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[UK-Scotland] Campaign to reduce effect of smoke on children in the Lothians

NHS Lothian is keen to get the message across about smoking in the home and the effect of that on children. Around 50,000 children are estimated to be at risk of exposure to second-hand smoke in Lothians and health officials say it is up to their parents
Edinburgh Reporter (uk)
added Apr 2, 2014 12:33
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[Eastern Europe, UK-Northern Ireland, UK-Scotland] Criminal gangs link to one in ten cigarettes

tobacco smuggling in Scotland has risen by a third in the past two years and is being used to fund paramilitary groups in Northern Ireland and Eastern European criminal gangs, according to a new report.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Mar 10, 2014 11:09
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[UK-Scotland] Tobacco ban for shop

A newsagent has become the first in Scotland to be banned from selling tobacco products.
Evening Times (uk)
added Feb 6, 2014 14:19
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[UK-Scotland] Tobacco giants privately threaten to sue Scottish Government for £500m over plan cigarette packaging plans

PHILLIP Morris, the company behind the Marlboro brand, warned MSPs they will face a huge damages action if legislation supporting plain cigarette packaging is passed.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Feb 6, 2014 14:18
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Smokers ignore plain packaging

I HAVE to question whether chief executive Sheila Duffy personally believes the propaganda she promotes on behalf of Ash Scotland (Letters, 12 January). Yet again she quotes unidentified research evidence to claim that children far too young to purchase
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 26, 2014 06:19
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[UK-Scotland] '20,000 child smokers every year' - Dumfries and Galloway Standard

Young people aged 11 to 15 are picking up the habit at a rate of 19,900 each year, figures released by Cancer Research UK show. The charity has called on the Scottish Government to act quickly on its pledge to introduce legislation on plain packaging f
Dumfries and Galloway Standard (uk)
added Aug 29, 2013 01:14
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[UK-Scotland] News media representations of electronic cigarettes: an analysis of newspaper coverage in the UK and Scotland

These themes, and dominance of more positive meanings, raise a number of issues for tobacco control, including concerns around celebrity use and promotion; the impact of increasing ENDS use on social norms around smoking; their potential to undermine smok
Tobacco Control
added Jul 25, 2013 06:57
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[UK-Scotland] BURNS: In-vehicle smoking ban the healthy answer

It seems unfair that while being driven to sporting activities, second-hand smoke puts children’s health at risk ... We would like to see the law reflect that strength of public feeling, and that’s why we are supporting Jim Hume MSP’s proposed Member’s
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jul 8, 2013 03:54
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[UK-Scotland] Aberdeen airport opens pre-flight smoking shelter

• At a cost of £1, smokers will be able to use the shelter, situated adjacent to the main departure lounge • Airport say the shelter will combat full terminal evacuations caused by people smoking in banned areas
The Scotsman (uk)
added May 9, 2013 18:25
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[UK-Scotland] Chain-smoking crime clan head Mags Haney is to sue jail bosses claiming they are responsible for her lung cancer

THE convicted heroin dealer blames asbestos in Cornton Vale prison for her contracting the potentially deadly disease and has taken legal advice about her claim.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Mar 15, 2013 06:39
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