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ASH Daily news for 21 January 2016

HEADLINES Headlines about e-cigarettes don’t mean they’re ‘not safer than tobacco’ Durham: Campaign launched to crackdown on smoking in bus stations NHS Trust counts down to going smoke-free Scotland: Woman fined £75,000 for selling counterfeit tobacco US: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to launch aggressive new anti-smoking ad campaign Headlines about e-cigarettes don’t mean […]

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ASH Daily news for 20 January 2016

HEADLINES Quitting smoking made me £7,321.99 richer London: Shop stripped of alcohol licence after illicit cigarettes found on premises Lincolnshire: smoke Free Lincolnshire Alliance wins Best Artistic idea in No Smoking campaign US: University of Massachusetts Boston campus bans smoking Quentin Tarantino confirms there is a cigarette link between film characters Parliamentary Question Quitting smoking […]

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ASH Daily news for 19 January 2016

HEADLINES Are adverts for candy-flavoured electronic cigarettes tempting teens to vape? Bid to speed up prison smoking ban NHS trails Africa in efforts to cut stillbirth numbers NHS chief to introduce sugar tax in hospitals to tackle UK obesity crisis Thailand: Tobacco giant Philip Morris faces $2.2 billion Thai tax fine Are adverts for candy-flavoured […]

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ASH Daily news for 18 January 2016

HEADLINES Scotland: Anti-smoking campaigners call for Holyrood to tackle health inequalities Cheshire: Man’s horrific injuries after e-cig battery exploded Bromley stop smoking group rewarded for No Smoking Day involvement Warwickshire: New use for old smoking shelter at Nuneaton’s Hospital Weight loss, quitting smoking and giving up alcohol may be aided by hormones from our guts […]

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ASH Daily news for 15 January 2016

HEADLINES E-cigarettes lower the odds of quitting successfully, contested study claims YouTube music videos ‘pose health risk to teens’ BDA calls for smoking cessation funding to be ring fenced Northern Ireland: Trust to bring in smoking ban at health buildings Bristol: Smokers outside Southmead Hospital warned with cheeky sign MultiCIG named largest independent e-cigarette brand […]

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ASH Daily news for 14 January 2016

HEADLINES St Helens: Council chiefs offer fresh help to smokers Durham: Mother fined almost £2,000 for supplying ice cream van with illegal tobacco US: Truth initiative takes a look at tobacco use in video games US: 90% of 2,506 doctors think e-cigarette advertising should be restricted US: New Mexico considers new tax on tobacco St […]

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ASH Daily news for 13 January 2016

HEADLINES Around 40% of local authorities cutting budgets for smoking cessation services Hertfordshire health chiefs vow to stub out smoking in county US: New Jersey poised to become second state to raise smoking age to 21 US: Congress approves Bill requiring childproof liquid nicotine bottles US: Whistleblower sues GlaxoSmithKline over nicotine product Bangladesh: Activists fear […]

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ASH Daily news for 12 January 2016

HEADLINES Mersey cancer centre research shows people “reluctant” to change unhealthy lifestyles US: High percentage of non-smoking teenagers are at risk of serious illness from second-hand smoke New study warns of harms of waterpipe smoking A smartphone you can vape? New Zealand: Government failing to adequately address tobacco harm for Māori Mersey cancer centre research […]

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ASH Daily news for 11 January 2016

HEADLINES Tobacco Products Directive dates confirmed Lincolnshire: Patient’s anger at smokers in foyer of hospital Waltham Forest: Council will stamp out illicit tobacco trade Wales: Caernarfon Facebook tobacco fraudster caught in undercover sting Spain: The impact of the smoking ban, five years on US: Wisconsin Bill would create safer packaging for liquid nicotine Australia: BPs […]

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ASH Daily news for 08 January 2016

HEADLINES Speculation on possible takeover of Imperial Tobacco by CNT ‘Fake war hero’ doctor ran cigarette smuggling ring EU Watchdog tells Brussels to kick tobacco habit Kenya lighting up amid accusations of bribery India: MPs, health officials spar over tobacco pack warnings Gut Hormones in Addiction Study – volunteer ex-smokers in London area needed Speculation […]

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ASH Daily news for 07 January 2016

HEADLINES Leeds: Campaign for smokefree playgrounds Wales: 80-a-day smoker quits after realising it cost more than her mortgage Wales: No fines issued to people smoking in cars with children since ban introduced Bangladesh: Health minister advised to be strict to counter tobacco industry tricks Canada signals its standardized packaging intentions Leeds: Campaign for smokefree playgrounds […]

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ASH Daily news for 06 January 2016

HEADLINES BAT and vaping: the long drag Scotland: Government to monitor e-cigarette health evidence after ban on in-car vaping is rejected Smokers’ smiles suffer as a result smoking US: New ‘low-nicotine’ cigarette seeks FDA approval US: Health agency raises concerns about advertising for electronic cigarettes BAT and vaping: the long drag With BAT’s e-Voke recently […]

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ASH Daily news for 05 January 2016

HEADLINES No, there’s still no evidence e-cigarettes are as harmful as smoking Contract for new Quit 51 stop smoking service saves county council £750,000 Norway under pressure to ban sale of tobacco to adults Turkey: Increase in tax on cigarettes South Korea: Sales ban on cigarettes in Jeju Duty Free faces opposition No, there’s still […]

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ASH Daily news for 04 January 2016

HEADLINES E-cigarettes win first approval as a ‘medicine’ opening way for prescription by the NHS Government accused of launching ‘attack on local democracy’ with new council investment rule London: Smokers back crackdown on illegal tobacco E-cigarettes may be ‘no better’ than regular cigarettes ‘Smoker’s cough’ should not be ignored as it could be a sign […]

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ASH Daily News for 24 December 2015

HEADLINES Tobacco industry responds to European Court ruling Small shops ‘at risk’ over age-restricted sales Isle of Man: Views sought on ban on smoking in cars with children Sussex: Shop owner fined £3,300 for selling illegal tobacco Opinion: Tobacco industry lobbying: the scandal of the century Christmas Break Tobacco industry responds to European Court ruling […]

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