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ASH Daily news for 12 February 2015

HEADLINES Smoking in cars with children to be banned from October New Study: Fatal smoking risks may be higher than thought Comment: Cancer not just a matter of ‘bad luck’ Scotland: Council of Dumbarton and the Vale ban smoking – includes e-cigs Pakistan: graphic health warning pictures to cover 85 percent of cigarette package The […]

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ASH Daily news for 11 February 2015

HEADLINES Smoking shrinks critical part of the brain – leading to memory loss New study suggests smokers put off by cigarettes in standardised packaging China: Brother of China’s Prime Minister removed as deputy head of tobacco monopoly Norway: Government to consult on standardised packaging of tobacco products US: Health experts in Minnesota react to the […]

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ASH Daily news for 10 February 2015

HEADLINES Study: Tobacco-smoking mums and dads increase diabetes risk for children in utero Animal study suggests electronic cigarette flavourings could damage the lungs Opinion: ‘Smoking – it’s so twentieth century’ China: Strict anti-tobacco controls proposed Vietnam orders tobacco firms to pay more for anti-smuggling fund Parliamentary Business Study: Tobacco-smoking mums and dads increase diabetes risk […]

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ASH Daily news for 09 February 2015

HEADLINES One-fifth of independent stores not ready for display ban Bristol: Smokers fail to notice the first outdoor ban Retailers lobby MPs over plain packaging Portsmouth: MP calls on constituents to have say on cigarette packs Police could struggle to cope with counterfeit cigarettes, warn ex-cops Ireland: €190,000 goes up in smoke on trials Smoke […]

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ASH Daily news for 06 February 2015

HEADLINES MP suggests smoking ban in cars should be extended Lancashire: Council chiefs back move to ban smoking at mental health centres Wales: Smokers outside hospitals could face higher penalties Lancashire: Man given £575 fine for dropping cigarette end outside place of work Opinion: Protecting Children From Second-Hand Smoke Japan Tobacco and Philip Morris hit […]

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ASH Daily News for 05 February 2015

HEADLINES Mouse study finds that electronic cigarettes may harm lungs and immune system Scotland: Standing up to Big Tobacco’s display ban claims Oxford: Smoking stubbed out at all community hospitals US: Study finds teen tobacco users likely to use it in multiple forms US: Research finds smokers have strong support for many electronic cigarette policies […]

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ASH Daily news for 04 February 2015

HEADLINES Electronic cigarette use dips in England Lincolnshire: Boston haul of illegal cigarettes ‘biggest of its kind’ Wales: Hospitals considering on-the-spot fines for smokers Canada: Films can spark smoking in youth India: Tobacco sellers aggressively marketing products at sale points Parliamentary Business Electronic cigarette use dips in England According to data from the Smoking in […]

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ASH Daily news for 03 February 2015

HEADLINES Lung disease sufferer inspires smokefree campaign Do low-tar cigarettes put women more at risk of aggressive lung cancer? Plain tobacco packaging: NI to be included in UK-wide legislation Smoke gets in your genes: Further dangers of smoking while pregnant revealed Outdoor smoke-free zones under consideration in Stoke-on-Trent USA: California bill could raise smoking age […]

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ASH Daily news for 02 February 2015

HEADLINES Bristol trials smoke-free zones in two public squares Cigarette and chewing gum companies urged to help with national spring clean Pubs and cafés ‘stubbing out pavement smoking’ Ireland: E-cigarettes could be banned in bars under new law IRA smugglers behind Aussie cigarette racket Australia: Liberals gain $70,000 from tobacco firms Bristol trials smoke-free zones […]

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ASH Daily news for 30 January 2015

HEADLINES Retail press asks readers to contact their MP over standard packs Wales: Standardised cigarette packets will be introduced, Health Minister confirms Birmingham: A million cigarettes seized by customs in crackdown Philip Morris reveals new plain look for Marlboro US: Reynolds American, Lorillard shareholders agree merger Australia: 5 Seconds Of Summer guitarist lights up a […]

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ASH Daily news for 29 January 2015

HEADLINES Smoking is the main cause of increased risk of heart attack in people with HIV Bristol: Young people protest outside Imperial Tobacco meeting Glasgow: Campaign to cut smoking Birmingham: One million illicit cigarettes seized in raids India: Drop in cancer cases caused by tobacco Parliamentary Questions Smoking is the main cause of increased risk […]

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ASH Daily news for 28 January 2015

HEADLINES Vouchers ‘boost quit rates’ in pregnant smokers 100 Tory MPs to fight plain packaging on cigarettes Worst youth smoking areas revealed We’ll let smokers light up in pubs again, says Ukip Warrington: Culture secretary admits e-cigs concern and asks if Wolfie’s ‘pulling his weight’ US: Surgeon general: ‘Desperate need of clarity’ on e-cigarettes California: […]

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ASH Daily news for 27 January 2015

HEADLINES Imperial Tobacco threatens court action over standardised packaging Welsh Minister warns of NHS stress from smoking and drinking Tobacco company Philip Morris to roll out anti-illegal tobacco campaign Smoking may increase risks for patients being treated for prostate cancer Anti-smoking and “McRib” billboards in case of unfortunate juxtaposition Imperial Tobacco threatens court action over […]

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ASH Daily news for 26 January 2015

HEADLINES Charities delight at standardised tobacco packaging announcement Warning that ‘plain packaging’ will boost tobacco black market Ukip’s official health spokesperson: “I absolutely love the smoking ban Sheffield: Sports teams back anti-smoking scheme with free tickets offer Warrington: Wolves’ second U-turn on e-cigarettes Imperial Tobacco launches caffeinated mouth strips Derby: E-cigarette blamed for illness of […]

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ASH Daily news for 23 January 2015

HEADLINES ‘Delight’ at plain packaging vote for MPs Plain cigarette packaging: pro-smoking groups and Ukip condemn move MPs courted by tobacco firms criticise move towards plain packaging Burnham praises Hunt for cigarette packaging plans Some e-cigarettes may release more cancer causing chemicals than regular tobacco, study suggests Sark tobacco sale age limit rises to 18 […]

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