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ASH Daily News for 10 September 2019

UK Newsagent caught hiding illegal tobacco in fruit juice containers could face two years in jail International Denmark: AP Pension cuts tobacco from €15bn portfolio Juul ‘ignored law’ in US e-cigarette adverts UK Newsagent caught hiding illegal tobacco in fruit juice containers could face two years in jail A newsagent’s accused of hiding illegal tobacco […]

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ASH Daily News for 9 September 2019

UK Blog: What does the Spending Round mean for public health? International Tests show contaminant found in marijuana vaping products linked to deadly lung illnesses Second US death linked to vaping is reported in Oregon Mice study finds vaping could harm fertility and delay conception Link of the week Consultation for England and Wales on […]

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ASH Daily News for 6 September 2019

UK Blog: What does the Spending Round mean for public health? International Tests show contaminant found in marijuana vaping products linked to deadly lung illnesses Second US death linked to vaping is reported in Oregon Mice study finds vaping could harm fertility and delay conception Link of the week Consultation for England and Wales on […]

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ASH Daily News for 5 September 2019

UK Smoking ban has transformed ‘grimy’ boozers, says pub guide UK to suspend tobacco Track and Trace system in no-deal Brexit International Michigan bans flavoured e-cigarettes UK Smoking ban has transformed ‘grimy’ boozers, says pub guide It was predicted to be the death knell for the traditional British boozer and likely to lead to a […]

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ASH Daily News for 4 September 2019

UK Letter: A no-deal Brexit under Boris Johnson remains a threat to public health Northern Lincolnshire’s smoking rate increases Local Government Declaration on Tobacco Control signed by Cornwall Council Coventry business loses licence after tobacco found in secret compartments UK Letter: A no-deal Brexit under Boris Johnson remains a threat to public health Prof Maggie […]

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ASH Daily News for 3 September 2019

UK Video: ‘It’s never too late to stop smoking’ International Australia: Cigarettes to cost AUD$35 (£19.63) a pack after 12.5% tax increase USA: The test that could save the life of a long-time smoker you know UK Video: ‘It’s never too late to stop smoking’ A new campaign has been launched across East Sussex to […]

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ASH Daily News for 2 September 2019

UK Illegal tobacco seller from Dewsbury hid 25,000 illicit cigarettes and 11kg of hand rolling tobacco International Tackling Indonesia’s smoking addiction Ireland: Vaping is a real drag on landfill sites UK Illegal tobacco seller from Dewsbury hid 25,000 illicit cigarettes and 11kg of hand rolling tobacco A Dewsbury woman has admitted selling illegal cigarettes and […]

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ASH Daily News for 30 August 2019

UK Print smoking kills on every cigarette, health experts urge Keith Richards uses motorised ashtray to avoid upsetting Mick Jagger with his smoke International US: Tobacco control advocates bemoan ‘faltering’ pace of FDA action Rugby World Cup in Japan not expected to be smokefree Link of the week Over a billion fewer cigarettes smoked in […]

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ASH Daily News for 29 August 2019

UK Over a billion fewer cigarettes smoked in England each year International Public health groups respond to news of PMI and Altria merger USA: Juul CEO responds to news of lung illness cases   UK Over a billion fewer cigarettes smoked in England each year The number of cigarettes smoked each year in England has […]

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ASH Daily News for 28 August 2019

UK Sajid Javid pledges spending review cash for schools, NHS and police International Philip Morris in talks with Altria to create $200bn tobacco group Oral tobacco gets a makeover UK Sajid Javid pledges spending review cash for schools, NHS and police Chancellor Sajid Javid has promised increased spending on priority areas of schools, police and […]

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ASH Daily News for 27 August 2019

International USA: First death linked to vaping reported in Illinois USA: Are e-cigarettes creating a recycling disaster? New Zealand: Philip Morris tried to target the disadvantaged through poverty alleviation group Opinion: Why nobody cares about teen smoking   International USA: First death linked to vaping reported in Illinois The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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ASH Daily News for 23 August 2019

International New Zealand: Prominent smoking researcher shunned over Philip Morris funding India: Government documents show that India’s health ministry has proposed a ban on e-cigarettes, with jail terms for offenders Links of the week ASH Fact Sheet: Tobacco and Ethnic Minorities Evidently Cochrane: What helps women to quit smoking while pregnant? International New Zealand: Prominent […]

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ASH Daily News for 22 August 2019

UK Tobacco suppliers target holidaymakers in anti-resale campaign Trio of Ipswich shop owners plead guilty to sale of illegal cigarettes and tobacco International Bitter leaves: Tobacco’s devastating global legacy UK Tobacco suppliers target holidaymakers in anti-resale campaign The Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association is running an advertising campaign targeting holidaymakers considering reselling cheap tobacco bought overseas. The […]

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ASH Daily News for 21 August 2019

UK BBC HARDTalk interviews CEO of Philip Morris International, Andre Calantzopoulos Smoking ban in Scottish prisons hailed as a major success International USA: Quitting smoking associated with lower risk of cardiovascular disease, study finds Thailand: Ban on smoking within the home introduced UK BBC HARDTalk interviews CEO of Philip Morris International, Andre Calantzopoulos In a […]

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ASH Daily News for 20 August 2019

20 August 2019 UK More schoolchildren ‘rejecting cigarettes’ Investors demand change at Imperial Brands Juul attracts fresh funding despite new lawsuits International Study: Tobacco industry anti-smoking ads reached less than half of US adults UK More schoolchildren ‘rejecting cigarettes’ Secondary-school pupils in England appear to be rejecting cigarettes in greater numbers than ever before. The […]

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