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ASH Daily news for 21 July 2015

HEADLINES Proposals to make Brighton beach a smoke-free zone revealed New cancer plan could save 30,000 lives Leicestershire: Children tackling smoking France: Tobacconists protest against plain cigarette packaging bill France: Health ministers from ten countries meet in Paris to discuss anti-tobacco measures Proposals to make Brighton beach a smoke-free zone revealed Brighton beach could become […]

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ASH Daily news for 20 July 2015

HEADLINES Cigarettes should cost £15 a packet to prevent thousands of deaths, say leading medics Prison smoking ban under consideration Bradford: Senior councillor calls for city to back e-cigarettes as alternative to smoking Cumbria: ‘No smoking’ signs reminder to businesses US: Physicians testified for tobacco companies against dying cancer patients US: Tobacco industry quietly influencing […]

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ASH Daily news for 17 July 2015

HEADLINES Durham: Council receives award for efforts to tackle smoking EU: Hungarian govt “ready to face” EC probes Philip Morris expands e-cigarette deal with Altria Swedish Match and Philip Morris end snus joint venture US: New report shows how Chamber of Commerce fought anti-smoking laws in low-income countries US: Philadelphia Housing Authority bans smoking US: […]

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ASH Daily news for 16 July 2015

HEADLINES Study reveals electronic cigarette vapour produces similar results as air Brighton: Beach smoking ban proposals considered Leicester: NHS trust plan to extend smoking ban Bourne, Lincs: Cigarette causes house fire US: Health Groups urge Chamber of Commerce Board members to withdraw if chamber does not end global lobbying for Tobacco Industry US: $25 million […]

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ASH Daily news for 15 July 2015

HEADLINES Lung cancer patients who stop smoking live longer Women dies in house fire caused by cigarette Australia: New South Wales prisons prepare for smoking ban Scotland: Dog patrol sniffs out illicit tobacco US: Despite declines in smoking, tobacco use by Asian-American men on the rise Parliamentary Questions Lung cancer patients who stop smoking live […]

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ASH Daily news for 14 July 2015

HEADLINES Northern Ireland: Midwives to help mothers quit smoking South Lakeside: No smoking signs reminder to businesses US: Lawmakers tell personal stories in “Touched by Tobacco” campaign Strong tobacco controlling strategies implemented to reduce harmful effects of smoking in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka Parliamentary Questions Northern Ireland: Midwives to help mothers quit smoking The […]

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ASH Daily news for 13 July 2015

HEADLINES E-cigarette charger safety alert issued after spate of fires Lancashire: MP calls for war on tobacco as smoking death figures are published Nottinghamshire: Driver crashes…after ‘throwing cigarette out of the window’ Austria: Smoking ban bill to become law Australia: Queensland considers ban on smoking at skate parks, pools and bus stops India: Court directs […]

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ASH Daily news for 10 July 2015

HEADLINES New analysis of smoking and schizophrenia suggests possible causal link Council team recognised for success at getting tobacco-users to quit Jarrow: Cigarette filter factory looking to close because of decline in Western smokers Smoking banned in cars with children US: With feds slow to act, states target e-cigarette sales to minors France: Tobacco sales […]

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ASH Daily news for 09 July 2015

HEADLINES Budget 2015: Government will not proceed with plans for tobacco levy Study on rats suggests that junk food during pregnancy ‘can shape child’s taste for nicotine and alcohol’ Europe: European Parliament safeguards health in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Australia: New smoking bans introduced in New South Wales US: Impact of smoking on […]

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ASH Daily news for 08 July 2015

HEADLINES 40 people escape hostel fire sparked by cigarette Northamptonshire: Man attacks two teenage boys over cigarettes Birmingham: 11,000 illegal cigarettes seized in shop raids US: CVS Health quits US Chamber over stance on smoking US: Three-quarters of Americans support raising the tobacco purchasing age limit from 18 to 21 40 people escape hostel fire […]

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ASH Daily news for 07 July 2015

HEADLINES Coventry: Retailer invests in innovative e-cigarette gantry Opinion: Ban on electronic cigarette use Leicester: Senior nurses patrol in new smoking crackdown at Royal Infirmary Acne scars ‘worse in smokers’ WHO urges governments to raise tobacco taxes to beat smoking Philippines: New industry-funded illicit tobacco trade report dismissed US: Seattle curbs cigarettes in parks US: […]

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ASH Daily news for 06 July 2015

HEADLINES Industry-funded survey finds public want smoking rooms in pubs Scotland: Health and tobacco bill goes out to consultation NICE issues standard on reducing the harm from smoking EU: Public consultation on revised Tobacco Products Directive launched Cancer survivors who smoke perceive less risk from tobacco Indonesia: Philip Morris seeks at least $1bn from stake […]

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ASH Daily news for 03 July 2015

HEADLINES Letter: Government warned over public health cuts Scotland: Park visitors urged to stub out the cigarettes North East: Smokers urged to quit and supported to use e-cigs Experts call for ‘all hands on deck’ to tackle global burden of non-communicable disease US: Democrats attack Chamber over tobacco lobbying Kenya: Court suspends new tobacco regulations […]

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ASH Daily news for 02 July 2015

HEADLINES Smoking ban implemented at NHS Trust sites Wales: Electronic cigarette store criticised for using Minions characters on one of its products France: Smoking in cars with children present now banned USA: Local cities work together to reduce cigarette litter Parliament: Litter – Question for short debate Smoking ban implemented at NHS Trust sites Coventry […]

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ASH Daily news for 01 July 2015

HEADLINES NHS stop smoking attempts down 31% Oil and Gas UK advises firms to ban e-cigarettes offshore West Lothian primary school children encourage local community not to smoke in play parks Shock rise in women’s lung cancer is down to heavy smoking in the 1970s, say experts US: FDA seeks data on e-cigarettes after surge […]

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