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[UK-Scotland] NHS and car dealer team up to highlight smoking ban in cars

ONE of Ayrshire’s largest motor dealers has teamed up with NHS Ayrshire & Arran’s Fresh Air-shire service to highlight the ban on smoking in cars while young people are present.
Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 21:57
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[UK-Scotland] Former Borders MSP welcomes ban on smoking in cars with children in

The bill now made law was introduced to the Scottish Parliament by Jim Hume, a Liberal Democrat list MSP for the south of Scotland from 2007 until March this year. Mr Hume, also a Scottish Borders Council member for Galashiels from 2007 to 2012, said: “It
Hawick News (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 21:54
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[UK-Scotland] Lung cancer test may show signs of disease up to five years before scan

Early results from a major trial showed how antibodies produced by the immune system in response to lung cancer could be used as a diagnostic tool. Of around 6,000 high-risk patients screened, about one in 10 tested positive for the antibodies.
Press Association (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 05:01

[UK-Scotland] Does smoking ban drive go far enough?

Does a ban on smoking in cars with child passengers go far enough, or is it an “utterly pointless” exercise? Michael Alexander reports.
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Dec 6, 2016 13:36

[UK-Scotland] Lollipop man backs ban

A LOLLIPOP man from Dumfries has backed the campaign to raise awareness of Scotland’s ban on smoking in cars carrying children, one week before it comes into force.
DnG Newspaper Group (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 22:33
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[UK-Scotland] BMA calls for complete ban on smoking in vehicles

The association has welcomed a new law which now makes it illegal to smoke in a car when children are present. But Dr Peter Bennie, BMA chairman for Scotland, said ministers should go even further. Legislation aimed at protecting children from second-han
BBC Online
added Dec 5, 2016 18:49

[UK-Scotland] How Edinburgh University doctor Judith Mackay took on the tobacco industry in Asia

Now, for the first time the Hong Kong-based campaigner has revealed the full extent of the threats she faced in her career, during which she was branded as the most dangerous woman in the world by the international tobacco industry. She told the Sunday
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 16:14

[UK-Scotland] Doctors leaders call on blanket ban, as new laws are introduced making smoking in cars with children illegal

Dr Peter Bennie, BMA Scotland Chair, said: "The ban on smoking in cars with children is an important first step and we welcome this move to protect our most vulnerable. "Doctors witness first-hand the devastating effects of smoking-related harms on the
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 16:12

[UK-Scotland] EDITORIAL: Anti-smoking legislation needs to maintain public support

. Extending a law which has gained public compliance and support would be likely to prove more acceptable. Doctors and health authorities in the meantime should continue their valuable work in informing the public of the dangers of passive smoking and bui
The Scotsman (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 16:10

[UK-Scotland] Smoking ban in cars with child passengers starts today ($$)

Peter Bennie, chairman of BMA Scotland, urged the government to ban smoking in cars completely, though he accepted that the new law would protect “our most vulnerable”. Dr Bennie said: “Children are still developing physically and, as a result, are more
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 02:38
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