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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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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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