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ASH Daily news for 11 August 2015

HEADLINES Health Minister Jane Ellison: Three million reasons to quit Lincolnshire: Local stop smoking project wins national award Scotland: St Johnstone players help to highlight the dangers of secondhand smoke Enzyme prohibiting nicotine reaching the brain could be used as new stop smoking drug Health Minister Jane Ellison: Three million reasons to quit The following […]

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ASH Daily news for 10 August 2015

HEADLINES Wales: Smoking could be banned in pub beer gardens South West: Smokers finding ways to avoid UK tax, claims TMA survey Derbyshire: Chesterfield Royal Hospital smoking ban decision expected in autumn Rochdale: High support for smokefree family events, as new campaign launches Manchester: Shopkeeper who used secret chute to sell smuggled tobacco is rumbled […]

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ASH Daily news for 07 August 2015

HEADLINES Worst local areas for teenage smokers revealed by new data Scotland: Grocers oppose advertising ban for e-cigs Electronic cigarettes banned from East Croydon and Southern trains Rugby: Mum who quit smoking after getting pregnant is immortalised as a hologram Suffolk: Could county re-visit tobacco investment? India: Punjab to forestall move to launch smaller cigarette […]

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ASH Daily News for 06 August 2015

HEADLINES Plymouth: Director of Public Health vows to make combating teenage smoking ‘a top priority’ Bracknell: Biggest drop in pregnant smokers within whole of South East Bradford: Crackdown on cigarette butt litterers Scotland: A fall in demand for quit smoking support ‘linked’ to electronic cigarettes China: Free meals on offer in smoke-free Beijing eatery game […]

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ASH Daily news for 05 August 2015

HEADLINES Electronic cigarette use by 15-year-olds higher in more deprived parts of England Children who have been bullied or admit they were bullies themselves ‘more likely to be smokers’ Swedish study reveals combined effects of smoking and early menopause on overall mortality US: Residential location affects pregnant women’s likelihood of smoking Opinion: Taxing tobacco to […]

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ASH Daily news for 04 August 2015

HEADLINES Lancashire: Smokefree campaign launched to help protect children from dangers of cigarettes Batley: Family escape blazing fire caused by cigarette Somerton (Somerset): Residents respond negatively to council’s ban on electronic use indoors Austria: Court overturn plans on electronic cigarette restrictions Kenya: Health minister defends strict tobacco rules in battle with manufacturer Lancashire: Smokefree campaign […]

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ASH Daily news for 03 August 2015

HEADLINES Leicester: City chosen for ‘ground-breaking’ e-cig study Stoke-on-Trent: Consulation on plans for ‘smoke-free’ zones Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council: E-cigarettes to be outlawed in council buildings Vaping industry hits back at e-cigarette landfill claims Gloucester: Authorities fear illicit tobacco trade is moving from shops to ‘tab houses’ on estates British American Tobacco to close […]

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ASH Daily news for 31 July 2015

HEADLINES ‘Majority in favour’ of Brighton beach smoking ban Scotland: Anti-litter stunt raises eyebrows Exchange rates hit sales at BAT Plymouth: Woman died after 8ft head-first fall when she went for a cigarette Noel Gallagher warns Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere: ”If you are smoking and drinking you are not an athlete” Study: Every country in the […]

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ASH Daily news for 30 July 2015

HEADLINES Public smoking ban linked to fall in childhood asthma Non-smoking area on Bournemouth beach proposed BAT ‘standardised packaging’ challenge to be heard in December New Zealand: Study explores effects over time of tobacco tax increases Uganda: Anti-tobacco bill passed Parliamentary Questions Public smoking ban linked to fall in childhood asthma Research carried out by […]

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ASH Daily news for 29 July 2015

HEADLINES Lower revenue for British American Tobacco’s first half sales Blowing smoke: is vaping waste as bad as cigarette butts? Stoke-on-Trent City Council approves outdoor smoke-free plans Tidworth: Women escapes house fire caused by cigarette Northern Ireland: Mid-Ulster council to use children in undercover cigarettes bust US: Community clean up aims to decrease litter and […]

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ASH Daily news for 28 July 2015

HEADLINES Brighton: Proposed smoking ban could be extended to outside pubs and restaurants Hampstead: Retired headteacher uses YouTube to tackle litter problem outside Royal Free Hospital Northern Ireland: Farmer caught smoking in tractor will not be prosecuted Australia: Tobacco giant suing Australia over plain packaging Parliamentary Questions Brighton: Proposed smoking ban could be extended to […]

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ASH Daily News for 27 July 2015

HEADLINES Whitehall ‘knew about health risks’ to prison wardens Southern Rail bans use of electronic cigarettes Nottingham: Smoking ban in play areas Ireland: Electronic cigarette sellers anger at vaping adverts ban China catches up with the electronic cigarette habit Should a hunger charity accept support from a tobacco company? Whitehall ‘knew about health risks’ to […]

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ASH Daily news for 24 July 2015

HEADLINES England: Smoking, drinking and drug-taking among pupils at record low Opinion: I don’t predict a riot: jail smoking ban need not spell unrest Hampshire: Havant council’s 5,000 litter fines ‘shows policy is working’ Derbyshire: Taxi driver fined £1,600 for throwing cigarette butt on the floor Wirral: Google Streetview smoker caught by ‘fuming’ wife Wales: […]

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ASH Daily news for 23 July 2015

HEADLINES Coronation Street star helps launch campaign tackling smoking in pregnancy Northern Ireland: Farmer faces large fine for smoking in tractor France: Sénat removes plain packs from Health Bill Study indicates that low-nicotine cigarettes will not reduce smoking dependence Coronation Street star helps launch campaign tackling smoking in pregnancy Coronation Street star Samia Ghadie has […]

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ASH Daily news for 22 July 2015

HEADLINES Prison Governors Association comments on smoking ban in prisons Brighton plans smoking ban for beach More evidence smoking raises risk of death from breast cancer France: Tobacconists dump 4 tons of carrots outside Socialist Party HQ. Parliamentary Questions Prison Governors Association comments on smoking ban in prisons The Prison Governors Association president, Andrea Albutt, […]

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