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ASH Daily news for 30 July 2015

HEADLINES Public smoking ban linked to fall in childhood asthma Non-smoking area on Bournemouth beach proposed BAT ‘standardised packaging’ challenge to be heard in December New Zealand: Study explores effects over time of tobacco tax increases Uganda: Anti-tobacco bill passed Parliamentary Questions Public smoking ban linked to fall in childhood asthma Research carried out by […]

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ASH Daily news for 29 July 2015

HEADLINES Lower revenue for British American Tobacco’s first half sales Blowing smoke: is vaping waste as bad as cigarette butts? Stoke-on-Trent City Council approves outdoor smoke-free plans Tidworth: Women escapes house fire caused by cigarette Northern Ireland: Mid-Ulster council to use children in undercover cigarettes bust US: Community clean up aims to decrease litter and […]

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ASH Daily news for 28 July 2015

HEADLINES Brighton: Proposed smoking ban could be extended to outside pubs and restaurants Hampstead: Retired headteacher uses YouTube to tackle litter problem outside Royal Free Hospital Northern Ireland: Farmer caught smoking in tractor will not be prosecuted Australia: Tobacco giant suing Australia over plain packaging Parliamentary Questions Brighton: Proposed smoking ban could be extended to […]

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ASH Daily News for 27 July 2015

HEADLINES Whitehall ‘knew about health risks’ to prison wardens Southern Rail bans use of electronic cigarettes Nottingham: Smoking ban in play areas Ireland: Electronic cigarette sellers anger at vaping adverts ban China catches up with the electronic cigarette habit Should a hunger charity accept support from a tobacco company? Whitehall ‘knew about health risks’ to […]

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ASH Daily news for 24 July 2015

HEADLINES England: Smoking, drinking and drug-taking among pupils at record low Opinion: I don’t predict a riot: jail smoking ban need not spell unrest Hampshire: Havant council’s 5,000 litter fines ‘shows policy is working’ Derbyshire: Taxi driver fined £1,600 for throwing cigarette butt on the floor Wirral: Google Streetview smoker caught by ‘fuming’ wife Wales: […]

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ASH Daily news for 23 July 2015

HEADLINES Coronation Street star helps launch campaign tackling smoking in pregnancy Northern Ireland: Farmer faces large fine for smoking in tractor France: Sénat removes plain packs from Health Bill Study indicates that low-nicotine cigarettes will not reduce smoking dependence Coronation Street star helps launch campaign tackling smoking in pregnancy Coronation Street star Samia Ghadie has […]

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ASH Daily news for 22 July 2015

HEADLINES Prison Governors Association comments on smoking ban in prisons Brighton plans smoking ban for beach More evidence smoking raises risk of death from breast cancer France: Tobacconists dump 4 tons of carrots outside Socialist Party HQ. Parliamentary Questions Prison Governors Association comments on smoking ban in prisons The Prison Governors Association president, Andrea Albutt, […]

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ASH Daily news for 21 July 2015

HEADLINES Proposals to make Brighton beach a smoke-free zone revealed New cancer plan could save 30,000 lives Leicestershire: Children tackling smoking France: Tobacconists protest against plain cigarette packaging bill France: Health ministers from ten countries meet in Paris to discuss anti-tobacco measures Proposals to make Brighton beach a smoke-free zone revealed Brighton beach could become […]

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ASH Daily news for 20 July 2015

HEADLINES Cigarettes should cost £15 a packet to prevent thousands of deaths, say leading medics Prison smoking ban under consideration Bradford: Senior councillor calls for city to back e-cigarettes as alternative to smoking Cumbria: ‘No smoking’ signs reminder to businesses US: Physicians testified for tobacco companies against dying cancer patients US: Tobacco industry quietly influencing […]

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ASH Daily news for 17 July 2015

HEADLINES Durham: Council receives award for efforts to tackle smoking EU: Hungarian govt “ready to face” EC probes Philip Morris expands e-cigarette deal with Altria Swedish Match and Philip Morris end snus joint venture US: New report shows how Chamber of Commerce fought anti-smoking laws in low-income countries US: Philadelphia Housing Authority bans smoking US: […]

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ASH Daily news for 16 July 2015

HEADLINES Study reveals electronic cigarette vapour produces similar results as air Brighton: Beach smoking ban proposals considered Leicester: NHS trust plan to extend smoking ban Bourne, Lincs: Cigarette causes house fire US: Health Groups urge Chamber of Commerce Board members to withdraw if chamber does not end global lobbying for Tobacco Industry US: $25 million […]

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ASH Daily news for 15 July 2015

HEADLINES Lung cancer patients who stop smoking live longer Women dies in house fire caused by cigarette Australia: New South Wales prisons prepare for smoking ban Scotland: Dog patrol sniffs out illicit tobacco US: Despite declines in smoking, tobacco use by Asian-American men on the rise Parliamentary Questions Lung cancer patients who stop smoking live […]

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ASH Daily news for 14 July 2015

HEADLINES Northern Ireland: Midwives to help mothers quit smoking South Lakeside: No smoking signs reminder to businesses US: Lawmakers tell personal stories in “Touched by Tobacco” campaign Strong tobacco controlling strategies implemented to reduce harmful effects of smoking in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka Parliamentary Questions Northern Ireland: Midwives to help mothers quit smoking The […]

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ASH Daily news for 13 July 2015

HEADLINES E-cigarette charger safety alert issued after spate of fires Lancashire: MP calls for war on tobacco as smoking death figures are published Nottinghamshire: Driver crashes…after ‘throwing cigarette out of the window’ Austria: Smoking ban bill to become law Australia: Queensland considers ban on smoking at skate parks, pools and bus stops India: Court directs […]

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ASH Daily news for 10 July 2015

HEADLINES New analysis of smoking and schizophrenia suggests possible causal link Council team recognised for success at getting tobacco-users to quit Jarrow: Cigarette filter factory looking to close because of decline in Western smokers Smoking banned in cars with children US: With feds slow to act, states target e-cigarette sales to minors France: Tobacco sales […]

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