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ASH Daily news for 16 April 2015

HEADLINES E-cigarettes are popular with teenagers – but few of those who try them become regular users Ipswich: Second taxi driver taken to court for smoking in his vehicle US: E-cigarette flavourings ‘can be harmful’ according to study US: Tobacco companies’ lawsuit: New FDA guidelines violate free speech Nigeria: Campaigners urge strong anti-tobacco law Which […]

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ASH Daily News for 15 April 2015

HEADLINES UKIP general election manifesto pledges to amend the smoking ban Northern Ireland: Let’s protect kids from second-hand smoke in cars Scotland: Dundee looks to New York for smokefree inspiration France: MPs vote to change laws on smoking US: Tobacco companies sue FDA over labelling US: New proposals renew California’s anti-smoking effort UKIP general election […]

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ASH Daily News for 14 April 2015

HEADLINES Imperial Tobacco shares drop following Labour announcement on tobacco tax Brighton & Hove: Smokers sign up for new text and email quit service Leicestershire and Rutland: New stop smoking service opens Exeter and Devon: Fire Service warning Ireland: Standardised packaging case adjourned in High Court Indonesia: Boy, 7, smokes 16 cigarettes a day after […]

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ASH Daily news for 13 April 2015

HEADLINES Smoking causes a third of all deaths in fires at home Gateshead: Undercover investigators highlight illicit tobacco trade Scotland: Hospital smoking bans flouted Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council launch cigarette butt crackdown Liverpool FC star pictured puffing on a shisha pipe Austria: Smokers to be banned from cafes USA: FDA experts reject evidence from […]

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ASH Daily news for 10 April 2015

HEADLINES Women smokers concerned about weight are less likely to try to quit BHF: Cigarette display ban will ‘help stop children taking up smoking’ Isle of Man tobacco display ban plans heard in Tynwald India: Central Gov. told to enforce rule for bigger pictorial warnings Cambodia: Parliament passes law on tobacco control US: Anti-smoking campaign […]

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ASH Daily News for 09 April 2015

HEADLINES Health experts demand Foreign Office apology over cigarette lobbying ACS calls for more ambitious targets on illicit tobacco New research: Plants are passive smokers too Ireland: Court challenge to plain tobacco packaging starts next week Scotland: Hospitals bring in more staff to tackle smokers Royal Society for Public Health Chief Exec calls for community […]

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ASH Daily news for 08 April 2015

HEADLINES UK accused over cigarette lobbying abroad Shrewsbury shopkeeper may stub out cigarette sales altogether after law change Burton: One in ten of all cigarettes sold is illegal Warning images on cigarette packets ‘raise young adults’ knowledge about harms of smoking’ US: FDA questions evidence for ‘lower-risk’ tobacco product US: CDC targets LGBTs with Tips […]

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ASH Daily News for 07 April 2015

HEADLINES Ban on displaying tobacco in small shops comes into force Support for tobacco tax grows Suffolk: New statistics show smoking in pregnancy remains widespread Leeds: Shisha cafés flouted smoking ban Wales: Smoking ban at hospital catches more staff than patients France: Standardised packaging given the go ahead by French National Assembly Uruguay: Michael Bloomberg […]

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ASH Daily News for 02 April 2015

HEADLINES Australia: Empty packs study shows no increase in illicit trade post standard packaging Tobacco factory fire may have been started by discarded cigarette More over 60’s who smoke, drink or are obese could be offered dementia tests Warwickshire: Hospital to go Smokefree from 2016 France: Paris cracks down on smoking in closed off café […]

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ASH Daily News for 01 April 2015

HEADLINES British American Tobacco: UK High Commissioner faces the music at home, in Pakistan Imperial Tobacco shares fall ahead of key meeting about merger Scotland: NHS goes smokefree Scotland: Children’s charter targets smoking Ireland: 10 million illicit cigarettes seized in Dublin India: Poster girl of India’s campaign against tobacco dies at 28 Survey: cigarette consumption […]

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ASH Daily news for 31 March 2015

HEADLINES Scientists issue call for urgent controls on electronic cigarette sales to children Ireland: Japan Tobacco International challenges standardised package laws Scotland: NHS Lothian rules out wardens to police smoking ban New Zealand: Teenage smoking rate drops below 3% for the first time India: All forms of chewable tobacco banned in Delhi India: Parliamentary Committee […]

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ASH Daily news for 30 March 2015

HEADLINES Call for east Runcorn MP to explain ‘coincidence’ of donation and absence from plain packaging vote Cigarette ban on nurses Nottinghamshire: Consultation on proposals to tackle tobacco harm Guernsey: New laws could restrict the sale of e-cigarettes Lincolnshire: vaping causes false alarms for fire service Girl, 12, poisons classmates with nicotine spray which her […]

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ASH Daily news for 27 March 2015

HEADLINES ASH welcomes new anti-illicit tobacco strategy launched by Government Ipswich: Taxi drivers only offenders breaching smoking ban in Ipswich since introduction London: Smokers warned not to light up in bed after man has lucky escape from fire Lancashire: School neighbours fuming at student smokers Australia: Plain cigarette packs with health warnings may encourage quitting […]

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ASH Daily news for 26 March 2015

HEADLINES Scotland to ban smoking in cars with children Accountancy firm KPMG takes British American Tobacco in hand with auditing brief Blackpool: Shop owner in court after tobacco raids US: the CDC’s anti-Smoking ads now include electronic cigarettes Wales: Children using electronic cigarettes at school says report Parliamentary Questions Scotland to ban smoking in cars […]

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ASH Daily news for 25 March 2015

HEADLINES Illicit tobacco clampdown plan issued by HMRC and Border Force NICE redoubles efforts to reduce harm from alcohol, smoking and physical inactivity Response: ‘4D’ ultrasound shows effects of smoking on unborn babies Retailers urged to guard against cigarette con Derbyshire: High Peak health chiefs sign up to tobacco control statement Northampton: Cab driver fined […]

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