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ASH Daily News for 13 February 2020

UK Health inequality greater than previously thought, report finds Updated Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) advice clarifies menthol tobacco ban International USA: Juul bought advertising space on children’s websites, including Cartoon Network USA: Study explores why some smokers reject electronic cigarettes UK Health inequality greater than previously thought, report finds Women are living nearly ten […]

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ASH Daily News for 12 February 2020

UK Chief Medical Officer voices concerns over youth e-cigarette targeting International Spanish court rules workers can have pay deducted for smoking breaks Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary questions UK Chief Medical Officer voices concerns over youth e-cigarette targeting The UK Governemnt’s Chief Medical Officer Professor Chris Whitty has voiced concerns over young people being targeted by tobacco […]

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ASH Daily News for 11 February 2020

UK Opinion: Take NHS England’s power – but don’t give it to ministers International Netherlands: Ruling by Administrative Court in Rotterdam: end of ‘rigged’ cigarette in sight? Europe: Outdated EU cigarette tax rules blamed for slow drop in smoking Study: Raising taxes on e-cigarettes could encourage traditional smoking Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Questions UK Opinion: Take […]

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ASH Daily News for 10 February 2020

UK NHS Scotland backs vaping despite advert ban New call for cigarillo tax as menthol cigarette ban is just months away British American Tobacco looking into cannabis vape flavours Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary questions UK NHS Scotland backs vaping despite advert ban NHS Scotland is promoting vaping as a quitting aid even as the Scottish government […]

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ASH Daily News for 7 February 2020

UK GPs agree new deal with NHS England after PCN contract row International Opinion: Why concerns of a teenage vaping epidemic may be overblown Brazil gives big tobacco companies 30 days notice in smoking lawsuit Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary questions Link of the Week Smokefree 2030 Campaign UK GPs agree new deal with NHS England after […]

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ASH Daily News for 6 February 2020

UK Imperial Brands warns vaping crackdown will hit earnings International Vaping: Companies feel burn from US lawmakers Juul sought out high schoolers and Native Americans, congressional investigators said Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary questions UK Imperial Brands warns vaping crackdown will hit earnings Tobacco group Imperial Brands warned that earnings would fall this year as a crackdown […]

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ASH Daily News for 5 February 2020

UK Councils in crisis with more tax rises and service cuts due Grimsby: Thousands of illegal cigarettes and kilos of tobacco seized in raids by HMRC International Europe’s menthol ban has tobacco firms thinking outside the pack UK Councils in crisis with more tax rises and service cuts due Council tax is likely to increase […]

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ASH Daily News for 4 February 2020

UK JTI’s menthol cigar an attempt evade UK ban, say campaigners Health devolution commission launched Comment: What bans? Big Tobacco is still hot on social media Fears over funding for stop smoking services in Northumberland Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary questions UK JTI’s menthol cigar an attempt evade UK ban, say campaigners Japan Tobacco, the maker of […]

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ASH Daily News for 3 February 2020

UK Fifteen people a day die from effects of smoking in the North East Devon Hospital to allow vaping on grounds International Study: Discarded cigarettes may still emit nicotine for up to a week UK Fifteen people a day die from effects of smoking in the North East Fifteen people die each week in the […]

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ASH Daily News for 31 January 2020

UK Jeremy Hunt elected health committee chair International Altria slashes value of Juul stake and loosens ties Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary questions Link of the Week Statistics on Stop Smoking Services in England April 2019 to September 2019 UK Jeremy Hunt elected health committee chair Ex-Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has been elected to head a committee […]

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ASH Daily News for 30 January 2020

UK Lung tissue of heavy smokers can return to normal after quitting, study suggests International US life expectancy rises for first time in four years Australia: Grandmother’s bid to highlight cost of cigarettes compared with food goes viral UK Lung tissue of heavy smokers can return to normal after quitting, study suggests According to a […]

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ASH Daily News for 29 January 2020

UK Clinicians asked to report suspected vaping-associated lung injuries International Australia: Doctors say government should subsidise NRT to make it more accessible to people on low incomes UK Clinicians asked to report suspected vaping-associated lung injuries The MHRA has advised clinicians to have a high index of suspicion for lung injury in patients with respiratory […]

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ASH Daily News for 28 January 2020

UK Smoking ban in cars carrying kids linked to 72% fall in teens’ tobacco smoke exposure in England Comment: Clear leadership from the Government is needed on public health International Australia: Guidance for doctors updated to recommend vaping as quitting aid   UK Smoking ban in cars carrying kids linked to 72% fall in teens’ […]

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ASH Daily News for 27 January 2020

UK NICE backs health app in addition to regular services Store manager jailed for £760,000 tobacco fraud International Nepal: Authorities told to enforce anti-tobacco law UK NICE backs health app in addition to regular services New draft guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) states health professionals can “consider” digital and […]

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ASH Daily News for 24 January 2020

UK ACS urges retailers to prepare for upcoming menthol ban A new health and wellbeing service rolled out across Hertfordshire County Council International US: Surgeon General says ‘shocking’ portion of people aren’t told to stop smoking Link of the Week Supporting a smokefree pregnancy regional event presentations   UK ACS urges retailers to prepare for […]

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