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ASH Daily News for 16 July 2019

UK Boris Johnson campaign chief’s firm lobbied councils for tobacco firm International USA: Juul boss says sorry to parents over child vaping Study: Regulating e-cigarette flavours may prompt some people to smoke more New data on e-cigarette use among New Zealand adults Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Questions UK Boris Johnson campaign chief’s firm lobbied councils for […]

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ASH Daily News for 15 July 2019

UK Study: Dementia risk linked to smoking Selbie: Stop talking big numbers when asking for funding The Kings Fund: An open letter to the next Prime Minister London: Over 13,500 cigarettes seized in raid on Hoxton shop amid council crackdown on illegal tobacco Tobacco industry data shows constituencies with highest number of smokers International Document […]

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ASH Daily News for 12 July 2019

UK Perinatal care: mental health support expands but weight and smoking services remain static Study: Effective stop smoking treatments less likely to be prescribed to people with mental health conditions Illegal tobacco haul seized in Croydon International US: Most Americans want less nicotine in cigarettes, report says Link of the week What a difference a […]

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ASH Daily News for 11 July 2019

UK Leeds gang leader must repay £150,000 after being caught with eight million illegal cigarettes Springer spaniel wins national award for sniffing out illegal cigarettes International Commentary: In Indonesia, big tobacco is king Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary questions UK Leeds gang leader must repay £150,000 after being caught with eight million illegal cigarettes A Leeds gang […]

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ASH Daily News for 10 July 2019

UK First hospital vape shops open to help smokers kick habit British American Tobacco interviewed on the Government’s pledge to reduce smoking prevalence to 5% by 2030 International US: Maine law to prevent tobacco use and streamline tobacco taxes India: Survey finds majority of young people in Delhi-NCR are addicted to smoking UK First hospital […]

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ASH Daily News for 9 July 2019

UK Prevention Green Paper: Risks to publication and content rumours Dr Sarah Wollaston MP: The NHS’ long-term plan deserves support Study: Children in poor Scottish areas six times more likely to pass tobacco shops Imperial drops dividend target to fund tobacco alternatives Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary questions UK Prevention Green Paper: Risks to publication and content […]

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ASH Daily News for 8 July 2019

UK Labour criticises public health cuts as declines in smoking in pregnancy stall Lynton Crosby lobby firm works with high-sugar drinks brand Netflix to introduce smoking warnings to its ratings system The future of tobacco may be going up in smoke Smoking rates in Doncaster and Sheffield are the lowest ever recorded International India: Health […]

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ASH Daily News for 5 July 2019

UK Gang caught with nine million illegal cigarettes Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust goes smokefree International Austria passes smoking ban, snuffing out fallen government’s flagship policy Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary questions Link of the week Regional public opinion briefings 2019   UK Gang caught with nine million illegal cigarettes The ringleader of a gang […]

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ASH Daily News for 4 July 2019

UK Why is Boris Johnson’s campaign manager’s firm bragging about links to British politicians? Wales: Lack of progress on teenage smoking rate ‘shocking’ International Netflix pledges to cut back smoking depictions in original productions India: Punjab planning to raise minimum legal age to buy tobacco products to 21   UK Why is Boris Johnson’s campaign […]

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ASH Daily News for 3 July 2019

UK Boris Johnson pledges to freeze “sin taxes” and launch review into whether they work Pregnant smokers warned of ‘potentially deadly risks’ Obesity causes more cases of some cancers than smoking International Israel bans sweets and chewing gum in form of cigarettes UK Boris Johnson pledges to freeze “sin taxes” and launch review into whether […]

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ASH Daily News for 2 July 2019

UK Gambling firms pledge £60 million to help people addicted to gambling after criticism Smoking ‘damages eyes as well as lungs’ Greenwich council launches regional campaign to crackdown on illegal tobacco International Smoking banned in some outdoor areas in Sweden New law bans indoor smoking at Japan’s government buildings and schools UK Gambling firms pledge […]

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ASH Daily News for 1 July 2019

UK North East: Call for more action to cut smoking toll 12 years after ban introduced in public buildings West Midlands: Dudley is one of UK’s vape shop hotspots International India asks states not to work with Phillip Morris-led anti-smoking group San Francisco vape ban could hinder war on tobacco, say UK experts   UK […]

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ASH Daily News for 28 June 2019

UK NHSE sets long-term plan priorities UK illicit tobacco market declines, official data suggests ASH Wales welcomes 2% fall in the number of smokers in Wales Links of the week ASH resource: Costs of smoking to social housing: The quitting dividend for tenants and landlords Launch of the North East Vaping Standard UK NHSE sets […]

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ASH Daily News for 27 June 2019

UK Cost of smoking to social housing tenants Study: Smokers who switch to e-cigarettes could save more than £780 each year as well as lowering their risk of heart and lung disease E-cigarettes: How safe are they? International US: Vaping ban ‘will push smokers back to tobacco’ UK Cost of smoking to social housing tenants […]

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ASH Daily News for 26 June 2019

UK NHS in North East will support vaping as a way to quit smoking International San Francisco becomes first US city to ban e-cigarettes Germany: Low nicotine tobacco plant developed UK NHS in North East will support vaping as a way to quit smoking The NHS Northern Cancer Alliance has provided new recommendations for NHS […]

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