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ASH Daily News for 18 November 2016

Smoking in Exeter prison What happens to your body 24 hours after quitting smoking? USA:  Could legalising cannabis diminish California’s gains against Smoking? Smoking may block some of the benefits of kidney disease medications Impact of very low nicotine content cigarettes on weight gain Smoking in Exeter prison There have been reports of some prisoners […]

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ASH Daily News for 17 November 2016

Thousands of mums-to-be are still smoking while pregnant Kent parents could be banned from smoking outside schools New research highlights risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome USA: Nationwide event aims to help smokers give up tobacco ASH/CRUK: Cutting down: The reality of budget cuts to local tobacco control Parliamentary Questions Thousands of mums-to-be are […]

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ASH Daily News for 16 November 2016

Budget cuts to services that help people quit smoking could have devastating impact Campaign to highlight Scotland’s car smoking ban USA: New research suggests teenagers with asthma are more likely to smoke USA: New study shows racial and ethnic variations in quitline reach among US smokers USA: Florida smoking rates on the decline Study suggests […]

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ASH Daily News for 15 November 2016

Survey of community pharmacists’ perception of electronic cigarettes in London Reynolds rejects initial takeover bid from British American Tobacco TaxPayers’ Alliance says that taxes on alcohol and tobacco may have cost the Treasury £31bn France: One in four favour a ban on tobacco Smoking status of primary school children in Madagascar, research Parliamentary Question Survey […]

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ASH Daily News for 14 November 2016

Smoking in cars with children: Ban sees just one fine issued in past year Patients and staff shut out of NHS transformation plans, says thinktank Wales: Public Health Bill consultation is launched by AMs Scotland: Smokers outside hospital doors could face fines from next year Bolton: Pleas to help save stop smoking services Governments told […]

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ASH Daily News for 11 November 2016

US: Cigarette smoking continues to fall Canada: Smoking rate at 13% US: Trump transition team filled with lobbyists and special interests Romania: BAT plans big investment in Ploiesti plant China: Smoking banned in all Shanghai indoor public sites, workplaces becomes law COP7 Bulletins US: Cigarette smoking continues to fall The number of cigarette smokers in […]

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ASH Daily News for 10 November 2016

More than 100 countries require graphic pictorial warnings on tobacco packaging WHO convention calls for monitoring waterpipe tobacco use Ireland: Working towards smokefree campuses British American Tobacco to test tobacco based vape product in Japan USA: Vice President-elect Mike Pence doesn’t believe that smoking kills Japan: Go for a walk after a smoking break More […]

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ASH Daily News for 09 November 2016

UK to invest £15 million in FCTC implementation Should e-cigarette use be permitted in smoke-free public places? The case for a ban New research raises concerns that vaping may lead to smoking Imperial Chief Executive: ‘Ignore City’s takeover smoke signals’ Scotland: Angus Council to ban smoking at new foster and adoptive homes California approves tax […]

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ASH Daily News for 08 November 2016

Groups demand tobacco lobbyist stops claiming links Why is heart disease still killing millions every year? E-cigarette use in public places: striking the right balance Middlesbrough: Smokers warned of risk to children’s health Research suggests e-cigarette vapour does not induce genetic mutations associated with cigarette smoke exposure COP7: Sri Lanka to introduce plain packaging Nigeria: […]

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ASH Daily News for 07 November 2016

Cigarettes could cost 50% more in minimum price tax plan Wales: School playground smoking ban in public health plan Wales: Vaping health risk warning ‘alarmist nonsense’ Shisha lounge owners face crackdown and huge fines for ignoring smoking laws Northern Ireland: Smoking causes 90% of lung cancers, watchdog reveals Nearly one in three local authorities bans […]

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ASH Daily News for 04 November 2016

The Times apologises to scientists and public health experts DNA study lays bare devastating damage caused by smoking Tunbridge Wells: First batch of plain-packaged cigarettes arrive in Kent Tobacco treaty leaders propose barring delegates linked to state firms Mozambique: Assembly Ratifies Tobacco Control Convention US: New York authorities want to fine UPS $872 million for […]

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ASH Daily News for 03 November 2016

IEA calls for the UK Government to abolish 20 taxes Swansea: Smokefree school gates plan for city Scotland: Secondhand Smoke Roadshow gives residents insight into dangers of smoking Australia: Nicotine is not harmful: Doctor calls for e-cigarettes to be legalised USA: Smoking shortens the lifespan of people living with HIV USA: Chain smoking robot could […]

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ASH Daily News for 02 November 2016

Scotland: Smokers urged to give up the habit before Christmas USA: Safer to puff but smokers warned off trying e-cigarettes Australia: Tobacco’s attempt to circumvent plain packaging laws India reaffirms its commitment to global tobacco treaty USA: R.J. Reynolds loses bid to end TV anti-smoking ad requirement China: Restaurants warned for not enforcing the smoking […]

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ASH Daily News for 01 November 2016

Regular e-cigarette use remains low among young people Tracker funds are investing savings in tobacco and fossil fuels High rates of smoking among people with mental health conditions shown by local authority What the law says about smoking breaks USA: New grant for researcher studying e-cigarettes Thailand: Tobacco law loophole under review Regular e-cigarette use […]

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ASH Daily News for 31 October 2016

Scotland: Ready to stand the heat of smoking ban in prisons Rotherham: More raids planned in crack down on illegal cigarettes UN plans global tobacco tracking system Australia: Nationals MP breaks ranks on tobacco donations as party figures agitate for ban East London: Slug spotted with cigarette Scotland: Ready to stand the heat of smoking […]

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