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ASH Daily News 26 September 2017

UK London: Maisonette fire in St. John’s Wood caused by cigarette Lancashire: Student smokers urged to team up with the Quit Squad Nottinghamshire: 1.26 million illegal cigarettes seized in three years Bradford: Shisha lounge and nightclub Phantom Lounge ordered to shut down Scotland: Study shows link between smoking while pregnant and childhood obesity UK London: […]

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ASH Daily News 25 September 2017

UK Government acknowledges that vaping helps people quit smoking in Stoptober campaign Up in smoke Liverpool: Public health officials step up drive to persuade people to quit smoking Scotland: Winning the fight against smoking Scotland: Large number of patients caught smoking in hospitals International USA: Inmate wins order to ban smoking in Missouri prisons UK […]

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ASH Daily News 22 September 2017

UK Construction workers suffering from mental health problems are turning to tobacco and alcohol Footballer John Terry ‘disgusted’ after Gold Flake uses his photo on cigarette packaging Gloucestershire: Counterfeit tobacco seized Liverpool: Litter campaign targeting cigarette butts International USA: Dozens of alcohol-flavored tobacco products may lure teens USA: Grants for smokefree university campuses Link of […]

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ASH Daily News 21 September 2017

UK Stoptober backs e-cigarettes for the first time Success rates for people quitting smoking hit record high Scotland: Key stakeholders in tobacco and health publish e-cigarette consensus agreement International EU: Raising tobacco taxes could reduce smoking-related deaths in EU, study finds EU: Tax trade body warns EU over tobacco “tracking and tracing” plans Poland: Tobacco […]

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ASH Daily News 20 September 2017

UK A smoke-free generation? Scotland: Study finds smoking is key risk factor for Peripheral arterial disease Trading Standards shuts down trade in fake and illegal cigarettes at Sheffield shop International USA: Big tobacco sends out smokefree signal Portugal: Tobacco consumption rises over last 5 years Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Questions UK A smoke-free generation? A smokefree […]

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ASH Daily News 19 September 2017

UK One million Brits blighted by avoidable sight loss Residents evacuated after fire in Purley flat ’caused by disposed cigarette’ Wales: New plan to stub out smoking International United States: HIV sufferers who smoke are more likely to die from lung cancer than from HIV itself EU: Tobacco price rises may help reduce infant mortality […]

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ASH Daily News 18 September 2017

UK Shouldham Youth Football Club joins campaign to show red card to smoking on the sidelines Southampton City Council launches Illegal Tobacco scheme to curb crime rates Northern Ireland: 50% rise in lung cancer cases among women International Israeli army announces smokefree policies Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Questions   UK Shouldham Youth Football Club joins campaign […]

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ASH Daily News 15 September 2017

UK New cigarette rules have led to slump in sales, says Londis owner International Tobacco and poor diets among key causes of worldwide death, finds study China’s Twitter-like service stubs out its ‘cool’ smoking emoji USA: Study finds third-hand smoke in furniture and clothes damages mouse organs Australia: Coroner says Varenicline may have had role […]

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ASH Daily News 14 September 2017

UK E-cigarette science – is scaremongering hampering research opportunities? Low-level radiation ‘less harmful than obesity and smoking’ Norfolk: Football clubs want smoke-free sidelines Rochdale: Cricket club launches smokefree policy International China: Smoking remains a problem UK E-cigarette science – is scaremongering hampering research opportunities? The disagreement about the opportunity presented by e-cigarettes is playing out […]

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ASH Daily News 13 September 2017

UK GPs ‘don’t bother persuading cancer patients to give up smoking’ Dorset: ‘Bin Your Butt’ campaign to be launched in Ferndown Nottingham: Sniffer dogs help uncover thousands of illegal tobacco products in three-day blitz International Philip Morris pledges $1bn to stub out smoking around the world New Zealand: Mother speaks out on implications of smoking […]

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ASH Daily News 12 September 2017

International One in four EU workers exposed to secondhand smoke at work Australia: Mice study finds vaping during pregnancy could increase risks Ireland: Rise in number of pregnant women smoking heavily, finds study USA: Epigenetic changes from cigarette smoke may be first step in lung cancer development Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Questions   International One in […]

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ASH Daily News 11 September 2017

UK Anti-smuggling proposal ‘may let tobacco industry in by back door’ Stoptober campaign focuses on building community support Wales: One of Gower’s most popular beaches looks to go ‘smokefree’ International Bangladesh: British diplomat lobbied on behalf of big tobacco Sweden: E-cigarettes containing nicotine linked to arterial stiffness Ireland: Health minister refuses to meet with tobacco […]

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ASH Daily News 8 September 2017

UK Eight priorities identified for tobacco control research Alcohol industry accused of employing tobacco industry tactics on cancer risk London: Exhibition explores the persuasion of design Link of the Week CLeaR local tobacco control guidance updated   UK Eight priorities identified for tobacco control research A new set of research priorities to support tobacco control […]

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ASH Daily News 7 September 2017

UK Smoking cessation for surgery: putting it into practice South West: Patients to be asked to quit before surgery in Bath Sussex: Football club to go smokefree International India: Cancer specialist asks Government for tobacco industry probe   UK Smoking cessation for surgery: putting it into practice Although guidelines recommend that all patients at hospital […]

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ASH Daily News 6 September 2017

UK Study shows smokefree legislation improves child health Alzheimer’s and smoking genes suggest we’re still evolving Yorkshire: Bradford tobacco smuggler jailed after trying to flee UK International USA: Why smoking rates in the military are so high USA: Flavoured tobacco ban heads to voters in San Francisco   UK Study shows smokefree legislation improves child […]

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