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ASH Daily news for 30 June 2015

HEADLINES Australia: Smoking ban sparks riot in maximum security prison China: Tobacco advertising still prevalent despite ad ban looming China: Plans to enlarge warning signs on cigarette packages US: Flavoured cigarettes continue to be sold online despite ban Australia: Smoking ban sparks riot in maximum security prison A riot broke out in the maximum security […]

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ASH Daily news for 29 June 2015

HEADLINES Scotland: Consumers unclear about risks or benefits of e-cigarettes Malaysia: BAT raises cigarette prices Philippines: Antismoking group hits cheaper cigarettes Malawi: VP says tobacco is strategic crop to country Taiwan: Water park fire likely caused by cigarette butt Canada: Toronto café owner’s plan to recycle cigarette butts coming to fruition New Zealand: Save lives […]

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ASH Daily news for 26 June 2015

HEADLINES According to new report electronic cigarettes are not encouraging smoking Doctors are divided over electronic cigarettes Barnsley: Man jailed over failure to pay tobacco duty Scotland: MSP argues for car smoking ban Washington: CDC warns states that more should be spent on anti-tobacco efforts According to new report electronic cigarettes are not encouraging smoking […]

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ASH Daily news for 25 June 2015

HEADLINES Investigation examines dispute over electronic cigarettes in the public health community Bradford: Millions set to be slashed from Bradford’s public health budget West Yorkshire: 100,000 illegal cigarettes and tobacco worth £47,000 seized in raids As smoking declines, more are likely to quit Parliamentary Questions Investigation examines dispute over electronic cigarettes in the public health […]

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ASH Daily news for 24 June 2015

HEADLINES South Derbyshire: Number of women smoking at birth above national rate Glasgow: Fatal fire linked to cigarette Australia: Jetstar plane makes an emergency landing due to passenger ‘smoking in the toilets’ New York: Liquid nicotine producers fined for not child-proofing packages Experts warning over smoking sheesha inside Ramadan tents Philip Morris working with scientists […]

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ASH Daily news for 23 June 2015

HEADLINES Vaping takes off as e-cigarette sales break through $6bn Scotland: Car smoking ban proposals to be scrutinised Salford: Joyce helps stop smoking service celebrate 15th birthday Switzerland: Scientists join tobacco companies to develop e-cigarettes US: Millions of smokers may have undiagnosed lung disease Smoking around toddlers is ‘just as bad as doing so while […]

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ASH Daily news for 22 June 2015

HEADLINES Devon: Retailer to tobacco firms: ‘If you won’t use ad space, we will’ Wales: Llandybie house fire caused by E-cigarette charger Worcestershire: Smoking now banned at acute hospitals Berkshire: Public health team wins top award for quit smoking work Scotland: Wife beats husband to death over cigs US: 40% of kids with parent smokers […]

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ASH Daily news for 19 June 2015

HEADLINES Which English town has the most pregnant smokers? Stats show where expectant mums are still lighting up Worcester at heart of scheme to stub out underage tobacco sales Quebec: Tobacco law violates rights and freedoms, companies argue Hungary: Three tobacco firms threaten legal action over sales reforms Japan: Government to retain Japan Tobacco shares […]

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ASH Daily news for 18 June 2015

HEADLINES Ex-con claims compensation over cell smoker Worcestershire: Smoking now banned at acute hospitals St Helens: Shopkeeper jailed for tax evasion Ireland: Smoking banned from public parks Botswana: Cigarette trade to be regulated Australia: The Royal Queensland Show will be a no-smoking zone Ex-con claims compensation over cell smoker Former prisoner Craig Guild is claiming […]

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ASH Daily News for 17 June 2015

HEADLINES British American Tobacco leads FTSE recovery from six-month low Department of Health rules out English electronic cigarette ban UKIP Chief backs smoking in pubs Scotland: Police Scotland back smoking car ban Wales: House fire caused by electronic cigarette charger Wales: Monmouth Assembly Member calls electronic cigarette ban “plain daft” Parliamentary Questions British American Tobacco […]

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ASH Daily news for 16 June 2015

HEADLINES Local authority budget cuts will pressurise primary care Study estimates deaths attributable to cigarettes for 12 smoking-related cancers Law Society of Scotland on enforcing smoking ban in cars with children present UN aviation agency bans electronic cigarettes in checked bags Tobacco Manufactures Association says Levy on tobacco industry would put UK’s public services at […]

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ASH Daily news for 15 June 2015

HEADLINES Letter: Unhealthy cuts Scotland: Ban on smoking in cars will lead to children reporting parents to police, say pro-tobacco lobbyists Middlesbrough: The vape café where diners use e-cigarettes while they eat and drink Gender divide for health risk to babies of smoking mothers US: Tobacco CEO brags that business is looking like the ‘old […]

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ASH Daily news for 12 June 2015

HEADLINES UK Government to develop a new tobacco control plan Wales: RPS backs e-cigarette ban in public places Industry-funded report: Black market tobacco trade increases in the UK Hampshire: Dangers of smoking highlighted at school Croydon takes historic step to support cut in tobacco use Children’s exposure to second-hand smoke in England has dropped 80% […]

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ASH Daily news for 11 June 2015

HEADLINES ASA bans five e-cigarette ads for appealing to under 18s ‘Smoking Still Kills’ – that’s why we’re committed to a strategy to tackle tobacco Scotland: Woman rescued from ‘cigarette fire’ in Fife flat Using social media to kick the habit means you’re ‘twice as likely to succeed’ US: Poll shows 10% of adults are […]

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ASH Daily news for 10 June 2015

HEADLINES Ten million Britons still smoke. A levy on the tobacco industry could help them stop Tobacco Firms ‘Should Pay To Help Smokers Stop’ Smoking Still Kills: Government announced key recommendation: a new tobacco control strategy Opposition grows to the Welsh Government’s plan to ban on smoking electronic cigarettes in public places Electronic cigarette adverts […]

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