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[UK-Scotland] PUTLICK: INSIDE TRACK: My concerns about shop displays of e-cigarettes

Look up e-cigarettes on the internet and you find vendors describing them as "sexy" and images of young people puffing on them. Just as having a stick hanging from your mouth was beginning to look dirty and weak people are trying to make it attractive a
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jul 19, 2014 13:40

[UK-Scotland] Last gasp of the tobacco trade

Perhaps the last monument to be associated with Glasgow's tobacco trading roots, the factory produced a range of WH Wills brands, including Golden Virginia rolling tobacco and various Embassy cigarettes. In 1964, a cigar factory was opened on the same si
Evening Times (uk)
added Jul 16, 2014 20:45

[UK-Scotland] Scottish teenagers admit trying e-cigarettes

Almost a quarter of 13 and 14-year-olds in Scotland have tried electronic cigarettes, according to Ash Scotland. The anti-smoking campaign commissioned research which indicated 24% of young teenagers have used the devices. But 63% of the young people q
BBC Online
added Jul 11, 2014 08:16

[UK-Scotland] Health campaigners blast "Smoke Spots" site

A website recommending "smoking friendly" pubs, nightclubs and restaurants may breach the ban on tobacco advertising, an anti-smoking campaign group has claimed. Smoke Spots, which is owned by Imperial Tobacco, allows users to upload details of venues wi
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 9, 2014 11:21

[UK-Scotland] The astroturf is greener on the other side

An Edinburgh-based public relations company (Halogen Communications) in the pay of Philip Morris International (PMI) has convinced local newsagents to criticise public health initiatives and make the alarming claim that they will “kill” small businesses
Tobacco Unpacked (ASH Scotland) (uk)
added Jul 5, 2014 19:17

[UK-Scotland] DUFFY: More can be done to protect children from tobacco

ASH Scotland has recently researched how Scottish local authorities are going about protecting the children in their care ... potentially, as many as half of Scotland’s local authorities do not have tobacco control policies for care services that deal wi
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jul 2, 2014 12:02

[UK-Scotland] Fall in number of teens smoking in Tayside

But health chiefs say the fight is not over, with dozens of school-age teenagers still taking part in the deadly habit. The latest NHS Tayside figures show that 7% of boys and girls in S2 and S4 smoke -- a reduction from 8% of boys and 9% of girls in 2
(Dundee) Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 2, 2014 11:58

[UK, UK-Scotland] PRA reinforces opposition to plain tobacco packs

The PRA has reinforced its opposition to plain packaging for tobacco with meetings with health officials in Scotland and promises of a robust response to the Westminster government’s new consultation announced on Thursday June 26.
Forecourt Trader (uk)
added Jun 30, 2014 08:31

[UK-Scotland] HMRC seize 1.5 tonnes of tobacco in Tayside raids

The suspected illicit tobacco seized is worth more than £360,000 in lost duty. Two Dundee men aged 28 and 24 and two from Arbroath aged 51 and 27 have been charged under the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979.
BBC Online
added Jun 27, 2014 10:15

[UK-Scotland] Scotland reaffirms its tobacco plain packaging plans

Scotland’s minister for public health Michael Matheson MSP said it was prepared to “go it alone” on plain packaging, should Westminster decide to “water down” its plans.
Convenience Store (uk)
added Jun 26, 2014 21:29
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