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[UK-Scotland] Research finds increase in number of people using e-cigarettes

The 2015 Scottish Health Survey discovered 7% of people were using the devices, up from 5% in 2014. Levels of "vaping" were highest among younger adults, with 22% to 26% of those aged 16 to 34 having tried e-cigarettes at some point, compared to four pe
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 21, 2016 15:42

[UK-Scotland] Rise in e-cigarettes use as smoking falls in Scotland

Levels of vaping are up to 7 per cent compared to 5 per cent in 2014, with the devices appealing most to young adults. Between 22 to 26 per cent of those aged 16 to 34 have tried e-cigarettes at some point, compared to four per cent to 10 per cent for th
The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 21, 2016 15:24

[UK-Scotland] Sharp drop in number of Scots children exposed to second-hand smoke in their homes

TENS of thousands fewer Scots children are being exposed to second-hand smoke, according to the latest Scottish Health Survey. The charity ASH Scotland welcomed the new 2015 data, which showed a “significant” drop in the number of children breathing in c (uk)
added Sep 21, 2016 15:23

[UK-Scotland] SNP accused of FAILING to improve health of Scottish people after damning new report

Opposition parties called for Nicola Sturgeon to explain her 'abject failures' Ministers came under fire over the official statistics revealing a string of health measurements that had remained static... In one optimistic note the report also found child
The [London, UK] Express
added Sep 21, 2016 15:23

[UK-Scotland] Tens of thousands fews Scots children exposed to smoking, figures show

The charity ASH Scotland welcomed the release of the Scottish Health Survey 2015 data, which showed a “significant” drop in the number of children breathing in cigarette smoke, from 11% to 6%. The charity said the introduction of a law banning smoking in
Evening Times (uk)
added Sep 20, 2016 15:54

[UK, UK-Scotland] Cheap illicit tobacco comes at a cost

But this illegal trade has a cost, with the Treasury losing out on £2.1 billion a year in unpaid duty, quarter of a billion pounds in lost duty in Scotland. These are among the main findings of a major online survey conducted by the Tobacco Manufacture
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 15, 2016 17:40

[UK-Scotland] Crackdown on shops selling cigarettes to under-18s working say Trading Standards

A total of six Fixed Penalty Notices were served to local businesses for selling tobacco to under-age children well down on the previous years figures.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Sep 14, 2016 13:41

[UK-Scotland] It Looks Like an Adult Sweetie Shop”: Point-of-Sale Tobacco Display Exposure and Brand Awareness in Scottish Secondary School Students [FREE FULL TEXT]

This highlights the importance of PoS displays of tobacco products in increasing brand awareness, which is known to increase youth smoking susceptibility, and thus the importance of implementing PoS display bans in all shops.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 9, 2016 16:48

[UK-Scotland] Sheila Duffy: Smoke-free prisons will change attitudes and protect health

When Scotland’s indoor public spaces became smoke-free ten years ago, much of the media comment was about how damaging tobacco smoke is to people’s lungs and circulatory systems, and how it increases the risks of developing cancer. Tobacco smoke is no le
The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 9, 2016 15:39

[UK-Scotland] NHS Fife bids to improve children’s health by cutting smoking rates

Doctors are particularly concerned about the impact of smoking during pregnancy, with obstetric complications, stillbirth and low birth weight more common among mothers-to-be who smoke. Anti-smoking campaign group ASH Scotland has drawn up a charter to
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Sep 7, 2016 15:11
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