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ASH Daily news for 22 June 2016

HEADLINES Tobacco companies suspected of dodging EU anti-smuggling rules Vaping is better than smoking Smoking may have negative effects on sperm quality Yorkshire and the Humber: Award for fire service funded midwife safety scheme ASH Daily News: Correction Tobacco companies suspected of dodging EU anti-smuggling rules Until recently the anti-smuggling system Codentify was owned by […]

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ASH Daily news for 21 June 2016

HEADLINES What price for public health services? Quitting smoking could be responsible for increased incidence of Parkinson’s disease – but lighting up is still more likely to kill you China: Tobacco volumes decline for the first time in two decades and bring down global volumes Ghana calls for tobacco control in Africa What price for […]

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ASH Daily news for 20 June 2016

HEADLINES Shock stats show one in 10 women smoke during pregnancy – despite knowing the risks Wales: Push the button to stop hospital smoking Scotland: Council pledge to help stub out the habit EU: Tobacco firms defend value of EU deals Australian watchdog files suit against e-cigarette retailers Ghana: Africa health partners urged to collaborate […]

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ASH Daily news for 17 June 2016

HEADLINES New annual smoking in pregnancy figures show local variations Leading public health bodies call for decriminalisation of drugs Coalition opposed to plain packaging has many ties to tobacco industry New Zealand: BAT scales back business US: Americans are getting heart-healthier. Coronary heart disease decreasing Audio: Linking smoking and lung cancer New annual smoking in […]

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ASH Daily news for 16 June 2016

HEADLINES Switzerland: No general ban on tobacco advertising Two in five Pakistanis start smoking before 10 years of age India: Karnataka bans electronic cigarettes Parliamentary Questions Switzerland: No general ban on tobacco advertising A ban on advertising tobacco products in Switzerland has been rejected by the Swiss senate, in a vote on Wednesday (15 June). […]

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ASH Daily news for 15 June 2016

ASH Daily news for 15 June 2016 HEADLINES Price increases and stronger product mix to offset European tobacco companies’ declining volumes Indonesia: Tobacco firms ignore legal restrictions Philippines: Casinos seek smoking ban exemption Australia: Celebrate a smoke-free Father’s Day USA, Oregon: Raising the age for the purchase of tobacco Price increases and stronger product mix […]

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ASH Daily news for 14 June 2016

HEADLINES Hackney Council: Quit smoking for Ramadan and for good Study suggests young cancer survivors are more likely to smoke than people without cancer history US: New study claims electronic cigarettes could act as a gateway to adolescent smoking Parliamentary Questions Hackney Council: Quit smoking for Ramadan and for good Muslim smokers are being encouraged […]

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ASH Daily news for 13 June 2016

HEADLINES Wales: PA system to stop smoking at Hywel Dda hospitals Blu launches EUTPD retailer guide EU: Links between ex-commissioner Dalli and Philip Morris exposed South Korea: BAT builds second plant Australia: Study suggest pregnant teens are taking up smoking to make their babies small Wales: PA system to stop smoking at Hywel Dda hospitals […]

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ASH Daily news for 10 June 2016

HEADLINES Manchester: Crackdown sees smokers fined £4,000 for dropping cigarette butts US: Cigarette smoking in high school at ‘all-time low,’ CDC report Mauritius looking at plain packs Netherlands: Dutch could save €1.7bn a year and halve smoking rate with tough campaign India: FDI ban in tobacco sector Malaysia: BAT sells factories for RM149 million North […]

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ASH Daily news for 09 June 2016

HEADLINES Tobacco industry funded report asserts 53 billion illegal cigarettes consumed in the European Union last year Retailers lacking the technology to prevent online sales of electronic cigarettes to under-18s East of England: Voluntary ban on smoking at play areas moves a step closer North West: Smokefree campaign hailed a success US: New smoking age […]

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ASH Daily news for 08 June 2016

ASH Daily news for 08 June 2016 HEADLINES Charities warn that 250,000 people will die from preventable conditions by 2025 Scotland: Encouraging youngsters to become tobacco-free generation US: People can’t stop laughing at anti-standardised packaging advert and its ‘terrible’ Australian accents Research report: Who thinks what about e-cigarette regulation? A content analysis of UK newspapers […]

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ASH Daily news for 7 June 2016

HEADLINES USA: New study finds pictorial warnings on tobacco packaging increase quit attempts California: New bill proposes restricting where tobacco can be sold Tanzania: Tackling child labour in Tabora Parliamentary Questions USA: New study finds pictorial warnings on tobacco packaging increase quit attempts Researchers at the University of North Carolina have found further evidence supporting […]

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ASH Daily news for 6 June 2016

ASH Daily news for 06 June 2016 HEADLINES Early deaths from heart disease set to soar by a third in a decade – unless smoking and obesity are ‘aggressively addressed’ Doctors warn Brexit could harm patient care and public health Oxford: Three month trial to ban smoking in parks starts Plain packs proposal draws fire […]

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ASH Daily news for 3 June 2016

ASH Daily news for 03 June 2016 HEADLINES Electric shock risk forces e-cigarette charger recall Norwich: Smoking could be ‘banned’ at 85 play areas Australia: Smokers distort health warnings on cigarette packs, research shows India: Cigarette brands implement 85% pictorial warnings Kenya: Health Ministry announces plans for plain packaging China: New draft of anti-smoking law […]

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ASH Daily news for 2 June 2016

HEADLINES Women trying to quit smoking should stop in the second half of their monthly cycle, researchers claim Lincolnshire: Trust to ban smoking in alignment with NICE guidance Manchester: smoking-related deaths revealed Tobacco Retailers Alliance spokesman speaks out against anti-tobacco laws US: Broad support for increasing legal age of tobacco sales Women trying to quit […]

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