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ASH Daily News for 27 October 2016

Study finds perception of electronic cigarette harm is growing among US adults India: Government, industry battle ahead of WHO Conference Canada: Leaked Big Tobacco document suggests it used convenience store, anti-illicit groups as lobbyists USA: Florida jury awards nearly $29 million in damages for smoker’s death USA: Study shows people trying to quit smoking don’t […]

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ASH Daily News for 26 October 2016

Scotland: Number of 15-year-old smokers down 2% Research suggests vaping could help prevent ex-smokers gaining weight Teenagers influenced by video games with alcohol and smoking content Botswana: Tobacco levy to fund anti-smoking initiatives Malta: Ban on smoking in cars carrying children to come into force in January Scotland: Number of 15-year-old smokers down 2% The […]

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ASH Daily News for 25 October 2016

ASH attempts to ween independent retailers off a reliance on tobacco Philip Morris: World’s second largest tobacco company tells people to quit smoking Anti-smoking experts to sue The Times for claims of tobacco payouts Tobacco smuggler has land seized to help meet £4m public debt USA: New study shows burden of cancer deaths from smoking […]

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ASH Daily News for 24 October 2016

One day I hope we won’t sell cigarettes, says Marlboro boss Why boom in e-cigarettes is key to a £38bn merger as tobacco sales go up in smoke Secondhand smoke linked to higher risk of stroke Brent council launches shisha clampdown Australia: Medibank moves $170m to tobacco-free investment fund Actor smoked 20-a-day to impersonate UKIP […]

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ASH Daily News for 21 October 2016

British American Tobacco plans $47bn Reynolds merger Tobacco Retail Alliance urges MPs to protect independent retailers from crime Suffolk: Good response to Trading Standards illegal tobacco roadshow Tobacco industry scheme extends to N Ireland South Africa: Philip Morris shuts production amid wage strike North Korea: Zookeepers defend making chimp smoke cigarettes because she ‘doesn’t inhale’ […]

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ASH Daily News for 20 October 2016

Wakefield: Coffin display warns of smoking risks throughout Stoptober Ireland: Women more likely to smoke than men USA: Appeal from tobacco firms rejected Philippines: Law on graphic health warnings takes full effect in November USA: Rival tobacco tax initiatives to appear on same ballot Australia: Senator threatens action over costs of tobacco case Wakefield: Coffin […]

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ASH Daily News for 19 October 2016

Leeds health boss plays down illicit tobacco fears in city Systematic review of health and behavioural outcomes of smoking cessation interventions in prisons Australia: Government won’t reveal tobacco case costs Kenya: BAT fights State over new tough smoking rules USA: California voters asked to triple tobacco tax Netherlands: Government to ban decorations on cigarette packaging […]

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ASH Daily News for 18 October 2016

Cigarette sales no longer key profit source for UK corner shops Tobacco giants return to court against new plain-packaging rules Merseyside: E-liquids that ‘look like children’s sweets’ taken off shelves Gillingham: Medway Maritime Hospital goes smoke-free Brighton: Two in three fines are for dropped butts ASH Scotland: Smoke-free homes for all kids is still our […]

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ASH Daily News for 17 October 2016

Letter to the editor: Smoking and the safety of vaping Ashford: Smoking could be banned in town centre North East: Illegal cigarette haul goes up in smoke Gloucestershire: Trading standards and fire services warn of the dangers of cheap chargers Opinion: Vaping saves lives. It’d be madness to ban it Asian countries declare war on […]

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ASH Daily News for 14 October 2016

Call for Government to publish tobacco plan Wales: Parents to be told not to smoke outside school gates in Swansea as council extends smoke-free zones Canada: B.C. government argues against giving health information to tobacco industry India: 90% rise in consumption of smuggled cigarettes – Report Zambia: Govt requests JTI to set up a cigarette […]

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ASH Daily News for 13 October 2016

Scotland: East Renfrewshire launches anti-smoking campaign WHO denies members are failing to pay tobacco agency USA: Philadelphia Considers Density Restrictions on Tobacco Retailers South Korea: Tobacco CEOs to be questioned by lawmakers Philippines: Tough new smoking laws could affect Philip Morris Philip Morris to begin manufacturing in Nigeria Scotland: East Renfrewshire launches anti-smoking campaign East […]

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ASH Daily News for 12 October 2016

Tobacco giants fund vaping studies Investigation lifts lid on big tobacco’s campaigning methods Children of absent parents more likely to smoke and drink – study Ireland: Price of cigarettes rises for fifth year in a row New Zealand: Tobacco smuggled out of Wellington factory sold on social media US: Justices reject tobacco firms’ appeal over […]

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ASH Daily News for 11 October 2016

Scots urged to look after their mental wellbeing on World Mental Health Day Scotland: Rise in tobacco sales to underage customers South West leads the way on public smoking ban Philippines: Smoking set to be banned in all public places India: Government bans plastic packaging for tobacco Canada: Cigarette butts could soon be costly for […]

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ASH Daily News for 10 October 2016

Wales: Surgeons issue e-cigarette injuries warning Scotland: Carstair’s inmate goes to Supreme Court over right to smoke in State Hospital Harrow: Doctor opposes council’s proposal to cut stop smoking services Belfast: Motorist drops appeal over drink-driving conviction he claims was linked to vaping Australia: TPP trade deal: plain packaging challenge triggered ‘hysteria’, lawyer tells MPs […]

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ASH Daily News for 07 October 2016

Stores in the dark over e-cigarette promotion laws Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service supporting national Stoptober campaign Smokers pay high price for life insurance New Zealand: Philip Morris calls for light regulation of e-cigarettes US: Ad against California Prop. 56 claiming it ‘cheats’ schools is deceptive US: Vermont political action committee fined for illegal contributions Transgender women who begin […]

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