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[UK-Scotland] Sheila Duffy: Tobacco firms should have no say in public health

If Scottish ministers were fully to implement Article 5.3 that would mean agreeing to transparency in all contacts with the industry.
The Scotsman (uk)
added May 23, 2012 06:16
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[UK-Scotland] Prisoners to be offered free vaping kits ahead of tobacco ban

Vaping kits will be issued from the start of November, before the ban comes into force at the end of the month. For two months they will be free. They will then be sold at a discounted rate until April, after which prisoners will have to pay the normal pr
BBC Online
added Aug 29, 2018 21:20
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[UK, UK-Scotland] How do we stop people smoking at the front doors of our hospitals?

we could accept, however reluctantly, that smoking will never be completely eradicated and reinstate smoking shelters, while providing access to stop smoking services and support to help people who would like to quit. In any event it is difficult to imagi
British Medical Journal
added May 29, 2018 13:56
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[UK-Scotland] Aberdeen black market cigarettes “fuel terrorism and organised crime”

Smokers who buy black market cigarettes are helping fund terrorism and organised crime, according to a former Scotland Yard detective. New research found that nearly a third (30.4%) of all cigarettes consumed in Aberdeen were either contraband, counterf
This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added Feb 13, 2015 18:06
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking gun: Mum's battle with cigs as stats show how second-hand smoke is really harming kids

New statistics have revealed kids who grow up in a house full of smokers are three times more likely to become smokers. And, by then, the toxic fumes from your smoking habit could well have damaged your child’s health. The harmful compounds of second-h
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jul 31, 2014 12:39
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking quit bids through NHS down

Growing use of electronic cigarettes may partly explain a decrease in smokers' attempts to quit with the help of NHS services, new figures suggest. Provisional statistics show there were more than 103,000 quit attempts made with the help of smoking cess
Press Association (uk)
added May 28, 2014 02:04
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[UK-Scotland] Cigs gang jailed over £28m fraud

SEVEN men have been jailed after HM Revenue and Customs smashed a £28million cigarette smuggling ring.
Evening Times (uk)
added Apr 15, 2014 13:37
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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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