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ASH Daily News for 24 December 2015

HEADLINES Tobacco industry responds to European Court ruling Small shops ‘at risk’ over age-restricted sales Isle of Man: Views sought on ban on smoking in cars with children Sussex: Shop owner fined £3,300 for selling illegal tobacco Opinion: Tobacco industry lobbying: the scandal of the century Christmas Break Tobacco industry responds to European Court ruling […]

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ASH Daily News for 24 December 2015

HEADLINES Tobacco industry responds to European Court ruling Small shops ‘at risk’ over age-restricted sales Isle of Man: Views sought on ban on smoking in cars with children Sussex: Shop owner fined £3,300 for selling illegal tobacco Opinion: Tobacco industry lobbying: the scandal of the century Christmas Break Tobacco industry responds to European Court ruling […]

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ASH Daily news for 23 December 2015

HEADLINES Adviser to top EU court says EU cigarette law is valid Safer Sleep for Babies campaign launched Newcastle: Cafes targeted in shisha smoking crackdown Ireland: European court to rule on plain packaging for cigarettes Ireland: Smoker in the toilet sparks Dublin airport evacuation Indonesia: Not yet protected from influence of tobacco companies New Zealand: […]

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ASH Daily news for 22 December 2015

HEADLINES Former Kenyan prime minister entangled in BAT bribery revelations East Sussex smokers urged to kick the habit Lincolnshire: Stop-smoking service to be launched in New Year Scotland: Lawyers call for use of electronic cigarettes in cars to be banned How graphic photos on cigarette packs help smokers consider quitting Cambodia: Smokefree campaign launched Former […]

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ASH Daily news for 21 December 2015

HEADLINES British American Tobacco paid union to disrupt production at one of its chief rivals Smokefree laws cut the number of social or new smokers by a fifth, study reveals Adele: I quit smoking because I feared for my life Germany: Government to implement new measures to curb smoking Australia: Tasmanian government plans to raise […]

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ASH Daily news for 18 December 2015

HEADLINES Scotland to ban smoking in cars with children Glasgow: Paisley hospital e-cigs ban U-turn Australian government wins plain packaging case against Philip Morris Asia France votes for plain cigarette packaging from 2016 Ireland: Smoking in cars with children to be banned US: Boston raises age for buying cigarettes, tobacco to 21 New Zealand: Calls […]

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ASH Daily news for 17 December 2015

HEADLINES David Cameron admits he has ‘battled’ to quit smoking with ‘relative’ success Prisoner loses appeal over cancer risk from passive smoking in jail US scientist compares smoking to having ‘3 bullets in the barrel of a gun’ London: Dogs Alfie and Indy help take black market cigarettes off Islington streets Parliamentary Business David Cameron […]

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ASH Daily news for 16 December 2015

HEADLINES Imperial plans to drop ‘tobacco’ from its name Scotland: Patients allowed to use e-cigarettes in Glasgow hospital grounds after policy change Active and passive smoking linked to earlier menopause and increased risk of infertility Romanian Parliament bans smoking in public places United Nations agency gives EU a tobacco warning Imperial plans to drop ‘tobacco’ […]

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ASH Daily news for 15 December 2015

HEADLINES BAT whistleblower accuses company of ignoring corruption claims University of Chester brings in campus-wide smoking ban West Yorkshire: Illicit tobacco crackdown E-cigarette adverts to be made illegal in EU New Zealand: Lack of tobacco control strategy – smoking decline stalling US: Tobacco Use Widespread in Video Games Played By Youth Singapore: Emerging tobacco products […]

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ASH Daily news for 14 December 2015

HEADLINES Plans for Brighton beach smoking ban scrapped Blu-branded tobacco gantry shutters Wales: E-cigarette ban ‘unhelpful’ to licensed hospitality – ALMR says Coventry: City Council pension fund won’t remove investment from ‘unethical’ companies Scotland: Smokers at Wishaw General Hospital flout smoking ban despite NHS spending thousands on new signs Leicester: Undercover operation finds illegal cigarettes […]

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ASH Daily news for 11 December 2015

HEADLINES Tobacco firms challenge packaging law – Day1 Kenyan taxman invites anti-corruption watchdog to investigate staff over BAT bribery scandal Northern Ireland: Under-staffing will prevent smoking ban in cars being enforced BAT slips after fresh twist in bid talk Boys’ fitness affected by smoking mothers – new research shows Standardised packaging to cost Big Tobacco […]

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ASH Daily news for 10 December 2015

HEADLINES BAT faces more bribery claims in Africa Lincolnshire: Cigarette swoop on shops strikes blow against smugglers in Spalding Germany: Tobacco lobby stubs out total German tobacco ad ban Nigeria: Philip Morris is flooding Nigeria with 122 million ‘units’ of cigarettes US: Teens working in tobacco fields face health risks BAT faces more bribery claims […]

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ASH Daily news for 09 December 2015

HEADLINES Welsh Government amends plans for e-cigarette ban Northern Ireland: Smoking ban in cars with children present could be introduced soon Tobacco giants launch UK plain packaging challenge London: Call to tackle the ‘growing problem’ of shisha smoking in Barnet Study has found chemicals in e-cigarettes linked to respiratory problems Smoking in pregnancy ‘affects boys’ […]

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ASH Daily news for 08 December 2015

HEADLINES North London council plans reveal 60% public health cuts by 2018 Smoking ban on Brighton beaches looks set to be dropped Every nurse can help to stub out smoking Wales: Health experts urge AMs to drop electronic cigarette ban plan Russia: Senator submits bill to raise smoking age to 21 US: Town bans tobacco […]

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ASH Daily news for 07 December 2015

HEADLINES Tobacco giants and Government in plain packaging showdown EU court ruling over plain packaging will be later this month Reports that first e-cigarettes to be prescribed on the NHS in the New Year BAT accuser to hand evidence of ‘bribery’ to SFO Staffordshire: Royal Stoke accused of ignoring NHS smoking ban Scotland: Bid to […]

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