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ASH Daily news for 29 April 2015

HEADLINES Cigarette-maker British American Tobacco posts lower revenue ‘Sultry’ e-cigarette advert banned The King’s warning: expert says George VI should be anti-smoking image ‘Bribes’ to get healthy only work for three months Indonesia: Cigarette warnings covered by excise bands: Survey India: MoS, bureaucrats on guest list of tax meet funded by tobacco giants US: Councilwoman […]

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ASH Daily News for 28 April 2015

HEADLINES Mortality risks of cigar smoking similar to that of cigarette smoking Local authorities pose tobacco restriction threat warns ACS Newsagent replaces tobacco display with electronic cigarette display Reynolds-Lorillard Merger likely to go ahead Wales: Raids seize illegal cigarettes and tobacco worth £14,000 Ireland: State wants to have standard packs legal challenge referred to EU […]

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ASH Daily news for 27 April 2015

HEADLINES Oxford Union tarred by Imperial Tobacco sponsorship dealings London: Concern over NHS trust forcing mental health patients to give up smoking Call for government to legislate on vaping Ireland: ‘Vaping leads to smoking’ claim is stubbed out US: Hawaii could become the first US state to raise smoking age to 21 for tobacco and […]

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ASH Daily news for 24 April 2015

HEADLINES South Africa: BAT implicated in cigarette smuggling Gloucester: Vape shop ‘will not be beaten’ after thieves break in Slaying the dragon: how the tobacco industry refuses to die US: Cigars can be as deadly as cigarettes, FDA study says US: North Carolina passes child resistant packaging bill for e-cigarettes Ireland: Taoiseach wants controversial EU-US […]

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ASH Daily news for 23 April 2015

HEADLINES Bees may become addicted to nicotine-like pesticides, study finds Quit smoking at age 60: Lower risk for heart attack and stroke within the first five years Asthma cure ‘could happen in five or six years’ after scientists discover cause Sugar industry compared to tobacco industry as report finds sugar to blame for obesity epidemic […]

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ASH Daily news for 22 April 2015

HEADLINES Hertfordshire fire chief: Smoking kills in more ways than one, take steps to protect yourself Liverpool: Schoolchildren back hospitals no smoking plea Hertfordshire: Police called as pensioners quarrel over smoking outside Stortford hospital US: New Orleans going smoke-free in bars, other public places US: Clock ticking for FDA on e-cigarettes US: San Francisco set […]

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ASH Daily News for 21 April 2015

HEADLINES New research: Realistic-looking electronic cigarettes less likely to help smokers quit Barking and Dagenham: Second highest rates of smoking during pregnancy in London Derbyshire: Shopkeeper who sold illegal cigarettes jailed Scotland: Further challenges for hospitals’ cigarettes ban France: Fine for dropping cigarette butts in Paris to rise to €68 USA: Almost 2 million try […]

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ASH Daily news for 20 April 2015

HEADLINES Leeds: Take 7 Steps Out’ to protect children from secondhand smoke Wales: Drug users experiment with hallucinogens and even heroin in e-cigarettes, charities warn Opinion: Peering Through the Haze World Medical Association supports growing moves for plain tobacco packaging How tobacco firms tried to undermine Muslim countries’ smoking ban Germany: Smoking costs €79bn per […]

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ASH Daily news for 17 April 2015

HEADLINES US: E-cigarettes: teens smoking less but vaping on the increase – CDC report E-cigarettes make quitting smoking harder, study claims Liverpool: Firefighters back smoking awareness month Stockport: Secondhand smoke campaign launched Ireland: ‘Trade deal could help Big Tobacco in legal battles’: IMO India: Canadian Cancer Soc. urges PM to implement 85% pictorial warnings on […]

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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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