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ASH Daily news for 07 October 2015

HEADLINES How did a jail in Guernsey ban smoking with no unrest? Stoptober: Comedians urge people to kick the habit Prospects burn bright for self-igniting cigarettes Welsh NHS delivery plans for major conditions extended to 2020 Wales: Patients could be forced to lose weight or stop smoking before they are eligible for routine operations How […]

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ASH Daily news for 06 October 2015

HEADLINES EU Commission ‘lacked transparency’ over tobacco lobbyist meetings Tobacco carve-out in TPP, major victory for public health Eurosceptic Tories claim EU ignoring the science over electronic cigarettes West Yorkshire: Traders who sell e-cigarettes to under 18s face fines of up to £2,500 Northern Ireland: Smoking linked to almost half of fire deaths Canada: Liberal […]

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ASH Daily news for 05 October 2015

HEADLINES We should allow e-cigs in hospitals: it would cut down on smoking, expert says NFRN welcomes new proxy purchasing rules Free cigarette recycling programme launched in UK Cambridgeshire: Children aged 9-12 ask for help to quit smoking for Stoptober Merseyside: Pupils help hammer home anti-smoking message Derby: E-cigarettes banned from stands at iPro Stadium […]

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ASH Daily news for 02 October 2015

HEADLINES George Osborne ignored doctors’ advice about tobacco levy Another fall in smoking with under-25s now amongst the least likely to light up Northern Ireland: Stormont uncertainty could delay child car smoking ban Shocking new figures reveal the extent of damage to children exposed to smoking in cars US: Low-nicotine cigarettes cut use, dependence, study […]

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ASH Daily news for 01 October 2015

HEADLINES Smoking ban in cars carrying children comes into force Police plan grace period for ban on smoking in cars with children Electronic cigarette firm fights EU vaping laws in European court Letter to the editor: The EU and the regulation of electronic cigarettes Smoking to be banned in Exeter and Dartmoor prisons Will the […]

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ASH Daily news for 30 September 2015

HEADLINES Smoking ban in prisons to be introduced in 2016 Smokefree timeline One in five smokers unaware of new law prohibiting smoking in cars Questions over enforcement of smoking in cars ban Largest NHS trust to become ‘smoke free’ next month Early exposure to tobacco as a cause of behavioural problems in children Canada: Suing […]

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ASH Daily news for 29 September 2015

HEADLINES A driving force for good: The ban on smoking in cars carrying children Disgusted father finds cigarette butt in tin of Lidl sardines Ban on electronic cigarette sales for under 18s coming into force Cumbria: Council welcomes smokefree cars to protect children North Tyneside: New initiative to help smokers quit Northern Ireland: Fire stations […]

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ASH Daily news for 28 September 2015

HEADLINES Rare ‘healthy’ smokers’ lungs explained Ukip MEP claims smoking ban destroyed more communities than pit closures Scotland: School pupils ‘exposed to e-cigarettes’ VIDEO: Bolton bus driver loads an e-cigarette while driving down a busy road UN officially recognizes that tobacco makes the world poorer New Zealand: Smoking rates fall and sales drop almost 4% […]

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ASH Daily news for 25 September 2015

HEADLINES Children with asthma fare worse when they live with smokers Stoptober support for parents as smoke-free car law comes in Japan Tobacco said to be in talks for $5bn Reynolds assets Australia: Man who refused to stop using his e-cigarette on flight from Sydney faces an $850 fine Aidan Turner puffs on an e-cigarette […]

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ASH Daily news for 24 September 2015

HEADLINES Young Europeans may die at earlier age than their grandparents, says WHO Scotland: Holyrood committee backs car smoking ban bill Scotland: Smokefree law number 23 on list of best 100 things from last 30 years Mum criticises school after son’s electronic cigarette is confiscated Parliamentary Questions Young Europeans may die at earlier age than […]

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ASH Daily news for 23 September 2015

HEADLINES BAT to buy Polish electronic cigarette firm Lincolnshire: Almost 15 per cent of pregnant women are smoking until they give birth St Helens: Smokers urged to quit smoking this Stoptober US: Task Force recommends behavioural interventions and medication to help smokers quit Around the world, those treated for addiction far more likely to smoke […]

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ASH Daily news for 22 September 2015

HEADLINES New study reveals that smokers are at increased risk of going blind Tobacco taxation does not increase illicit tobacco Scotland: 5 per cent of adults in Scotland use e-cigarettes Wales: Smoking ban in cars with kids was ‘long overdue’, say Wrexham shoppers Korea: New anti-smoking research institute New study reveals that smokers are at […]

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ASH Daily news for 21 September 2015

HEADLINES E-cigarette study discussion continues Risk of misuse of e-cigarettes Yorkshire: Campaign to tackle underage smoking among young Muslims US: Teen girls more likely to smoke if their mothers do Canada: Prizes for small retailers who sell more cigarettes? Zimbabwe: Public smokers to be jailed India: Denied tobacco, youth kills sister E-cigarette study discussion continues […]

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ASH Daily news for 18 September 2015

HEADLINES Passive smoking raises risk of type 2 diabetes Northern Ireland: People urged to back smoke free plans Wales: See the players your club could afford if your town quit smoking Most of the world’s smokers have no plans to quit WHO European Region Member States commit to denormalizing tobacco Ireland: E-cigarettes must not be […]

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ASH Daily News for 17 September 2015

HEADLINES Poll: Was Public Health England right to endorse electronic cigarettes as a smoking cessation aid? No conclusive evidence that electronic cigarettes tempt teens to smoke Lincolnshire: £75 fine issued for dropping cigarette litter US: New York smoking rate falls after worrying rise New study: Video game warnings fall short in rating tobacco content US: […]

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