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[UK-Scotland] Shop selling counterfeit tobacco does roaring trade just yards from major police station

CITY crime gang cashes in by flogging fake baccy that can contain unknown chemicals and even rat droppings for half the price of normal packet.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 22:23

[UK, UK-Scotland] Warning that ‘plain packaging’ will boost tobacco black market ($$)

PROPOSALS by the Westminster government to introduce plain packaging of cigarettes has provoked a backlash in Scotland, with warnings that the move threatens to spark a surge in the illicit tobacco trade.
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 11:38

[UK-Scotland] Dozens of shops sold cigarettes to Glasgow teens

The teenagers have targeted 225 shops since April 2013 and staff at 38 stores handed over cigarettes without asking for proof of age. Strict tobacco laws mean no one under 18 should be sold cigarettes in Scotland.
Evening Times (uk)
added Jan 19, 2015 02:22

[UK-Scotland] Scottish Government considers e-cigarette ban for under-18s

‘e-cig shops’ are free to sell to children and advertise on television – although most businesses choose to enforce a strict over-18s policy. Ministers are considering making it illegal for an adult to buy e-cigarettes for someone under age as well as re
Falkirk Herald (uk)
added Jan 19, 2015 02:16

[UK-Scotland] Pensioner who died in hospital blaze thought to have been smoking in her room while receiving oxygen

STAFF had to evacuate 14 patients from the affected ward to another part of the hospital while firefighters battled for two hours to put out the flames.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jan 17, 2015 20:36

[UK-Scotland] NHS Lothian bans smoking inside cars

As part of a renewed crackdown on smoking in hospital grounds, visitors in their own cars – even with the windows closed – will be asked to stub it out. All health boards in Scotland have been asked by the Scottish Government to make hospitals and their
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 16, 2015 10:38
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: DUFFY, et. al.: A smoking gun

We have to wonder what could possibly be causing the Westminster Government to drag its heels on a commitment to introduce plain, standardised packaging for tobacco products... We call on Westminster to keep on track and prepare for a vote in March. To b
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 14, 2015 11:18

[UK-Scotland] Electronic Cigarettes and Strengthening Tobacco Control in Scotland (PDF)

UKHF has responded to the above consultation. We believe that the minimum age of sale of electronic cigarettes should be 18 and that young people and adult non-smokers should be protected from advertising and promotion of e-cigarettes.
UK Health Forum (uk)
added Jan 9, 2015 11:12
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[UK-Scotland] Cigarette dropped on sofa started fatal New Year fire in Monifieth

UK figures for 2012-13 show that the careless disposal of cigarettes and other products, including cigars and pipes, were the cause for approximately 40% of fatalities that occurred in dwellings — more than 80 deaths.
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Jan 8, 2015 08:42

[UK-Scotland] Campaigners urge Scottish Government to reject new laws on e-cigs and tobacco

Forest has urged the Scottish Government to reject proposals to ban the use of electronic cigarettes in enclosed public places and prohibit advertisements for "the fastest growing supermarket product of 2014". Responding to the Scottish Government's Con
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Jan 5, 2015 15:48
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