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[UK-Scotland] Hospital smoking ban plan 'petty', Holyrood committee told

Simon Clark from Forest made the remark while giving evidence to Holyrood's health committee. Hospitals have banned smoking in their grounds, but it is being flouted. Sheila Duffy, from anti-smoking group Ash Scotland, said in a 2014 survey, 73% of Scot
BBC Online
added Sep 2, 2015 15:21

[UK-Scotland] Smoking ban in hospital grounds attacked by MSPs

The prospect of a blanket smoking ban on all hospital grounds in Scotland has come under fire from Nationalist backbenchers who say it would infringe patients’ the “human rights.” The measure was also branded “inhumane and vindicative” as it came under
The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 2, 2015 10:48

[Australia, UK-Scotland] HASTINGS: We got an FOI request from Big Tobacco – here’s how it went

It stretched us almost to breaking point...When the press publicised the story of the FOI request, the outcry was immediate and cacophonous. An editorial in the Daily Record captured the mood as only a tabloid can: Hell should freeze over before a cigar
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 31, 2015 13:18
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[UK-Scotland] Scotland’s People: Results from the 2014 Scottish Household Survey (PDF)

Main Findings Twenty per cent of adults were current cigarette smokers in 2014, a reduction from 23 per cent of adults in each of the three previous years and from 31 per cent in 1999. One in three (34 per cent) adults in the 20 per cent most depri
Scottish Government (uk)
added Aug 27, 2015 08:34

[UK-Scotland] Further drop in percentage of Scots who smoke

The Scottish Household Survey for 2014 found 20% of adults now smoked. It had been 23% since 2011. The Scottish government and campaigners welcomed the figures as a step towards a "smoke-free Scotland".
BBC Online
added Aug 26, 2015 23:13

[UK-Scotland] Scots back tighter smoking restrictions in outdoor spaces

Two thirds (66 per cent) of those from Scotland back bans in playgrounds, with many in favour of restrictions in outdoor restaurants (49 per cent) and public parks (40 per cent). One in five (19 per cent) said they would travel further to visit a smoke f
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Aug 24, 2015 08:25

[UK-Scotland] Minister dismisses calls for Scots smoking ban to be extended to outside licensed premises

But the Scottish Government said it had no plans to take the idea forward, and the pro-smoking lobby said furthering the ban would "discriminate" against smokers. The RSPH charity – which includes more than 6,000 public health professionals in its ranks
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Aug 14, 2015 07:44

[UK-Scotland] Stillbirth rate drops following smoking ban

RESEARCHERS at a Scottish university have found that the number of stillbirths has dropped by almost eight per cent in England since the ­smoking ban was introduced. The number of babies dying shortly after birth has also dropped by almost eight per cent
The Scotsman (uk)
added Aug 13, 2015 09:02

[UK-Scotland] SGF comes out against advertising bans for e-cigs

PROPOSALS to give the Scottish government wide-ranging powers to ban the advertising of electronic cigarettes have been strongly opposed by the Scottish Grocers Federation (SGF)...SGF answered the Committee’s call for evidence on the draft Bill with a su
Asian Trader (uk)
added Aug 7, 2015 09:37

[UK-Scotland] Good craic or bare-faced cheek? Anti-litter stunt raises eyebrows

A cheeky advert for an anti-litter campaign featuring a bare bum has raised a few eyebrows on Rose Street. The poster featuring the slogan 'no butts on Rose Sreet' was shared by Edinburgh Spotlight on Facebook and has since attracted more than 700 'li
STV (uk)
added Jul 31, 2015 12:15
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