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ASH Daily news for 03 September 2015

HEADLINES Council staff face work-hours smoking ban Liverpool smokers urged to kick the habit this Stoptober China: Men in China face increasing tobacco-related cancer risk US: Pharmacy company CVS says stopping tobacco sales made a big difference US: Legal action against electronic cigarette makers proposed in US Council staff face work-hours smoking ban Nottinghamshire county […]

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ASH Daily news for 02 September 2015

HEADLINES Electronic Cigarettes: What does 95% less harmful actually mean? Scotland: Smoking ban in hospital grounds causes controversy Shropshire: Campaign to highlight ban on smoking in cars with children Ireland: Levy on €150 million annual tobacco profit should be used to help smokers quit Brazil: Former smoker who lost his voice box to throat cancer […]

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ASH Daily news for 01 September 2015

HEADLINES E-cigarettes: the need for clear communication on relative risks Councils scale back test purchase activity Jersey: Smoking banned in cars carrying under 18 year olds Calderdale: Considering banning smoking in playgrounds US: Smoking rates among adults drop to 15 per cent China: Tough new laws on tobacco advertising lauded by WHO FDA issues warning […]

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ASH Daily news for 28 August 2015

HEADLINES E-cigarettes: Public Health England’s evidence-based confusion Hertfordshire County Council backs e-cigarettes Lancashire: Health bosses refuse UKIP request to allow patients to use e-cigarettes New law on smoking in cars ‘doesn’t go far enough’ US: California lawmakers act to raise smoking age to 21, restrict e-cigarettes US: FDA issues warning letters to “natural” tobacco makers […]

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ASH Daily news for 27 August 2015

HEADLINES Further drop in percentage of Scots who smoke TTIP controversy: The European Commission and Big Tobacco accused of cover-up after heavily redacted documents released Hospital bosses urged to support electronic cigarette use The great electronic cigarette war Calderdale: Smoking in children’s play areas could be banned Footballer, Mario Balotelli’s AC Milan code of conduct […]

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ASH Daily news for 26 August 2015

HEADLINES Survey suggests women are more likely to give up cigarettes for vaping Nottingham: Gedling Borough Council to ban smoking breaks Newham: Study shows low rate of teenage smokers Northern Ireland: Car smoking ban ‘unlikely before next Assembly election’ Quitting smoking post heart attack improves quality of life and mental health Letter: Encourage smokers to […]

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ASH Daily news for 25 August 2015

HEADLINES Millions of lives blighted by smokeless tobacco Jersey: First to ban smoking in cars with under 18s Surrey: Council to spend £900k a year on Stop Smoking Service Cheshire: Pub manager fined over smoking ban 32 ways to quit smoking: Everything from eating nuts to playing Tetris Millions of lives blighted by smokeless tobacco […]

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ASH Daily news for 24 August 2015

HEADLINES BAT to put its first quitting aid on the market Bosses urged to let staff vape at work Chief exec tells of ‘verbal abuse’ when asking people not to smoke on hospital grounds London: £15,000 Covent Garden e-cigarettes promotion stunt abandoned Scots back tighter smoking restrictions in outdoor spaces Public Health England e-cigarette report […]

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ASH Daily news for 21 August 2015

HEADLINES Wigan: Health chief backs call for e-cigs on the NHS Pharmacies should not sell e-cigs, RPS says following PHE report North East: Hospital pleads with smokers not to light up Rugby: Illegal tobacco sniffer dog finds £8k of counterfeit goods hidden in shop ceiling Pakistan: Tobacco industry’s tactics prised open by consumer rights group […]

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ASH Daily News for 20 August 2015

HEADLINES Stop Smoking Services: More support needed to help smokers quit Yorkshire: Pregnant Leeds smokers are failing to quit smoking Wales: Country remains at odds over electronic cigarettes New research: Heavy smokers more likely to develop fat stomachs Australia: Cancer Council Victoria fighting big tobacco over children’s survey data Stop Smoking Services: More support needed […]

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ASH Daily news for 19 August 2015

HEADLINES Health officials urge British smokers to start vaping Blog: Young people and electronic cigarettes – what do the latest data tell us? Southend: More than one in ten new mums at Southend Hospital are smokers Chile: Anti-smoking bill has tobacco industry on edge Why planes can’t fly without ashtrays? Health officials urge British smokers […]

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ASH Daily news for 18 August 2015

HEADLINES Opinion: Using tobacco taxes to save lives Derby: Cigarette prizes found in ‘Disney’ game at a Park Chester: Illegal tobacco and alcohol seized during raids Smoking worsens inflammatory bowel disease but patients do not realise this US: A college in Kansas becomes smoke and tobacco free Opinion: Using tobacco taxes to save lives Sweden […]

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ASH Daily news for 17 August 2015

HEADLINES Fears e-cigarettes lead children to smoke tobacco are unfounded, survey suggests Councils told by ministers not to accept money from tobacco firms to clean up Britain’s streets Wales: E-cig ban ‘flies in face of evidence’, say LibDems Government rules out smoking ban extension Cigarette plain packaging war heating up as new Australian study due […]

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ASH Daily news for 14 August 2015

HEADLINES Stillbirths in England dropped by almost 8% since smoking ban Warning to drivers as ban on smoking in cars approaches Solihull: Illegal tobacco plan goes up in smoke Smoking ban should be extended to outdoor areas, report says Dying for a cigarette? Have a game of Tetris! China: Nearly 90% of women exposed to […]

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ASH Daily news for 12 August 2015

HEADLINES Motorists alerted over upcoming ban on smoking in cars to prevent surge in fines Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service Sir Jeremy Heywood: How the Nudge unit threw light on lighting up Essex: Smoking ban launched on Clacton Pier Merseyside: Knowsley Feelgood Festival welcomed as a smokefree event Wales: House fire believed […]

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