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[UK-Scotland] Car smoking ban difficulties cited

A planned change in the law to ban smoking in cars when children are present would be difficult to enforce, according to the Law Society of Scotland. The organisation said that while it supported the intention of the Smoking Prohibition (Children in Mot
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added May 28, 2015 06:47

[UK-Scotland] It’s hard to juggle with e-cigarettes

The question of how we should respond to electronic cigarettes has divided the public health community. Passionate advocates on either side use the same information to conclude either that these devices could significantly reduce the smoking rate, or cou
The Scotsman (uk)
added May 27, 2015 09:56

[UK-Scotland] Fifers still flouting NHS smoking ban

A ban on smoking in hospital grounds is routinely flouted at the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy, it has been claimed. Hospital grounds in Scotland became smoke-free zones as of April 1 after a renewed ban was introduced by all health boards. Patients,
Dundee Courier (uk)
added May 26, 2015 09:29

[UK, UK-Scotland] Ministers vow to fight £11 BILLION lawsuit from tobacco giants over plain packaging plans

SNP Public Health Minister Maureen Watt was defiant. She said: “A legal challenge would not be unexpected. “However, we do not believe that legal threats from the tobacco industry should stop us from taking action to improve the health of our children,
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added May 22, 2015 18:21

[UK-Scotland] Billions sought in plain packaging compensation case

A global cigarette and tobacco company is launching the largest corporate compensation case in history over plain packaging legislation. Philip Morris will reportedly issue proceedings by Tuesday as it seeks between £9 billion and £11 billion from the U
Scottish Legal News (uk)
added May 22, 2015 18:06

[UK, UK-Scotland] Philip Morris lawsuit could cost taxpayers £11bn

TOBACCO giant Philip Morris is to launch the biggest corporate compensation case in history against the UK and Scottish Governments over the decision to impose plain packaging on cigarettes. Legal papers are expected to be presented today or early next
The Scotsman (uk)
added May 22, 2015 11:18

[UK-Scotland] All puffed up! Actors demand right to escape e-cigs ban ($$)

SHOWBIZ bosses want actors to dodge any future ban on e-cigs — so their characters can smoke on stage.
Scottish Sun (uk)
added May 11, 2015 10:40

[UK-Scotland] Hospital fines for smokers flouting ban

Breaking the rules is now set to become a statutory offence under the forthcoming Health Bill, which will be introduced later this year. The measures will be enforced by health boards through signs and council environment wardens, who will be able to di
The Scotsman (uk)
added May 7, 2015 12:37
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[UK-Scotland] E-cigarettes under-18 ban proposed

The Bill, to be introduced later this year, will make it an offence for an adult to buy e-cigarettes for anyone under 18 and will require retailers to be registered. It will also seek to make smoking in the vicinity of hospital buildings a statutory off
Press Association (uk)
added May 6, 2015 12:29

[UK-Scotland] Ban on selling e-cigarettes to under 18s proposed at Holyrood

The Bill, to be introduced later this year, will make it an offence for an adult to buy e-cigarettes for anyone under 18 years old and will require retailers to be registered.
STV (uk)
added May 6, 2015 12:28
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