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[UK-Scotland] Tobacco firm to challenge plain cigarette pack plan

THE tobacco giant JTI is preparing to challenge the Scottish Government's plain cigarette packets plans in an advertising campaign next week. It will reveal correspondence, obtained through Freedom of Information, from the Department of Health in which
The Scotsman (uk)
added Apr 7, 2013 10:22
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[UK-Scotland] Campaign to ban sale of tobacco at Games

ANTI-smoking activists have called for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow to be completely tobacco-free.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jun 3, 2013 23:48
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[UK-Scotland] DUFFY: Some sports heroes send wrong message about tobacco

some professional golfers have been pictured in the media chomping on a cigar to celebrate a victory or puffing on a cigarette at times of pressure (a common misunderstanding – tobacco isn’t really a stress-reliever). With the eyes of the world on the fa
The Scotsman (uk)
added Nov 8, 2014 13:02
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[UK-Scotland] Whisky and cigar firm snapped up

And new owner Stephen Johnstone immediately set his sights on doubling its store portfolio to ten across the UK in the next three to five years. The company, which was established in Glasgow in 1874, has its flagship store in the city's West George Stre
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Oct 17, 2014 16:34
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[UK-Scotland] Dundee councillors call to stub out tobacco funds

Dundee council bosses have called for investments in the tobacco industry to be dropped from its pension pot. City councillors discussed the issue at a closed sub-committee meeting, with senior administration members lobbying for an end to multi-million
(Dundee) Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 6, 2013 13:04
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[UK-Scotland] Scotsman Plain cigarette packs 'will cost 3000 jobs'

HUNDREDS of local shops will be forced to close and more than 3,000 jobs lost if the Scottish Government goes ahead with plans to introduce plain box packaging for cigarettes, new research will claim this week. A paper by the Centre for Economics and Bu
The Scotsman (uk)
added Aug 18, 2013 23:00
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[UK-Scotland] Second-hand smoke revealed in Elgin

SMOKERS will be able to see the invisible chemicals from second-hand smoke lingering in a room where there appears to be none, as a national tour visits Elgin tomorrow (Thursday).
The Northern Scot (uk)
added Apr 16, 2014 12:01
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[UK-Scotland] Illegal cigarette sales increased by almost half in last year

THE number of potentially dangerous illegal cigarettes ­being sold in Scotland has ­increased by almost half in the last year, according to a new report. The report shows that 10 out of every 100 packets of cigarettes or loose tobacco sold in 2012 are i
The Scotsman (uk)
added Nov 18, 2012 19:54
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[UK-Scotland] Supermarkets removing cigarettes from stores and selling them in petrol stations to avoid tobacco tax

CRAFTY supermarket bosses are to exploit a legal loophole to scupper a Scottish Government tax on tobacco. Sainsbury's said they will stop selling cigarettes and tobacco in three main stores but will keep selling the products in attached petrol stations
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jun 26, 2012 03:28
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[UK-Scotland] Imperial Tobacco launch challenge to display ban

Imperial Tobacco, who manufacture such brands as Lambert & Butler, Golden Virginia and Rizla, have launched the challenge to the ban due to concerns over the cost to retailers and a potential increase in illegal tobacco trade. Imperial believe the ban i
Edinburgh Journal (uk)
added Nov 21, 2012 16:39
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