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[UK-Scotland] Aberdeenshire Council could introduce new smoking ban

Aberdeenshire Council could ban people from smoking within their own cars on its properties. The local authority’s new smoking policy seeks to ensure people are not the victims of second-hand fumes. Under the proposals, smoking will be banned on any pre
This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added Apr 18, 2016 14:22

[UK-Scotland] Should e-cigarette displays be banned at tills? Teenagers are 'more likely to try the devices if they're readily available'

Teenagers who recall seeing e-cigarettes at the point of sale in shops are more likely to use the devices, a new study has revealed Teenagers who see e-cigarettes on display in their local stores are more likely to try the devices, experts have warned. T
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 14, 2016 14:19

[UK-Scotland] Lucky escape for Scots pensioner after e-cigarette explodes

The incident left the device broken apart and caused charring to his wall, carpet and the plug point where it had been charging. Local trading standards officers have issued a warning to e-cigarettes users to make sure their devices are safe.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Apr 5, 2016 00:24

[UK-Scotland] Shopkeeper sold catalogue of legal highs from tobacco store

Liston Pacitti was caught with five different types of new psychoactive substances at his tobacco shop in Aberdeen Market. The 26-year-old was charged with breaching product safety regulations after he failed to produce necessary documents to trading s
STV (uk)
added Feb 19, 2016 18:24

[UK-Scotland] Do you smoke in your home? You could be making it 35 times more polluted than a busy high street

The air quality is also worse than in pubs before the smoking ban , a team of Aberdeen University researchers revealed. Now a campaign has been launched called Take it Right Outside – which highlights how dangerous smoking in the home is, particularly t
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Feb 19, 2016 15:36

[UK-Scotland] Edinburgh to ban smoking in play parks ($$)

Smoking is to be banned in playgrounds, car parks and outside council buildings in Edinburgh as part of measures to crack down on the habit. The policy announced by the council yesterday also includes e-cigarettes, pushing the boundaries of smoking bans
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 30, 2015 15:54

[UK, UK-Scotland] Five Scottish health boards review e-cigarette policy

Five health boards in Scotland are considering lifting their ban on using electronic cigarettes in hospital grounds, BBC Scotland can reveal. Health chiefs in Ayrshire and Arran, the Borders, Dumfries and Galloway, Lanarkshire and Tayside are reviewing t
BBC Online
added Dec 26, 2015 00:43

[UK-Scotland] Patients allowed to use e-cigarettes in Glasgow hospital grounds after policy change

Patients and visitors to Glasgow's hospitals will now be permitted to use e-cigarettes following a change in policy. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde currently prohibits the use of the nicotine delivery devices as part of a wider ban on smoking on NHS grou
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 16, 2015 17:49

[UK-Scotland] Smokers at Wishaw General Hospital flout smoking ban despite NHS spending thousands on new signs

brazen visitors at Wishaw General Hospital are still failing to adhere to the smoke-free rules. They are continuing to disregard the large, bright signs which have been put up at various locations across the hospital, including at the main entrance and i
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Dec 14, 2015 13:51

[UK-Scotland] NHS uses Twitter to persuade smokers to seek help

AN NHS helpline has been using social media to target people living unhealthy lifestyles in an attempt to change their behaviour. The trial run by NHS 24 sent unsolicited messages on Twitter to users who mentioned their smoking habits, giving tips on ho
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 5, 2015 17:54
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