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ASH Daily News for 28 November 2019

UK Guardian letter: Vaping, smoking and young people BAT’s tobacco strength buys some time in smoking’s decline Bolton: Shop fined over selling illegal cigarettes Scotland: Health bosses’ bid to prohibit smoking on hospital grounds UK Guardian letter: Vaping, smoking and young people Writing in the Guardian, Louise Ross from the National Centre for Smoking Cessation […]

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ASH Daily News for 27 November 2019

UK De La Rue warns its future is in ‘significant doubt’ International Australia: Alcohol and tobacco policies estimated to have saved 36,000 lives US: Graphic photos likely to be coming to cigarette packs US: DC government sues e-cigarette maker Juul over underage use UK De La Rue warns its future is in ‘significant doubt’ De […]

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ASH Daily News for 26 November 2019

UK Leading charities join forces to call for target to end smoking in Wales Greater Manchester: Illegal tobacco campaign returns after thousands of cigarettes seized Researchers consider possibility of drug which would make users feel ill when mixed with nicotine Smoking banned from all Lincolnshire hospital grounds UK Leading charities join forces to call for […]

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ASH Daily News for 25 November 2019

UK Vape products must not be sold alongside healthcare items, critics claim US vaping company Juul lobbies MPs in Britain to lift restrictions on e-cigarette adverts in the UK after Brexit Pair appear in court for selling illegal cigarettes at Sheffield city centre pub International US: Trump says ban of some flavoured e-cigarette products could […]

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ASH Daily News for 22 November 2019

UK Cigarette imports fall by half over a decade International British American Tobacco shares jump after US shelves tough regulations Canada: Teen suffers lung injury after vaping THC Study finds increase in US adults who perceive e-cigarettes more harmful than cigarettes Link of the week Registration: ASH Health inequalities webinar UK Cigarette imports fall by […]

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ASH Daily News for 21 November 2019

UK Opinion: Mental health ‘at risk of being crowded out’ during election debate Theatre criticised for warning audiences that play features smoking International US: Florida jury awards man $157 million from tobacco companies in death of spouse case US drops plan to cut nicotine in cigarettes US: Massachusetts lawmakers pass bill to ban flavoured tobacco […]

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ASH Daily News for 20 November 2019

UK Current e-cigarette health warnings ‘may put smokers off vaping’ Pregnant women are to be incentivised to stop smoking in new health pilot in Hertfordshire Cornwall: St Austell shopkeeper fined £2,500 over illegal cigarettes International Philippines bans e-cigarettes and orders police to immediately begin arresting anyone seen vaping in public UK Current e-cigarette health warnings […]

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ASH Daily News for 19 November 2019

UK Vaping deaths: Why e-cigarettes may not be as bad as the headlines say Is vaping healthier than smoking cigarettes? Experts have their say International USA: Donald Trump reverses plans for flavoured e-cigarette ban India says ban on e-cigarette sales implies use of devices also prohibited USA Study: Quitting smoking could lead to major changes […]

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ASH Daily News for 18 November 2019

UK Switching to vaping helps smokers’ hearts Hospital staff protest against smoking International USA: Apple removes vaping apps from app store   UK Switching to vaping helps smokers’ hearts Smokers can improve the health of their hearts within weeks of switching to e-cigarettes, new research from the University of Dundee has found. The month-long study […]

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ASH Daily News for 15 November 2019

UK Wales: E-cigarettes most popular quitting aid International Vaping increased by 14% in the US last year as cigarette smoking fell to an all-time low for the second year in a row Belgian of 18 died after vaping cannabis Study: Juul gives vapers a hit of nicotine that is similar to cigarettes and much stronger […]

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ASH Daily News for 14 November 2019

UK Frank Dobson obituary STP and ICS plans still being ‘refined’ as deadline pushed back Illegal tobacco worth £18,000 seized from homes and cars across Newcastle Opinion: Giving in to the moral panic on vaping would risk the lives of smokers UK Frank Dobson obituary Frank Dobson was health secretary when the UK published its […]

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ASH Daily News for 13 November 2019

UK Labour pledges £1 billion in public health funding amid NHS spending announcement Jersey and Guernsey sign up to WHO’s tobacco control framework Royal Surrey County Hospital launches initiative to cut number of smoking mums International Study: Vaping may damage the hearts of smokers when they switch UK Labour pledges £1 billion in public health […]

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ASH Daily News for 12 November 2019

UK British teenager nearly died from vaping, doctors in Nottingham say E-cigarette alternative launches in UK E-cigarettes are now the most popular stop-smoking tool in Wales Childhood pneumonia cases up 50% in 10 years, NHS data shows International US: Donald Trump to meet with vaping industry bosses UK British teenager nearly died from vaping, doctors […]

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ASH Daily News for 11 November 2019

UK Election pledges for primary care funding boost International US: CDC reports ‘breakthrough’ over vaping lung illnesses US: Trump to pursue higher sales age for e-cigarettes UK Election pledges for primary care funding boost The Conservative Party has promised to invest £2.4bn over four years from 2021-22 to increase the numbers of doctors and other […]

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ASH Daily News for 8 November 2019

UK ACS raises Track and Trace concerns with the European Commission Sir Kevin Barron honoured to have served as Rother Valley’s MP International China censors films and TV series that have ‘too many’ smoking scenes Juul halts sales of its mint flavor US vaping-related deaths climb to 39, illnesses to 2,051 Links of the week […]

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