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[UK-Scotland] Campaign to cut smoking in Glasgow

The city council and health chiefs have joined forces in a two year programme which will focus on some of the most vulnerable people in the city. They will include young people in care, the prison population and people living in deprived communities.
Evening Times (uk)
added Jan 29, 2015 10:56

[UK-Scotland] Vouchers 'boost quit rates' in pregnant smokers

Offering shopping vouchers worth a total of £400 to pregnant smokers makes them more likely to quit the habit, say researchers. They have published the results of a trial involving 600 women from Glasgow in the British Medical Journal.
BBC Online
added Jan 28, 2015 07:35
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[UK-Scotland] Shop selling counterfeit tobacco does roaring trade just yards from major police station

CITY crime gang cashes in by flogging fake baccy that can contain unknown chemicals and even rat droppings for half the price of normal packet.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 22:23

[UK, UK-Scotland] Warning that ‘plain packaging’ will boost tobacco black market ($$)

PROPOSALS by the Westminster government to introduce plain packaging of cigarettes has provoked a backlash in Scotland, with warnings that the move threatens to spark a surge in the illicit tobacco trade.
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 11:38

[UK-Scotland] Dozens of shops sold cigarettes to Glasgow teens

The teenagers have targeted 225 shops since April 2013 and staff at 38 stores handed over cigarettes without asking for proof of age. Strict tobacco laws mean no one under 18 should be sold cigarettes in Scotland.
Evening Times (uk)
added Jan 19, 2015 02:22

[UK-Scotland] Scottish Government considers e-cigarette ban for under-18s

‘e-cig shops’ are free to sell to children and advertise on television – although most businesses choose to enforce a strict over-18s policy. Ministers are considering making it illegal for an adult to buy e-cigarettes for someone under age as well as re
Falkirk Herald (uk)
added Jan 19, 2015 02:16

[UK-Scotland] Pensioner who died in hospital blaze thought to have been smoking in her room while receiving oxygen

STAFF had to evacuate 14 patients from the affected ward to another part of the hospital while firefighters battled for two hours to put out the flames.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jan 17, 2015 20:36

[UK-Scotland] NHS Lothian bans smoking inside cars

As part of a renewed crackdown on smoking in hospital grounds, visitors in their own cars – even with the windows closed – will be asked to stub it out. All health boards in Scotland have been asked by the Scottish Government to make hospitals and their
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 16, 2015 10:38
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: DUFFY, et. al.: A smoking gun

We have to wonder what could possibly be causing the Westminster Government to drag its heels on a commitment to introduce plain, standardised packaging for tobacco products... We call on Westminster to keep on track and prepare for a vote in March. To b
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 14, 2015 11:18

[UK-Scotland] Electronic Cigarettes and Strengthening Tobacco Control in Scotland (PDF)

UKHF has responded to the above consultation. We believe that the minimum age of sale of electronic cigarettes should be 18 and that young people and adult non-smokers should be protected from advertising and promotion of e-cigarettes.
UK Health Forum (uk)
added Jan 9, 2015 11:12
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