have fewer e-cigarette users USA: Fewer Americans think smoking a […]

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ASH Daily News 27 February 2018

International USA: Study shows dual users at higher risk of heart attacks Canada: Imperial Tobacco seeks to influence plain packaging debate Kenya: Public smokers to be arrested in crackdown on tobacco use Russia: Fines for breaking smoking ban reach $2.2m in 2017 Industry funded study finds lower exposure to toxicants in smokers who switch to […]

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ASH Daily News 26 February 2018

UK Love Island sends out ‘dangerous message that smoking is somehow harmless and innocent’ Policies on smoking have been deliberate and, above all, successful Making sense of e-cigarettes—Public Health England’s review of the evidence Scotland: Health chiefs could lift vaping ban in North East hospitals International USA: Several recent studies have suggested that electronic cigarettes […]

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ASH Daily News 23 February 2018

UK Dame Beulah Bewley obituary International Netherlands: Dutch prosecutors reject legal case against tobacco industry Ireland: Standardised packaging rollout begins USA: American Cancer Society states that e-cigarettes are less harmful than smoking USA: Study shows impact of economic disadvantage on exposure to tobacco smoke USA: Surgeon General gives keynote speech to members of The Society […]

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ASH Daily News 22 February 2018

UK Police issue warning to drivers not to vape at the wheel British American Tobacco anticipate e-cigarette sales of £1 billion in 2018 International Lithuania: Philip Morris may have breached advertising laws with IQOS device Japan: Weakened smoking policies win initial approval ahead of Tokyo 2020 Kenya: BAT cuts pay to farmers by 12% after […]

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ASH Daily News 21 February 2018

UK Reduction in smoking at Ipswich and Colchester hospital sites thanks to vaping areas Cambridge: No fines issued for smoking in a car with children Oldham: Trapdoor for illegal cigarettes discovered in shop York: Sports clubs go smokefree International Austria: Popular push for smoking ban gathers pace USA: Study shows tobacco kills, no matter how […]

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ASH Daily News 20 February 2018

UK New report predicts rise in deaths from stoke by 2035 London: Cigarette suspected as Bethnal Green church fire cause North Lanarkshire: A third of shops selling nicotene products to under-18s International Singapore Budget 2018: Tax hike kicks in for all tobacco products Kenya: Tax increases a threat to our business, says BAT Parliamentary Activity […]

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ASH Daily News 19 February 2018

UK Illegal tobacco sellers use slang to beat Facebook ban Where there’s smoke . . . there’s BAT Decline in youth smoking E-cigarettes and the burning issues around vaping Cumbrian smokers failing to stub out habit Herefordshire: Try vaping instead of smoking   UK Illegal tobacco sellers use slang to beat Facebook ban Sellers of […]

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