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[UK-Scotland] Importance of smoke-free homes highlighted

IrishHealth.com (ie)
added Oct 24, 2014 10:57
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[UK-Scotland] Living With a Smoker Like Living in a Polluted City: Study

That means that air-particle levels in a home with a smoker are similar to that of the air in large, polluted cities, the study found. Living in smoke-free homes could offer major health benefits to nonsmokers, according to the authors of the study publi
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 21, 2014 10:13
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[UK-Scotland] Non-smoking life in smoking homes comparable to polluted cities

researchers assessed data taken from four linked studies carried out between 2009 and 2013 that included real-time measurements of PM2.5 in homes. These data were combined with other data regarding time-activity patterns and typical breathing rates.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Oct 21, 2014 09:53
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[UK-Scotland] Fine particulate matter concentrations in smoking households: just how much secondhand smoke do you breathe in if you live with a smoker who smokes indoors?

Fine particulate pollution in Scottish homes where smoking is permitted is approximately 10 times higher than in non-smoking homes. Taken over a lifetime many non-smokers living with a smoker inhale a similar mass of PM2.5 as a non-smoker living in a heav
Tobacco Control
added Oct 21, 2014 09:35
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[UK-Scotland] Living with smoker 'as bad as living in polluted city'

Non-smokers who live with a smoker are exposed to three times the officially recommended safe levels of damaging air particles, according to a study. The researchers found that living with smokers is the same as living in smoke-free homes in heavily pol
BBC Online
added Oct 21, 2014 09:34
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[UK-Scotland] Whisky and cigar firm snapped up

And new owner Stephen Johnstone immediately set his sights on doubling its store portfolio to ten across the UK in the next three to five years. The company, which was established in Glasgow in 1874, has its flagship store in the city's West George Stre
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Oct 17, 2014 16:34
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Scottish Borders pupils hit by school e-cigarette ban

Pupils have been disciplined and had e-cigarettes confiscated since a ban was introduced in Borders schools earlier this year, it has emerged. A total of seven students have had the devices taken off them.
BBC Online
added Oct 14, 2014 11:58
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[UK-Scotland] Drivers face smoking ban in their own cars

A shake-up of the laws surrounding tobacco and electronic cigarettes is being considered by Holyrood ministers, who have also proposed a ban on selling e-cigarettes to under 18s. The paper, which will be put out to consultation with the public and a ran
The Scotsman (uk)
added Oct 13, 2014 10:39
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[UK-Scotland] Holyrood proposes under-18s e-cigarette ban

A public consultation has been launched to look at potential changes to regulations on e-cigarettes and strengthening tobacco control. There is currently no age limit for e-cigarettes and concerns have been raised by some about their lack of regulation.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Oct 13, 2014 10:38
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking in cars carrying children facing Scottish ban

Smoking in a car carrying children is to become a criminal offence under proposals announced by SNP ministers in the latest stage in their crusade against tobacco. Michael Matheson, the Scottish Public Health Minister, unveiled a public consultation on p
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 13, 2014 10:37
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