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ASH Daily news for 09 March 2016

HEADLINES Prison smoking ban ‘can be phased in’ after Court of Appeal ruling Smokers urged to become quitters on No Smoking Day 2016 E-cigarettes now the most popular form of support to stop smoking Smoking will cause more than ‘1.3 million new illnesses in Britain’ Wales: First British beach to ban smoking has been unveiled […]

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ASH Daily news for 08 March 2016

HEADLINES BAT: Hiring of new staff fuels takeover speculation No fines issued in 3 months following ban on smoking in cars with children present Smokers could be killing their beloved pets Canada: Lung cancer screening guideline USA: The brain science behind raising the tobacco buying age to 21 Parliamentary Question: Regulation of e-cigarettes BAT: Hiring […]

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ASH Daily news for 07 March 2016

HEADLINES HMRC hails huge cut in UK tobacco fraud Charity chief accused of ‘complicity’ in bid to limit voluntary sector lobbying Health campaign targets over-40s Ministry of Justice ordered to publish report on smoking in prisons E-cigarette inventor fumes at Welsh Government over vaping ban plan Formaldehyde exposure from 3 e-cigarette formats tested well below […]

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ASH Daily news for 04 March 2016

HEADLINES Wales: E-cigarette public place ban likely to win assembly support Imperial loses friends after Goldman smoke signal Wales: Campaign to stop young people taking up smoking launched Wales: Driver smokes on bus while passengers wait Birmingham: Man dies after devastating fire sweeps through his flat EU: Anti-tobacco lobby urges MEPs to reject Philip Morris […]

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ASH Daily News for 02 March 2016

HEADLINES EU proposes tax hike on electronic cigarettes West Yorkshire: Councillors discuss plan to ban smoking in play areas Warrington: Residents urged to stub it out for No Smoking Day Canada: Imperial Tobacco files legal challenge against tobacco control bill Can Ethiopia’s ‘secret smokers’ stub out their cigarettes? Why do planes still have ashtrays? EU […]

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ASH Daily news for 01 March 2016

HEADLINES E-cigarettes are estimated to have helped 16,000-22,000 smokers in England to quit in 2014 Yorkshire: Bid to stop illegal tobacco dealers selling to children Plymouth: More than half of shops sell e-cigs to children in undercover operation Scotland: NHS Ayrshire and Arran become the first board to go tobacco free E-cigarette ‘rip-off’ that could […]

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ASH Daily news for 29 February 2016

HEADLINES British American Tobacco accused of corporate espionage in South Africa Council warns “don’t smoke in work vehicles” Thailand: Tobacco maker plans cheap cigarettes to offset new tax Italian fashion brand launches smoking themed collection Parliamentary Questions British American Tobacco accused of corporate espionage in South Africa Lawyers investigating bribery and corruption allegations against British […]

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ASH Daily news for 26 February 2016

HEADLINES Australia: Report shows plain “standardised” packaging works BAT gives law firm ‘open door’ to probe corruption allegations Northern Ireland: Trust facilities to go smoke free Scotland: Campaign to help smokers quit sparks into life US: Group aligned with tobacco company tops Kansas lobbyist spending Parliamentary Questions Australia: Report shows plain “standardised” packaging works A […]

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ASH Daily news for 25 February 2016

HEADLINES Smoking rates among teenage girls drops 20% in ten years Stores seek ways to offset tobacco losses Kick the habit this No Smoking Day Huddersfield: Illegal tobacco found inside hidden compartment India: Health ministry calls for tobacco tax after WHO warning 1855 Letter from “enemy of tobacco” Parliamentary Questions Smoking rates among teenage girls […]

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ASH Daily news for 23 February 2016

HEADLINES Warning to electronic cigarette users following battery explosion UK air pollution ‘linked to 40,000 early deaths a year’ Top ten most controversial adverts revealed Study: Measuring nicotine delivery from electronic cigarettes Isle of Man: Smoking in cars with children banned Northern Ireland: Assembly votes to ban smoking in cars with children and tax sugary […]

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ASH Daily news for 19 February 2016

HEADLINES Young women buck anti-smoking trend – ONS Derbyshire: NHS goes smokefree including for home care Birmingham: Exploding e-cigarette battery leaves dad ‘scarred for life’ after trousers burst into flames Scotland: Arrayjet lands Philip Morris lab deal Derbyshire: Disabled man dies after wheelchair catches fire as he smokes cigarette outside care home Scotland: Smoking at […]

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ASH Daily news for 18 February 2016

HEADLINES Study: Smokers with depression try to quit more often but find it harder World No Tobacco Day 2016: Get ready for plain packaging South Yorkshire: Councils urge pet owners to be aware of passive smoking risk for pets Russia: “Smoking kills more people than Obama” poster appears in Moscow Ethiopia: Authorities to enforce ban […]

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ASH Daily news for 17 February 2016

HEADLINES Cancer rates up 12% in 20 years, say Cancer Research UK Letter: A ban on smoking in psychiatric hospitals would reduce self-burn injuries Primary school informs police of cannabis-smoking parents South West: Discarded cigarette believed to be cause of house fire Devon: Illegal tobacco worth more than £63,000 confiscated in police raids Parliamentary Question […]

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ASH Daily news for 16 February 2016

HEADLINES High Court appeal on smoking in prisons EU tobacco deal needs thorough update if renewed Netherlands: Smoking costs up to €43bn a year: report US: Politician protests against banning e-cigarettes on planes by vaping during committee hearing South Africa: Alleged espionage in tobacco industry exposed Nigeria: Seven-year-olds taking up smoking – Health ministry says […]

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ASH Daily news for 15 February 2016

HEADLINES Leaked report reveals scale of crisis in England’s mental health services Boycotting unethical companies could become criminal offence for public bodies and student unions Right-wing think-tank secured change in Government policy after £15,000 gift from mystery donor JTI helps retailers navigate incoming new legislation Durham: Big Doctor is watching you – message targets hospital […]

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