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ASH Daily News for 25 October 2019

International Nasal swab could help gauge smokers’ odds for lung cancer Vaping-related illnesses in US still rising, but more slowly Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary Question Link of the Week Health Inequalities and Smoking: Webinar registration now open International Nasal swab could help gauge smokers’ odds for lung cancer Preliminary findings of a new study have indicated […]

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ASH Daily News for 24 October 2019

UK Ban ‘useless’ cigarette filters to curb plastic waste, say researchers International US: Trial banning sale of flavoured products to under 21s reduced number of flavoured products on shelves by 70% and cut teen users by 6% US: Study suggests most teenage and adult tobacco users started with a flavoured product Australia: Tobacco illnesses more […]

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ASH Daily News for 23 October 2019

UK Conservatives hire Facebook propaganda pair to run online election campaign International US endorses tobacco pouches as less risky than cigarettes South Korea considering e-cigarette sales ban Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary questions Lords debate Queen’s Speech – Health, social care, education, culture,welfare and pensions UKConservatives hire Facebook propaganda pair to run online election campaignTwo political campaigners […]

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ASH Daily News for 22 October 2019

International Ireland: New licencing system for sales of tobacco proposed Australia: NSW government launches controversial new anti-shisha PSA USA: Massachusetts vaping ban can stand for now, but state must fix flaws in a week, judge says Study: Lung cancer risk 40% greater in unfiltered cigarette smokers International Ireland: New licencing system for sales of tobacco […]

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ASH Daily News for 21 October 2019

UK Study finds tobacco firms use gimmicks to subvert plain packaging Cases of deadly lung condition caused by smoking have increased in Kent North East: South Shields cancer sufferer opens up about how years of smoking destroyed her life Vapers see cheap life insurance going up in smoke International Erdogan says he will never allow […]

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ASH Daily News for 18 October 2019

UK UK vape sales continue to soar Man sends thousands of littered cigarettes back to tobacco companies International USA ramps up testing in search of vaping illness cause USA: Juul suspends sales of some flavoured e-cigarettes USA: Juul agrees to restrict advertising Links of the week Smoking and Poverty Smokefree Skills: Community Mental Health UK […]

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ASH Daily News for 17 October 2019

UK Study: E-cigarettes help between 50,000 and 70,000 smokers in England to quit each year Mental health hospital to provide free e-cigarettes to support quitting Parliamentary Activity E-cigarette correspondence between Rt. Hon. Norman Lamb MP, Chair of the Science and Technology Committee, and Professor John Newton, Director of Health Improvement at Public Health England   […]

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ASH Daily News for 16 October 2019

UK Herefordshire: Shops supplying illicit tobacco forced to close Opinion: Cigarette butts and London’s drainage system International Report: Progress in global cancer fight is not only possible, but achievable Michigan judge blocks vape flavour ban Opinion: As panic over US vape deaths mounts, Malaysia’s new laws may prove far more toxic UK Herefordshire: Shops supplying […]

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ASH Daily News for 15 October 2019

UK Vaping illness: Deaths likely to be very rare beyond US, experts say Concern over underage sales of e-cigarettes International Opinion: Big tobacco’s menthol playbook   UK Vaping illness: Deaths likely to be very rare beyond US, experts say E-cigarette or vaping linked lung injuries that have killed 29 and sickened more than 1,000 people […]

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ASH Daily News for 14 October 2019

UK Flavoured e-cigarettes should be banned, Dame Sally Davies says Podcast: What is the truth about vaping? International Study: Medicines to help smokers quit only fight half the battle USA: California announces smoking will be banned in state parks and beaches from early 2020 USA: Some patients with vaping-related illness being readmitted five days after […]

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ASH Daily News for 11 October 2019

International Study: Light smoking causes lung function loss at 68% of the rate of heavy smoking USA: Life insurance company to reclassify vapers as smokers USA: Number of vaping-related deaths now 26 Opinion: Vaping in the USA vs the UK Link of the week Global Tobacco Index International Study: Light smoking causes lung function loss […]

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ASH Daily News for 10 October 2019

UK Tobacco industry has least influence on the UK, watchdog ranking reveals Scotland: MSPs consider plans to introduce new penalties for smoking outside of hospital buildings International Comment: Whilst India bans e-cigarettes, beedis and oral toabcco remain widespread Ireland: Government to consider banning sale of vaping products to under 18s   UK Tobacco industry has […]

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ASH Daily News for 9 October 2019

UK Menthol ban will include click dual flavoured cigarettes International Republic of Ireland: Cigarette prices increase USA: School districts sue e-cigarette manufacturer Juul USA: Retailers Kroger and Walgreens to stop selling e-cigarettes   UK Menthol ban will include click dual flavoured cigarettes New tobacco laws will see flavoured cigarettes banned next year. Menthol cigarettes are […]

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ASH Daily News for 8 October 2019

UK Lynton Crosby’s firm in illegal lobbying inquiry over Boris Johnson link Guardian letter: Big tobacco is still sponsoring the arts International US: Proposed law could limit nicotine in e-cigarettes Study: E-cigarette vapour linked to lung cancer in mice   UK Lynton Crosby’s firm in illegal lobbying inquiry over Boris Johnson link Sir Lynton Crosby’s […]

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ASH Daily News for 7 October 2019

UK UK vape sales hold fast despite US scares International US: Temporary ban on vape sales in Massachusetts’ upheld Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary questions UK UK vape sales hold fast despite US scares UK vape sales appear to be remaining steady despite the criticism of e-cigarettes seen in the US, with the vaping market growing 37% […]

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