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ASH Daily news for 24 May 2016

HEADLINES Electronic cigarettes – the fog and haze around the debate Europe lifts warning on Pfizer smoking cessation drug Scotland: Young people unaware of health risks of fruit-flavoured Shisha pipes Study reveals success of text messaging in helping smokers quit USA: Electronic cigarette use stalls as health concerns grow USA: Baseball great Tony Gwynn’s family […]

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ASH Daily news for 23 May 2016

HEADLINES Axa stubs out €1.7bn tobacco industry investment Wales: First minister dismisses e-cigarettes ban plan in health bill Big tobacco set to sue Britain How big tobacco lost its final fight for hearts, lungs and minds As cigarette packs all become the same, leading doctor reveals why standard packaging does save lives Northern Ireland: Ian […]

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ASH Daily news for 20 May 2016

HEADLINES New tobacco laws come into effect with standardised packaging and larger health warnings ‘Crushing defeat’ for tobacco firms over new packaging Tobacco firms vow to fight on against plain packaging following High Court defeat Peer tables motion to kill vaping rules Northern Ireland: Majority of workers to leave JTI Gallaher on Friday Nottingham: Cigarette […]

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ASH Daily news for 19 May 2016

HEADLINES Tobacco giants await High Court ruling over Government’s plain packaging rules Menthol cigarette phase out starts on Friday Canterbury: Anti-smoking campaigners back smoke free trial in playgrounds Germany to join countries with large pictorial warning on cigarette packs New Zealand: Court of Appeal upholds District Health Board smoking ban USA: NYS youth demonstrate outside […]

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ASH Daily news for 18 May 2016

HEADLINES North West: Hospital sticks to its ban on e-cigarettes Yorkshire: Elderly woman died in cigarette blaze US: House bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigars California: Cigarettes likely to get more expensive as $2 tax gathers enough signatures for ballot Australia: Tobacco company denies seeking children’s private information in FOI battle with Cancer […]

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ASH Daily news for 17 May 2016

HEADLINES Court condemns tobacco giant Philip Morris over bid to sue Australia Ireland: Plans to introduce plain packaging for tobacco products next year stall in the formation of a new Government USA: Supreme Court rejects Philip Morris appeal USA: Billionaire-backed campaign launched to raise California’s tobacco tax Ireland: Health Minister reiterates his support for workplace […]

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ASH Daily news for 16 May 2016

HEADLINES Public misconception of electronic cigarette health risks on the rise It’s not nicotine, it’s the smoke tricks young vapers love Illegal cigarettes are ‘undermining’ anti-smoking efforts £930,000 to develop new smoking cessation aids Scotland: Statistics ‘do not bear out claims’ of major tobacco firms Australia: Queensland health minister open to lifetime smoking ban for […]

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ASH Daily news for 13 May 2016

HEADLINES Canterbury: Councils launch smokefree parks initiative Northern Ireland: Retailers must be on the tobacco sellers register Switzerland: Smoking ban linked to decline in preterm births India: Jammu and Kashmir: Adult spending on tobacco far outstrips national average Parliamentary Questions Canterbury: Councils launch smokefree parks initiative A year-long trial aimed at stopping people smoking in […]

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ASH Daily news for 12 May 2016

HEADLINES Nottingham: NHS trust lifts vaping ban on hospital grounds Scotland: Anti-smoking charter proves popular Indonesia: tobacco plantations using child labour India: Parliamentary panel recommends assessing environmental impact of tobacco cultivation Parliamentary Questions: Nottingham: NHS trust lifts vaping ban on hospital grounds The Nottingham University Hospital Trust has made a decision to lift the ban […]

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ASH Daily news for 11 May 2016

HEADLINES Hartlepool: Health chief welcomes hard-hitting new rules on tobacco London: Teenager’s journey on campaign against smoking USA: If one in ten smokers quits, $63 billion could be saved USA: Human Rights Watch draws attention to children working on US tobacco farms Parliamentary Questions Hartlepool: Health chief welcomes hard-hitting new rules on tobacco Hartlepool Council’s […]

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ASH Daily news for 10 May 2016

HEADLINES North Somerset: Costs of smoking revealed Scotland: Vaping now allowed on the grounds of Vale of Leven Hospital USA: Keep electronic cigarettes out of reach of children: Surge in poisonings after swallowing liquid nicotine prompts safety calls France: Tobacco Company to appeal standardised packaging law China: Cigarette sales fall after rise in tobacco tax […]

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ASH Daily news for 09 May 2016

HEADLINES Warrington: Council backs end of Wolves’ Truvape deal as stadium e-cigarette ban comes into force France: Pregnant women could be paid €300 to stop smoking Argentina: 75% increase in tax on tobacco companies India: Largest cigarette maker to print larger warnings on packs after SC ruling Korea: JTI to stop making cigarettes US: Young […]

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ASH Daily news for 06 May 2016

HEADLINES EU’s highest court upholds tougher cigarette packet rules Scotland: NHS Lanarkshire will not be allowing e-cigarettes on hospital grounds Bournemouth: Illicit cigarette caused fire death Northern Ireland: Butt pouches for smokers from JTI US: FDA to put e-cigarette industry under federal oversight for the first time India: ITC shuts factories to comply with court […]

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ASH Daily news for 05 May 2016

HEADLINES Electronic cigarette vending machine to be installed at mental health unit PHE: More than 120,000 people hospitalised with smoking-related diseases in England USA: California raises legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21 Switzerland: School offers staff who don’t smoke extra holiday for being good role models Ethiopia: Public smoking ban in capital […]

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ASH Daily news for 04 May 2016

HEADLINES EU’s highest court upholds new law on cigarettes and electronic cigarettes North East: Quit 16 campaign highlights the dangers of smoking Cheshire: Playgrounds go smokefree to save children Coventry: Smokers face £400 fine for dropping cigarette ends India: Supreme Court rules tobacco industry should implement stringent packaging warning Citizens’ Petition on tobacco levy Parliamentary […]

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