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ASH Daily news for 28 October 2015

HEADLINES Quitting smoking could lift 59,000 North East people out of poverty Milton Keynes: Woman must pay £1,000 in penalties for dropping a cigarette butt British American Tobacco revenue hurt by weak currencies EUBAM’s Task Force Tobacco Group meeting discusses plans for fighting tobacco smuggling US: Government bans e-cigarettes in airline passengers’ checked bags Canada: […]

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ASH Daily news for 27 October 2015

HEADLINES Meat and tobacco: the difference between risk and strength of evidence Ageing gene linked to smoking, diet and exercise Cambridge: County council cuts outlined Man jailed over plot to smuggle ten million cigarettes into UK US: Flavoured tobacco and teen smoking Parliamentary Business Meat and tobacco: the difference between risk and strength of evidence […]

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ASH Daily news for 26 October 2015

HEADLINES Scotland: Prisoner takes ministers to court over cancer fears Scotland: MSPs’ pension fund invests £3m in weapons, tobacco and dirty fuel Manchester: Angry dad dials 999 to report his daughter for smoking while pregnant Wales: Nigel Farage tries e-cigarette on a visit to Swansea Ireland: Son’s anger as hospital patient smokes yards from his […]

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ASH Daily news for 23 October 2015

HEADLINES Smoking cessation services under threat Bromley borough hospitals go smoke-free Tobacco sales fall in more than a third of c-stores after display ban Kevin Barron: Restrictions on vaping ‘bad for public health’ Scotland: NHS Lanarkshire fails to meet smoking cessation target Black Hole Lung US: After six months, 78% of New Orleans voters approve […]

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ASH Daily news for 22 October 2015

HEADLINES Standardised packaging preparations get underway Man says e-cigarette accident burned hole through his lung Suffolk: Lazy smokers to be hit with fines after leaving Sudbury looking “scruffy and dirty” Stoptober: Professionals encourage smokers to get creative Video: Prisoners fight for tobacco Passive smoking in babies ‘doubles risk of tooth decay’ Drinking and smoking less […]

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ASH Daily news for 21 October 2015

HEADLINES Councillors support plan to make children’s play areas no-smoking zones MP: Welsh ban on electronic cigarettes indoors ‘makes no sense” New York gets $550 million in tobacco deal Toddler filmed smoking and drinking beer sparks police manhunt for parents Parliamentary Business Councillors support plan to make children’s play areas no-smoking zones Councillors have backed […]

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ASH Daily news for 20 October 2015

HEADLINES Expert evidence on tobacco taxes Michael Bloomberg says big tobacco preys on the world’s poor Italy: A ban on smoking in cars with pregnant women to be introduced China: Cartoons lure children to smoke China: Wide support seen for nationwide smoking ban Expert evidence on tobacco taxes Research from the Department for Health and […]

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ASH Daily news for 19 October 2015

HEADLINES Blackpool hits back over pregnant smokers Wales: AM questions Swansea Council over possible e-cigarette outdoor ban Coventry: Passenger ordered to pay £642 for throwing cigarette out of car window Liverpool: Two men rescued from house fire thought to have been started by a cigarette Australia: Queensland to widen smoking bans South Korea: 1 in […]

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ASH Daily news for 16 October 2015

HEADLINES Government urged to intervene over smoking during pregnancy Leeds: Hundreds of pupils support bid for smokefree playgrounds with signs to back new ban Rochdale: Smokefree Summer campaign helps protect children across Greater Manchester Opinion: How public health moralists are promoting harm from tobacco and helping the tobacco industry Talking to kids about smoking risks […]

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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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