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[UK, UK-Scotland] LETTER: DUFFY: Old tricks from tobacco industry

PUBLIC health campaigners long ago discovered that you can’t trust any “research” produced by the tobacco industry. Your report (“Illegal cigarette sales increased by almost half in last year” . . . ) indicates that they are up to their old tricks.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Nov 25, 2012 14:06
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[UK-Scotland] MARTIN/DUFFY: Is the Scottish Government’s latest health tax working?

As several Scottish Sainsbury’s stores remove tobacco from their shelves, David Martin and Sheila Duffy examine whether the measures being employed are the right ones for the nation.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Nov 16, 2012 11:56
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[UK-Scotland] The dogs forced to “smoke” up to 15 cigarettes a day

PET dogs are forced to inhale the equivalent of up to 15 cigarettes a day by owners with a regular nicotine habit, Scottish scientists have discovered.
Deadline News (uk)
added Nov 14, 2012 13:04
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[UK-Scotland] Imperial challenge to Scottish Parliament act over tobacco displays and sales

The UK Supreme Court will this week be the forum for another attempt to challenge the lawfulness of an act of the Scottish Parliament. It would appear that the score is currently Holyrood 2, Challengers 0.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Nov 12, 2012 12:27
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[UK-Scotland] Number of smokers in Scotland drops as figures reveal 118,000 made attempts to quit

FIGURES also showed that the majority of people using NHS services to try and quit smoking came from the poorest communities.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Sep 27, 2012 14:09
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[UK-Scotland] Scots tobacco health warning.. from 1799

A NEWLY discovered letter shows doctors knew of the health risks of smoking more than 200 years ago. William Adams, a medical student at Edinburgh University, described the dangers of tobacco in graphic detail in a letter to his father in 1799.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Sep 3, 2012 23:48
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[UK-Scotland] HMRC raid on tobacco fraudster

A MAN has been charged with evading more than £500,000 in excise duty and VAT after police seized duty free tobacco and counterfeit packaging.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jul 19, 2012 07:10
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[UK-Scotland] Dying cancer patient has to walk into hospital through cigarette fumes

CANCER sufferers have backed the Sunday Mail after we shamed smokers who light up outside major treatment centres. Patients who have to walk through clouds of cigarette smoke praised our exposé of staff and visitors at hospitals in Edinburgh, Gla
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jul 15, 2012 09:47
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[UK-Scotland] Expert criticises "harmful" e-cigarette marketing

Linda Bauld, Professor of Health Policy at Stirling University, has said there is "cause for concern" in the way companies are pushing their products...a Scottish Government-commissioned survey found that thousands of pupils had been exposed to e-cigarett
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Oct 15, 2015 07:14
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[UK-Scotland] E-cigarettes face blanket ban on hospital grounds

SCOTTISH health boards' policy on the issue of smoking in hospital grounds was thrown into confusion last night after it emerged e-cigarettes could be part of a blanket ban. Health boards are currently pressing ahead with their efforts to meet a Scottis
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jul 30, 2014 06:46
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