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ASH Daily news for 25 September 2015

HEADLINES Children with asthma fare worse when they live with smokers Stoptober support for parents as smoke-free car law comes in Japan Tobacco said to be in talks for $5bn Reynolds assets Australia: Man who refused to stop using his e-cigarette on flight from Sydney faces an $850 fine Aidan Turner puffs on an e-cigarette […]

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ASH Daily news for 24 September 2015

HEADLINES Young Europeans may die at earlier age than their grandparents, says WHO Scotland: Holyrood committee backs car smoking ban bill Scotland: Smokefree law number 23 on list of best 100 things from last 30 years Mum criticises school after son’s electronic cigarette is confiscated Parliamentary Questions Young Europeans may die at earlier age than […]

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ASH Daily news for 23 September 2015

HEADLINES BAT to buy Polish electronic cigarette firm Lincolnshire: Almost 15 per cent of pregnant women are smoking until they give birth St Helens: Smokers urged to quit smoking this Stoptober US: Task Force recommends behavioural interventions and medication to help smokers quit Around the world, those treated for addiction far more likely to smoke […]

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ASH Daily news for 22 September 2015

HEADLINES New study reveals that smokers are at increased risk of going blind Tobacco taxation does not increase illicit tobacco Scotland: 5 per cent of adults in Scotland use e-cigarettes Wales: Smoking ban in cars with kids was ‘long overdue’, say Wrexham shoppers Korea: New anti-smoking research institute New study reveals that smokers are at […]

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ASH Daily news for 21 September 2015

HEADLINES E-cigarette study discussion continues Risk of misuse of e-cigarettes Yorkshire: Campaign to tackle underage smoking among young Muslims US: Teen girls more likely to smoke if their mothers do Canada: Prizes for small retailers who sell more cigarettes? Zimbabwe: Public smokers to be jailed India: Denied tobacco, youth kills sister E-cigarette study discussion continues […]

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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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