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ASH Daily News for 25 June 2019

UK Study: Young women smokers at much higher risk of deadly heart attack Huge haul of illicit cigarettes seized in Bristol International Cannes Lions Festival criticised for placing Philip Morris on ‘Good Track’ whilst they launch cigarette campaigns in Indonesia UK Study: Young women smokers at much higher risk of deadly heart attack While smoking […]

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ASH Daily News for 24 June 2019

UK Philip Morris planning to open more IQOS stores International Study: Global treaty has not accelerated global decline in tobacco consumption Study: Small shops with heavy tobacco advertising are less likely to ID for tobacco   UK Philip Morris planning to open more IQOS stores One of the world’s biggest tobacco manufacturers is considering opening […]

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ASH Daily News for 21 June 2019

UK Southend primary school bans smoking at front gates Smoke free parks in Bearsden and Milngavie Link of the week CRUK/ASH interactive map of stop smoking services   UK Southend primary school bans smoking at front gates Greenways Primary School, in Southchurch, is piloting smoke free school gates after the council approached Southend schools. The […]

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ASH Daily News for 20 June 2019

UK Youth vaping rate remains low, new survey reveals Three new integrated care systems announced International Opinion: State owned tobacco companies in China and Japan are at odds with their countries’ commitments Ferrari may drop Mission Winnow branding for remainder of racing season US: Nebraska school district to drug-test pupils for nicotine   UK Youth […]

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ASH Daily News for 19 June 2019

UK Health experts warn of 16 different ‘smoking’ cancers International Australia: Suburbs with the highest smoking rates in the country revealed – amid claims quit campaigns only focus on ‘privileged’ areas San Francisco could be first US city to ban e-cigarette sales Parliamentary activity Parliamentary questions UK Health experts warn of 16 different ‘smoking’ cancers […]

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ASH Daily News for 18 June 2019

UK NHS Long Term Plan jeopardised by social care funding gap, NHS bosses say Study finds alcohol and tobacco appear frequently in UK reality television Stop smoking services across Lancashire face cutbacks Surrey: Concern as council cancels integration deal International Nicotine cap threatens Big Tobacco UK NHS Long Term Plan jeopardised by social care funding […]

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ASH Daily News for 17 June 2019

UK The final challenge for Simon Stevens Thousands of cigarettes seized in Oxfordshire raid International Philip Morris International holds ‘Open Mic’ at 2019 Cannes Lions Festival US: Juul faces House investigation over teen e-cigarette use   UK The final challenge for Simon Stevens It’s reported that NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens has set out […]

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ASH Daily News for 14 June 2019

UK Nest pension fund will no longer invest in Big Tobacco International Taiwan: Paternal smoking during pregnancy tied to asthma in children Indonesia: online tobacco advertising banned Link of the Week ASH Briefing on local authority investment in pension funds   UK Nest pension fund will no longer invest in Big Tobacco Britain’s biggest pension […]

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ASH Daily News for 13 June 2019

UK PMI’s foundation for a Smoke-Free Wold criticised for PR spend King’s College Hospital beating national average for reduction in pregnant smokers Redbridge council encouraged to maximise quit attempts in the borough Smoking harms pets   UK PMI’s foundation for a Smoke-Free Wold criticised for PR spend The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, funded by […]

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ASH Daily News for 12 June 2019

UK Manchester shisha bar closed down after repeatedly defying smoking ban British American Tobacco sees further growth in e-cigarette products this year International China state cigarette monopoly makes smoking market debut FDA unveils new guidelines for e-cigarette makers Parliamentary activity Parliamentary questions   UK Manchester shisha bar closed down after repeatedly defying smoking ban A […]

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ASH Daily News for 11 June 2019

UK Male smokers are more likely to be impotent warns Welsh surgeon Gateshead NHS Trust develops text messaging service to help quit smoking International US: New incentives help pregnant women stop smoking   UK Male smokers are more likely to be impotent warns Welsh surgeon Smoking is a major cause of impotence and low sperm […]

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ASH Daily News for 10 June 2019

UK Local government will continue to commission school nurses and health visitors There are several ways smokers can try can quit smoking JUUL launches new product offering lower strength nicotine International New Zealand: Government launches website promoting vaping to quit smoking USA: Texas governor signs law increasing the age to buy tobacco products to 21 […]

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ASH Daily News for 7 June 2019

UK Chief Medical Officer tells Commons committee e-cigarettes ‘clearly much safer than tobacco smoking’ but questions public use New chief medical officer and deputy appointed Daughter of Morecambe woman who died from emphysema urges others to quit smoking Link of the week New strategic guidance for local authorities: The End of Smoking UK Chief Medical […]

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ASH Daily News for 6 June 2019

UK Argos recalls e-cigarettes over safety concerns Clinical update: Tobacco related oral cancer Scotland: Head and Neck cancer on the rise in Lanarkshrie Study: Smoking doesn’t affect telomeres – a biological indicator of aging International USA: Poor mental health increases chance of teen cigarette and e-cigarette use UK Argos recalls e-cigarettes over safety concerns Argos […]

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ASH Daily News for 5 June 2019

UK  Heart disease rates halved thanks to fall in smoking rates JTI brings nicotine pouches to UK Liverpool: Smokefree Sidelines to be introduced at children’s football matches International  India: Government research recommends “complete prohibition” on e-cigarettes USA: Children in Michigan banned from using e-cigarettes Zimbabwe: tobacco sales and production down compared to last year UK […]

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