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[UK-Scotland] Buying children cigarettes 'not a favour', says charity

On average, 36 young people in Scotland take up smoking every day Adults who buy children cigarettes could set them up for a life of health and financial problems, the children's health charity Fast Forward has said. Its chief executive Alastair MacKinn
BBC Online
added Jan 30, 2018 14:53
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[UK-Scotland] Buying cigarettes for youngsters `not a favour´

Adults who buy cigarettes for underage smokers could be setting them up for a life of health problems and financial costs, a charity chief has warned. Alastair MacKinnon, the chief executive of the children’s health education charity Fast Forward, is ca
Press Association (uk)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:50


2017 has been a very exciting year at ASH. We celebrated our 50th anniversary, announced our pivot away from “tobacco control” and towards “cigarette free” and earned numerous victories across each of our programs. As we begin looking forward into 2018 a
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:05

BANZHAF: Vaping, Like Smoking, Should Be Banned In Public – Natl Report

Thus, says Banzhaf, it is unfair and unreasonable to force innocent bystanders to be exposed to nicotine, a very addictive drug and a highly potent neurotoxin; propylene glycol, a respiratory irritant, which experts have warned can cause respiratory irri
added Jan 25, 2018 01:05

[UK-Scotland] Crackdown on adults buying kids cigarettes in Dumbarton and the Vale

In launching the campaign, ASH says most children who smoke get their tobacco from friends, family and other people they know. Often these adults think they are “doing them a favour”. In response, the “Not A Favour” campaign makes it clear that helping
Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Reporter (uk)
added Dec 11, 2017 13:00

Let's Get Rid of Cigarettes, Says ASH

(ASH) released a new video calling for the end of cigarette sales....We must unite to end the tobacco epidemic which has a known and clear path to eradication: ending the commercial sale of cigarettes."..We must unite to end the tobacco epidemic which ha
PR Newswire
added Dec 6, 2017 23:59
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[UK-Scotland] Children’s commissioner joins push to protect all young people from smoke

Ash Scotland and Bruce Adamson believe children have the right to play, learn and socialise in smoke-free spaces, not just because of the immediate impact on their health but because it also means they are less likely to take up the habit. Around two-an (uk)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:19

[UK-Scotland] Cut out smoking at playgrounds and school gates, says Children's Commissioner Bruce Adamson as he backs Ash Scotland charter

SCOTLAND'S children's commissioner...Bruce Adamson has agreed to champion Ash Scotland's Charter for a Tobacco-free Generation which sets out six principles which aim to see the next generation grow up without the health problems and financial costs cause
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:12

[UK-Scotland] Ban smoking at home, say Scots campaigners

Anti-smoking campaigners in Scotland are seeking to stop people lighting up at home as part of a drive to reduce the harmful health effects of inhaling secondhand tobacco smoke. Last week, Dr Sean Semple, an academic from Aberdeen University, said restr
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:09

[UK-Scotland] Tobacco-free dream set to go up in smoke

Ash Scotland warns that a change in government policy is needed if smoking is to stubbed out in Scotland
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:06
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