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ASH Daily news for 11 June 2015

HEADLINES ASA bans five e-cigarette ads for appealing to under 18s ‘Smoking Still Kills’ – that’s why we’re committed to a strategy to tackle tobacco Scotland: Woman rescued from ‘cigarette fire’ in Fife flat Using social media to kick the habit means you’re ‘twice as likely to succeed’ US: Poll shows 10% of adults are […]

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ASH Daily news for 10 June 2015

HEADLINES Ten million Britons still smoke. A levy on the tobacco industry could help them stop Tobacco Firms ‘Should Pay To Help Smokers Stop’ Smoking Still Kills: Government announced key recommendation: a new tobacco control strategy Opposition grows to the Welsh Government’s plan to ban on smoking electronic cigarettes in public places Electronic cigarette adverts […]

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ASH Daily news for 09 June 2015

HEADLINES Wales to introduce e-cigarette ban in public places Preston convenience store is stripped of its gantry Woking: Anti-smoking partner tried ‘forcing cigarettes into woman’s mouth’ – court West Sussex: Elderly woman dies in fire started by cigarette US: Reynolds-Lorillard merger clears final hurdle, judge okays brand transfer South Africa: Anti-tobacco advocate says electronic cigarettes […]

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ASH Daily news for 08 June 2015

HEADLINES Opinion: The right of children to breath clean air trumps any ‘right’ a parent has to smoke Royal Navy to let sailors use e-cigarettes on nuclear submarines Scotland: E-cigarette bill “welcomed” by campaigners Hull: Smoker parents appeal judge’s decision to take away son London: School pupils tell parents to stop smoking at front gates […]

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ASH Daily news for 05 June 2015

HEADLINES Osborne announces £200m cut from DH budget Wales: Smoke-free beach proposals get council’s support Lincolnshire: Filmgoer outraged as movie is “ruined” by person video at Lincoln Odeon cinema No tobacco at UEFA EURO 2016 China: Nearly a fifth of 11-15-year-olds in Beijing admit they smoke – just days after the city vowed to ban […]

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ASH Daily news for 04 June 2015

HEADLINES Mental health patients ‘smoke three times as much’ Canadian ruling spells pain for tobacco companies Wales: Plan to ban smoking on beach and in parks in Pembrokeshire Ukraine drops lawsuit against Australia over plain-packaging tobacco laws US: Tobacco companies drop suit against FDA over labelling Spectator blog: The anti-smoking pressure group whose “wackiest” ideas […]

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ASH Daily News for 03 June 2015

HEADLINES Wales passes smoking ban in cars As BAT is hit with a £5.5bn fine, is now the time to stub out tobacco shares? Scotland: Aberdeen shopping centre bans smoking outdoors USA: California Senate votes to raise smoking age to 21 from 18 Ghana urged to ratify protocol on illicit trade in tobacco products Wales […]

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ASH Daily news for 02 June 2015

HEADLINES Wales: Smoking ban in cars carrying children to be put to vote People ‘don’t trust’ the tobacco industry British American Tobacco to buy cigarette firm TDR from Adris Grupa West of England: Tackling illegal tobacco Canada: Tobacco firms to pay billions in damages All forms of smoking are bad for the heart On World […]

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ASH Daily news for 01 June 2015

HEADLINES Tobacco industry accused of fueling cigarette smuggling to boost profits Fewer adults dying because of smoking, figures for England suggest Minister worked as spin doctor for tobacco giant that paid workers £15 a month Hull: Boy taken into care over parents’ smoking EU: Tobacco use continues downward trend Plain packaging battle escalates as WTO […]

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ASH Daily news for 29 May 2015

HEADLINES Smoking ban in England ‘cuts child hospital admissions’ Nearly half a million children in poverty as a result of smoking parents Salford: Couple smuggled 25 tonnes of illegal tobacco worth almost £4m into the UK Salford Royal urges smokers to quit for art in plea for empty cigarette packs Wirral: Crackdown launched to prevent […]

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ASH Daily news for 28 May 2015

HEADLINES Car smoking ban difficulties cited Imperial Tobacco share price rises after $7.1bn purchase of Reynolds cigarette brands wins regulatory approval Tobacco Industry funded report finds 56.6 billion illegal cigarettes consumed in the EU in 2014 Smokers of counterfeit cigarettes warned Canada: Whistler ski resort launches total smoking ban Nigeria: President Goodluck Jonathan signs Tobacco […]

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ASH Daily News for 27 May 2015

HEADLINES Anti-plain pack legal action grows as JTI files suit Juggling e-cigarettes Patients flout Bristol Southmead Hospital smoking ban USA: Reynolds American wins US antitrust approval to buy rival Lorillard Pakistan among top four countries with rising tobacco use Bangladesh: Anti-tobacco group calls for end to tobacco cultivation Anti-plain pack legal action grows as JTI […]

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ASH Daily news for 26 May 2015

HEADLINES Smokers more likely to think cancer is a death sentence £1,000 fines urged in crackdown on litter louts Japan Tobacco to sell drink business Are your lungs the same age you are? And what to do to improve your lung health Smokers warned to be vigilant after discarded cigarette causes house fire Scotland: Fifers […]

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ASH Daily news for 22 May 2015

HEADLINES Half a million smokers have switched to electronic cigarettes from tobacco Philip Morris lawsuit could cost taxpayers £11bn MP dismisses concerns over tobacco industry hospitality as ‘snide and absurd’ Smokers who quit may have brains hard-wired for success Wales: House fire started by dropped cigarette lighter Half a million smokers have switched to electronic […]

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ASH Daily news for 21 May 2015

HEADLINES MPs accept tobacco industry hospitality worth £60,000 Netherlands: Dutch government in court for violating international tobacco treaty Australia: 30 years since Quit Victoria was established Syria: Smugglers shun weapons and turn to cigarettes for profits China: Banning tobacco adverts in shops ‘unquestionable’ MPs accept tobacco industry hospitality worth £60,000 An investigation by the BMJ […]

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