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ASH Daily News for 06 October 2016

Cutting stop smoking services ‘a false economy’ according to Harrow MP Somerset: Service to help smokers quit axed Wales: No fines issued for smoking in cars with children Wales: Pupils join global call for tougher smoking rules North East: Alcohol and smoking issues discussed at health conference Man who smoked in toilet of Gatwick-bound plane […]

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ASH Daily News for 05 October 2016

Scotland: Use of NHS services to quit smoking falls Scotland: Thousands quit smoking as Glasgow health board beats its target Ireland: Plain packaging on cigarettes and tobacco due in May 2017 USA: FDA sued over delay on graphic cigarette warning labels USA: Long-term e-cigarette use and smoking cessation Smoking Cessation in Mental Health Event Scotland: […]

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ASH Daily News for 04 October 2016

Scotland: Deprived areas of Glasgow targeted in bid to cut second-hand smoke risk to children Cornwall: More play areas to ban smoking Europe: ‘Cheap whites’: The new trend dominating tobacco black markets USA: Tobacco tax increase comes to Colorado ballot Kenya: BAT seeks extension to implement new tobacco packaging rules Indonesia raises cigarette excise tax […]

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ASH Daily News for 03 October 2016

Millions of smokers expected to give up for Stoptober First anniversary of ban on smoking in cars with children Scotland: Smoking in cars ban to begin in December Guernsey: Health and education sites going smoke-free “Let’s make Rotherham smoke free by 2025” says tobacco alliance US: Smoking bans persuade light users to give up the […]

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ASH Daily News for 30 September 2016

NHS, Bury Council and Cancer Research UK join forces to stub out smoking this Stoptober Philip Morris boosts cigarette alternative investments Imperial Brands “on track” but cigarette packaging changes and end of Philip Morris International distribution agreement take their toll India: Tobacco farmers want to be heard at WHO FCTC meeting New Zealand: Beware ‘heat not […]

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ASH Daily News for 29 September 2016

North-East to host inaugural conference to discuss alcohol and tobacco addiction West Norfolk: Kids able to buy cigarettes at ‘pocket money’ prices Smoke-free play zones gain popular support Smoking fathers increase asthma-risk in future offspring Internal ‘ageing clock’ influences lifespan USA: Tobacco 21 Movement Reaches 200 Milestone Holland: Over 1,000 people sign up for criminal […]

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ASH Daily News for 28 September 2016

Yorkshire: Increasing numbers of people giving up smoking Canada: Government plans to regulate vaping as an alternative to tobacco USA: Nebraska City rejects smoking ban for apartments USA: FDA warns of secondhand and thirdhand smoke dangers to pets USA: California governor vetoes ban on public smoking at colleges Philippines: Health group backs proposal to increase […]

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ASH Daily News for 27 September 2016

Illnesses associated with lifestyle factors costs the NHS £11 billion Smoking and Disability: Give up this October Wales: Smoking ban could be rolled out across Swansea Bay beaches Australia: Cancer Council Victoria welcomes ruling on sensitive data PAHO recognizes Uruguay for defending tobacco control policies against commercial interests Illnesses associated with lifestyle factors costs the […]

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ASH Daily News for 26 September 2016

Environmental health officers call for smoking ban in playgrounds Sheffield: Man believed to be first person prosecuted for smoking in a car with children Editorial: Need for clinical and regulatory response on e-cigarettes Fund firms resist tobacco divestment Japan: JTI to roll out e-cigarette next year US: Nebraska town considers banning smoking in apartments US: […]

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ASH Daily News for 23 September 2016

Suppliers respond to retailers’ calls for help on e-cigs category UK has the chance to be a leader in safer vice products post-Brexit, Adam Smith Institute argues Sunderland may discipline Patrick van Aanholt for smoking shisha pipe Thirdhand smoke lingers in the home long after smokers have quit France: Government announces tax rise on rolling […]

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ASH Daily News for 22 September 2016

Lancashire: Council chiefs agree action in bid to persuade Bury smokers to stub it out Imperial Brands downgraded ahead of trading update Children’s willpower linked to smoking throughout life Canada: Toronto businesses may be required to clean up cigarette butts USA: Would California’s proposed tobacco tax hike reduce smoking? Lancashire: Council chiefs agree action in […]

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ASH Daily News for 21 September 2016

Pharmacy sector braces itself for Stoptober to help 7m smokers quit Scotland: Rise in e-cigarette use as smoking falls Smoking leaves lasting marks on DNA, study finds Europe: School students smoke and drink less India: Maharashtra govt proposes to ban smoking on pavements India: 68% tobacco firms comply with new warning rule Kazakhstan: Eight year […]

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ASH Daily News for 20 September 2016

Number of smokers in England drops to all-time low Stoptober campaign returns with Facebook Messenger bot to motivate smokers to quit E-cigarette research: Flavourings and higher voltage increase toxicity US: E-cigarette maker NJOY files for bankruptcy South Africa: Big tobacco ‘infiltration’ of intelligence detailed in Sars pair’s book US: Tobacco giant Philip Morris to pay […]

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ASH Daily News for 19 September 2016

Portsmouth: Solent NHS Trust to ban smoking on its sites What happened to Moto GP’s cigarette money? WHO warns of intensified tobacco industry interference Brunei and the Philippines curb tobacco industry interference USA: Canny marketing makes cigarettes hot property USA: Tobacco money is fuelling Louisiana’s political campaigns New Zealand: E-cigarettes fail to get Health Ministry […]

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ASH Daily News for 16 September 2016

Percentage of pregnant smokers in North-East lowest on record Research: Adolescents’ interest in trying flavoured e-cigarettes Ireland: Gaelic football club ban smoking on its grounds USA: Health experts urge Obama to reignite fight against menthol cigarettes USA: Former speaker John Boehner to join Reynolds American Inc. USA: Massachusetts: Northampton raises tobacco buying age to 21 […]

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