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[UK-Scotland] SCOTT: Time to help employees stub it out

While Scotland blazed a trail in the UK in terms of anti-smoking legislation, the negative impact on its finances remain sizeable. According to ASH Scotland, the NHS spends £271million per year on smoking-attributable disease while productivity losses du
Energy Voice (uk)
added Apr 6, 2018 13:59
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[UK-Scotland] SMOKE CLAIM Scots E-Cig firm boss says Vaping is no more dangerous than drinking COFFEE

Neil McCallum, CEO of JAC Vapour, claims electronic nicotine devices are 95 per cent safer than fags and no worse than a hit of caffeine... Speaking ahead of VApril – a month-long drive which launches today to encourage smokers to switch to vaping – he
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Apr 5, 2018 16:03
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[UK-Scotland] ‘Smoke-free Scotland’ goal stalls as one in five fail to quit

The alarming statistic has been revealed as funding was cut to smoking cessation campaigns by the Scottish Government. There are now concerns from anti-smoking activists about the commitment to future funding after the national tobacco strategy “ran out”
The Scotsman (uk)
added Apr 4, 2018 12:44
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[UK-Scotland] Licensing e-cigarettes as medical products would reassure doctors, MPs told

Making e-cigarettes available on prescription would reassure doctors and patients that they are less harmful than smoking, a leading health expert has told MPs. Deborah Arnott, chief executive of Action on Smoking and Health (Ash), said there are still
The Gazette (uk)
added Mar 28, 2018 15:57
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[UK-Scotland] Is vaping when pregnant harmful to your baby? - Know the facts

Especially popular with expecting mums trying to quit smoking while pregnant, vaping has become the go-to to kicking the habit for good... Medical advice suggesting that vaping is healthier than cigarette smoking does not necessarily mean it is safe for
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Mar 16, 2018 14:40
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[UK-Scotland] HEALTH RISK Cat is struck down with asthma as experts warns puffing fags at home can harm pets

Scientists in Glasgow have been researching the effects of passive smoking on pets for several years
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 19:35
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[UK-Scotland] National No Smoking Day: Devastating effects of lighting up around pets revealed

PET owners are being warned to stop lighting up around their pets - because the toxic fumes could harm or kill them. To coincide with National No Smoking Day on March 14, vet charity PDSA is urging owners to quit the bad habit for their pets’ sake.
Evening Times (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 16:02
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[UK-Scotland] You smoke, they choke: don’t light up in front of pets

A campaign is urging smokers to stop lighting up around their pets – because the toxic fumes could kill or harm them. Second-hand smoke has been long been linked to potentially fatal diseases in humans, including lung cancer and heart disease. However,
Third Force News (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 16:00
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[UK-Scotland] 260,000 quitters needed to make tobacco-free goal

Philip Morris concludes that reducing smoking prevalence among adults to 5% or below is more likely to be met by 2044, a decade later than pledged by the Scottish government. The study, carried out by Frontier Economics, a consultancy in London, claims t
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:21
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[UK-Scotland] Call to stop £3m MSP pension fund investments in weapons, tobacco and dirty fuel after poll

MSPs are to be urged to stop their pension fund investing in weapons, tobacco and dirty fuels after it emerged three in four Scots say they should not be able to. The research has come as campaigners make new moves to ditch investments in companies that
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:01
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