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ASH Daily news for 11 January 2016

HEADLINES Tobacco Products Directive dates confirmed Lincolnshire: Patient’s anger at smokers in foyer of hospital Waltham Forest: Council will stamp out illicit tobacco trade Wales: Caernarfon Facebook tobacco fraudster caught in undercover sting Spain: The impact of the smoking ban, five years on US: Wisconsin Bill would create safer packaging for liquid nicotine Australia: BPs […]

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ASH Daily news for 08 January 2016

HEADLINES Speculation on possible takeover of Imperial Tobacco by CNT ‘Fake war hero’ doctor ran cigarette smuggling ring EU Watchdog tells Brussels to kick tobacco habit Kenya lighting up amid accusations of bribery India: MPs, health officials spar over tobacco pack warnings Gut Hormones in Addiction Study – volunteer ex-smokers in London area needed Speculation […]

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ASH Daily news for 07 January 2016

HEADLINES Leeds: Campaign for smokefree playgrounds Wales: 80-a-day smoker quits after realising it cost more than her mortgage Wales: No fines issued to people smoking in cars with children since ban introduced Bangladesh: Health minister advised to be strict to counter tobacco industry tricks Canada signals its standardized packaging intentions Leeds: Campaign for smokefree playgrounds […]

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ASH Daily news for 06 January 2016

HEADLINES BAT and vaping: the long drag Scotland: Government to monitor e-cigarette health evidence after ban on in-car vaping is rejected Smokers’ smiles suffer as a result smoking US: New ‘low-nicotine’ cigarette seeks FDA approval US: Health agency raises concerns about advertising for electronic cigarettes BAT and vaping: the long drag With BAT’s e-Voke recently […]

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ASH Daily news for 05 January 2016

HEADLINES No, there’s still no evidence e-cigarettes are as harmful as smoking Contract for new Quit 51 stop smoking service saves county council £750,000 Norway under pressure to ban sale of tobacco to adults Turkey: Increase in tax on cigarettes South Korea: Sales ban on cigarettes in Jeju Duty Free faces opposition No, there’s still […]

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ASH Daily news for 04 January 2016

HEADLINES E-cigarettes win first approval as a ‘medicine’ opening way for prescription by the NHS Government accused of launching ‘attack on local democracy’ with new council investment rule London: Smokers back crackdown on illegal tobacco E-cigarettes may be ‘no better’ than regular cigarettes ‘Smoker’s cough’ should not be ignored as it could be a sign […]

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ASH Daily News for 24 December 2015

HEADLINES Tobacco industry responds to European Court ruling Small shops ‘at risk’ over age-restricted sales Isle of Man: Views sought on ban on smoking in cars with children Sussex: Shop owner fined £3,300 for selling illegal tobacco Opinion: Tobacco industry lobbying: the scandal of the century Christmas Break Tobacco industry responds to European Court ruling […]

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ASH Daily News for 24 December 2015

HEADLINES Tobacco industry responds to European Court ruling Small shops ‘at risk’ over age-restricted sales Isle of Man: Views sought on ban on smoking in cars with children Sussex: Shop owner fined £3,300 for selling illegal tobacco Opinion: Tobacco industry lobbying: the scandal of the century Christmas Break Tobacco industry responds to European Court ruling […]

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ASH Daily news for 23 December 2015

HEADLINES Adviser to top EU court says EU cigarette law is valid Safer Sleep for Babies campaign launched Newcastle: Cafes targeted in shisha smoking crackdown Ireland: European court to rule on plain packaging for cigarettes Ireland: Smoker in the toilet sparks Dublin airport evacuation Indonesia: Not yet protected from influence of tobacco companies New Zealand: […]

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ASH Daily news for 22 December 2015

HEADLINES Former Kenyan prime minister entangled in BAT bribery revelations East Sussex smokers urged to kick the habit Lincolnshire: Stop-smoking service to be launched in New Year Scotland: Lawyers call for use of electronic cigarettes in cars to be banned How graphic photos on cigarette packs help smokers consider quitting Cambodia: Smokefree campaign launched Former […]

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ASH Daily news for 21 December 2015

HEADLINES British American Tobacco paid union to disrupt production at one of its chief rivals Smokefree laws cut the number of social or new smokers by a fifth, study reveals Adele: I quit smoking because I feared for my life Germany: Government to implement new measures to curb smoking Australia: Tasmanian government plans to raise […]

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ASH Daily news for 18 December 2015

HEADLINES Scotland to ban smoking in cars with children Glasgow: Paisley hospital e-cigs ban U-turn Australian government wins plain packaging case against Philip Morris Asia France votes for plain cigarette packaging from 2016 Ireland: Smoking in cars with children to be banned US: Boston raises age for buying cigarettes, tobacco to 21 New Zealand: Calls […]

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ASH Daily news for 17 December 2015

HEADLINES David Cameron admits he has ‘battled’ to quit smoking with ‘relative’ success Prisoner loses appeal over cancer risk from passive smoking in jail US scientist compares smoking to having ‘3 bullets in the barrel of a gun’ London: Dogs Alfie and Indy help take black market cigarettes off Islington streets Parliamentary Business David Cameron […]

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ASH Daily news for 16 December 2015

HEADLINES Imperial plans to drop ‘tobacco’ from its name Scotland: Patients allowed to use e-cigarettes in Glasgow hospital grounds after policy change Active and passive smoking linked to earlier menopause and increased risk of infertility Romanian Parliament bans smoking in public places United Nations agency gives EU a tobacco warning Imperial plans to drop ‘tobacco’ […]

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ASH Daily news for 15 December 2015

HEADLINES BAT whistleblower accuses company of ignoring corruption claims University of Chester brings in campus-wide smoking ban West Yorkshire: Illicit tobacco crackdown E-cigarette adverts to be made illegal in EU New Zealand: Lack of tobacco control strategy – smoking decline stalling US: Tobacco Use Widespread in Video Games Played By Youth Singapore: Emerging tobacco products […]

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