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ASH Daily News 14 August 2017

UK London Fire Brigade warn smokers after cigarette starts Forest Gate house fire Lancashire: Man who sold counterfeit cigarettes in Burnley fined Scotland: Trading Standards advise retailers to meet registration deadline Scotland: Smokers to face steep fines if caught lighting up within 15 meters of Scots NHS hospitals International Greece: Concern over cigarette butts littering […]

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ASH Daily News 11 August

UK Kent: Darent Valley Hospital bans smoking and vaping International Australia: New Legislation To Alter Tobacco Duties Big Tobacco goes after the young in developing markets in a case of history repeated USA: Pink discusses how smoking almost destroyed her singing career Link of the Week Black Lives / Black Lungs UK Kent: Darent Valley […]

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ASH Daily News 10 August 2017

UK Rochdale Borough Council introducing smokefree homes pledge scheme Two Ipswich men sentenced for illegal tobacco offences International USA: Oregon becomes fifth state to raise smoking age to 21 Australia: Border Force officer arrested over alleged drug and tobacco syndicate   UK Rochdale Borough Council introducing smoke-free homes pledge scheme Secondhand smoke has been linked […]

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ASH Daily News 9 August 2017

UK Train users caught putting their feet on seats or vaping could face prosecution Dorset: New ChatHealth SMS initiative for children and young people International USA: FDA to target e-cigarettes in health campaign for youth USA: Smoking is on the rise among pregnant women with depression USA: Fertility, sex drive, and fitness: How smoking affects […]

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ASH Daily News 8 August 2017

UK David Cameron pictured smoking International USA: Cancer survivor takes legal action to prevent smokedrift from neighbours Australia: Research sheds new light on why smoking in pregnancy is harmful Australia: Solution to cigarette butt waste proposed   UK David Cameron pictured smoking In a picture from last weekend’s Wilderness Festival in Oxfordshire, Mr Cameron was […]

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ASH Daily News 7 August 2017

UK Same insurance costs for vapers as smokers ‘just not fair’, says health expert Tobacco industry-funded think-tank says smokers’ taxes and early deaths profit UK South West: Smokefree pregnancies on the increase North West: Crewe men sentenced after evading £120,000 of duty on cigarettes and tobacco   UK Same insurance costs for vapers as smokers […]

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ASH Daily News 4 August 2017

UK Greater Manchester: Oldham square could go smokefree International USA: Tobacco Industry Faces Bifurcation Following FDA Proposed Regulation Armenia: Government approves tobacco control strategy Indonesia: Japan Tobacco to buy Indonesian kretek cigarette firms for $677 million Link of the Week TED Talk: Eliminating Tobacco Companies From Investment Portfolios   UK Greater Manchester: Oldham square could […]

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ASH Daily News 3 August 2017

UK North East: South Tyneside on track for ‘smokefree generation’ by 2030 West Midlands: Stoke men sentenced after being caught with illegal tobacco and cigarettes worth £30k International USA: Maine becomes 4th state to raise legal age to buy tobacco to 21 USA: Exposure to toxins in e-cigarette vapour varies depending on scenario Ireland: Pregnant […]

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ASH Daily News 2 August 2017

UK Serious Fraud Office opens investigation into BAT bribery claims Tobacco Industry launches new campaign to crackdown on cigarette smuggling International Indonesia: Tobacco Companies’ veiled marketing tactics New Zealand: New pathway for smokeless tobacco products New Zealand: Stop smoking services producing good results   UK Serious Fraud Office opens investigation into BAT bribery claims Allegations […]

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ASH Daily News 1 August 2017

British American Tobacco investigated by Serious Fraud Office USA: Tobacco: smoke signals USA: Plan to cut smoking with non-addictive cigarettes has flaws Scotland: Tobacco industry tries to minimise impact of open display tobacco product ban Scotland: Smoking banned from entire West College Scotland campus   British American Tobacco investigated by Serious Fraud Office UK tobacco […]

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ASH Daily News 31 July 2017

Swapping cigarettes for e-cigarettes could ‘prevent you and your kids getting meningitis’ Big tobacco ‘manipulating cigarette prices’ to thwart taxes on smoking Tobacco use has come down in the past 40 years yet stamping it out completely remains elusive How millions of us have become dependent on tobacco for income Isle of Man: Transition to […]

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ASH Daily News 28 July 2017

Pregnant women could be offered up to £300 in shopping vouchers if they quit smoking Nottingham shop owner jailed for over two years for selling counterfeit cigarettes Scotland: School is the place to learn lessons on tobacco-free policies and practical solutions Scotland: E-cigarette use may encourage experimentation with tobacco, study finds Australia: Makeup giant Napoleon […]

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ASH Daily News 27 July 2017

Retailers report changing trends in the tobacco sector following new legislation University of Leicester researchers receive funding to explore vaping among adolescents USA: Study links rising e-cigarette use to rise in smokers quitting China: Two years after smoking ban begins, Beijing has fewer smokers Netherlands: Grassroots movement to make Groningen the Netherlands’ first smokefree city […]

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ASH Daily News 26 July 2017

How one mental health Trust in Leicestershire is using e-cigarettes as a tool to go smokefree Yorkshire: Police raids in Huddersfield town centre see 60,000 illicit cigarettes taken off the streets USA: Record number in U.S. say smoking, secondhand smoke is very harmful South-East Asia: Countries urged to improve implementation of tobacco tax policies France: […]

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ASH Daily News 25 July 2017

Smokers who undergo a CT scan of their lungs are more likely to quit, study finds Japan Tobacco International increases prices on premium lines by 25p Australia: Psychiatrists want e-cigarettes ban lifted USA: ‘Strong for surgery’ shows promise in reducing smoking rates for patients facing surgery Parliamentary Question   Smokers who undergo a CT scan […]

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