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ASH Daily News for 26 July 2016

HEADLINES Scotland: Health boards urged to stop people smoking outside hospitals China: Shops are openly flouting tobacco sales ban near schools USA: Cigarette butts added to new Illinois litter law USA: Big tobacco raises $17 million to oppose California cigarette tax increase Parliamentary Questions Scotland: Health boards urged to stop people smoking outside hospitals Public […]

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ASH Daily News for 25 July 2016

HEADLINES BAT developing vaping standards Blackpool: Dropped cigarette end cost driver £220 Australia: Advocate says plain packaging has worked Down Under Zimbabwe: Tobacco production target surpassed Philip Morris sales of ‘heat not burn’ products in Japan Russia: Shocking photo shows five-year-old boy smoking and drinking can of beer in playground Video:This is what your lungs […]

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ASH Daily News for 22 July 2016

HEADLINES Northern Ireland: MLAs urged to match £5m job support fund for tobacco firm staff Sheffield: Children’s playgrounds to become smoke-free zones Yorkshire: Smoke-free zones could come to Barnsley Study: Those who have given up cigarettes ‘drink less alcohol too’ China: Beijing brings in 2.2 million yuan in fines with ‘toughest’ smoking ban Canada: Menthol-like […]

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ASH Daily News for 21 July 2016

HEADLINES Documents reveal oil and tobacco industries’ history of working together Parents worry more about sexting than smoking Tobacco company removes gantry from store selling illicit tobacco France considers ban on cigarettes which are ‘too cool’ Korea: Court upholds smoking ban on restaurants Documents reveal oil and tobacco industries’ history of working together New documents […]

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ASH Daily News for 20 July 2016

HEADLINES Ban on smoking in films ‘infringes free speech’, says MPAA Philip Morris International’s share price hit South West: Illicit cigarettes and hand-rolling tobacco seized in raids in Somerset and Bristol Thailand: Tobacco control in Thailand means creative approaches to quitting Parliamentary Questions Ban on smoking in films ‘infringes free speech’, says MPAA The Motion […]

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ASH Daily News for 19 July 2016

HEADLINES E-cigarette users ‘should have their own room and extra breaks at work’ according to Government advice Campaign for a revised TPD in the EU: lessons learnt MP warns of ‘false economy’ in Government approach to health spending EU calls on international partners to sign anti-smuggling UN treaty US: Tobacco companies give $17m to defeat […]

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ASH Daily News for 18 July 2016

HEADLINES Norfolk: Primary school becomes district’s first ‘voluntary smoke-free zone’ Leaked childhood obesity draft report underwhelms public health campaigners Canada: ‘Cool, fun factor’ motivates e-cigarette use in teens Ethiopia: JTI buys 40% stake In tobacco monopoly for a record $510m Nigeria: Government vows to enforce tobacco law, launches advisory committee US: Trump’s VP choice Mike […]

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ASH Daily News for 15 July 2016

HEADLINES US: E-cigarettes could cut smoking-related deaths by 21 percent – study Germany: BAT to cut 950 jobs at cigarette factory to reduce costs US: Baltimore initiative collects 55K cigarette butts in one neighbourhood Turkey: Over 3 million cigarette packets seized from vessel in Istanbul TV: Viewers unhappy with the smoking on Love Island US: […]

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ASH Daily News for 14 July 2016

HEADLINES The problem with selling a lethal product: you just can’t get the staff Warrington sets out 15 year plan for healthier future Burma: Tobacco giant accused of tricks to hook children The tide is turning towards e-cigarettes in France All chewed out: Chicago ballparks ban smokeless tobacco Parliamentary Questions The problem with selling a […]

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ASH Daily News for 13 July 2016

HEADLINES Blog: Electronic cigarettes: Maximising Benefit, Minimising Harm Theresa May’s Commons record Fire service’s warning over exploding electronic cigarette East Midlands: ‘No smoking’ request at 173 Leicester children’s play areas Southampton: Sniffer dogs to be used in Trading Standards illegal tobacco crackdown Parliamentary Business Blog: Electronic cigarettes: Maximising Benefit, Minimising Harm A blog written by […]

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ASH Daily News for 12 July 2016

HEADLINES Public health spending set to fall by 9% Tunbridge Wells taxi drivers could be banned from smoking e-cigarettes Kettering hospital apologises to residents unhappy with aftermath of smoking ban Cambridge: Mum’s call for play area smoke ban Tayside: E-cigarettes to be allowed on NHS grounds Canada: Uruguay’s tobacco victory encourages plain-pack proponents US: White […]

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ASH Daily News for 11 July 2016

HEADLINES Phillip Morris loses tough-on-tobacco lawsuit in Uruguay USA: E-cigarettes might be reversing fall in teenage smoking, study finds Mozambique plans to ratify WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control USA: Lawsuits mount against FDA regs on e-cigarettes Phillip Morris loses tough-on-tobacco lawsuit in Uruguay The World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) […]

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ASH Daily News for 07 July 2016

HEADLINES Vaping in public places: advice for employers and organisations Smoking cannabis with tobacco increases risk of dependence USA: Advice to WHO nations to consider mandatory low-nicotine cigarettes is premature, researcher says USA: Meet the farmers turning their tobacco into airplane fuel Tasmania wants to increase the legal age to buy cigarettes from 18 to […]

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ASH Daily News for 06 July 2016

HEADLINES Hackney students scoop prizes for anti-smoking films EU to end anti-smuggling deal with Philip Morris International USA: Appeal from smokers turned down by Supreme Court Tanzania bans shisha smoking over health concerns North Korea, a smokers’ paradise, now urging people to quit Parliamentary Questions Hackney students scoop prizes for anti-smoking films Hackney achieved success […]

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ASH Daily News for 05 July 2016

HEADLINES West Midlands shopkeeper sentenced after illegal cigarettes found New Zealand: Ban on cigarette displays cuts teenage smoking rates Lords debate 4th July: Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016 Parliamentary Questions West Midlands shopkeeper sentenced after illegal cigarettes found A former Stourbridge shopkeeper who admitted possessing illegal cigarettes for sale has been given a suspended […]

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