ASH Daily News



ASH Daily news for 12 April 2016

HEADLINES New study reveals that smokers may find it tougher to get work and be paid less Gloria de Piero MP speaks out in favour of electronic cigarettes USA: Smoking rates stall among young African-Americans New York: Binghamton University set to be tobacco-free in 2017 India: Farmer’s group urges cigarette companies to resume production Parliamentary […]

Read More

ASH Daily news for 11 April 2016

HEADLINES Havering: Doctors’ plea after key Stop Smoking Service axed Bedford: Hospital sparks anger by erecting two new smoking shelters Carlisle: Residents’ anger over hospital smokers’ cigarette littering Belfast: Health chiefs struggle to stop people flouting ban South Korea: Cigarette warning labels spark industry questions about fairness South Korea: Foreign cigarette firms sue gov’t over […]

Read More

ASH Daily news for 08 April 2016

HEADLINES Smokeless cigarettes risk undoing push to give up Scotland: UKIP calls for smoking ban to be scrapped Derby: 75,000 illegal cigarettes and 15kg of illicit rolling tobacco found during raid County Durham: Tobacco detection dogs to lend a paw US: Teen vapers have easy time buying supplies online France: Design of “packets neutres” revealed […]

Read More

ASH Daily news for 07 April 2016

HEADLINES World Health Day: lifestyle factors that contribute to diabetes Light hookah (waterpipe) use causes lung damage Wales: Plaid Cymru unveils 2016 manifesto USA: Challenging the American consensus on electronic cigarettes: The English raise the ante USA: Massachusetts ban on smokeless tobacco in ballparks comes into force Kenya: New laws to be imposed on tobacco […]

Read More

ASH Daily news for 06 April 2016

HEADLINES South Yorkshire: Fire service helps mums-to-be reduce risk of blazes in homes East England: Smoking is biggest cause of accidental fatal fires warns Herts brigade How can smoking be a lifestyle choice when most want to stop? Blog: Six ways to reduce your risk of bowel cancer Australia: Smoking to remain in outdoor drinking […]

Read More

ASH Daily news for 05 April 2016

HEADLINES Seven ways you could be risking your eyesight Smoking during pregnancy alters foetal DNA Kent: Roadshow highlights illegal tobacco dangers USA: N.J. lawmaker seeks chewing tobacco ban at ballparks USA: State Supreme Court upholds Texas tax on tobacco India: Prime Minister backs health ministry on tobacco pictorial warning Seven ways you could be risking […]

Read More

ASH Daily news for 04 April 2016

HEADLINES Judgement expected in tobacco firms case against EU Tobacco Products Directive Wales: Concerns raised over smoking ban in prisons Worcestershire: Smoking is stubbed out at Malvern council’s play areas Nottinghamshire: Shopkeeper jailed by tobacco taskforce Less than 1% of millions of Google e-cigarette searches focused on quitting smoking EU: Ombudsman examining tobacco lobby India: […]

Read More

ASH Daily news for 01 April 2016

HEADLINES Researchers urge arthritis patients to give up smoking to help them live longer Rise in Electronic Cigarette Stores London: Epping Forest District Council proposes ‘vaping’ crackdown USA: New York high court upholds outdoor smoking ban at state parks Canada: Hookah ban to take effect in Toronto, starting April 1 Canada: Kamloops: Smoking ban in […]

Read More

ASH Daily news for 31 March 2016

HEADLINES Philip Morris steps up fight against illicit trade “Nanny State Index”: Britain is one of the most nannying states in Europe says IEA Zimbabwe: Drought to cut tobacco exports USA: New figures show a decline in cigarette sales but a rise for smokeless tobacco: Philip Morris steps up fight against illicit trade Tobacco company […]

Read More

ASH Daily news for 30 March 2016

HEADLINES Isle of Man: Law banning smoking in vehicles carrying children comes into force Smokers at higher risk of TB because of ‘clogged-up immune cells’ Yorkshire: Targeted help for those who want to give up smoking Australia: Cut-price cigarettes labelled reprehensible China: New five year plan promises stricter regulations on smoking Isle of Man: Law […]

Read More

ASH Daily news for 29 March 2016

HEADLINES Smokefree pubs save Scots from half a tonne of toxins Johan Cruyff dies of cancer aged 68 South East: voluntary smoking ban in Surrey playgrounds Kenya: High Court upholds tobacco control regulations, rejecting British American Tobacco Challenge Pakistan: Sindh High Court upholds ban on tobacco products advertisements Japan becomes test ground for real tobacco […]

Read More

ASH Daily news for 23 March 2016

HEADLINES The global electronic cigarette and vaporizer market is poised to grow over the next decade to reach approximately $53.8 billion by 2025 Study finds later generation electronic cigarettes deliver more consistent nicotine doses France: Date set for the introduction of plain packaging Pakistan: Civil society endorses comprehensive ban on tobacco advertising The global electronic […]

Read More

ASH Daily news for 22 March 2016

HEADLINES EU anti-fraud official backs tobacco agreements Health Matters: Health Inequalities and Dementia Warwickshire: Tens of thousands of suspected illegal cigarettes seized from stores Dubai: Legislation bans pregnant women from shisha cafes USA: Bill proposes raising age to buy tobacco to 21 in Illinois Parliamentary Questions   EU anti-fraud official backs tobacco agreements OLAF, the […]

Read More

ASH Daily News for 18 March 2016

HEADLINES E-cigarettes – authors reply to critique of PHE review Wales: Reaction to failed public health bill Vice Media attacked for making tobacco adverts for Philip Morris USA: Major defeat for tobacco industry in Florida ‘Engle’ lawsuits USA: Tobacco giant gave $250,000 to group representing black-owned newspapers BAT Malaysia to close factory PQ: Impact of […]

Read More

ASH Daily news for 17 March 2016

HEADLINES Tobacco and Gambling hit by higher ‘Sin Taxes’ in the Budget Wales: Public Health Bill Defeated in Assembly vote Norfolk: Swaffham and Thetford introduce voluntary smoke-free zones around children’s play areas Romania: Ban on smoking in public places comes into effect USA: National Kick Butts Day Tobacco and Gambling hit by higher ‘Sin Taxes’ […]

Read More
X