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ASH Daily news for 03 May 2016

HEADLINES Medical professionals call for a smoke-free approach to arts sponsorship Lifespan gap ‘widening between rich and poor’ BAT acquires Ten Motives electronic cigarette frim USA: New anti-smoking campaign targets LGBTI youth Australia: Cigarette prices to rise after tobacco tax hike in Federal Budget 2016 USA: Massachusetts Senate passes tobacco bill Argentina: Tax on tobacco […]

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ASH Daily news for 29 April 2016

HEADLINES Analysis: Nicotine without smoke—putting electronic cigarettes in context EU: Commission under fire for lack of transparency in tobacco lobby meetings EU: Tobacco industry calls for transparency US: Massachusetts Senate approves under-21 ban on tobacco sales India: Tobacco majors win interim relief over pack warnings Malaysia: No proof excise duty hike caused increase in illicit […]

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ASH Daily news for 28 April 2016

HEADLINES Electronic cigarettes ‘much less harmful than smoking and should be encouraged’ major report concludes Government pauses implementation of anti-lobbying clause Tobacco lobbyists demand say in EU debate on … tobacco lobbying Leicestershire: GP backs quit campaign USA: Smoking banned from San Fran parks for animal health Electronic cigarettes ‘much less harmful than smoking and […]

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ASH Daily news for 26 April 2016

ASH Daily news for 26 April 2016 HEADLINES ONS study finds maternal socioeconomic status can significantly influence infant mortality rates London: Southwark council encourages no smoking in children’s playgrounds USA: Study finds association between electronic cigarette ads and teen use in the last 30 days Thailand: Tobacco giant Philip Morris denies tax evasion charge in […]

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ASH Daily news for 25 April 2016

HEADLINES Trial supports safety and efficacy of varenicline for those with or without a psychiatric disorder Wales: Smoking to be banned at Caswell Bay as part of new trial Scotland: Aberdeenshire Council approves new smoking policy Hampshire: Council gives out more than 6,400 fines for dropping cigarette ends Durham: Judge orders fraudster to quit smoking […]

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ASH Daily news for 22 April 2016

HEADLINES Smokers and obese people ‘soft targets’ for NHS savings, say surgeons Wales: Pro-vaping Assembly candidates raise £4,000 for campaign but don’t want to get elected Scotland: NHS Fife says e-cigarette ban in hospital grounds will remain Northern Ireland: Some mental health units to allow smoking while review is undertaken France: Court bans smoking area […]

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ASH Daily News for 20 April 2016

HEADLINES New research: Fall in dementia suggests disease can be prevented South Tyneside: Newsagent fined for selling cigarettes to children Scotland: Electronic cigarettes allowed on NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde sites US: FDA launches new campaign against chewing tobacco US: Committee votes to smooth e-cigarette regulatory path India: Delhi bans chewable tobacco in bid to […]

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ASH Daily news for 19 April 2016

HEADLINES Shoppers in the dark over tobacco laws Wales: Conservative manifesto announced Derbyshire: Chesterfield Royal Hospital to become completely smokefree Brazil: First regional tobacco industry observatory launched USA: Knowledge and beliefs about electronic cigarettes among quitline cessation staff Parliamentary Questions Shoppers in the dark over tobacco laws Consumer awareness of the new European Tobacco Products […]

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ASH Daily news for 18 April 2016

HEADLINES Wales: Smoking policy blamed for Swansea Prison rooftop protest Scotland: NHS Ayrshire & Arran’s Fresh Air-shire service celebrates 10 years of helping smokers quit Scotland: Aberdeenshire Council could introduce new smokefree policy Scotland: Trawler fire in the Moray Firth caused by discarded cigarette India: ITC to resume cigarette production amid health warning row Opinion: […]

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ASH Daily news for 15 April 2016

HEADLINES Wales: Prisoner suicide linked to smoking ban Nottinghamshire: Council considers banning smoking for staff in worktime US: No change in tobacco use among youth; e-cigarettes preferred US: California pension system reconsiders tobacco divestment India: In health warning showdown, tobacco industry turns to top court India: Delhi govt bans manufacture, sale of all forms of […]

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ASH Daily news for 14 April 2016

HEADLINES Electronic cigarette marketing may encourage uptake among teenagers USA: Does tobacco violate human rights? Singapore bans smoking in reservoirs and parks Canada: Vaping industry challenges Quebec’s anti-tobacco law Parliamentary Questions Electronic cigarette marketing may encourage uptake among teenagers A study by Stirling University has found an association between seeing electronic cigarette displays in small […]

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ASH Daily news for 12 April 2016

HEADLINES New study reveals that smokers may find it tougher to get work and be paid less Gloria de Piero MP speaks out in favour of electronic cigarettes USA: Smoking rates stall among young African-Americans New York: Binghamton University set to be tobacco-free in 2017 India: Farmer’s group urges cigarette companies to resume production Parliamentary […]

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ASH Daily news for 11 April 2016

HEADLINES Havering: Doctors’ plea after key Stop Smoking Service axed Bedford: Hospital sparks anger by erecting two new smoking shelters Carlisle: Residents’ anger over hospital smokers’ cigarette littering Belfast: Health chiefs struggle to stop people flouting ban South Korea: Cigarette warning labels spark industry questions about fairness South Korea: Foreign cigarette firms sue gov’t over […]

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ASH Daily news for 08 April 2016

HEADLINES Smokeless cigarettes risk undoing push to give up Scotland: UKIP calls for smoking ban to be scrapped Derby: 75,000 illegal cigarettes and 15kg of illicit rolling tobacco found during raid County Durham: Tobacco detection dogs to lend a paw US: Teen vapers have easy time buying supplies online France: Design of “packets neutres” revealed […]

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ASH Daily news for 07 April 2016

HEADLINES World Health Day: lifestyle factors that contribute to diabetes Light hookah (waterpipe) use causes lung damage Wales: Plaid Cymru unveils 2016 manifesto USA: Challenging the American consensus on electronic cigarettes: The English raise the ante USA: Massachusetts ban on smokeless tobacco in ballparks comes into force Kenya: New laws to be imposed on tobacco […]

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