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ASH Daily News for 15 November 2019

UK Wales: E-cigarettes most popular quitting aid International Vaping increased by 14% in the US last year as cigarette smoking fell to an all-time low for the second year in a row Belgian of 18 died after vaping cannabis Study: Juul gives vapers a hit of nicotine that is similar to cigarettes and much stronger […]

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ASH Daily News for 14 November 2019

UK Frank Dobson obituary STP and ICS plans still being ‘refined’ as deadline pushed back Illegal tobacco worth £18,000 seized from homes and cars across Newcastle Opinion: Giving in to the moral panic on vaping would risk the lives of smokers UK Frank Dobson obituary Frank Dobson was health secretary when the UK published its […]

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ASH Daily News for 13 November 2019

UK Labour pledges £1 billion in public health funding amid NHS spending announcement Jersey and Guernsey sign up to WHO’s tobacco control framework Royal Surrey County Hospital launches initiative to cut number of smoking mums International Study: Vaping may damage the hearts of smokers when they switch UK Labour pledges £1 billion in public health […]

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ASH Daily News for 12 November 2019

UK British teenager nearly died from vaping, doctors in Nottingham say E-cigarette alternative launches in UK E-cigarettes are now the most popular stop-smoking tool in Wales Childhood pneumonia cases up 50% in 10 years, NHS data shows International US: Donald Trump to meet with vaping industry bosses UK British teenager nearly died from vaping, doctors […]

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ASH Daily News for 11 November 2019

UK Election pledges for primary care funding boost International US: CDC reports ‘breakthrough’ over vaping lung illnesses US: Trump to pursue higher sales age for e-cigarettes UK Election pledges for primary care funding boost The Conservative Party has promised to invest £2.4bn over four years from 2021-22 to increase the numbers of doctors and other […]

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ASH Daily News for 8 November 2019

UK ACS raises Track and Trace concerns with the European Commission Sir Kevin Barron honoured to have served as Rother Valley’s MP International China censors films and TV series that have ‘too many’ smoking scenes Juul halts sales of its mint flavor US vaping-related deaths climb to 39, illnesses to 2,051 Links of the week […]

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ASH Daily News for 7 November 2019

UK Illicit tobacco sellers ordered to pay back £20,000 of illegal profits International China’s tobacco monopoly means big risks for e-cigarette startups Study: Vaping could impact cardiovascular health Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary question UK Illicit tobacco sellers ordered to pay back £20,000 of illegal profits A pair of illicit tobacco sellers have been ordered to pay […]

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ASH Daily News for 6 November 2019

UK Public health cuts have hit poorest areas the hardest with spending cuts of £900m Smoking tobacco could increase risk of depression and schizophrenia, say Bristol researchers Smokefree public places in North Yorkshire Yorkshire police dogs sniff out more than 650,000 illegal cigarettes in last six months UK Public health cuts have hit poorest areas […]

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ASH Daily News for 5 November 2019

UK Audio: How a Guardian story led to a landmark case against big tobacco International Austria: Smoking ban takes effect in bars and restaurants Italy: Drug currently used to treat type 2 diabetes could help smokers quit by reducing nicotine cravings USA: Study predicts that national vaping tax may result in higher smoking rates USA […]

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ASH Daily News for 4 November 2019

UK Are vaping scare stories just as dangerous as tobacco? More than £1 million a week spent on the consequences of smoking in Barnsley International Study: E-cigarettes aren’t a ‘gateway’ to teen smoking Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary questions UK Are vaping scare stories just as dangerous as tobacco? Jo Macfarlane writes in the Daily Mail about […]

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ASH Daily News 1 November 2019

International BAT faces landmark legal case over Malawi families’ poverty wages Altria writes down Juul investment by $4.5bn Parliamentary Activity House of Commons debate: E-cigarettes Links of the Week Cochrane Review: Community pharmacy personnel interventions for smoking cessation Cochrane Review: Relapse prevention interventions for smoking cessation International BAT faces landmark legal case over Malawi families’ […]

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ASH Daily News for 31 October 2019

UK British health experts are as ‘certain as ever’ that vaping is less harmful than smoking cigarettes Report says that government’s smoke-free aim is threatened by ‘moral panic’ over vaping International USA: Juul Labs faces new claims it put public health at risk USA: Groups urge ban on mint and menthol e-cigarette flavours UK British […]

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ASH Daily News for 30 October 2019

UK Are cigarettes responsible for modern marketing methods? Channel 5 News: Is vaping still a safer alternative to smoking? More than four million illicit cigarettes seized at Belfast docks NHS Trust celebrates high compliance with new smokefree policy International Study: Smokefree laws don’t benefit all Americans equally   UK Are cigarettes responsible for modern marketing […]

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ASH Daily News for 29 October 2019

UK Vaping and lung disease in the US: PHE’s advice International USA: Juul to cut jobs as e-cigarette firm restructures Canada: Research finds that women have more difficulty quitting smoking Why vaping causes harm in the US but not the UK Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Question UK Vaping and lung disease in the US: PHE’s advice […]

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ASH Daily News for 28 October 2019

UK Medical chief trolled by vaping lobby for highlighting e-cigarettes are not for non-smokers Big illegal tobacco haul found in York International US: Vaping bans raise fear of return to smoking UK Medical chief trolled by vaping lobby for highlighting e-cigarettes are not for non-smokers Helen Stokes-Lampard, chairwoman of the Royal College of General Practitioners, […]

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