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ASH Daily News for 18 June 2018

UK Devon: Men jailed after international tobacco smuggling operation used fridges and vacuum cleaners to evade £12m in tax Scotland: Experts dismiss pub ‘smoking room’ idea Scotland: Smokers offered £160 incentive to quit International Ireland: Smokers held responsible for most littering Australia: Majority of Australians want e-cigarettes to be legalised – as thousands of former […]

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ASH Daily News for 15 June 2018

UK Retailers in the dark over new tobacco codes Cambridge: Football team back no smoking campaign ‘Kick Ash’ Stafford: Council use World Cup inspired anti-litter initiative to keep the town clean International EU challenges Belgium’s attempt to outlaw menthol cigarettes before 2020 France: Minister orders tobacco industry to stub out cigarette butt pollution USA: Smokers […]

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ASH Daily News for 14 June 2018

UK Tyne and Wear: South Tyneside’s NHS staff urged to lead the way by quitting smoking Lancashire: Cash and illegal tobacco seized in raids on shop and house International Tobacco industry peruse control over anti-smuggling measures Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Question UK Tyne and Wear: South Tyneside’s NHS staff urged to lead the way by quitting […]

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ASH Daily News for 13 June 2018

UK North West: Smokers urged to take care following fires in Blackburn International Netherlands: Smoking clogs up parts of the brain crucial for memory – increasing the risk of dementia, study finds Romania: BAT to Invest 800 Million Euros in Factory Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Question UK North West: Smokers urged to take care following fires […]

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ASH Daily News for 12 June 2018

UK Glasgow health board signs ASH Scotland’s Charter for a Tobacco-Free Generation International Cigarette butts and filters the most common pieces of litter on Europe’s beaches Global Electronic Cigarette Market expected to generate $26.83bn of revenue in 2023 Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Question UK Glasgow health board signs ASH Scotland’s Charter for a Tobacco-Free Generation Scotland’s […]

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ASH Daily News for 11 June 2018

UK Yorkshire councils issued just one fine in first two years of ban on smoking in cars carrying children Yorkshire: Smoke-Free Sideline Policy For All Local Junior Football Games Warwickshire: Leamington shop owner fined after selling illicit cigarettes International Ireland: Stand-off between judge and Revenue drags out John Daly tobacco case UK Yorkshire councils issued […]

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ASH Daily News for 8 June 2018

UK Smokers trying to quit should use stronger e-cigarettes, to protect their health, experts say Minister announces smoking ban in prisons has not caused unrest among prisoners North East: Sustained efforts to go smokefree by Mental Health Trusts reap rewards for patients and staff International US: Huge drop in teens smoking tobacco: Centre for Disease […]

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ASH Daily News for 7 June 2018

UK Opinion: Inconsistent regulators risk stifling UK vaping industry Opinion: The impact of NICE on cardiovascular disease prevention International Japanese study: Children who were exposed to cigarettes in the womb and as babies are more than twice as likely to be deaf San Francisco approves ban on menthol cigarettes and flavoured e-cigarette liquids China: Beijing’s […]

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ASH Daily News for 6 June 2018

UK Stoke on Trent: Illicit tobacco worth £90k seized in raids on three city shops Smokers fined for dropping cigarette butts in Peterborough city centre International USA: Senate Democrats aim to eliminate tobacco imagery in movies Austria: New research suggests prostate cancer survival odds worse for smokers UK Stoke on Trent: Illicit tobacco worth £90k […]

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ASH Daily News for 5 June 2018

UK North East: NHS staff make pledge on World No Tobacco Day Suffolk: County Council invests in tobacco firm International California: Social Smoking Campaign Urges ‘Smokers in Denial’ to Wake Up USA: Lung cancer risk ‘drops dramatically’ within five years of quitting smoking Nigeria: Tax rise on tobacco and alcohol as fears grow of a […]

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ASH Daily News for 4 June 2018

UK Guernsey: Islander picks up cigarette butts from dawn until dusk for WNTD Cornwall: How much smoking is really costing the region Tower Hamlets: Thousands of pounds worth of illegal tobacco seized International Shocking World Health Organisation video reveals how smoking damages the heart Indonesia: lax smoking laws are helping next generation to get hooked […]

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ASH Daily News 1 June 2018

UK Forum of International Respiratory Societies warns of e-cigarette use New data shows smoking costs Sunderland £71million a year Royal United Hospital in Bath to ban smoking Coventry: Smokers flouting ban at Nuneaton’s hospital International Rapid rise in vaping seen around the world New Zealand: End Smoking campaigners welcome Snus Link of the week ASH’s […]

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ASH Daily News 31 May 2018

UK Number of shisha cafes across UK rises by 510% The true cost of smoking to North East NHS revealed Scotland: Effect of smoking on heart health revealed on World No Tobacco Day Day of action to stamp out illegal tobacco sales in Wales International World Health Organisation: Smoking down, but tobacco use still a […]

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ASH Daily News 30 May 2018

UK Harrogate: New signs urge people not to smoke around kids International Smoking: a rundown on lighting up ahead of World No Tobacco Day Pakistan: Government dilute proposed tobacco health warnings after Philip Morris and BAT lobbying China: Guangdong residents urged to tackle widespread smoking   UK Harrogate: New signs urge people not to smoke […]

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ASH Daily News 29 May 2018

UK Opinion: How do we stop people smoking at the front doors of our hospitals? Sunderland: City leaders debate plans to tackle smoking problem South Tyneside: Health board supports use of e-cigarettes to tackle smoking South West: Fire service warning after spate of heath fires around Bournemouth and Poole International France: One million French smokers […]

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