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ASH Daily news for 13 June 2016

HEADLINES Wales: PA system to stop smoking at Hywel Dda hospitals Blu launches EUTPD retailer guide EU: Links between ex-commissioner Dalli and Philip Morris exposed South Korea: BAT builds second plant Australia: Study suggest pregnant teens are taking up smoking to make their babies small Wales: PA system to stop smoking at Hywel Dda hospitals […]

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ASH Daily news for 10 June 2016

HEADLINES Manchester: Crackdown sees smokers fined £4,000 for dropping cigarette butts US: Cigarette smoking in high school at ‘all-time low,’ CDC report Mauritius looking at plain packs Netherlands: Dutch could save €1.7bn a year and halve smoking rate with tough campaign India: FDI ban in tobacco sector Malaysia: BAT sells factories for RM149 million North […]

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ASH Daily news for 09 June 2016

HEADLINES Tobacco industry funded report asserts 53 billion illegal cigarettes consumed in the European Union last year Retailers lacking the technology to prevent online sales of electronic cigarettes to under-18s East of England: Voluntary ban on smoking at play areas moves a step closer North West: Smokefree campaign hailed a success US: New smoking age […]

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ASH Daily news for 08 June 2016

ASH Daily news for 08 June 2016 HEADLINES Charities warn that 250,000 people will die from preventable conditions by 2025 Scotland: Encouraging youngsters to become tobacco-free generation US: People can’t stop laughing at anti-standardised packaging advert and its ‘terrible’ Australian accents Research report: Who thinks what about e-cigarette regulation? A content analysis of UK newspapers […]

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ASH Daily news for 7 June 2016

HEADLINES USA: New study finds pictorial warnings on tobacco packaging increase quit attempts California: New bill proposes restricting where tobacco can be sold Tanzania: Tackling child labour in Tabora Parliamentary Questions USA: New study finds pictorial warnings on tobacco packaging increase quit attempts Researchers at the University of North Carolina have found further evidence supporting […]

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ASH Daily news for 6 June 2016

ASH Daily news for 06 June 2016 HEADLINES Early deaths from heart disease set to soar by a third in a decade – unless smoking and obesity are ‘aggressively addressed’ Doctors warn Brexit could harm patient care and public health Oxford: Three month trial to ban smoking in parks starts Plain packs proposal draws fire […]

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ASH Daily news for 3 June 2016

ASH Daily news for 03 June 2016 HEADLINES Electric shock risk forces e-cigarette charger recall Norwich: Smoking could be ‘banned’ at 85 play areas Australia: Smokers distort health warnings on cigarette packs, research shows India: Cigarette brands implement 85% pictorial warnings Kenya: Health Ministry announces plans for plain packaging China: New draft of anti-smoking law […]

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ASH Daily news for 2 June 2016

HEADLINES Women trying to quit smoking should stop in the second half of their monthly cycle, researchers claim Lincolnshire: Trust to ban smoking in alignment with NICE guidance Manchester: smoking-related deaths revealed Tobacco Retailers Alliance spokesman speaks out against anti-tobacco laws US: Broad support for increasing legal age of tobacco sales Women trying to quit […]

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ASH Daily news for 1 June 2016

HEADLINES Minister for public heath given World Health Organization Director-General Award Northamptonshire: Smoking to be banned on hospital site Canada: standardised packaging for tobacco products to become compulsory New Zealand: Tax on cigarettes is hitting minority groups hardest Norway: Doctors call to ban sales of tobacco to anyone born after 2000 South Korea: Rewards for […]

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ASH Daily news for 31May 2016

HEADLINES World No Tobacco Day 2016: Get ready for plain packaging Smoking causes nearly 5,000 hospital admissions a day in England Scientists’ pensions are invested in tobacco firms Anti-smoking campaign seemingly unsuccessful according to pilot study More women are taking up smoking worldwide India: Educate women on dangers of smoking during pregnancy World No Tobacco […]

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ASH Daily news for 27 May 2016

HEADLINES Lung disease kills one person every five minutes in the UK – but research is badly underfunded Sweden: E-cigarettes no longer considered medicinal products Norway to detail progress on plain packaging China: Capital launching 100-day effort to help smokers quit Philippines and Thailand returning to WTO on tobacco row Czechia: Smoking ban failure triggers […]

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ASH Daily news for 26 May 2016

HEADLINES Achieving a smokefree pregnancy: can electronic cigarettes help? Canada: Study shows effectiveness of hospital initiated smoking cessation programs Researchers raise concerns over electronic cigarette safety Malaysia has made a ‘u-turn’ on introducing plain packaging for tobacco products Achieving a smokefree pregnancy: can electronic cigarettes help? Midwives and health professionals are increasingly being asked for […]

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ASH Daily news for 24 May 2016

HEADLINES Electronic cigarettes – the fog and haze around the debate Europe lifts warning on Pfizer smoking cessation drug Scotland: Young people unaware of health risks of fruit-flavoured Shisha pipes Study reveals success of text messaging in helping smokers quit USA: Electronic cigarette use stalls as health concerns grow USA: Baseball great Tony Gwynn’s family […]

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ASH Daily news for 23 May 2016

HEADLINES Axa stubs out €1.7bn tobacco industry investment Wales: First minister dismisses e-cigarettes ban plan in health bill Big tobacco set to sue Britain How big tobacco lost its final fight for hearts, lungs and minds As cigarette packs all become the same, leading doctor reveals why standard packaging does save lives Northern Ireland: Ian […]

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ASH Daily news for 20 May 2016

HEADLINES New tobacco laws come into effect with standardised packaging and larger health warnings ‘Crushing defeat’ for tobacco firms over new packaging Tobacco firms vow to fight on against plain packaging following High Court defeat Peer tables motion to kill vaping rules Northern Ireland: Majority of workers to leave JTI Gallaher on Friday Nottingham: Cigarette […]

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