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ASH Daily news for 13 July 2015

HEADLINES E-cigarette charger safety alert issued after spate of fires Lancashire: MP calls for war on tobacco as smoking death figures are published Nottinghamshire: Driver crashes…after ‘throwing cigarette out of the window’ Austria: Smoking ban bill to become law Australia: Queensland considers ban on smoking at skate parks, pools and bus stops India: Court directs […]

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ASH Daily news for 10 July 2015

HEADLINES New analysis of smoking and schizophrenia suggests possible causal link Council team recognised for success at getting tobacco-users to quit Jarrow: Cigarette filter factory looking to close because of decline in Western smokers Smoking banned in cars with children US: With feds slow to act, states target e-cigarette sales to minors France: Tobacco sales […]

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ASH Daily news for 09 July 2015

HEADLINES Budget 2015: Government will not proceed with plans for tobacco levy Study on rats suggests that junk food during pregnancy ‘can shape child’s taste for nicotine and alcohol’ Europe: European Parliament safeguards health in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Australia: New smoking bans introduced in New South Wales US: Impact of smoking on […]

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ASH Daily news for 08 July 2015

HEADLINES 40 people escape hostel fire sparked by cigarette Northamptonshire: Man attacks two teenage boys over cigarettes Birmingham: 11,000 illegal cigarettes seized in shop raids US: CVS Health quits US Chamber over stance on smoking US: Three-quarters of Americans support raising the tobacco purchasing age limit from 18 to 21 40 people escape hostel fire […]

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ASH Daily news for 07 July 2015

HEADLINES Coventry: Retailer invests in innovative e-cigarette gantry Opinion: Ban on electronic cigarette use Leicester: Senior nurses patrol in new smoking crackdown at Royal Infirmary Acne scars ‘worse in smokers’ WHO urges governments to raise tobacco taxes to beat smoking Philippines: New industry-funded illicit tobacco trade report dismissed US: Seattle curbs cigarettes in parks US: […]

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ASH Daily news for 06 July 2015

HEADLINES Industry-funded survey finds public want smoking rooms in pubs Scotland: Health and tobacco bill goes out to consultation NICE issues standard on reducing the harm from smoking EU: Public consultation on revised Tobacco Products Directive launched Cancer survivors who smoke perceive less risk from tobacco Indonesia: Philip Morris seeks at least $1bn from stake […]

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ASH Daily news for 03 July 2015

HEADLINES Letter: Government warned over public health cuts Scotland: Park visitors urged to stub out the cigarettes North East: Smokers urged to quit and supported to use e-cigs Experts call for ‘all hands on deck’ to tackle global burden of non-communicable disease US: Democrats attack Chamber over tobacco lobbying Kenya: Court suspends new tobacco regulations […]

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ASH Daily news for 02 July 2015

HEADLINES Smoking ban implemented at NHS Trust sites Wales: Electronic cigarette store criticised for using Minions characters on one of its products France: Smoking in cars with children present now banned USA: Local cities work together to reduce cigarette litter Parliament: Litter – Question for short debate Smoking ban implemented at NHS Trust sites Coventry […]

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ASH Daily news for 01 July 2015

HEADLINES NHS stop smoking attempts down 31% Oil and Gas UK advises firms to ban e-cigarettes offshore West Lothian primary school children encourage local community not to smoke in play parks Shock rise in women’s lung cancer is down to heavy smoking in the 1970s, say experts US: FDA seeks data on e-cigarettes after surge […]

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ASH Daily news for 30 June 2015

HEADLINES Australia: Smoking ban sparks riot in maximum security prison China: Tobacco advertising still prevalent despite ad ban looming China: Plans to enlarge warning signs on cigarette packages US: Flavoured cigarettes continue to be sold online despite ban Australia: Smoking ban sparks riot in maximum security prison A riot broke out in the maximum security […]

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ASH Daily news for 29 June 2015

HEADLINES Scotland: Consumers unclear about risks or benefits of e-cigarettes Malaysia: BAT raises cigarette prices Philippines: Antismoking group hits cheaper cigarettes Malawi: VP says tobacco is strategic crop to country Taiwan: Water park fire likely caused by cigarette butt Canada: Toronto café owner’s plan to recycle cigarette butts coming to fruition New Zealand: Save lives […]

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ASH Daily news for 26 June 2015

HEADLINES According to new report electronic cigarettes are not encouraging smoking Doctors are divided over electronic cigarettes Barnsley: Man jailed over failure to pay tobacco duty Scotland: MSP argues for car smoking ban Washington: CDC warns states that more should be spent on anti-tobacco efforts According to new report electronic cigarettes are not encouraging smoking […]

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ASH Daily news for 25 June 2015

HEADLINES Investigation examines dispute over electronic cigarettes in the public health community Bradford: Millions set to be slashed from Bradford’s public health budget West Yorkshire: 100,000 illegal cigarettes and tobacco worth £47,000 seized in raids As smoking declines, more are likely to quit Parliamentary Questions Investigation examines dispute over electronic cigarettes in the public health […]

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ASH Daily news for 24 June 2015

HEADLINES South Derbyshire: Number of women smoking at birth above national rate Glasgow: Fatal fire linked to cigarette Australia: Jetstar plane makes an emergency landing due to passenger ‘smoking in the toilets’ New York: Liquid nicotine producers fined for not child-proofing packages Experts warning over smoking sheesha inside Ramadan tents Philip Morris working with scientists […]

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ASH Daily news for 23 June 2015

HEADLINES Vaping takes off as e-cigarette sales break through $6bn Scotland: Car smoking ban proposals to be scrutinised Salford: Joyce helps stop smoking service celebrate 15th birthday Switzerland: Scientists join tobacco companies to develop e-cigarettes US: Millions of smokers may have undiagnosed lung disease Smoking around toddlers is ‘just as bad as doing so while […]

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