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ASH Daily News for 23 December 2016

Scotland: Public health claim for SNP’s tobacco and alcohol tax on retailers was ‘misleading’, study finds 10 top tips to quit smoking in 2017 Lincolnshire: Illegal cigarettes and alcohol seized in raid turned into electricity New Zealand: With smoking rates falling, will we reach the Smokefree 2025 target? USA: Summit teaches Nebraska teens to take on […]

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ASH Daily News for 22 December 2016

EU report backs joint effort to trace illicit cigarettes Research counters the claim that e-cigarettes are renormalising tobacco Hospitals in Bradford and Keighley struggling to enforce smoking ban USA: Michigan: Muskegon County may raise tobacco age to 21 British American Tobacco nears takeover of Bosnian FDS tobacco business EU report backs joint effort to trace […]

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ASH Daily News for 21 December 2016

Do stronger school smoking policies make a difference? Analysis of the health behaviour in school-aged children survey The perfect gift for you and your family this Christmas? Stopping Smoking Children and Tobacco Parliamentary Questions Do stronger school smoking policies make a difference? Analysis of the health behaviour in school-aged children survey Researchers have examined the […]

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ASH Daily News for 20 December 2016

Scotland: Strategies to stop smoking must look beyond the health message Bolton: Health Harms campaign encourages smokers to quit this Christmas USA: FDA drops boxed warning on smoking cessation drug USA: ASH marks 50th anniversary California: CalPERS votes to broaden ban on tobacco investments Parliamentary Questions Scotland: Strategies to stop smoking must look beyond the […]

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ASH Daily News for 19 December 2016

Imperial stubs out plans for Supreme Court battle on tobacco packaging rules Blackpool: Funds to tackle smoking being cut back by council US: Senator says exploding e-cigarette recalls need to be considered France: Pension reserve fund turns its back on tobacco, coal Imperial stubs out plans for Supreme Court battle on tobacco packaging rules Imperial […]

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ASH Daily News for 16 December 2016

Cuts to public health funding a tragic folly, public health leader warns BAT lab test reveals no DNA damage on exposure to e-cig vapour Australia: Tobacco companies use mystery shoppers to exploit cigarette loophole China: Anti-smoking volunteers enforce Beijing ban Australia: ACCC proposes to deny tobacco companies over illicit tobacco US: American Lung Association report […]

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ASH Daily News for 15 December 2016

Number of smokers at 20-year low Smokers struggle to identify imminent tobacco changes Shisha tobacco smoking is increasing amongst university students – but many unaware of its harms UK e-cigarette market set to more than quadruple by 2021 US: FDA opens door to reduced risk claim for Swedish Match snus tobacco US: A huge public […]

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ASH Daily News for 14 December 2016

USA: Many people don’t know what makes smoking dangerous USA: new survey shows both youth smoking and e-cigarette use have fallen this year Indonesia: Court rules against tobacco expansion plan Philippines: House approves cigarette tax hike Parliamentary Questions USA: Many people don’t know what makes smoking dangerous A new study suggests that many Americans don’t […]

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ASH Daily News for 13 December 2016

North East smokers urged to quit to save money over Christmas Channel Islands: Smokers could have duty free cigarettes allowance cut China: Smoking ban faces opposition Tobacco control has saved more than 20 million lives USA, Ohio: Columbus raises the tobacco buying age to 21 USA: Study shows effectiveness of testimonial warning labels on tobacco […]

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ASH Daily News for 12 December 2016

Hospitals should test all pregnant women to find out if they smoke in a bid to help them quit Buckingham Palace bans smoking in all royal residences Jersey: Plain cigarette packs to be introduced? EU: Commission troubled over tobacco traceability and security bids Czech Republic: Smoking ban in pubs, restaurants approved US: FDA warns four […]

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ASH Daily News for 09 December 2016

E-cigarette alert from US angers experts in Britain London: Figures reveal where most mums smoke during pregnancy BAT’s vaping robots find e-cigarettes don’t deliver as much nicotine as traditional smokes St Helens: Opinion is divided by Totally Wicked Stadium name EU: Ombudsman ruling on commission’s tobacco lobby secrecy welcomed Australia: Plain packs get more support […]

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ASH Daily News for 08 December 2016

Wales: Public Health Wales call for ban on smoking outside nurseries and GP Practices U.S. Surgeon General raises concerns over e-cigarette use among youth Study suggests ibuprofen could reduce risks of lung cancer Scotland: South Ayrshire Council cracking down on proxy purchasing Ireland: Real IRA figure Aidan O’Driscoll shot dead in Cork Street Parliamentary Questions […]

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ASH Daily News for 07 December 2016

Hospitals ‘woefully failing’ to crackdown on smoking Public Health England seeks commitment to a smokefree NHS Ireland: Government criticised over delay in standardised packaging USA: Philip Morris seeks approval to market alternative cigarette Pakistan: Subcommittee finalises prohibition of smoking bill but omits key recommendations China: Beijing sees 2,719 fined over smoke ban Hospitals ‘woefully failing’ […]

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ASH Daily News for 06 December 2016

BAT said to plan increased bid for Reynolds as soon as this week Even with one cigarette a day, odds of early death are higher Research letter – Unregulated hazards to young people: smoking in films Global public health advocates open new fronts in war on tobacco US: FDA warns pets exposed to secondhand cigarette […]

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ASH Daily News for 05 December 2016

Scotland: Doctors leaders call for blanket ban, as new laws are introduced making smoking in cars with children illegal Call for Government to publish tobacco plan Bradford: Illicit cigarettes ‘easy to obtain’, say undercover investigators Bloomberg expands effort to curb tobacco use world-wide Indonesia: Tobacco firms told to go all-out in campaign against underage smoking […]

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