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ASH Daily News for 21 September 2016

Pharmacy sector braces itself for Stoptober to help 7m smokers quit Scotland: Rise in e-cigarette use as smoking falls Smoking leaves lasting marks on DNA, study finds Europe: School students smoke and drink less India: Maharashtra govt proposes to ban smoking on pavements India: 68% tobacco firms comply with new warning rule Kazakhstan: Eight year […]

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ASH Daily News for 20 September 2016

Number of smokers in England drops to all-time low Stoptober campaign returns with Facebook Messenger bot to motivate smokers to quit E-cigarette research: Flavourings and higher voltage increase toxicity US: E-cigarette maker NJOY files for bankruptcy South Africa: Big tobacco ‘infiltration’ of intelligence detailed in Sars pair’s book US: Tobacco giant Philip Morris to pay […]

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ASH Daily News for 19 September 2016

Portsmouth: Solent NHS Trust to ban smoking on its sites What happened to Moto GP’s cigarette money? WHO warns of intensified tobacco industry interference Brunei and the Philippines curb tobacco industry interference USA: Canny marketing makes cigarettes hot property USA: Tobacco money is fuelling Louisiana’s political campaigns New Zealand: E-cigarettes fail to get Health Ministry […]

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ASH Daily News for 16 September 2016

Percentage of pregnant smokers in North-East lowest on record Research: Adolescents’ interest in trying flavoured e-cigarettes Ireland: Gaelic football club ban smoking on its grounds USA: Health experts urge Obama to reignite fight against menthol cigarettes USA: Former speaker John Boehner to join Reynolds American Inc. USA: Massachusetts: Northampton raises tobacco buying age to 21 […]

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ASH Daily News for 15 September 2016

House of Lords: Peers urge action to tackle higher smoking rates among poorest Public Health England Blog: Tobacco standard packs – seizing the moment to support smokers to quit North West: Smokefree Summer Initiative nominated for marketing award France: Headteachers claims letting pupils smoke in school could save lives Canada: Smoking rates among school children […]

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ASH Daily News for 14 September 2016

New research says e-cigarettes can help smokers quit Stoptober campaign to focus on Facebook Children’s willpower linked to smoking habits throughout life Barnet: Health and Wellbeing Board set to approve campaign to alert public to risks of smoking shisha Australia: Liberals call for rethink on e-cigarette ban New research says e-cigarettes can help smokers quit […]

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ASH Daily News for 13 September 2016

Protect children from toxic secondhand smoke, experts urge Wigan: Improved diagnosis for health North Lanarkshire: Crackdown on shops selling cigarettes to under-18s working say Trading Standards US: New reference material helps assure accurate measurement of tobacco product constituents USA: Results of Pfizer’s stop smoking drug study questioned by FDA Protect children from toxic secondhand smoke, […]

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ASH Daily News for 12 September 2016

Boom in ‘vaping’ sees UK’s first ever e-cigarette liquid production factory Yorkshire: Smoking ban outside council buildings being considered Ireland: Ex-garda chief to stamp out illegal cigarettes US: Tobacco Firms Pour Millions Into California Cigarette Tax Fight US: Congressman who took $42,000 from tobacco industries, pushes to allow free tobacco for troops Sri Lanka: Finance […]

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ASH Daily News for 09 September 2016

Smoking in movies and smoking initiation in adolescents: systematic review and meta-analysis Scotland: Smoke-free prisons will change attitudes and protect health USA: Kansas City launches ‘Baby and Me Tobacco Free’ programme USA: Appeals Court backs new trial in sick smoker case Parliamentary Questions Smoking in movies and smoking initiation in adolescents: systematic review and meta-analysis […]

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ASH Daily News for 08 September 2016

New Zealand: Standardised packaging given the go ahead New Study: College educated more likely to use e-cigarettes to quit cigarette smoking New study: Smoking in pregnancy could lead to an increased risk for Tourette syndrome and tic disorders London: Two stopped in a year for smoking in cars with children Wales: ‘Secret code words’ plan […]

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ASH Daily News for 07 September 2016

HEADLINES Norfolk: Hardened smokers targeted in new campaign but MP criticises pension investments in tobacco Scotland: NHS Fife bids to improve children’s health by cutting smoking rates Japan Tobacco International to launch website to raise awareness of the EU TPD Australia: Ban on e-cigarettes is unethical Panama: International Tobacco Control Support Parliamentary Questions Norfolk: Hardened […]

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ASH Daily News for 06 September 2016

HEADLINES E-cigarette ads may cause children to underestimate smoking risks – study Calderdale: Council set to ban smoking outside public buildings Bradford: Call for softer line on ‘vaping’ JTI launches new gantry solution for e cigarettes Rwanda to pursue stronger tax measures against tobacco products Myanmar: Anti-tobacco law to be upgraded with harsher punishments, fines […]

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ASH Daily News for 05 September 2016

HEADLINES Scotland: First safety trial of e-cigarettes for pregnant women to launch next year Wales: Public opinion sought over hospitals’ smoking ban review USA: Arkansas court to notify consumers who purchased Marlboro Lights or Marlboro Ultra of Settlement Vietnam: Danang Asian Beach Games organisers target “smoking-free” event South Africa: British American Tobacco whistle blower Scotland: […]

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ASH Daily News for 02 September 2016

HEADLINES Northamptonshire: Man’s death from drinking liquid nicotine is the fifth ever recorded in the world Halton: Smoking cessation clinic in Widnes designed to help residents quit USA: Two-thirds of Americans don’t want tobacco on drug store shelves New research to examine impact of e-cigarettes on heart health Banned from ads, tobacco companies use cigarette […]

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ASH Daily News for 01 September 2016

HEADLINES MPs say cuts are false economy in the drive to improve health and cut health inequalities Bath & Somerset: Grants available for local sports clubs to implement smokefree policies New Zealand: ANZ drops weapons and tobacco investments Australia: Cigarette tax increase comes into effect Australia: Tougher smokefree laws come into effect in Queensland USA: […]

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