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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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ASH Daily news for 04 September 2015

HEADLINES PHE builds on last year’s Stoptober campaign for 2015 edition London: Ronaldo and Messi are the butt of new quirky scheme to reduce cigarette litter on streets London: Cigarette to blame for fire which destroyed home of 90-year-old woman Jersey: Pupils secure smoke-free pledges Oman may impose permanent ban on e-cigarettes in coming weeks […]

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ASH Daily news for 03 September 2015

HEADLINES Council staff face work-hours smoking ban Liverpool smokers urged to kick the habit this Stoptober China: Men in China face increasing tobacco-related cancer risk US: Pharmacy company CVS says stopping tobacco sales made a big difference US: Legal action against electronic cigarette makers proposed in US Council staff face work-hours smoking ban Nottinghamshire county […]

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ASH Daily news for 02 September 2015

HEADLINES Electronic Cigarettes: What does 95% less harmful actually mean? Scotland: Smoking ban in hospital grounds causes controversy Shropshire: Campaign to highlight ban on smoking in cars with children Ireland: Levy on €150 million annual tobacco profit should be used to help smokers quit Brazil: Former smoker who lost his voice box to throat cancer […]

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ASH Daily news for 01 September 2015

HEADLINES E-cigarettes: the need for clear communication on relative risks Councils scale back test purchase activity Jersey: Smoking banned in cars carrying under 18 year olds Calderdale: Considering banning smoking in playgrounds US: Smoking rates among adults drop to 15 per cent China: Tough new laws on tobacco advertising lauded by WHO FDA issues warning […]

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ASH Daily news for 28 August 2015

HEADLINES E-cigarettes: Public Health England’s evidence-based confusion Hertfordshire County Council backs e-cigarettes Lancashire: Health bosses refuse UKIP request to allow patients to use e-cigarettes New law on smoking in cars ‘doesn’t go far enough’ US: California lawmakers act to raise smoking age to 21, restrict e-cigarettes US: FDA issues warning letters to “natural” tobacco makers […]

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ASH Daily news for 27 August 2015

HEADLINES Further drop in percentage of Scots who smoke TTIP controversy: The European Commission and Big Tobacco accused of cover-up after heavily redacted documents released Hospital bosses urged to support electronic cigarette use The great electronic cigarette war Calderdale: Smoking in children’s play areas could be banned Footballer, Mario Balotelli’s AC Milan code of conduct […]

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ASH Daily news for 26 August 2015

HEADLINES Survey suggests women are more likely to give up cigarettes for vaping Nottingham: Gedling Borough Council to ban smoking breaks Newham: Study shows low rate of teenage smokers Northern Ireland: Car smoking ban ‘unlikely before next Assembly election’ Quitting smoking post heart attack improves quality of life and mental health Letter: Encourage smokers to […]

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ASH Daily news for 25 August 2015

HEADLINES Millions of lives blighted by smokeless tobacco Jersey: First to ban smoking in cars with under 18s Surrey: Council to spend £900k a year on Stop Smoking Service Cheshire: Pub manager fined over smoking ban 32 ways to quit smoking: Everything from eating nuts to playing Tetris Millions of lives blighted by smokeless tobacco […]

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ASH Daily news for 24 August 2015

HEADLINES BAT to put its first quitting aid on the market Bosses urged to let staff vape at work Chief exec tells of ‘verbal abuse’ when asking people not to smoke on hospital grounds London: £15,000 Covent Garden e-cigarettes promotion stunt abandoned Scots back tighter smoking restrictions in outdoor spaces Public Health England e-cigarette report […]

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ASH Daily news for 21 August 2015

HEADLINES Wigan: Health chief backs call for e-cigs on the NHS Pharmacies should not sell e-cigs, RPS says following PHE report North East: Hospital pleads with smokers not to light up Rugby: Illegal tobacco sniffer dog finds £8k of counterfeit goods hidden in shop ceiling Pakistan: Tobacco industry’s tactics prised open by consumer rights group […]

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