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ASH Daily news for 18 May 2015

HEADLINES Former UK tax chief under fire for joining smoking lobbyists New laws to punish litter louts ‘must be sped up’ Manchester City FC probe star over secret smoking sessions SARS drama spills over into the UK Australia: Tobacco industry threatens to launch super-cheap cigarettes as officials want more power to seize illicit tobacco Australia: […]

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ASH Daily news for 15 May 2015

HEADLINES Middlesbrough: Clampdown on illegal tobacco as sniffer dog finds off licence stash Coventry: Man ‘engulfed in flames’ while smoking at home US: Number of Georgia bars and restaurants allowing smoking has doubled US: Another round of cigarette price increases set to begin US: Academic awards sponsored by biggest U.S. cigarette manufacturer US: Campaign for […]

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ASH Daily News for 14 May 2015

HEADLINES New study: One billion smokers in the world today New study: Personal cash investment may improve quit rate for smokers New study: Quitting smoking may improve angioplasty outcomes Australia: Cancer Council voices concern over flavoured electronic cigarettes being sold next to sweets Asia: Tobacco industry lobbying undermines public health Philip Morris renews backing of […]

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ASH Daily news for 13 May 2015

HEADLINES Nottingham: Secondary school pupils will help classmates quit smoking Scotland: NHS Fife joins local vets to highlight danger of passive smoking on animals ‘Not just a flavoring:’ Menthol and nicotine, combined, desensitise airway receptors US: FDA denies petition to change smokeless tobacco warning EU court rules against Maltese ex-commissioner Dalli US: Obama’s plans for […]

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ASH Daily news for 12 May 2015

HEADLINES Study: Electronic cigarettes could lead to chronic lung conditions Study: Use of hookah steam stones could lead to dangerous, false sense of security Cabinet reshuffle: Who are the women David Cameron has promoted to his all-Conservative line-up Australia: Australian football player throws parties to “sneakily” advertise his tobacco company US: State of Oregon approves […]

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ASH Daily news for 11 May 2015

HEADLINES Children as young as 10 smoking to ease exam worries London: Hospital introduces smoking breath tests for all pregnant women Scotland: Actors demand right to escape e-cigs ban US: Evidence is insufficient to recommend e-cigarettes for quitting, US committee concludes EU fraudbusters ‘tapped phones illegally and fiddled clear-up rate’ China hikes cigarette tax in […]

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ASH Daily news for 08 May 2015

HEADLINES World Bank’s pension investments clash with principles Indonesia: Tobacco industry has sights set on Indonesia, says expert Philip Morris International aims for ‘reduced risk’ products Kazakhstan: Video shows little boy drinking and smoking US: Florida Court upholds $5m award to sick smoker US: Campaign cash helps alcohol, tobacco companies shape tax debate in Kansas […]

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ASH Daily News for 07 May 2015

HEADLINES Commission proposes EU joins international agreement fighting tobacco smuggling Imperial Tobacco blames Isis for falling cigarette sales New study: Young people exposed to tobacco coupons may be more susceptible to smoking Scotland: Hospital fines for smokers flouting ban Thailand: Anti-smoking campaign uses ink extracted from smokers’ lungs Commission proposes EU joins international agreement fighting […]

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ASH Daily News for 06 May 2015

HEADLINES Scotland: New bill to ban e-cigarettes for under 18s Imperial Tobacco Group reports good first half performance Great Yarmouth: Man fined for smoking in work vehicle Canada: Young people as likely to try electronic cigarettes as smoking Guernsey could take the lead on new anti-smoking laws Scotland: New bill to ban e-cigarettes for under […]

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ASH Daily news for 05 May 2015

HEADLINES Pregnant prison officers banned from working on jail wings India: World Bank exits event funded by tobacco companies Easton: Housing Authority bans smoking in apartments Waltham Forest: Council puts up signs encouraging people not to light up Letter: ‘Cigarette ban did not destroy pubs’ India: WHO urges India to increase warnings on tobacco products […]

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ASH Daily News for 01 May 2015

HEADLINES Wolverhampton: Wolves’ e-cigarette advert emails criticised Scotland: Call for views launched on smoking prohibition bill Isle of Man: New smoking legislation moves forward US: Japan Tobacco to buy e-cigarette maker Logic Technology US: Philip Morris snuffs out overpriced cigarette FCA suit India: Finance ministry may be urged to shun meeting funded by tobacco companies […]

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ASH Daily news for 30 April 2015

HEADLINES Election 2015: Ban smoking in parks, UKIP candidate says Guernsey: Deputy wants to make town centre smoke-free Life expectancy increases but gap widens between rich and poor Passenger fined €1,000 after using electronic cigarette in aircraft toilet BAT may have to boost its bid in Brazil Japan Tobacco to buy U.S. electronic brand as […]

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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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