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ASH Daily news for 18 September 2015

HEADLINES Passive smoking raises risk of type 2 diabetes Northern Ireland: People urged to back smoke free plans Wales: See the players your club could afford if your town quit smoking Most of the world’s smokers have no plans to quit WHO European Region Member States commit to denormalizing tobacco Ireland: E-cigarettes must not be […]

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ASH Daily News for 17 September 2015

HEADLINES Poll: Was Public Health England right to endorse electronic cigarettes as a smoking cessation aid? No conclusive evidence that electronic cigarettes tempt teens to smoke Lincolnshire: £75 fine issued for dropping cigarette litter US: New York smoking rate falls after worrying rise New study: Video game warnings fall short in rating tobacco content US: […]

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ASH Daily news for 16 September 2015

HEADLINES Debate over PHE report on electronic cigarettes continues Government’s move to cut red tape is impeding public health measures, say charities Smoking rates among pregnant women hit all time low in North-East Bromley: Hospitals will be smoke-free from next month Scotland: Smoking to be banned from play parks Are smoking breaks causing dissention amongst […]

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ASH Daily news for 15 September 2015

HEADLINES English life expectancy catches up with other high income countries but poorest lag behind There are serious gaps in dementia research, the Alzheimer’s Society reveals De-mystifying Stop Smoking Services Next month, the law on smoking and electronic cigarettes changes – here’s how Wales: Electronic cigarette ban considered for Pembrokeshire’s public places US: National Park […]

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ASH Daily news for 14 September 2015

HEADLINES CMO supports ban on smoking in parks Wales: Consultation on smoke-free prisons launched Countdown begins to ban on smoking in cars with children Poor diet ‘biggest contributor to early deaths across the world’ US: California lawmakers fail to act on several anti-tobacco bills Ireland: Finance Minister considering tax rise on cigarettes CMO supports ban […]

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ASH Daily news for 11 September 2015

HEADLINES Insurance: E-cigarette users punished just as harshly as smokers London: Westminster tackles cigarette & gum litter with innovative behaviour change campaign Scientists discover genes that ‘lower the risk of early death’ Ireland: Smoking ban will not be extended to e-cigarettes US: Man left with hole in mouth after ‘e-cigarette explosion’ Zayn Malik upsets fans […]

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ASH Daily news for 10 September 2015

HEADLINES CIEH drafting enforcement guidance to prevent smoking in cars with minors Southend: Smokers urged to join Stoptober Oldham: Council will not prohibit staff smoking breaks Scotland: Campaigners urge Parliament to limit engagement with tobacco industry Stress leads 90% of mothers to resume smoking after pregnancy, study finds Smoking worsens diabetes complications, but quitting may […]

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ASH Daily news for 09 September 2015

HEADLINES Do lung cancer scans deter smokers from giving up? London: 2.5 million illegal cigarettes seized Sussex: Fire service welcomes ban on smoking in cars Scotland: MSPs warned against ‘demonisation’ of electronic cigarettes France: Protest against plain packaging proposals US: Smoke-free zones and high cigarette taxes decrease youth smoking Do lung cancer scans deter smokers […]

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ASH Daily news for 08 September 2015

HEADLINES Birmingham: Hope that smoking ban in cars will reduce smoking rates IASLC issues new statement on tobacco control and smoking cessation SE Asian Health Ministers sign anti-tobacco declaration pledge India: Soft hand on tobacco draws criticism by WHO Birmingham: Hope that smoking ban in cars will reduce smoking rates Birmingham health chiefs hope the […]

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ASH Daily news for 07 September 2015

HEADLINES After landmark Canada ruling tobacco firms facing UK court fight Quit pill varenicline does not cause depression or heart attack Point of sale display ban may have depressed sales Nottinghamshire County Council smoking ban unlikely to be copied in Kent Scots ‘oppose ban on smoking outside hospitals’ North Devon: Man slams cloud of ‘carcinogenic, […]

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ASH Daily news for 04 September 2015

HEADLINES PHE builds on last year’s Stoptober campaign for 2015 edition London: Ronaldo and Messi are the butt of new quirky scheme to reduce cigarette litter on streets London: Cigarette to blame for fire which destroyed home of 90-year-old woman Jersey: Pupils secure smoke-free pledges Oman may impose permanent ban on e-cigarettes in coming weeks […]

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ASH Daily news for 03 September 2015

HEADLINES Council staff face work-hours smoking ban Liverpool smokers urged to kick the habit this Stoptober China: Men in China face increasing tobacco-related cancer risk US: Pharmacy company CVS says stopping tobacco sales made a big difference US: Legal action against electronic cigarette makers proposed in US Council staff face work-hours smoking ban Nottinghamshire county […]

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ASH Daily news for 02 September 2015

HEADLINES Electronic Cigarettes: What does 95% less harmful actually mean? Scotland: Smoking ban in hospital grounds causes controversy Shropshire: Campaign to highlight ban on smoking in cars with children Ireland: Levy on €150 million annual tobacco profit should be used to help smokers quit Brazil: Former smoker who lost his voice box to throat cancer […]

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ASH Daily news for 01 September 2015

HEADLINES E-cigarettes: the need for clear communication on relative risks Councils scale back test purchase activity Jersey: Smoking banned in cars carrying under 18 year olds Calderdale: Considering banning smoking in playgrounds US: Smoking rates among adults drop to 15 per cent China: Tough new laws on tobacco advertising lauded by WHO FDA issues warning […]

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ASH Daily news for 28 August 2015

HEADLINES E-cigarettes: Public Health England’s evidence-based confusion Hertfordshire County Council backs e-cigarettes Lancashire: Health bosses refuse UKIP request to allow patients to use e-cigarettes New law on smoking in cars ‘doesn’t go far enough’ US: California lawmakers act to raise smoking age to 21, restrict e-cigarettes US: FDA issues warning letters to “natural” tobacco makers […]

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