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[UK-Scotland] Smoking in cars with children ban bid gains ground

SMOKING in private cars in which children are travelling could be outlawed in Scotland within the next 18 months, under reforms lodged at Holyrood by an MSP.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 08:42

[UK-Scotland] MSP Jim Hume launches child car smoking ban bill

A South of Scotland MSP has formally launched a bill at Holyrood to prevent smoking in cars with children in them. Lib Dem Jim Hume says it would give youngsters the "healthiest start in life". He lodged draft proposals for a bill in May last year calli
BBC Online
added Dec 18, 2014 08:41

[UK-Scotland] Dundee traders fuming at e-cigarette ban plan

The city council has been asked to approve the Scottish Government plans, which would see “vaping” restricted in the same way as smoking. Dundee’s environment convener Craig Melville is backing the move, which he said was to protect children from nicoti
(Dundee) Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 5, 2014 10:58

[UK-Scotland] Dundee councillors asked to back extending smoking ban to e-cigarettes

Smoking e-cigarettes inside could be banned under Dundee City Council-backed plans. Councillors have been asked to approve a Scottish Government proposal to prohibit the smoking of electronic cigarettes indoors. If approved nationally, the plans would s
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Dec 4, 2014 07:35

[UK-Scotland] Scotland has among the highest number of smokers across the UK

One in five people in Scotland aged 18 and over smoke (21%), the highest proportion in Britain outside the north east of England. Smoking is responsible for around 13,500 deaths each year in Scotland, despite the number of smokers falling by more than h
STV (uk)
added Nov 26, 2014 15:23

[UK-Scotland] Scots teenagers stub out the smoking habit

A study found 2% of 13 year-olds were regular smokers in 2013, down from 3% in 2010. The number of 15-year-old smokers has dropped to 9% from 13%. More than four-fifths of 13 year-olds (87%) and two-thirds of all 15-year-olds (66%) said they had never s
Evening Times (uk)
added Nov 26, 2014 11:24

[UK-Scotland] Sick crooks push cheap cigarettes on Facebook laced with potentially life-threatening chemicals

The anonymity of the internet and its reach means authorities are now faced with tackling a new front in the war on cheap counterfeit cigarettes and rolling tobacco. Earlier this month, the Record revealed how fake cigarettes laced with radioactive mate
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Nov 20, 2014 21:23

[UK-Scotland] E-cigarettes 'must not be sold to kids'

The Scottish Parliament Health Committee took evidence on e-cigarettes and heard agreement on restricting their sale to adults, but also claims they could help many people quit smoking. John Britton, director of the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Stu
Evening Times (uk)
added Nov 19, 2014 12:58

[UK-Scotland] Electronic cigarettes discussed

Experts have recommended a cautious approach in regulating their sale and marketing, which will maximise potential benefits to smokers and minimise potential harm.
Press Association (uk)
added Nov 19, 2014 12:54

[UK-Scotland] E-cigarettes ‘could help save millions’, MSPs told

ELECTRONIC cigarettes could deliver a “huge potential public health prize” and potentially help save millions of lives, a tobacco expert told MSPs. Campaigners have expressed concerns about the use of ­e-cigarettes – which allow smokers to inhale nicotin
The Scotsman (uk)
added Nov 19, 2014 12:53
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