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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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ASH Daily news for 27 June 2016

HEADLINES Wales: Hotelier calls for tougher penalties for guests who smoke illegally EU: Health commissioner ‘cannot comment’ on Mifsud-Dalli-Philip Morris allegations New Zealand: Govt plans to remove branding despite threats Canada: Metro mayor proposes return-it deposit on cigarette butts US: Southeastern states not protected by comprehensive smoke-free laws Wales: Hotelier calls for tougher penalties for […]

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ASH Daily news for 24 June 2016

HEADLINES Bristol: Electronic cigarettes ‘greatest opportunity’ to boost public health since 1960s, says professor Colchester: Council clamps down on smoking area US: Supreme Court rules for R.J. Reynolds in racketeering case Poland may tax e-cigarettes US: Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal from Illinois smokers Bristol: Electronic cigarettes ‘greatest opportunity’ to boost public health since […]

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ASH Daily news for 23 June 2016

HEADLINES BMA calls for ban on electronic cigarette use in public places Smoking breaks cost Britain £5 billion year in lost productivity US: Smokers don’t know what they’re smoking Philippines: Department of Health intensifies no-smoking campaign in schools BMA calls for ban on electronic cigarette use in public places The British Medical Association (BMA) has […]

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