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ASH Daily News 19 January 2018

UK Selbie: Devolution, not NHS, is where ‘most energy’ is for health creation Exeter city centre flat fire prompts warning about smoking in the home Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon joins international health taskforce Plan to improve respiratory health in Wales International USA: Millions of Americans still using tobacco products, despite risks Norway: More people switching from […]

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ASH Daily News 18 January 2018

UK British Medical Journal releases comprehensive overview of electronic cigarettes as a smoking aid New study looks into links between cigarettes and psychosis E-cigarette helps mother of two to beat 25 year habit International Japan Tobacco CEO claims that the company is looking at overseas expansion   UK British Medical Journal releases comprehensive overview of […]

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ASH Daily News 17 January 2018

UK Tobacco industry funded body launches vaping awareness month Illicit tobacco seized in East London International Netherlands: Tobacco industry funded study suggests there are no adverse effects from long term vaping USA: Young people who use any form of tobacco product may be at greater risk of initiating cigarette smoking Israel to tax Philip Morris […]

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ASH Daily News 16 January 2018

UK Bexley Council: New initiative to help people stop smoking and reduce litter International Russia: Drop in drinking, smoking as fitness trend grows Japan: Big tobacco looks east to sell a new kind of smoking Dutch pension giant pulls €3.3bn from tobacco and nuclear energy Germany: New therapeutic approach for advanced lung disease Parliamentary Activity […]

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ASH Daily News 15 January 2018

UK Help for smokers to quit is slashed Medical records of thousands of patients were handed to US firms connected to tobacco industry by British health officials International Indonesia to introduce tax on e-cigarettes Beijing had fewer smokers in 2017 UK Help for smokers to quit is slashed Cuts to the public health budget mean […]

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ASH Daily News 12 January 2018

UK NHS Smokefree Pledge launched in Parliament Nottinghamshire NHS Trust steps up efforts to stop smoking on hospital premises International USA: New report claims e-cigarettes are a safer option than smoking Australia: Sharp drop in Australian teenagers’ use of drugs, alcohol and tobacco India: Sharp decline in rates of smoking amongst adults and young people […]

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ASH Daily News 11 January 2018

UK Many smokers overestimate e-cigarette risks, MPs hear Vision to create smoke free Cumbrian generation by 2022 begins this year International USA: Study shows that smoking bans are beneficial but warns that more efforts are needed to benefit all socioeconomic classes USA: Profile of British American Tobacco shows a giant trying to thrive despite the […]

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ASH Daily News 10 January 2018

UK Study shows that most people who try cigarettes go on to become daily smokers TMA director general on how the industry is trying to market itself and new alternative products Leaving the EU could lead to changes within the UK vaping market International USA: British American Tobacco could stand to benefit from changes to […]

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ASH Daily News 9 January 2018

UK As it happened: Cabinet reshuffle Blackpool: One in four women are smoking while pregnant Bedford: 70,000 cigarettes seized as part of clampdown on illicit tobacco and alcohol International Sweden: Smokers are nearly 50% more likely to need spinal surgery to relieve back pain India: Top court sets aside order cancelling larger tobacco health warnings […]

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ASH Daily News 8 January 2018

UK Vaping vouchers from Hampshire’s Quit4Life service 10,000 smokers quit in Brighton and Hove in four years Barnsley: Smoking ban will be rolled out across Glass Works market Could new heat-not-burn device replace traditional cigarettes? How to save the NHS: experts offer their big ideas International Commentary: Philip Morris Says It Wants to Quit Cigarettes. […]

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ASH Daily News 5 January 2018

UK Tower Hamlets Council campaign to help smokers quit sees success International USA: New report shows that cancer death rates are continuing to fall as more Americans quit smoking Ireland: Research shows there are now more quitters than smokers in the country New Zealand: 10% tobacco tax increase comes into force Japan: Bleak outlook for […]

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ASH Daily News 4 January 2018

UK Scotland: ‘Quit Your Way’ campaign launches across Scottish pharmacies West Midlands: Warning issued to e-cigarette users after house fire on New Year’s Day Hertfordshire: NHS provider of mental health services bans smoking outside its units International USA: Study suggests that online tobacco adverts are tied to teen smoking India: New Delhi police issuing fines […]

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ASH Daily News 3 January 2018

UK Cabinet reshuffle: who’s coming in and who’s going out? Philip Morris places anti-smoking advertisement in papers How exercise can help you to quit smoking Tayside: Free nicotine patches and cash incentives to help people stop smoking International USA: Study claims teenagers who start using e-cigarettes are twice as likely to become regular smokers within […]

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ASH Daily News 2 January 2018

UK Nottingham: Sale of illegal cigarettes directly linked to ‘organised crime’ North East charity urges people to quit smoking this New Year after shocking figures show over 100 people a day are admitted to Hospital Cigarette fire caused £10k of damage to Bishop Auckland Football Club’s ground Cambridgeshire: Over 10% of mums-to-be smoke during pregnancy […]

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