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[UK-Scotland] North Ayrshire Schools set to become 'smoking free' zones

As well as the zones at the school grounds – including the front gate – all playparks will be a no-go area for smokers. Signs will be erected across the parks and schools which will act as deterrents to people thinking about lighting up.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Nov 14, 2017 12:47
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[UK-Scotland] Campaign targets adults giving children tobacco products

(ASH) have found that the majority of children who smoke get their tobacco from friends or family, who believe they are doing them a favour. The #NotAFavour campaign highlights the health and addiction problems young people face when they take up smokin
STV (uk)
added Nov 13, 2017 15:36
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[Belgium, UK, UK-Scotland] Border Force stub out attempt to smuggle in 160,000 cigarettes

An attempt to smuggle 160,000 cigarettes into the UK went up in smoke thanks to Border Force officers at Grangemouth Docks. The seizure happened on Halloween when officers searched a freight container that arrived at the port on a container vessel from An
Falkirk Herald (uk)
added Nov 8, 2017 16:23
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[UK-Scotland] Relationship between trying an electronic cigarette and subsequent cigarette experimentation in Scottish adolescents: a cohort study

Young never smokers are more likely to experiment with cigarettes if they have tried an e-cigarette. Causality cannot be inferred, but continued close monitoring of e-cigarette use in young people is warranted.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 3, 2017 23:02
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Increase in smoking quitters reported

The Western Isles are delighted to report that they have had the highest percentage increase in the number of supported smoking quit attempts between 2015/16 and 2016/17. The percentage of successful quit attempts at 12 weeks in the Western Isles was 55%,
Stornoway Gazette (uk)
added Nov 1, 2017 15:51
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[UK-Scotland] Cancer Mortality in Scotland (2016) (PDF)

Lung cancer is the most common cause of death from cancer in Scotland (4,035 deaths). A quarter of all deaths from cancer in Scotland are attributed to lung cancer. The number of deaths due to lung cancer is more than double that of colorectal cancer, the
Scottish Health Statistics / ISD Scotland
added Nov 1, 2017 15:48
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[UK-Scotland] Scottish cancer death rates 61% higher among poor

NHS Scotland found living in a poor area affected your chance of survival...the lung cancer death rate for men had dropped by 23%, compared with 6% for women, reflecting "historical trends in the prevalence of smoking".
BBC Online
added Nov 1, 2017 15:44
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[UK-Scotland] E-cigs and bans inspire ‘sea-change’ in Dundee

Almost a fifth of smokers attempting to kick the habit did so last year — the highest success rate in seven years. Figures from NHS Scotland show that 19.3% of Dundee smokers trying to quit were able to do so within 12 weeks of their designated quit dat
Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:41
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[UK-Scotland] Enlighten: Theses: Evaluating the impact of environmental tobacco smoke on biological age markers: a canine model

A negative relationship in leukocyte telomere length with hair nicotine was observed, among other changes (Chapter 5). mRNA levels of further biomarkers of ageing were measured in testes, as well as leukocyte global DNA methylation percentage (Chapter 6).
University of Glasgow (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:40
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[UK-Scotland] Puff away, says poll on smoking at home ($$)

Most people believe smokers should be allowed to continue lighting up in their homes, according to a poll that suggests more curbs on indoor smoking in Scotland would be unpopular.... Pro-smoking group Forest, concerned that new curbs on indoor smoking a
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 29, 2017 16:51
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