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ASH Daily news for 19 August 2015

HEADLINES Health officials urge British smokers to start vaping Blog: Young people and electronic cigarettes – what do the latest data tell us? Southend: More than one in ten new mums at Southend Hospital are smokers Chile: Anti-smoking bill has tobacco industry on edge Why planes can’t fly without ashtrays? Health officials urge British smokers […]

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ASH Daily news for 18 August 2015

HEADLINES Opinion: Using tobacco taxes to save lives Derby: Cigarette prizes found in ‘Disney’ game at a Park Chester: Illegal tobacco and alcohol seized during raids Smoking worsens inflammatory bowel disease but patients do not realise this US: A college in Kansas becomes smoke and tobacco free Opinion: Using tobacco taxes to save lives Sweden […]

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ASH Daily news for 17 August 2015

HEADLINES Fears e-cigarettes lead children to smoke tobacco are unfounded, survey suggests Councils told by ministers not to accept money from tobacco firms to clean up Britain’s streets Wales: E-cig ban ‘flies in face of evidence’, say LibDems Government rules out smoking ban extension Cigarette plain packaging war heating up as new Australian study due […]

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ASH Daily news for 14 August 2015

HEADLINES Stillbirths in England dropped by almost 8% since smoking ban Warning to drivers as ban on smoking in cars approaches Solihull: Illegal tobacco plan goes up in smoke Smoking ban should be extended to outdoor areas, report says Dying for a cigarette? Have a game of Tetris! China: Nearly 90% of women exposed to […]

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ASH Daily news for 12 August 2015

HEADLINES Motorists alerted over upcoming ban on smoking in cars to prevent surge in fines Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service Sir Jeremy Heywood: How the Nudge unit threw light on lighting up Essex: Smoking ban launched on Clacton Pier Merseyside: Knowsley Feelgood Festival welcomed as a smokefree event Wales: House fire believed […]

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ASH Daily news for 11 August 2015

HEADLINES Health Minister Jane Ellison: Three million reasons to quit Lincolnshire: Local stop smoking project wins national award Scotland: St Johnstone players help to highlight the dangers of secondhand smoke Enzyme prohibiting nicotine reaching the brain could be used as new stop smoking drug Health Minister Jane Ellison: Three million reasons to quit The following […]

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ASH Daily news for 10 August 2015

HEADLINES Wales: Smoking could be banned in pub beer gardens South West: Smokers finding ways to avoid UK tax, claims TMA survey Derbyshire: Chesterfield Royal Hospital smoking ban decision expected in autumn Rochdale: High support for smokefree family events, as new campaign launches Manchester: Shopkeeper who used secret chute to sell smuggled tobacco is rumbled […]

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ASH Daily news for 07 August 2015

HEADLINES Worst local areas for teenage smokers revealed by new data Scotland: Grocers oppose advertising ban for e-cigs Electronic cigarettes banned from East Croydon and Southern trains Rugby: Mum who quit smoking after getting pregnant is immortalised as a hologram Suffolk: Could county re-visit tobacco investment? India: Punjab to forestall move to launch smaller cigarette […]

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ASH Daily News for 06 August 2015

HEADLINES Plymouth: Director of Public Health vows to make combating teenage smoking ‘a top priority’ Bracknell: Biggest drop in pregnant smokers within whole of South East Bradford: Crackdown on cigarette butt litterers Scotland: A fall in demand for quit smoking support ‘linked’ to electronic cigarettes China: Free meals on offer in smoke-free Beijing eatery game […]

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ASH Daily news for 05 August 2015

HEADLINES Electronic cigarette use by 15-year-olds higher in more deprived parts of England Children who have been bullied or admit they were bullies themselves ‘more likely to be smokers’ Swedish study reveals combined effects of smoking and early menopause on overall mortality US: Residential location affects pregnant women’s likelihood of smoking Opinion: Taxing tobacco to […]

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ASH Daily news for 04 August 2015

HEADLINES Lancashire: Smokefree campaign launched to help protect children from dangers of cigarettes Batley: Family escape blazing fire caused by cigarette Somerton (Somerset): Residents respond negatively to council’s ban on electronic use indoors Austria: Court overturn plans on electronic cigarette restrictions Kenya: Health minister defends strict tobacco rules in battle with manufacturer Lancashire: Smokefree campaign […]

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ASH Daily news for 03 August 2015

HEADLINES Leicester: City chosen for ‘ground-breaking’ e-cig study Stoke-on-Trent: Consulation on plans for ‘smoke-free’ zones Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council: E-cigarettes to be outlawed in council buildings Vaping industry hits back at e-cigarette landfill claims Gloucester: Authorities fear illicit tobacco trade is moving from shops to ‘tab houses’ on estates British American Tobacco to close […]

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ASH Daily news for 31 July 2015

HEADLINES ‘Majority in favour’ of Brighton beach smoking ban Scotland: Anti-litter stunt raises eyebrows Exchange rates hit sales at BAT Plymouth: Woman died after 8ft head-first fall when she went for a cigarette Noel Gallagher warns Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere: ”If you are smoking and drinking you are not an athlete” Study: Every country in the […]

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ASH Daily news for 30 July 2015

HEADLINES Public smoking ban linked to fall in childhood asthma Non-smoking area on Bournemouth beach proposed BAT ‘standardised packaging’ challenge to be heard in December New Zealand: Study explores effects over time of tobacco tax increases Uganda: Anti-tobacco bill passed Parliamentary Questions Public smoking ban linked to fall in childhood asthma Research carried out by […]

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ASH Daily news for 29 July 2015

HEADLINES Lower revenue for British American Tobacco’s first half sales Blowing smoke: is vaping waste as bad as cigarette butts? Stoke-on-Trent City Council approves outdoor smoke-free plans Tidworth: Women escapes house fire caused by cigarette Northern Ireland: Mid-Ulster council to use children in undercover cigarettes bust US: Community clean up aims to decrease litter and […]

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