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[UK-Scotland] Health boards urged to stop people smoking outside hospitals

Anti-smoking groups have called for stricter measures to be introduced as complaints about staff, patients and visitors smoking beside hospital entrances and exits in Fife and Tayside continue to flood in despite a “ban” coming into force in April last y
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Jul 26, 2016 12:44

[UK-Scotland] E-cigarettes to be allowed on NHS grounds

NHS Tayside has updated its smoking policy, and is now permitting the use of e-cigarettes within the Board’s grounds. The decision was taken following the emerging evidence that e-cigarettes can help people to reduce their use of tobacco and that e-ciga
Guide and Gazette (uk)
added Jul 12, 2016 14:20

[UK-Scotland] Tayside first as Perth Grammar School signs up to Tobacco Free Generation pledge

The school, which has more than 1,000 pupils, have a pupil run working group who recognise the need to go beyond simply enforcing a no smoking rule in the school to provide education on tobacco and health and encourage their peers to be good role models
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Jul 4, 2016 16:47
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[UK-Scotland] Sheila Duffy: Continuing to make smoking a thing of the past

If someone were able to offer these MSPs a popular, cost-effective means of greatly improving health, saving the NHS money, supporting businesses...e evidence is clear that a tobacco-free generation will not just be healthier, but wealthier and fairer too
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jul 1, 2016 15:27

[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
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