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ASH Daily News for 27 January 2020

UK NICE backs health app in addition to regular services Store manager jailed for £760,000 tobacco fraud International Nepal: Authorities told to enforce anti-tobacco law UK NICE backs health app in addition to regular services New draft guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) states health professionals can “consider” digital and […]

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ASH Daily News for 24 January 2020

UK ACS urges retailers to prepare for upcoming menthol ban A new health and wellbeing service rolled out across Hertfordshire County Council International US: Surgeon General says ‘shocking’ portion of people aren’t told to stop smoking Link of the Week Supporting a smokefree pregnancy regional event presentations   UK ACS urges retailers to prepare for […]

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ASH Daily News for 23 January 2020

UK UK researchers respond to WHO warning on vaping Drivers could be fined and banned for driving while vaping International Big Tobacco wants social media influencers to promote its products – can the platforms stop it? UK UK researchers respond to WHO warning on vaping New warnings about vaping issued this week by the World […]

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ASH Daily News for 22 January 2020

UK Philip Morris boss calls for UK tobacco advertising rules to be relaxed Jim McManus and Greg Fell: Councils can be trusted with public health Third of local councils not providing specialist stop smoking services amid funding cuts Wales: Slice of white bread found inside £22 packet of tobacco International Republic of Ireland: Vaping mums’ […]

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ASH Daily News for 21 January 2020

UK Study: Poorest working age adults in worse health now than a century ago Jeremy Hunt: I will be ‘honest’ about my mistakes Tobacco control pledge signed to tackle Wakefield’s £95 million health problem International No smoking 4 weeks before surgery cuts risks, says WHO   UK Study: Poorest working age adults in worse health […]

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ASH Daily News for 20 January 2020

International CDC recommends avoiding e-cigarettes that contain THC New York Democrats want to ban sale of single-use cigarette filters known as ‘butts’ Australia: Cigarette prices will rise by 12.5% before the end of this year International CDC recommends avoiding e-cigarettes that contain THC The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended that people […]

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ASH Daily News for 17 January 2020

UK Pharmacists encouraged to provide advice on smoking, drinking and obesity Comment: Is standing up for expertise a fool’s errand? Sir Roger Scruton obituary Cutting smoking rates and improving cancer survival among priorities for South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Shop owner jailed for selling £200,000 supply of illegal tobacco International US vaping-related deaths rise to 60, […]

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ASH Daily News for 16 January 2020

UK Moving public health away from NHS a success, finds report JTI launches menthol cigarillo International USA: Juul scales back overseas expansion USA: Michael Bloomberg vows to ban flavoured e-cigarettes and raise taxes on tobacco UK Moving public health away from NHS a success, finds report Public health can have the biggest “influence and impact” […]

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ASH Daily News for 15 January 2020

UK Report: Funding cuts put 2030 smokefree target ‘at risk’ Being wealthy adds nine years to life expectancy, says study International Juul Labs to stop selling fruit flavoured pods in Canada Low-income people in Japan more likely to smoke, health ministry report reveals Parliamentary activity House of Lords Question – Health: Vaping UK Report: Funding […]

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ASH Daily News for 14 January 2020

UK Swindon firm gives non-smokers extra holiday Superdrug gives 20% off Nicorette products to expectant and new mums International Study: Researchers have identified a specific emotion linked to tobacco addiction USA: FDA’s Juul inquiry found consumers had 2,600 health complaints Study: Weight management after smoking cessation important to maximise cardiovascular benefit Senegal: ‘Vaginal tobacco’, a […]

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ASH Daily News for 13 January 2020

UK Yorkshire: Morley corner shop stripped of alcohol licence after selling illegal cigarettes International Judge blocks New York ban on flavoured vaping products Chinese e-cigarette company Relx to open 10,000 stores globally within three years Australia: Tobacco giants lobby PM and key MPs with pro-vaping message Review: The Cigarette: A Political History by Sarah Milov […]

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ASH Daily News for 10 January 2019

International Healthy behaviours ‘deliver extra disease-free decade’ San Diego schools sue JUUL New Zealand: Selling tobacco only through liquor stores, petrol stations or pharmacies would reduce availability Link of the week Mental health videos   International Healthy behaviours ‘deliver extra disease-free decade’ Women can gain ten and men seven years of life free of cancer, […]

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ASH Daily News for 9 January 2020

UK Study: Smokers less dependent but less likely to try quitting International US: Cancer death rate sees sharpest one-year drop on record Ireland: Fewer children smoking and drinking Parliamentary Activity Parliamentary questions   UK Study: Smokers less dependent but less likely to try quitting Smokers in England are showing fewer signs of dependence on cigarettes […]

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ASH Daily News for 8 January 2020

UK Calls to help smokers with mental health issues quit International USA: Researchers trawl through health-related vaping comments Study: Smoking increases risk for invasive fungal disease UK Calls to help smokers with mental health issues quit Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), the University of Bath and the University of York have produced and released […]

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ASH Daily News for 7 January 2020

UK Health fears could curb the flavour options in e-cigarettes ‘Smoking doesn’t care about you’ campaign launched in Sheffield Scotland records rise in number of smokers International California vaping bill would ban all flavoured tobacco and e-cigarette sales in stores Study: Dual-use of tobacco and e-cigarettes may increase stroke risk UK Health fears could curb […]

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