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[UK-Scotland] Smokers face ban on lighting up in cars with children inside

While Ms Watt said the Government supported the principle of his Smoking Prohibition (Children in Motor Vehicles) (Scotland) Bill, she also said changes would need to be made to the legislation to ensure it is workable. Ms Watt said: "This Government is
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 26, 2015 09:24
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[UK-Scotland] MSPs back ban on smoking in cars with children

While Ms Watt said the government supported the principle of his Smoking Prohibition (Children in Motor Vehicles) (Scotland) Bill, she also said changes would need to be made to make the legislation workable. Ms Watt said: “We have always been clear tha
The Scotsman (uk)
added Mar 26, 2015 09:23
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[UK-Scotland] Scottish Government backs smoking ban while children in car

Public health minister Maureen Watt confirmed the SNP administration would support proposals which could see people fined £100 if they are caught lighting up in a vehicle when under-18s are present.
STV (uk)
added Mar 26, 2015 09:22
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Scotland to ban smoking in cars with children

Scotland is to ban smoking in cars with children, bringing it into line with England and Wales, where legislation has been introduced to protect young people from secondhand smoke. The Scottish government announced it would back the smoking prohibition
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 26, 2015 09:20
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[UK, UK-Scotland] VIDEO: Scottish minister Maureen Watt backs plain cigarette packaging move

Ms Watt said: "We know that tobacco is the largest preventable cause of death, around 35 people a day will die of an illness related to smoking tobacco. "We are very pleased that this legislation is coming because we need to reduce the number of people s
BBC Online
added Mar 11, 2015 11:03
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[UK-Scotland] Hotel workers most likely to smoke

HOTEL workers and people who work in the food industries are among the most Scots to smoke, a new study has found. Research by British Heart Foundation Scotland found that well over a third of those who worked in those areas were smokers.
Evening Times (uk)
added Mar 8, 2015 10:04

[UK, UK-Scotland] Stubbing-out smoking in the Scottish Borders

The rate in the Borders is slightly higher than the UK average, with 22 per cent of adults smoking. Stop smoking support in the Borders is provided by Quit4Good, a team of specialist stop smoking advisors and community pharmacists. They offer valuable su
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Mar 4, 2015 12:47

[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Cigarette packets

British Lung Foundation exists only to support those affected by lung disease and to ensure that future generations enjoy the best possible respiratory health. The Tobacco Retailers’ Alliance exists to promote the sale of tobacco and is funded by the tob
The Scotsman (uk)
added Feb 23, 2015 13:02

[UK-Scotland] Euan McColm: Nonsense NHS ban of E-cigarettes

Instead we can try to find ways of making it easier for addicts to quit. Unless, of course, we’re the Scottish NHS, in which case, we can make it even harder. What a bloody vindictive idea this illiberal ban on vaping is.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Feb 22, 2015 14:59

[UK-Scotland] E-cigarettes to be banned from Scotland hospital grounds

NHS boards will be required to ensure that their grounds are smoke-free by April. The Scottish government has said it is up to individual health boards whether they prohibit the use of e-cigarettes.
BBC Online
added Feb 18, 2015 16:10
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