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[UK, UK-Scotland] Scottish referendum: Glasgow No supporters celebrate with cheers at dawn

"I think there was a big silent No vote," said one man in his 20s. "... it was won by people who were concerned for their pension, the NHS and the overall welfare not just of Scotland but the wider United Kingdom."
BBC Online
added Sep 19, 2014 12:18

[UK-Scotland] Smokers who drop litter face fines of £80

Offenders in the Moray area are facing £80 fines after the ban on smoking indoors meant that where once smokers would stub out their cigarettes in bars, clubs and cinema, they are now smoking outside and leaving their debris on the ground.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 18, 2014 07:25

[UK-Scotland] Statement on Voke nicotine inhaler

ASH Scotland today welcomed the fact that the first medicines licence has been awarded for a novel nicotine delivery device.... "[BAT's] professed interest in harm reduction will be a sham for as long as the company continues to produce and actively promo
ASH Scotland
added Sep 13, 2014 06:49

[UK-Scotland] Borders General Hospital grounds smoking ban begins

Dr Eric Baijal, of NHS Borders, said the BGH ban had been the "most challenging" as it was the only acute hospital in the region. He added that the ban sent a "powerful message" about the health risks attached to smoking.
BBC Online
added Sep 2, 2014 09:00

[UK-Scotland] 'Don't tar us with the same brush as tobacco industry'

Electronic Cigarette Industry Trade Association (ECITA) claims their reputation is suffering because of "historic distrust". Tom Pruen, ECITA's chief scientific officer, said: "The vast majority of the industry is not anything to do with the tobacco indu
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 1, 2014 03:27

[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Smoking 'facts'

The objection of Ash Scotland’s Sheila Duffy (Letters, 27 August) to others “parroting bogus facts” graphically epitomises the old saw about pots and kettles. As with so many other taxpayer-funded campaign groups, Ash Scotland’s function is to provide g
The Scotsman (uk)
added Aug 27, 2014 21:47

[UK-Scotland] DUFFY: Blue sky thinking for better health

We’ve received support from the Scottish Government and others to allow us to offer specialist free training so people who work or volunteer with parents and carers of children aged under five can learn about the risks from tobacco smoke and help their c
The Scotsman (uk)
added Aug 27, 2014 10:27

[UK-Scotland] E-cigarette ad banned by ASA after implying user health benefits

A LeoLite e-cigarette poster ad claiming the product can “Love your Lungs” has been banned by the ASA after it implied the devices had health benefits for users. The watchdog flagged up the slogan, ‘Love Your Lungs’, after it was found to be in breach of
The Drum (uk)
added Aug 19, 2014 22:15
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[UK-Scotland] NHS bans smoking at north-east hospitals

One of the world’s largest cancer research charities has backed a move by NHS Grampian to extinguish smoking on their premises. NHS Grampian plans to ban smoking on their sites by March next year, in line with national tobacco policy. But health bosses
This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added Aug 19, 2014 07:28

[UK, UK-Scotland] 'Join cancer fight' call as death rates fall

Death rates for lung, breast, bowel and prostate cancer combined have fallen by 25% in Scotland over the past 20 years, according to Cancer Research UK. In Scotland, death rates for breast cancer have fallen by 33%, bowel cancer by 30%, lung cancer by 2
BBC Online
added Aug 18, 2014 11:14
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