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ASH Daily news for 26 November 2015

HEADLINES Spending Review: NHS England uplift at expense of other health services, economists warn Research suggests school pupils ‘using electronic cigarettes as gateway to smoking’ Letter: Public health the key to cutting stillbirths France: Plain standardised cigarette packaging passed China: Indoor smoking down sharply Spending Review: NHS England uplift at expense of other health services, […]

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ASH Daily news for 25 November 2015

HEADLINES Pregnant women exposed to passive smoking deliver babies earlier Rates of mouth cancer increase to all time high Bedfordshire: Dog sniffs out more than 480 illegal tobacco goods during crackdown Scotland: Woman dies after lit cigarette sparks aerosol explosion Philip Morris should not be interfering with Uruguay’s public health legislation Pregnant women exposed to […]

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ASH Daily news for 24 November 2015

HEADLINES Osborne injects £3.8bn to help reduce financial pressure on NHS 7,000 Wiganers live in poverty because of smoking West Midlands Pension Fund invests £168m in alcohol and tobacco firms Prenatal smoking exposure can potentially affect someone’s health for years after birth US: Covering tobacco displays in stores might lower kids’ smoking rates Australia: Labor […]

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ASH Daily news for 23 November 2015

HEADLINES Imperial Tobacco shares hit record levels after reports BAT looking at a bid South Gloucestershire Council signs tobacco declaration to cut down on smoker numbers Wales: Person injured after e-cigarette explodes in Newport Wales: Pensioner who sold counterfeit tobacco had more than £4,000 in cash when he was stopped Criminal gangs are selling fake […]

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ASH Daily news for 20 November 2015

HEADLINES Treasury pushing for cuts to local authority public health budgets in Spending Review Retailers offered chance to win underage sales training Nurses say treating patients with avoidable health issues is never a waste Durham: Smoking cessation stars honoured at awards ceremony Northern Ireland: Doctors demand urgent action over child health crisis Letter: “We are […]

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ASH Daily News for 19 November 2015

HEADLINES New report: Action needed to save hundreds of babies from stillbirth Nurses urged to show councils evidence against public health cuts London Midland bans electronic cigarette use British American to test tobacco/electronic cigarette hybrid Lincolnshire: Shop owners warned not to sell e-cigarettes to people under 18 US: Boston mayor aims to raise smoking age […]

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ASH Daily news for 18 November 2015

HEADLINES Quitting can reverse effects of smoking Smoking to blame for 60 house fires a year in South Yorkshire Roadshow helps keep Bolton healthy – and celebrates 500,000th visitor US: Obama has stuck to his promise about cigarettes Pharmacy researcher developing nicotine vaccine Parliamentary Debate – Health and Poverty Quitting can reverse effects of smoking […]

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ASH Daily news for 17 November 2015

HEADLINES How can Philip Morris sue Uruguay over its tobacco laws? Mouth cancer awareness saves lives Shares in Imperial Tobacco hit record high on fresh takeover talk China continues to lag in effective tobacco control, studies show Parliamentary Business How can Philip Morris sue Uruguay over its tobacco laws? In an opinion piece published in […]

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ASH Daily news for 16 November 2015

HEADLINES London: £10k of illegal tobacco seized in Tottenham Switzerland: Government pushes for ‘balanced’ smoking law Indonesia: Students join movement against cigarette ads India: Bundi woman bags first prize for no-smoking pledge Video tests how many adults would react to a ten-year-old smoking London: £10k of illegal tobacco seized in Tottenham Smokers in north London […]

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ASH Daily news for 13 November 2015

HEADLINES Yorkshire: Plans for smokefree generation by 2025 Jeremy Hunt aims to cut number of stillbirths and neonatal deaths Scotland: Holyrood committee questions uniform no smoking perimeter in bill US: Smoking ban plan for public housing US: Adult smoking rate falls to new low India: Efforts on for tobacco-free generations says HP Health Minister Yorkshire: […]

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ASH Daily news for 12 November 2015

HEADLINES New study finds financial incentives to help pregnant women stop smoking are highly cost-effective Nearly 28,000 people across East Anglia joined Stoptober Ed Sheeran goes cold turkey after quitting smoking Indonesia: Tobacco taxes to rise 11 per cent in Indonesia Australia: Pilot programme finds success among smoking prisoners Australia: Builders propose use of drones […]

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ASH Daily news for 11 November 2015

HEADLINES Breathe 2025 campaign launched in York Liverpool: Residents near local children’s hospital unhappy with cigarette litter Pakistan: Tobacco retailers have to obtain licences within a week US: States most impacted by tobacco do least to reduce smoking US: FDA approves sale of eight new Swedish Match snus products Parliamentary Question Breathe 2025 campaign launched […]

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ASH Daily news for 10 November 2015

HEADLINES E-cigarettes restriction plan concerns Welsh Conservative party leader Scotland: Efforts to stub out cigarette sales to kids in Dundee Norfolk: Highest rates of pregnant women smoking at King’s Lynn hospital India: 85% pictorial warnings required as of 1st April 2016 Australia: Labour to raise tobacco taxes if elected US: Why are some Americans smoking […]

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ASH Daily news for 09 November 2015

HEADLINES Scotland: MSPs back new restrictions on e-cigarettes sales Telford: Quit smoking aid hit by council cash cuts Scotland: Alarm after toddler drinks ‘vaping’ liquid Rotting fruit used to hide smuggled cigarettes TRA campaigns for fairer deal for small shops Midlands: Sandwell hospital to go smokefree by 2018 North East: Woman supplied counterfeit cigarettes from […]

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ASH Daily news for 06 November 2015

HEADLINES BAT scientists propose new framework for assessing reduced-risk products South Yorkshire councils launch campaign to tackle illicit tobacco Isle of Man: Children asked to spread the word about dangers of smoking Croydon: Secondary school students give big thumbs down to smoking TTIP: Mammoth trade deal confirms advocates’ worst fears China: Calls for new charity […]

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