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ASH Daily news for 15 October 2015

HEADLINES Brighton: Beach smoking ban report delayed after flood of consultation responses London: Croydon Council seizes £500,000 worth of illicit tobacco Scotland: Leading academic criticises “harmful” e-cigarette marketing Ireland: Tobacco smuggling threatens revenue boost US: Democrats want to raise smoking age to 21 Brighton: Beach smoking ban report delayed after flood of consultation responses The […]

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ASH Daily News for 14 October 2015

HEADLINES Wales: Fewer teenagers drinking and smoking Ireland: Smokers to pay more for tobacco Scotland: Number of stop-smoking products dispensed falls St Helens: Fire safety campaign after man dies Gloucester: False wall found in tobacco and cigarette raid Wales: Fewer teenagers drinking and smoking The Chief Medical Officer for Wales, Dr Ruth Hussey, has published […]

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ASH Daily news for 13 October 2015

HEADLINES UK prison smoking ban ‘needs planning’ to avoid unrest North East is model region for a smokefree nation Sussex: Fatal house fire ’caused by smoking’ WHO calls for stricter curbs on tobacco promotion in China China: Nurses could help cut smoking rates according to study UK prison smoking ban ‘needs planning’ to avoid unrest […]

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ASH Daily news for 12 October 2015

HEADLINES Tobacco tax increase urged by parliamentary group Scotland: Campaign to stub out smoking Wales: Swansea to consider smoking ban at parks, beaches and outside schools Colchester Hospital stops staff smoking outside main entrance and A&E Devon: Parents complain about walking their children through others’ cigarette smoke London: Smokers in Kingston handed free pocket ashtrays […]

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ASH Daily news for 09 October 2015

HEADLINES Charity Times Awards 2015 – winners announced Scotland: MSPs agree general principles of bill banning smoking in cars with children Wales: survey raises questions over whether e-cigarettes lead to smoking Guernsey smoke-free prison leads way ahead of UK ban Gibraltar: Memorandum of Understanding to combat illicit tobacco trade Car dealers to fit anti-smoking air […]

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ASH Daily news for 08 October 2015

HEADLINES More evidence links smoking cessation to lowered diabetes risk See someone smoking with kids in the car? Leave it to us say Devon police Scottish Parliament to debate smoking in cars with children present Scotland: Government minister urges parents to stop smoking at home US: FDA’s new campaign uses hip-hop to help reduce smoking […]

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ASH Daily news for 07 October 2015

HEADLINES How did a jail in Guernsey ban smoking with no unrest? Stoptober: Comedians urge people to kick the habit Prospects burn bright for self-igniting cigarettes Welsh NHS delivery plans for major conditions extended to 2020 Wales: Patients could be forced to lose weight or stop smoking before they are eligible for routine operations How […]

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ASH Daily news for 06 October 2015

HEADLINES EU Commission ‘lacked transparency’ over tobacco lobbyist meetings Tobacco carve-out in TPP, major victory for public health Eurosceptic Tories claim EU ignoring the science over electronic cigarettes West Yorkshire: Traders who sell e-cigarettes to under 18s face fines of up to £2,500 Northern Ireland: Smoking linked to almost half of fire deaths Canada: Liberal […]

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ASH Daily news for 05 October 2015

HEADLINES We should allow e-cigs in hospitals: it would cut down on smoking, expert says NFRN welcomes new proxy purchasing rules Free cigarette recycling programme launched in UK Cambridgeshire: Children aged 9-12 ask for help to quit smoking for Stoptober Merseyside: Pupils help hammer home anti-smoking message Derby: E-cigarettes banned from stands at iPro Stadium […]

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ASH Daily news for 02 October 2015

HEADLINES George Osborne ignored doctors’ advice about tobacco levy Another fall in smoking with under-25s now amongst the least likely to light up Northern Ireland: Stormont uncertainty could delay child car smoking ban Shocking new figures reveal the extent of damage to children exposed to smoking in cars US: Low-nicotine cigarettes cut use, dependence, study […]

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ASH Daily news for 01 October 2015

HEADLINES Smoking ban in cars carrying children comes into force Police plan grace period for ban on smoking in cars with children Electronic cigarette firm fights EU vaping laws in European court Letter to the editor: The EU and the regulation of electronic cigarettes Smoking to be banned in Exeter and Dartmoor prisons Will the […]

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ASH Daily news for 30 September 2015

HEADLINES Smoking ban in prisons to be introduced in 2016 Smokefree timeline One in five smokers unaware of new law prohibiting smoking in cars Questions over enforcement of smoking in cars ban Largest NHS trust to become ‘smoke free’ next month Early exposure to tobacco as a cause of behavioural problems in children Canada: Suing […]

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ASH Daily news for 29 September 2015

HEADLINES A driving force for good: The ban on smoking in cars carrying children Disgusted father finds cigarette butt in tin of Lidl sardines Ban on electronic cigarette sales for under 18s coming into force Cumbria: Council welcomes smokefree cars to protect children North Tyneside: New initiative to help smokers quit Northern Ireland: Fire stations […]

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ASH Daily news for 28 September 2015

HEADLINES Rare ‘healthy’ smokers’ lungs explained Ukip MEP claims smoking ban destroyed more communities than pit closures Scotland: School pupils ‘exposed to e-cigarettes’ VIDEO: Bolton bus driver loads an e-cigarette while driving down a busy road UN officially recognizes that tobacco makes the world poorer New Zealand: Smoking rates fall and sales drop almost 4% […]

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ASH Daily news for 25 September 2015

HEADLINES Children with asthma fare worse when they live with smokers Stoptober support for parents as smoke-free car law comes in Japan Tobacco said to be in talks for $5bn Reynolds assets Australia: Man who refused to stop using his e-cigarette on flight from Sydney faces an $850 fine Aidan Turner puffs on an e-cigarette […]

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