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ASH Daily News for 5 March 2020

UK More than 20kg of illegal shisha tobacco seized from Oxford business International ‘Thirdhand’ smoke a potential health risk in cinemas US: Kentucky bill banning sale of tobacco and vaping products for people under 21 advances   UK More than 20kg of illegal shisha tobacco seized from Oxford business More than 20kg of illegal tobacco […]

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ASH Daily News for 4 March 2020

UK False fears about vaping stopping smokers using e-cigs The state of our children’s health in Wales with higher smoking and obesity rates than rest of UK UK False fears about vaping stopping smokers using e-cigs More than half of UK smokers now wrongly believe that nicotine-containing “vapes” or e-cigarettes are as dangerous as tobacco […]

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ASH Daily News for 3 March 2020

UK Former Chief Medical Officer: Pointless to challenge government on austerity Free e-cigarettes provided in Northamptonshire to help people quit No decline in Doncaster smoking rate since 2015   UK Former Chief Medical Officer: Pointless to challenge government on austerity The Health Services Journal interviewed Dame Sally Davies who served as Chief medical officer between […]

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ASH Daily News for 2 March 2020

International Ireland: Records not kept of meetings with lobbyists US: Ban on sale of flavoured e-cigarettes and tobacco products passes House Imperial Tobacco Canada under fire for ‘misinformation’ ad campaign US: Mike Pence appointment criticised by health experts International Ireland: Records not kept of meetings with lobbyists Senior public officials are not keeping records of […]

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ASH Daily News for 28 February 2020

UK Gang behind ‘UK’s largest’ illegal tobacco factory jailed Radio: Inside health – Cigarette filters Peterborough: Concerns raised over rise in smoking Links of the Week Channel 4 Dispatches – The Secrets of Big Tobacco: Has Philip Morris Really Given Up Smoking? Cancer Research UK: New report on smoking prevalence projections Health Equity in England: […]

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ASH Daily News for 27 February 2020

UK Charities welcome plan for Northern Ireland ban on smoking in cars with children on board Bolton wine shop loses licence after illegal tobacco found Parliamentary activity Parliamentary question MPs hear Points of Order UK Charities welcome plan for Northern Ireland ban on smoking in cars with children on board The Health Minister, Robin Swann, […]

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ASH Daily News for 26 February 2020

UK Vaping and heart disease: Setting the record straight Wales: Mum who smoked 20 cigarettes a day has part of her tongue removed after developing cancer Bertie the sniffer dog catches Bolton illegal tobacco seller International US: New Juul patent application hints at AI-powered vape to help users quit nicotine UK Vaping and heart disease: […]

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ASH Daily News for 25 February 2020

UK Channel 4 Dispatches – The Secrets of Big Tobacco: Has Philip Morris Really Given Up Smoking? England predicted to miss target of becoming smokefree by 2030 Gains in UK life expectancy stall after decade of austerity, report says How deprivation in the North has led to a health crisis UK Channel 4 Dispatches – […]

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ASH Daily News for 24 February 2020

UK Philip Morris drew up plan for £1bn tobacco transition fund ‘National disgrace’: tackle regional health inequality, PM to be told International Inside the Philip Morris campaign to ‘normalise’ a tobacco device New Zealand: Government to restrict vaping and e-cigarette sales and use in public UK Philip Morris drew up plan for £1bn tobacco transition […]

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ASH Daily News for 21 February 2020

UK Oxfordshire could become England’s first ‘smoke-free’ county Survey: British people are concerned by negative media coverage of vaping International USA: Study claiming vaping doubles heart attack risk retracted for being ‘unreliable’ USA: Vaping companies launch disposable flavoured e-cigarettes to circumvent restrictions Link of the week Report: Standardised Packaging for Tobacco Products in England UK […]

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ASH Daily News for 20 February 2020

UK Lords health minister resigns after government reshuffle Government names preferred NICE chair International US: Businesses increasingly introducing no smoking hiring policies Italy: Ferrari keeps Mission Winnow on car after legal threat   UK Lords health minister resigns after government reshuffle Baroness Blackwood has stepped down from her role as health minister and the government’s […]

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ASH Daily News for 19 February 2020

UK Scotland: Hospital smokers face fines of up to £1,000 Scotland: Extend smoking ban to cover play parks, Tory MSP urges ministers Wales: Illicit tobacco seized from Cardiff shop International Pollution, climate change and tobacco, alcohol and junk food adverts putting every child’s health at risk UK Scotland: Hospital smokers face fines of up to […]

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ASH Daily News for 18 February 2020

UK ASH Chair Nick Hopkinson: The path to a smoke-free England by 2030 Long read: The great vape debate — are e-cigarettes saving smokers or creating new addicts? New smoke-free outdoor spaces pave the way for tobacco free future in Manchester E-cigarettes at risk of exploding if charged incorrectly, UK government warns Funding needed for […]

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ASH Daily News for 17 February 2020

UK UK Budget may be delayed, says cabinet minister NHS England: ICSs must move beyond ‘transformation’ Man charged for illicit tobacco sales to children as young as six International Opinion: How Juul targets teenagers in the US   UK UK Budget may be delayed, says cabinet minister The Budget may be delayed, the transport secretary […]

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ASH Daily News for 14 February 2020

UK Smokers at increased risk of coronavirus complications, leading experts warn Cigarette prices have risen following standardised packaging, despite tobacco industry claims Illegal tobacco worth £100,000 seized from Dudley house Link of the week Smoking cessation 1: interventions to support attempts at quitting   UK Smokers at increased risk of coronavirus complications, leading experts warn […]

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