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[UK, UK-Scotland] E-cigarettes: Gateway or roadblock to cigarette smoking?

presented today at the Global Forum on Nicotine, shows e-cigarettes are playing an important role in reducing the likelihood of young people smoking, in many cases acting as a 'roadblock' to combustible tobacco. In detailed qualitative interviews with yo
added Jun 18, 2016 11:37

[UK-Northern Ireland, UK-Scotland, UK-Wales] Has Childhood Smoking Reduced Following Smoke-Free Public Places Legislation? A Segmented Regression Analysis of Cross-Sectional UK School-Based Surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

Analysis of repeated cross-sectional surveys across the four countries of the United Kingdom shows smoke-free legislation may be associated with a reduction in regular smoking among school-aged children. If this association is causal, comprehensive smoke-
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 11, 2016 21:09
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A former newsagent who was found to have 1,000 fake cigarettes in the back of his shop has been admonished.
Aberdeen Evening Express (This is Aberdeen) (uk)
added Jun 10, 2016 21:52

[UK-Scotland] Encouraging youngsters to become tobacco-free generation

Fife-based A Life Explored (Care) Limited has become the first residential childcare provider in Scotland to endorse the country’s Charter for a Tobacco Free Generation. It follows hot on the heels of Park Road in Rosyth which was the first primary scho
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:02

[UK-Scotland] Young people unaware of health risks of fruit-flavoured Shisha pipes

GROWING numbers of school pupils in Glasgow are experimenting with shisha pipes because they mistakenly believe it it safer than cigarettes, evidence shows. Health campaigners said the fruit flavours of the tobacco such as apple, strawberry, mint and co
Evening Times (uk)
added May 24, 2016 13:07
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[UK-Scotland] Aberdeen shopkeeper fined for keeping cigarettes on open display

thought to have become the first in Scotland to be fined for having cigarettes on open display. The £200 fixed penalty notice was issued when officers from Aberdeen City Council’s Trading Standards service visited the shop following a complaint in April.
This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added May 22, 2016 19:45

[UK, UK-Scotland] Plain packaging to go ahead after tobacco firms lose court appeal

Cancer Research UK said Scotland was the first place in the UK to support the move. The charity’s cancer prevention expert Linda Bauld, based at the University of Stirling, said: “Standardised packaging will remove one of the last forms of tobacco marke
Holyrood (uk)
added May 19, 2016 20:22

[UK-Scotland] Bullied tour guide at 13th-century Scottish castle who was told to ‘keep it zipped’ and ‘wind her neck in’ after being forced to work in the cold and breathe second-hand smoke wins £40,000 payout

The 49-year-old worker from the Isle of Skye has emphysema and suffered discrimination at the castle in Kyle of Lochalsh...was subjected to second-hand smoke because her manager David Win and a colleague flouted smoking laws and lit up within the grounds.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 16, 2016 17:39

[Australia, UK-Scotland] Dodgy Cigs Report: Key Points (PDF)

Australia introduced plain packaging in 2012. There, the tobacco industry used reports with flawed methodologies to make sweeping claims that use of illicit tobacco had risen, despite more reliable Government figures showing that it had not. It takes t
ASH Scotland
added May 16, 2016 14:13

[UK-Scotland] Dodgy Cigs Report (PDF)

If you listened only to the tobacco industry, and the groups they fund, you would think that illicit tobacco - consisting of tobacco smuggled from outside the UK without paying duty, counterfeit cigarettes that appear to be wellknown brands and "cheap wh
ASH Scotland
added May 16, 2016 14:12
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