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ASH Daily News for 27 April 2018

UK Health Minister Steve Brine open-minded on using cigarette packets to promote vaping Somerset and Dorset: Huge online support for a cigarette ban on beaches Oxford: Wadham College trials new smoking restriction Middlesbrough: Shops ordered to close for three months over fake cigarettes sales International USA: Elgin considers raising age to buy tobacco products to […]

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ASH Daily News for 26 April 2018

UK Should we recommend e-cigarettes to help smokers quit? Moray: Two-thirds of shops fail e-cigarette age tests Scotland: More women diagnosed with lung cancer than men for first time International US: There’s no smoking in Disney films but what about when it owns Fox? UK Should we recommend e-cigarettes to help smokers quit? Smokers want […]

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ASH Daily News 25 April 2018

UK Health Directors give evidence to Science and Technology Select Committee enquiry on e-cigarettes International Ireland: Call for smoking ban to be extended to outdoor areas that serve food USA: FDA cracks down on ‘Juuling’ among teenagers New Zealand: Keep NZ Beautiful launches new campaign to tackle litter Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Questions Science and Technology […]

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ASH Daily News 24 April 2018

UK Vaping firm Supreme to join London stock market Opinion: E-cigarettes are safer than smoking tobacco International Has big tobacco finally run out of puff? Greece: “Extremely rare” for non-smokers to use e-cigarettes   UK Vaping firm ‘Supreme’ to join London stock market  Manchester-based ‘Supreme’ is set to become the first vaping company to list […]

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ASH Daily News 23 April 2018

Correction: On the 13th of April, ASH Daily News included an article stating that a new study by the Royal Australian College of Physicians had concluded that doctors had an ethical obligation to consider e-cigarettes for patients. This was not a study but an article published in the college’s journal. Apologies for any confusion caused. The […]

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ASH Daily News 20 April 2018

UK Online ads help pregnant smokers quit International USA: Philip Morris loses 16% in value in worst day since 2008 USA: Juul is gaining in popularity and has Wall Street worried about tobacco stocks Japan: Office smokers in Japan are told they must wait 45 minutes after having a cigarette before they are allowed to […]

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ASH Daily News 19 April 2018

UK Thurrock: 29,000 counterfeit and illegally imported cigarettes seized New plea to protect West Norfolk youth footballers from smoke risks Smokers caught by Bristol ‘litter police’ told to pay £4,000 for dropping cigarettes International Japanese workers banned from lifts for 45-minute ‘decontamination period’ after smoking UK Thurrock: 29,000 counterfeit and illegally imported cigarettes seized A […]

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ASH Daily News 18 April 2018

UK South Yorkshire: NHS Trust creates combined approach to reduce smoking in pregnancy International USA: COPD now affects more women than men USA: Smoking raises chances of getting diabetes among Asian Americans Canada: Health advocates push Summerside to go smokefree   UK South Yorkshire: NHS Trust creates combined approach to reduce smoking in pregnancy Health […]

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ASH Daily News 17 April 2018

UK MP seeks to exempt vaping products from tobacco regulation Norfolk: Football clubs campaign to ban smoking on the sidelines International Will Reduced Risk Products up profits for Phillip Morris? US: Public health benefits of vaping outweigh the risks US: Smoking raises heart failure risk in African Americans Parliamentary activity Parliamentary Questions   UK MP […]

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ASH Daily News 16 April 2018

UK Children are still exposed to a substantial level of on-screen smoking Two Doncaster shops lose licences after being caught selling illegal cigarettes International Indonesia: Cigarettes make up 13.7% of the household budgets of farmers USA: E-cigarette brand’s 2.6 million power units being recalled   UK Children are still exposed to a substantial level of […]

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ASH Daily News 13 April 2018

UK Opinion: It makes sense to get healthy and lose weight before an operation International USA: Tobacco use data supports efforts to reduce cancer burden USA: Opening statements begin Bethel tobacco trial Solomon Islands: Government considers licensing second tobacco manufacturer Australia: Doctors have ethical obligation to consider e-cigarette use for patients Link of the week […]

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ASH Daily News 12 April 2018

UK North East: Public Health South Tees launches with quit smoking website International Price of cigarettes should increase by 50% to almost £20 a pack, say experts Australia: Prospect of smoking age being raised to 21 Australia: New South Wales bans vaping in public spaces EU court adviser says ban on Swedish snuff tobacco product […]

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ASH Daily News 11 April 2018

UK North Tees & Hartlepool: Hospital has relaunched its smokefree pledge Durham: 111,000 illegal cigarettes seized during raids International USA: Study on e-cigarette flavourings USA: A look at the future of the e-cigarettes market   UK North Tees & Hartlepool: Hospital has relaunched its smokefree pledge North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has re-launched […]

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ASH Daily News 10 April 2018

UK Wales: Illegal tobacco sold at ‘pocket money prices’ International New Zealand: Stop smoking services called upon to support the switch to vaping Czech Republic: Smoking ban in restaurants reduces smoking-related diseases Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Questions   UK Wales: Illegal tobacco sold at ‘pocket money prices’ A Welsh current affairs TV programme, Y Byd ar […]

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ASH Daily News 9 April 2018

UK Men twice as likely to develop oral cancer Hartlepool: Hospital takes big steps to help smokers Bath and North East Somerset: Smokers must try to quit before routine operations International Australia: Kids exposed to secondhand smoke more susceptible to COPD in later life Oman: Tobacco adverts banned   UK Men twice as likely to […]

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