ASH Daily News 20 June 2017

Regulating the smoke ban 10 years on A breath of fresh air: how the smoking ban has changed the pub trade California: Research suggests occasional smokers who vape smoke more cigarettes USA: Nearly two-thirds of U.S. teens support raising the minimum age for purchasing tobacco products to 21 years old   Regulating the smoke ban […]

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ASH Daily News 25 April 2017

British American Tobacco urged to respect human rights Yorkshire and the Humber: Hull council could soon ban smoking in children’s play areas Lancashire: Blackburn store caught selling fake tobacco USA: Disney, the Gap, and Pepsi urged to quit US lobbying group that promotes tobacco industry Intellectual Property sector fighting losing battle against plain packaging   […]

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ASH Daily News for 28 March 2017

What is sudden infant death syndrome, how common is cot death and what are the causes? Researchers warn of hazards of smoking, need for wider use of varenicline to quit US: Paying people to stop smoking works, especially among vulnerable populations US: Justice Department should recuse lawyers who represented tobacco companies Netherlands: Dutch amusement parks, […]

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ASH Daily News for 19 August 2016

HEADLINES North East: Fewer people quitting via stop-smoking services Yorkshire: Hull smokers losing twice as many years off lives compared to richer English cities Scotland: Falkirk NHS hospital cigarette ban facing enforcement problems Exposure to nicotine and selected toxicants in cigarette smokers who switched to e-cigarettes Smoking among three things banned in all Disney movies […]

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Illicit Tobacco

Cheap illicit tobacco fuels teen smoking, worsens health inequalities, harms local businesses and is linked to crime at many levels. Working together councils can tackle this illegal trade and reduce inequalities.

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Making the case for local tobacco control

This short briefing provides local councillors with the information they need about why tobacco remains top of the agenda for public health. LitterBrief  

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