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ASH Daily News for 19 December 2019

UK NHS England: More centralisation needed to cut neonatal deaths Greater Manchester: More than a dozen children collapse after vaping fake cannabis oil laced with ‘spice’ International Global tobacco use among men declines for first time, WHO says One in five US high school students vaped marijuana in 2019, report says     UK NHS […]

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ASH Daily News for 18 December 2019

UK Instagram e-cigarette posts banned by Advertising Standards Authority Sir Norman Lamb to chair major London trust “Cash for scrutiny” is new government’s deal for the NHS Study: “Little difference” in risk of developing lung infections from vaping and smoking International USA: Age of sale likely to rise for cigarettes and e-cigarettes Austria: Vienna’s ballet […]

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ASH Daily News for 17 December 2019

UK Smoking and vaping banned on Mid Devon District Council property Man accidentally ‘blows up’ car by lighting cigarette after spraying air freshener International US: Congress set to prohibit sales of tobacco and vaping products to anyone under 21 UK Smoking and vaping banned on Mid Devon District Council property From January 1st 2020, Mid […]

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ASH Daily News for 16 December 2019

UK One in ten pregnant women in Dorset are smokers International Belgium: BAT-funded study finds that nearly 40% of Belgian smokers see vaping as a good way to quit smoking USA: Study suggests that vaping damages lungs but is still safer than smoking UK One in ten pregnant women in Dorset are smokers New NHS […]

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ASH Daily News for 13 December 2019

UK Detection dogs help to sniff out £27,500 worth of illegal tobacco in Scarborough International Senate confirms Dr Stephen Hahn as FDA commissioner Link of the week Conservative Party manifesto 2019: 13 key policies explained UK Detection dogs help to sniff out £27,500 worth of illegal tobacco in Scarborough North Yorkshire County Council Trading Standards […]

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ASH Daily News for 12 December 2019

UK Many Scottish council areas see life expectancy drop International Thailand introduces plain tobacco packaging Report: World without tobacco would help Belgians live for two years longer UK Many Scottish council areas see life expectancy drop The life expectancy of people born in many parts of Scotland has fallen, as health bosses continue to worry […]

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ASH Daily News for 11 December 2019

International Study: Smoking while pregnant increases the risk of gestational diabetes Germany: Conservatives back ban on tobacco advertising India: Doctors raise concern that ban on e-cigarettes will increase cancer and lung diseases cases International Study: Smoking while pregnant increases the risk of gestational diabetes A new study has found that women who smoke while pregnant […]

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ASH Daily News for 10 December 2019

UK Opinion: No party manifesto goes far enough on public health Most prosperous areas have greater inequality Leicester: Driver fined £1,452 after being caught smoking cigarette in work van International Ireland: E-cigarette industry faces advertising curbs   UK Opinion: No party manifesto goes far enough on public health Tim Elwell-Sutton, Assistant Director at the Health […]

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ASH Daily News for 9 December 2019

International ‘Dank Vapes’ may be driving the US lung illness epidemic Plain tobacco packing hits shelves in Turkey to curb smoking US: Infant morbidity decreases with incentive-based prenatal tobacco interventions International ‘Dank Vapes’ may be driving the US lung illness epidemic More than half of US vapers with life-threatening lung illnesses used black market THC […]

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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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