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ASH Daily news for 23 January 2015

HEADLINES ‘Delight’ at plain packaging vote for MPs Plain cigarette packaging: pro-smoking groups and Ukip condemn move MPs courted by tobacco firms criticise move towards plain packaging Burnham praises Hunt for cigarette packaging plans Some e-cigarettes may release more cancer causing chemicals than regular tobacco, study suggests Sark tobacco sale age limit rises to 18 […]

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ASH Daily news for 22 January 2015

HEADLINES UK to introduce standardised cigarette packaging before next election Parliamentary News: Legislation for standardised packaging Ban on smoking in cars with children from October 1 Northern Ireland: Gallaher cigarette factory owner rejects union proposal to save 500 jobs US: Attorney General wants to raise Washington smoking age to 21 Standardised Packaging: how twitter reacted […]

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ASH Daily news for 21 January 2015

HEADLINES Ann McKechin MP: Parliament deserves a vote on plain packaging before the election Lincolnshire: Alcohol licence revoked for raided Lincoln shop selling illegal cigarettes Nottingham: smoking in hospital sites will be fined Bangladesh: Tobacco farmers demonstrated for alternative crops instead of tobacco farming Germany: Smokers could face ‘smoking timetable’ on their own balcony U.S: […]

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ASH Daily News for 20 January 2015

HEADLINES Higher cot death risk around smokers, report finds Let’s quit together: health kicks are easier if your partner signs up too Cigar smoking makes Tom and Jerry the most complained about children’s TV show of the last decade Imperial Tobacco launches display resources for retailers US: San Francisco launches electronic cigarette public education campaign […]

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ASH Daily news for 19 January 2015

HEADLINES Plain tobacco pack regulation plans squeezed by general election London: Smoking ban for mental health patients in Islington’s high-security wards Birmingham: Tipton hero tells of saving neighbour from bungalow blaze Ireland: €120m boom for cigarette smugglers GSK’s nicotine patches and gum feel the heat from e-cigarettes South Korea: Cigarette imports drop 14.4% amid surge […]

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ASH Daily news for 16 January 2015

HEADLINES Scotland: NHS Lothian bans smoking inside cars in hospital grounds Enfield launches new stop smoking campaign Coventry: ‘Our overall vision is of a smoke-free future for the city’, letter Letter: Plain packs delay IARC: Most types of cancer not due to “bad luck” Comment: Facts point to the success of plain packaging Italy: Film […]

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ASH Daily News for 15 January 2015

HEADLINES Labour pledges to protect children from ‘harm caused by alcohol, sugar and smoke’ Ireland: Warning over pregnant smokers New study: Don’t think about sex if you want to quit smoking Manchester: Criminal gang caught with huge quantities of illegal cigarettes and rolling tobacco brought to justice Kent: Electronic cigarettes warning follows fires in Teynham […]

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ASH Daily news for 14 January 2015

HEADLINES Open Letter: Standardised packaging for tobacco will help save lives Imperial Tobacco petition against unfair tax deal As many as two-fifths of never-smoking teens are exposed to secondhand smoke worldwide London: Shisha lounge fined £14,000 after owner caught allowing smoking Lancashire: Health trust goes smoke free Smokeless Tobacco in Sweden India: Government likely to […]

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ASH Daily news for 13 January 2015

HEADLINES Vaping etiquette: the best way to ensure smoke without ire Dental teams encouraged to support No Smoking Day Australia: Smoking ban on private balconies proposed for Queensland US: Many teens think ‘light smoking’ is safe Philippines: Philip Morris reduces workforce by 13% Parliamentary Questions Vaping etiquette: the best way to ensure smoke without ire […]

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ASH Daily news for 12 January 2015

HEADLINES Five year action planned to help beat cancer Warrington: Wolves lift ban on e-cigs at stadium after signing new sponsorship deal Dramatic video shows E-Cigarette bursts into flames in just 35 minutes Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger accepts Szczesny smoking apology, says he used to sell cigarettes Ability to quit smoking ‘predictable’ US: Study shows […]

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ASH Daily news for 09 January 2015

HEADLINES Suffolk: Smokefree Strategy set to be launched Warwickshire: Bedworth house fire caused by e-cigarette charger Football: Arsène Wenger gets tough with smoking ban US: Many e-cigs’ labels show wrong nicotine content, study Australia: Health Department offers hypnotherapy, acupuncture cash to help staff quit smoking US: Major cancer groups call for e-cigarette research, regulation Parliamentary […]

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ASH Daily News for 08 January 2015

HEADLINES American Red Cross urged to rid itself of tobacco money Scotland: Discarded cigarette caused fatal New Year’s Eve fire West Yorkshire: Fire Service warns smokers of the dangers of cigarettes Ireland: Tobacco firm claims standard packs law is being “rushed in” US: Tobacco companies criticize federal judge China: Electronic cigarette controls considered American Red […]

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ASH Daily news for 07 January 2015

HEADLINES Tobacco branding warning from British Heart Foundation Japan Tobacco International tobacco ad banned following complaints from health groups Letter from Liz McInnes, MP for Heywood and Middleton Three-month countdown to tobacco display ban begins Cambridge: Headteacher plea to parents to stop smoking at school gates US: Study finds college campus tobacco-free policies are effective […]

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ASH Daily news for 06 January 2015

HEADLINES Lung cancer cases in Welsh women jump by a third in just 10 years, with numbers now the third highest in Europe Pick up some of the £1bn litter bill, MPs to tell businesses Scientists discover best time to quit smoking – if you are a woman Footballer faces £20,000 fine after being accused […]

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ASH Daily news for 05 January 2015

HEADLINES Doctors’ fury at ministers over delays to plain cigarette packaging E-cigarettes sold in prison shops in smoking ban pilot Cancer figures prompt call to reduce risk by improving lifestyles Grocers light up as e-cigarette sales soar 50 per cent in a year Roll-ups are just as harmful as manufactured cigarettes Watch: Graphic anti-smoking ad […]

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