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ASH Daily news for 16 March 2015

HEADLINES Tobacco tax ‘must help clear litter’ – MPs Opinion: Plain packaging does not violate Big Tobacco’s intellectual property rights NHS stop smoking services continue to save lives Standardised packaging changes attitudes to smoking, study Unscrupulous methods used by tobacco industry revealed over illicit trade Disney bans smoking in all future films, including Star Wars […]

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ASH Daily news for 13 March 2015

HEADLINES Experts call for UN to lead efforts toward tobacco-free world by 2040 Standard packaging: tobacco firms, retailers and lawyers oppose move Motorists support ban on smoking in cars with children, says survey Cambridgeshire: Smoking ban at county council sites gets positive response London: Number of fires per week falls Nick Clegg quits smoking, becomes […]

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ASH Daily news for 12 March 2015

HEADLINES Cigarettes to be sold in standardised packaging with gruesome health warnings from May next year as MPs back landmark new law Standardised cigarette packaging: One in four MPs who opposed measures have declared links to tobacco industry Video: Deborah Arnott debates Forest’s Simon Clark on standardised packaging TobaccoTactics: Opposition to standardised packaging Facebook ‘cigarette […]

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ASH Daily news for 11 March 2015

HEADLINES MPs expected to back cigarette plain packaging Cigarette makers warn about the security coding system Tory MP complains about the standardised packs policy: it is like baboons scratching Lobbying group claims that standardised packaging policy vote is bad for the UK Eighty-five Conservative MPs to vote against cigarette standardised packaging law today Northern Ireland: […]

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ASH Daily news for 10 March 2015

HEADLINES Standard cigarette packs set to become law Number of smokers getting NHS help set to halve Tobacco goes out of sight as shop keepers admit to little profit from cigarettes Guidelines urge doctors to order patients to lose weight and stop smoking Former tobacco lobby group hired by Diageo anti-alcohol campaign Seven ways to […]

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ASH Daily news for 06 March 2015

HEADLINES High Court rules smoking ban applies to prisons Tobacco smoking a “thing of the past” by 2040 Plain packaging opponents unite in final push Tobacco display ban – one month to go London: New signs warning against smoking to be installed across 30 plays areas in Waltham Forest Doncaster: Council signs the Local Government […]

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ASH Daily news for 05 March 2015

HEADLINES Members of the European Parliament declare “war” on tobacco companies Patients who smoke want respect from physicians Ireland: Japan Tobacco International responds to standardised packaging decision Australia: Smokers drive spike in house fires US: Majority support raising tobacco sales age to 21 Parliamentary Business Members of the European Parliament declare “war” on tobacco companies […]

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ASH Daily news for 04 March 2015

HEADLINES Ireland bans branded tobacco packs Cutting smoking in North East could save regional economy £100m Surrey: Trading Standards launches campaign to crack down on illegal tobacco Scotland: Smokers urged to quit on No Smoking Day British American Tobacco bids for Brazilian firm Parliamentary Questions Ireland bans branded tobacco packs Following the example of Australia, […]

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ASH Daily news for 03 March 2015

HEADLINES The spread of western disease: ‘The poor are dying more and more like the rich’ NFRN say plain cigarettes a ‘disaster’ for shops Study: Cigarettes don’t keep you slim British American Tobacco drops and sues PwC over pollution scandal Kenya: Tobacco Industry accused of “imitation and interference” New Zealand: Pressure to bring in tobacco […]

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ASH Daily news for 02 March 2015

HEADLINES Adoption chiefs’ U-turn over ban on placing young children with parents who use e-cigarettes British Heart Foundation is urging smokers to quit on National No Smoking Day London’s mayor rejects smoking ban proposal in public spaces US Smokers may tap into multiple sources for nicotine US: Three tobacco companies to settle 400 smoking lawsuits […]

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ASH Daily news for 27 February 2015

HEADLINES Half million youngsters to die smoking unless we make changes, warns charity BAT says it would fight UK standardised “plain packaging” law IEA Survey on smoking in pubs Proposal to make proxy tobacco purchase illegal welcomed by retailers ‘Massive’ tobacco industry third party lobbying for revised European Directive Ireland passes standardised Ireland: Minister to […]

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ASH Daily news for 26 February 2015

HEADLINES Health experts debate smoking ban in outdoor public spaces in UK Greater Manchester to control £6bn NHS budget British American Tobacco sales fall less than expected Irish cancer charity rejects corporate donation over tobacco link US: Tobacco companies agree to settle lawsuits in Florida Federal Courts US: Flight Attendant Union celebrates 25 years of […]

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ASH Daily news for 25 February 2015

HEADLINES Australia: Smoking epidemic likely to kill two out of three smokers BAT considers £2.3 billion deal for remaining stake in its Brazilian offshoot Ireland: Health Minister insists standardised packaging will go ahead Plymouth: pub landlord arrested after being caught selling illegal cigarettes California: Bill would ban smokeless tobacco at baseball games Australia: Smoking epidemic […]

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ASH Daily news for 24 February 2015

HEADLINES Quitting smoking improves mental health: Habit makes you 70% more susceptible to anxiety and depression ASH welcomes laying of standardised packaging regulations Tobacco industry waged ‘David and Goliath’ campaign against EU US: Tobacco companies fighting over claims on smoking’s effects Daily Mail, 23 February 2015 Parliamentary Questions Quitting smoking improves mental health: Habit makes […]

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ASH Daily news for 23 February 2015

HEADLINES Staffordshire: Couple banned from adopting child after husband seen using e-cigarette To vape or not to vape? More and more just say no A third of drivers unaware of upcoming car smoking ban Nottingham: No smoking in Old Market Square? E-Cigarette maker recalls charger due to risk of electric shock Comment: There’s no evidence […]

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