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ASH Daily news for 01 October 2015

HEADLINES Smoking ban in cars carrying children comes into force Police plan grace period for ban on smoking in cars with children Electronic cigarette firm fights EU vaping laws in European court Letter to the editor: The EU and the regulation of electronic cigarettes Smoking to be banned in Exeter and Dartmoor prisons Will the […]

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ASH Daily news for 30 September 2015

HEADLINES Smoking ban in prisons to be introduced in 2016 Smokefree timeline One in five smokers unaware of new law prohibiting smoking in cars Questions over enforcement of smoking in cars ban Largest NHS trust to become ‘smoke free’ next month Early exposure to tobacco as a cause of behavioural problems in children Canada: Suing […]

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ASH Daily news for 29 September 2015

HEADLINES A driving force for good: The ban on smoking in cars carrying children Disgusted father finds cigarette butt in tin of Lidl sardines Ban on electronic cigarette sales for under 18s coming into force Cumbria: Council welcomes smokefree cars to protect children North Tyneside: New initiative to help smokers quit Northern Ireland: Fire stations […]

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ASH Daily news for 28 September 2015

HEADLINES Rare ‘healthy’ smokers’ lungs explained Ukip MEP claims smoking ban destroyed more communities than pit closures Scotland: School pupils ‘exposed to e-cigarettes’ VIDEO: Bolton bus driver loads an e-cigarette while driving down a busy road UN officially recognizes that tobacco makes the world poorer New Zealand: Smoking rates fall and sales drop almost 4% […]

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ASH Daily news for 25 September 2015

HEADLINES Children with asthma fare worse when they live with smokers Stoptober support for parents as smoke-free car law comes in Japan Tobacco said to be in talks for $5bn Reynolds assets Australia: Man who refused to stop using his e-cigarette on flight from Sydney faces an $850 fine Aidan Turner puffs on an e-cigarette […]

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ASH Daily news for 24 September 2015

HEADLINES Young Europeans may die at earlier age than their grandparents, says WHO Scotland: Holyrood committee backs car smoking ban bill Scotland: Smokefree law number 23 on list of best 100 things from last 30 years Mum criticises school after son’s electronic cigarette is confiscated Parliamentary Questions Young Europeans may die at earlier age than […]

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ASH Daily news for 23 September 2015

HEADLINES BAT to buy Polish electronic cigarette firm Lincolnshire: Almost 15 per cent of pregnant women are smoking until they give birth St Helens: Smokers urged to quit smoking this Stoptober US: Task Force recommends behavioural interventions and medication to help smokers quit Around the world, those treated for addiction far more likely to smoke […]

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ASH Daily news for 22 September 2015

HEADLINES New study reveals that smokers are at increased risk of going blind Tobacco taxation does not increase illicit tobacco Scotland: 5 per cent of adults in Scotland use e-cigarettes Wales: Smoking ban in cars with kids was ‘long overdue’, say Wrexham shoppers Korea: New anti-smoking research institute New study reveals that smokers are at […]

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ASH Daily news for 21 September 2015

HEADLINES E-cigarette study discussion continues Risk of misuse of e-cigarettes Yorkshire: Campaign to tackle underage smoking among young Muslims US: Teen girls more likely to smoke if their mothers do Canada: Prizes for small retailers who sell more cigarettes? Zimbabwe: Public smokers to be jailed India: Denied tobacco, youth kills sister E-cigarette study discussion continues […]

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ASH Daily news for 18 September 2015

HEADLINES Passive smoking raises risk of type 2 diabetes Northern Ireland: People urged to back smoke free plans Wales: See the players your club could afford if your town quit smoking Most of the world’s smokers have no plans to quit WHO European Region Member States commit to denormalizing tobacco Ireland: E-cigarettes must not be […]

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ASH Daily News for 17 September 2015

HEADLINES Poll: Was Public Health England right to endorse electronic cigarettes as a smoking cessation aid? No conclusive evidence that electronic cigarettes tempt teens to smoke Lincolnshire: £75 fine issued for dropping cigarette litter US: New York smoking rate falls after worrying rise New study: Video game warnings fall short in rating tobacco content US: […]

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ASH Daily news for 16 September 2015

HEADLINES Debate over PHE report on electronic cigarettes continues Government’s move to cut red tape is impeding public health measures, say charities Smoking rates among pregnant women hit all time low in North-East Bromley: Hospitals will be smoke-free from next month Scotland: Smoking to be banned from play parks Are smoking breaks causing dissention amongst […]

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ASH Daily news for 15 September 2015

HEADLINES English life expectancy catches up with other high income countries but poorest lag behind There are serious gaps in dementia research, the Alzheimer’s Society reveals De-mystifying Stop Smoking Services Next month, the law on smoking and electronic cigarettes changes – here’s how Wales: Electronic cigarette ban considered for Pembrokeshire’s public places US: National Park […]

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ASH Daily news for 14 September 2015

HEADLINES CMO supports ban on smoking in parks Wales: Consultation on smoke-free prisons launched Countdown begins to ban on smoking in cars with children Poor diet ‘biggest contributor to early deaths across the world’ US: California lawmakers fail to act on several anti-tobacco bills Ireland: Finance Minister considering tax rise on cigarettes CMO supports ban […]

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ASH Daily news for 11 September 2015

HEADLINES Insurance: E-cigarette users punished just as harshly as smokers London: Westminster tackles cigarette & gum litter with innovative behaviour change campaign Scientists discover genes that ‘lower the risk of early death’ Ireland: Smoking ban will not be extended to e-cigarettes US: Man left with hole in mouth after ‘e-cigarette explosion’ Zayn Malik upsets fans […]

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