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[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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[UK, UK-Scotland] Plain packaging to go ahead after tobacco firms lose court appeal

Cancer Research UK said Scotland was the first place in the UK to support the move. The charity’s cancer prevention expert Linda Bauld, based at the University of Stirling, said: “Standardised packaging will remove one of the last forms of tobacco marke
Holyrood (uk)
added May 19, 2016 20:22

[UK-Scotland] Bullied tour guide at 13th-century Scottish castle who was told to ‘keep it zipped’ and ‘wind her neck in’ after being forced to work in the cold and breathe second-hand smoke wins £40,000 payout

The 49-year-old worker from the Isle of Skye has emphysema and suffered discrimination at the castle in Kyle of Lochalsh...was subjected to second-hand smoke because her manager David Win and a colleague flouted smoking laws and lit up within the grounds.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 16, 2016 17:39

[Australia, UK-Scotland] Dodgy Cigs Report: Key Points (PDF)

Australia introduced plain packaging in 2012. There, the tobacco industry used reports with flawed methodologies to make sweeping claims that use of illicit tobacco had risen, despite more reliable Government figures showing that it had not. It takes t
ASH Scotland
added May 16, 2016 14:13

[UK-Scotland] Dodgy Cigs Report (PDF)

If you listened only to the tobacco industry, and the groups they fund, you would think that illicit tobacco - consisting of tobacco smuggled from outside the UK without paying duty, counterfeit cigarettes that appear to be wellknown brands and "cheap wh
ASH Scotland
added May 16, 2016 14:12
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[UK-Scotland] Statistics ‘do not bear out claims’ of major tobacco firms

‘BIZARRE’ claims that tougher tobacco laws will boost crime must be ignored to protect public health, an anti-smoking charity said yesterday. ASH Scotland’s ‘Dodgy Cigs’ report shows the UK trade in black market cigarettes and tobacco has declined every (uk)
added May 16, 2016 14:01

[UK-Scotland] Vaping now allowed on the grounds of Vale of Leven Hospital

E-cigarettes can now be used on the grounds of the hospital Health chiefs have given the go-ahead for the use of e-cigarettes on the grounds of Vale of Leven Hospital. Smoking was banned several years ago, forcing staff to walk round to Tullichewan or h
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added May 10, 2016 12:30
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[UK-Scotland] NHS Lanarkshire will not be allowing e-cigs on hospital grounds

HOSPITALS across Lanarkshire will NOT be following the lead of NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde by allowing e-cigarettes to be smoked on hospital grounds. Last week it was revealed that vaping would be allowed in hospitals throughout Glasgow after an amend
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added May 6, 2016 11:45

[UK-Scotland] Study finds children of smokers at higher risk of sickness‏ ($$)

A large-scale study found those exposed to cigarette fumes in the home spent much longer in hospital or visiting the family GP. Surgeries and paediatric emergency departments need warnings about “the dangers of smoking around children” to increase aware
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Apr 30, 2016 02:28
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