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ASH Daily News for 6 August 2019

UK Police seize 140,000 illegal cigarettes and 11 kilos of tobacco in Leeds International Switzerland: Minister to review sponsorship rules after severing ties with Philip Morris Cigarette sales in Ireland down 25% over past 5 years Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary questions UK Police seize 140,000 illegal cigarettes and 11 kilos of tobacco in Leeds Police seized […]

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ASH Daily News for 5 August 2019

UK Council tenants could be prohibited from smoking when workmen visit their homes Juul launches e-cigarette that monitors use International South Africa proposes comprehensive tobacco control regulations US: State of Minnesota has $297 million invested in tobacco firms US: Ohio city will no longer hire smokers or vapers UK Council tenants could be prohibited from […]

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ASH Daily News for 2 August 2019

UK Lynton Crosby’s firm CTF secretly ran Facebook propaganda network UK not providing ‘best practice’ level smoking cessation support, says WHO report International Indonesia seeks to curb vaping, but not cigarettes Link of the week Deborah Arnott and Dr. Fred Hirsch discuss smoking and lung cancer   UK Lynton Crosby’s firm CTF secretly ran Facebook […]

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ASH Daily News for 1 August 2019

UK BAT forecasts faster revenue growth on e-cigarettes and oral products Gateshead couple who advertised illegal cigarettes on Facebook sentenced Kent gang members jailed after selling millions of illegal cigarettes International Interview: The truth about e-cigarettes Interview: Dr. Raymond Niaura talks youth vaping ‘epidemic’ British tourists offered free pints of beer in Costa Blanca bars […]

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ASH Daily News for 31 July 2019

UK Study: Cigarette smoke makes MRSA superbug bacterium more drug-resistant Study: NHS ‘health checks’ reduce cardiovascular disease risk International Switzerland: Swiss minister scraps sponsorship deal with Philip Morris after criticism USA: Smoking may interfere with treatment for lung abnormalities USA: Study claims that unlisted chemicals in Juul e-cigarettes may irritate throats of users UK Study: […]

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ASH Daily News for 30 July 2019

UK Comment: Can vaping save the world from smoking? Trading Standards operation to sniff out illicit tobacco Opinion: Cigarette butts are the forgotten plastic pollution – and they could be killing our plants International Strategies to reverse tobacco usage in Africa in the spotlight UK Comment: Can vaping save the world from smoking? This comment […]

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ASH Daily News for 29 July 2019

UK Sunderland football fans could be offered lung cancer screening at matches International Battle against tobacco epidemic is far from won, WHO report finds Nine years on, Greek MPs agree to abide by own anti-smoking law Self-service cigarette machines set to be stubbed out in Ireland Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary questions   UK Sunderland football fans […]

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ASH Daily News for 26 July 2019

UK Study: Tobacco companies raise prices more than required by tax changes, despite claims Legal age for purchasing tobacco products should be raised to 21, experts say Imperial Brands makes £75m foray into cannabis International Philip Morris launches first IQOS Africa store to spark demand for the heated tobacco product US: Lawmakers grill Juul over […]

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ASH Daily News for 25 July 2019

UK Matt Hancock remains health secretary Tobacco campaign group STOP launches online database to name organisations that promote tobacco industry Hancock wants community pharmacies to adopt French model to strengthen public health role International Facebook and Instagram to restrict content related to tobacco and e-cigarettes Study: Daily e-cigarette use can help smokers quit, according to […]

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ASH Daily News for 24 July 2019

UK Who are the smokers that haven’t quit? UK disease prevention plan labelled a ‘missed opportunity’ Government aims to increase NHS screening uptake with more ‘tailored’ programmes International China: Plans for e-cigarette regulation Australia: North Sydney Council bans smoking in central business district   UK Who are the smokers that haven’t quit? Although smoking rates […]

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ASH Daily News for 23 July 2019

UK Prevention Green Paper published with pledge to go smokefree by 2030 Thousands of tobacco retailers still not ready for Track and Trace International Switzerland: Ministry criticised for taking tobacco money US: FDA uses magic tricks in first TV ads to prevent teens from vaping UK Prevention Green Paper published with pledge to go smokefree […]

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ASH Daily News for 22 July 2019

UK Chief Medical Officer calls for global health effort Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans under threat from ministers’ resignations Welsh tax-raising powers could improve population health Scotland: Indoor smoking ban tied to heart attack decline in older adults, study suggests Tobacco industry documents link vaping with rise in nicotine use International Spain: Catalonia plans to introduce […]

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ASH Daily News for 19 July 2019

UK Cigarette butts causing ‘serious damage to environment’, study on impact to plant growth reveals Smoking cessation debated on Loose Women International USA: Marlboro maker bets $100m more on alternative cigarettes USA: Number of American smokers who’ve tried to quit has stalled USA: Many of the deadliest cancers receive the lowest amount of research funding […]

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ASH Daily News for 18 July 2019

UK Syntax and the “sin tax”: the power of narratives for health The sniffer dog hunting for illicit tobacco in Portsmouth International Juul escalates fight against e-cigarette bans USA: Study linking vaping to heart attacks criticised by academic Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Questions UK Syntax and the “sin tax”: the power of narratives for health This […]

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ASH Daily News for 17 July 2019

UK English health index to paint detailed picture of nation’s wellbeing Health Secretary plans to ban sale of energy drinks to all children under 16 NHS could save billions by offering financial rewards to quit smoking Tobacco company partners with LGBTI news outlet International San Francisco’s top economist confirms vape ban could mean more smoking […]

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