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ASH Daily News for 6 December 2019

UK Nearly 900,000 deaths in England could have been avoided over the past 16 years if society was more equal International USA: Los Angeles proposed ban on flavoured tobacco could affect shisha USA: Nearly a third of high school students using e-cigarette or tobacco products USA: American Lung Association warns about e-cigarettes Link of the […]

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ASH Daily News for 5 December 2019

UK Opinion: Consultants are not being supported to deliver the long-term plan North West: Dad and daughter shop workers busted with illicit cigarette stash International Canada: Newfoundland & Labrador bans sales of cannabis vapes US: Cannabis vaping blamed for woman’s lung disease UK Opinion: Consultants are not being supported to deliver the long-term plan National […]

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ASH Daily News for 4 December 2019

UK Ex-smoker believes vaping caused heart attack Number of children smoking continues to decline in England International US Study: Exposure to smoking in early childhood linked to hyperactivity and conduct problems UK Ex-smoker believes vaping caused heart attack A man who quit smoking after 20 years and had a heart attack and cardiac arrest earlier […]

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ASH Daily News for 3 December 2019

UK Helping smokers to stop: guidance for pharmacists Comment: It’s time to ban useless cigarette filters to stub out litter International US: Study suggests vapor does not weaken the immune system in the same way as cigarette smoke Could life insurance go up in smoke for some vapers? UK Helping smokers to stop: guidance for […]

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ASH Daily News for 2 December 2019

UK Relationships between public health directors and NHSE improve locally whilst weakening nationally Health visitor numbers in England ‘fall by a third’ International Thai court fines Philip Morris £30.7 million for tax evasion US: Nicotine sickness – the latest vaping scare UK Relationships between public health directors and NHSE improve locally whilst weakening nationally An […]

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ASH Daily News for 29 November 2019

UK British American Tobacco expands Formula 1 sponsorship Four children’s deaths linked to smoking at home and during pregnancy in County Durham and Darlington International Hazy regulations on vaping could obscure ad violations Link of the Week Cochrane Review: Mobile phone text messaging and app‐based interventions for smoking cessation UK British American Tobacco expands Formula […]

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ASH Daily News for 28 November 2019

UK Guardian letter: Vaping, smoking and young people BAT’s tobacco strength buys some time in smoking’s decline Bolton: Shop fined over selling illegal cigarettes Scotland: Health bosses’ bid to prohibit smoking on hospital grounds UK Guardian letter: Vaping, smoking and young people Writing in the Guardian, Louise Ross from the National Centre for Smoking Cessation […]

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ASH Daily News for 27 November 2019

UK De La Rue warns its future is in ‘significant doubt’ International Australia: Alcohol and tobacco policies estimated to have saved 36,000 lives US: Graphic photos likely to be coming to cigarette packs US: DC government sues e-cigarette maker Juul over underage use UK De La Rue warns its future is in ‘significant doubt’ De […]

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ASH Daily News for 26 November 2019

UK Leading charities join forces to call for target to end smoking in Wales Greater Manchester: Illegal tobacco campaign returns after thousands of cigarettes seized Researchers consider possibility of drug which would make users feel ill when mixed with nicotine Smoking banned from all Lincolnshire hospital grounds UK Leading charities join forces to call for […]

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ASH Daily News for 25 November 2019

UK Vape products must not be sold alongside healthcare items, critics claim US vaping company Juul lobbies MPs in Britain to lift restrictions on e-cigarette adverts in the UK after Brexit Pair appear in court for selling illegal cigarettes at Sheffield city centre pub International US: Trump says ban of some flavoured e-cigarette products could […]

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ASH Daily News for 22 November 2019

UK Cigarette imports fall by half over a decade International British American Tobacco shares jump after US shelves tough regulations Canada: Teen suffers lung injury after vaping THC Study finds increase in US adults who perceive e-cigarettes more harmful than cigarettes Link of the week Registration: ASH Health inequalities webinar UK Cigarette imports fall by […]

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ASH Daily News for 21 November 2019

UK Opinion: Mental health ‘at risk of being crowded out’ during election debate Theatre criticised for warning audiences that play features smoking International US: Florida jury awards man $157 million from tobacco companies in death of spouse case US drops plan to cut nicotine in cigarettes US: Massachusetts lawmakers pass bill to ban flavoured tobacco […]

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ASH Daily News for 20 November 2019

UK Current e-cigarette health warnings ‘may put smokers off vaping’ Pregnant women are to be incentivised to stop smoking in new health pilot in Hertfordshire Cornwall: St Austell shopkeeper fined £2,500 over illegal cigarettes International Philippines bans e-cigarettes and orders police to immediately begin arresting anyone seen vaping in public UK Current e-cigarette health warnings […]

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ASH Daily News for 19 November 2019

UK Vaping deaths: Why e-cigarettes may not be as bad as the headlines say Is vaping healthier than smoking cigarettes? Experts have their say International USA: Donald Trump reverses plans for flavoured e-cigarette ban India says ban on e-cigarette sales implies use of devices also prohibited USA Study: Quitting smoking could lead to major changes […]

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ASH Daily News for 18 November 2019

UK Switching to vaping helps smokers’ hearts Hospital staff protest against smoking International USA: Apple removes vaping apps from app store   UK Switching to vaping helps smokers’ hearts Smokers can improve the health of their hearts within weeks of switching to e-cigarettes, new research from the University of Dundee has found. The month-long study […]

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