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ASH Daily News for 19 July 2016

HEADLINES E-cigarette users ‘should have their own room and extra breaks at work’ according to Government advice Campaign for a revised TPD in the EU: lessons learnt MP warns of ‘false economy’ in Government approach to health spending EU calls on international partners to sign anti-smuggling UN treaty US: Tobacco companies give $17m to defeat […]

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ASH Daily News for 18 July 2016

HEADLINES Norfolk: Primary school becomes district’s first ‘voluntary smoke-free zone’ Leaked childhood obesity draft report underwhelms public health campaigners Canada: ‘Cool, fun factor’ motivates e-cigarette use in teens Ethiopia: JTI buys 40% stake In tobacco monopoly for a record $510m Nigeria: Government vows to enforce tobacco law, launches advisory committee US: Trump’s VP choice Mike […]

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ASH Daily News for 15 July 2016

HEADLINES US: E-cigarettes could cut smoking-related deaths by 21 percent – study Germany: BAT to cut 950 jobs at cigarette factory to reduce costs US: Baltimore initiative collects 55K cigarette butts in one neighbourhood Turkey: Over 3 million cigarette packets seized from vessel in Istanbul TV: Viewers unhappy with the smoking on Love Island US: […]

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ASH Daily News for 14 July 2016

HEADLINES The problem with selling a lethal product: you just can’t get the staff Warrington sets out 15 year plan for healthier future Burma: Tobacco giant accused of tricks to hook children The tide is turning towards e-cigarettes in France All chewed out: Chicago ballparks ban smokeless tobacco Parliamentary Questions The problem with selling a […]

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ASH Daily News for 13 July 2016

HEADLINES Blog: Electronic cigarettes: Maximising Benefit, Minimising Harm Theresa May’s Commons record Fire service’s warning over exploding electronic cigarette East Midlands: ‘No smoking’ request at 173 Leicester children’s play areas Southampton: Sniffer dogs to be used in Trading Standards illegal tobacco crackdown Parliamentary Business Blog: Electronic cigarettes: Maximising Benefit, Minimising Harm A blog written by […]

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ASH Daily News for 12 July 2016

HEADLINES Public health spending set to fall by 9% Tunbridge Wells taxi drivers could be banned from smoking e-cigarettes Kettering hospital apologises to residents unhappy with aftermath of smoking ban Cambridge: Mum’s call for play area smoke ban Tayside: E-cigarettes to be allowed on NHS grounds Canada: Uruguay’s tobacco victory encourages plain-pack proponents US: White […]

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ASH Daily News for 11 July 2016

HEADLINES Phillip Morris loses tough-on-tobacco lawsuit in Uruguay USA: E-cigarettes might be reversing fall in teenage smoking, study finds Mozambique plans to ratify WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control USA: Lawsuits mount against FDA regs on e-cigarettes Phillip Morris loses tough-on-tobacco lawsuit in Uruguay The World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) […]

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ASH Daily News for 07 July 2016

HEADLINES Vaping in public places: advice for employers and organisations Smoking cannabis with tobacco increases risk of dependence USA: Advice to WHO nations to consider mandatory low-nicotine cigarettes is premature, researcher says USA: Meet the farmers turning their tobacco into airplane fuel Tasmania wants to increase the legal age to buy cigarettes from 18 to […]

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ASH Daily News for 06 July 2016

HEADLINES Hackney students scoop prizes for anti-smoking films EU to end anti-smuggling deal with Philip Morris International USA: Appeal from smokers turned down by Supreme Court Tanzania bans shisha smoking over health concerns North Korea, a smokers’ paradise, now urging people to quit Parliamentary Questions Hackney students scoop prizes for anti-smoking films Hackney achieved success […]

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ASH Daily News for 05 July 2016

HEADLINES West Midlands shopkeeper sentenced after illegal cigarettes found New Zealand: Ban on cigarette displays cuts teenage smoking rates Lords debate 4th July: Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016 Parliamentary Questions West Midlands shopkeeper sentenced after illegal cigarettes found A former Stourbridge shopkeeper who admitted possessing illegal cigarettes for sale has been given a suspended […]

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ASH Daily News for 04 July 2016

HEADLINES Swedish Match to challenge EU snus ban in UK court UK government should fund media campaigns that promote quitting, not films that promote smoking Ireland: Councillor calls for cigarettes to be banned from parks after family tragedies Canada: Tobacco company offers special ‘ehdition’ cigarettes for national day New Zealand: Plain packaging bill passes second […]

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ASH Daily News for 1 July 2016

HEADLINES British American Tobacco vows to investigate child workers in Bangladeshi farms Continuing to make smoking a thing of the past A breath of fresh air: Smoking ban begins in all outdoor dining areas in South Australia New Zealand: Marking five years of smokefree prisons New Zealand moves closer to standardised packaging Chicago’s tobacco buying […]

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ASH Daily News for 30 June 2016

HEADLINES Watchdog refuses to stub out ‘degrading’ e-cig ad Tayside: School first to sign up to Tobacco Free Generation pledge Northern Ireland: Trust thanks the public for keeping sites smoke free US: Smoking at California state beaches and parks on way to becoming history US: Attempt to limit tobacco sales to adult-only stores in California […]

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ASH Daily News for 29 June 2016

HEADLINES No fines issued for smoking in cars with children New study: Electronic cigarette vapour may harm oral cavity Brexit: Tobacco companies show stock market resilience AA calls for reverse on electronic cigarette ad ban after Brexit Wales: Revamped public health bill in legislative programme Lancashire: Tobacco smugglers must pay back £240K or face jail […]

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ASH Daily News for 28 June 2016

HEADLINES E-cigarette industry body seeks government meeting to discuss EU vaping regulations in the wake of Brexit vote New research says the tobacco industry is shrinking thanks to smoking bans Medway Maritime Hospital Trust goes smokefree India: Cigarette sales dip for fourth consecutive year Indonesia: Pictorial warnings not included in tobacco bill E-cigarette industry body […]

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