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[UK-Scotland] Good craic or bare-faced cheek? Anti-litter stunt raises eyebrows

A cheeky advert for an anti-litter campaign featuring a bare bum has raised a few eyebrows on Rose Street. The poster featuring the slogan 'no butts on Rose Sreet' was shared by Edinburgh Spotlight on Facebook and has since attracted more than 700 'li
STV (uk)
added Jul 31, 2015 12:15
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Trust defends its position in big tobacco

Mark Barnett, manager of the £1.3billion Edinburgh Investment Trust, has said the stock market is fully valued and defended his major position in tobacco companies. The trust, once managed in the capital but now run from Henley-on-Thames by Invesco Perp
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jul 26, 2015 05:41
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[Australia, UK-Scotland] LETTER: RIDGWAY: Illicit tobacco

Sheila Duffy...distorted the situation in Australia...claims the introduction has been a success...this is totally incorrect... llicit trade and Ash’s desire to tax tobacco virtually out of existence will play directly into the hands of the criminals.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jul 25, 2015 21:14
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[UK-Scotland] CANT: Will e-cigarettes blow up in our faces?

So we know that e-cigarettes help some people stop smoking. But do they convince others to start? There’s a lot of concern about a so-called “gateway effect”, where children, attracted by the flavours or marketing of e-cigarettes, start using them only t
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jul 24, 2015 11:42
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[Australia, UK-Scotland] DUFFY: Beware of Big Tobacco’s plain pack puffery

In Australia as in Scotland, the tobacco industry has a poor track record with the truth and a proven drive to put its profits far above the people who buy and those who retail its lethal products.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jul 22, 2015 15:17
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[UK-Scotland] Health and tobacco bill goes out to views

Submissions to the Scottish Parliament have been invited on the Scottish Government's Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc, and Care) Scotland Bill. ... Tobacco measures include a ban the sale of non-medicinal e-cigarettes to under-18s, and a new offence for an
The Journal of the Law Society of Scotland (uk)
added Jul 6, 2015 09:14
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[UK-Scotland] Government has 'moral duty' to ban smoking around children in cars

The MSP pushing for a ban on smoking in cars when children are present has said there is a "moral duty" to act. Liberal Democrat Jim Hume wants a £100 fine to be brought in for people caught smoking in vehicles if anyone aged under 18 is inside.
STV (uk)
added Jun 26, 2015 09:33
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[UK-Scotland] MSP: car smoking ban 'a moral duty'

Hume wants a £100 fine to be brought in for people caught smoking in vehicles if anyone aged under 18 is inside. He denied suggestions that his member's Bill seeking a change in the law is "flawed" as he faced questions from Holyrood's Health Committee.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jun 26, 2015 09:32
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[UK-Scotland] Police chiefs: enforcing car smoking ban could divert officers away from tackling terrorism and organised crime

In a submission to MSPs ahead of tomorrow's meeting, Police Scotland said it would be the "sole enforcement authority" for the legislation, suggesting this needs to be "carefully considered". The force said it backed the Bill "as a means of addressing t
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jun 26, 2015 09:25
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[UK-Scotland] Enforcing new car smoking ban 'may divert police from terrorism'

MSPs will hear fears that police officers could be diverted away from tackling terrorism and organised crime to enforce a proposed ban on smoking in cars with children in them. Liberal Democrat MSP Jim Hume wants smokers to be fined £100 if they are cau
STV (uk)
added Jun 26, 2015 09:23
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