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[UK-Scotland] Ban smoking at home to save children

SMOKING should be stubbed out in Scottish homes, according to an expert on environmental health who said it would reduce rates of serious illness in children. Ivy Shiue, of Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, has urged Scottish ministers to extend the
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 24, 2014 14:37
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[UK-Scotland] Cigarette butts are Scotland’s most common litter

CIGARETTE ends are the “most pervasive litter affecting the streets of Scotland”, according to the latest Keep Scotland Beautiful (KSB) report, released today. The charity’s 2012-2013 Local Environmental Audit and Management System (LEAMS) for Scotland
The Scotsman (uk)
added Nov 12, 2013 17:11
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[Europe, UK-Scotland] WATSON: A very bad week for tobacco industry opposition to standard packaging

exaggerating the threat from the illicit market, in an attempt to generate scare stories in order to derail standard packs, has been exposed for what it is – the desperation of an amoral industry faced with a well-evidenced and popular measure to protect
Tobacco Unpacked (ASH Scotland) (uk)
added Oct 17, 2013 21:50
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[UK-Scotland] Health campaigners welcome Scottish Government commitment on tobacco packaging

Health campaigners at ASH Scotland have welcomed the news that the Scottish Government has committed to a timescale to introduce plain, standardised packaging for tobacco products.
ASH Scotland
added Sep 4, 2013 12:13
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[UK-Scotland] £20k to banish smokers from Paisley hospital's doorway

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has spent £200,000 to totally enclose the main entrance to Paisley's Royal Alexandra Hospital. Under Scotland's smoking ban laws, that means the entrance now falls under the definition of an "enclosed public space" and make
Evening Times (uk)
added Jul 11, 2013 07:23
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Jane Devine: Having smoking areas at Commonwealth Games venues is hardly sending a healthy message

The Commonwealth Games are a golden opportunity to shape the attitudes we need for a healthier Scotland, but at the moment, we’re not at the races.
The Scotsman (uk)
added May 13, 2013 09:25
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[UK, UK-Scotland] JTI hits out at talk of plain tobacco packaging for Scotland

Jorge da Motta, managing director of JTI, described the press reports as “wide of the mark”. “The UK Department of Health has yet to publish the findings of its consultation and has recently stated that no decision has been made on this issue,” he said.
The Grocer (uk)
added Mar 28, 2013 16:12
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Make cigarettes shorter to redress levels of inhalation

A shorter cigarette would bring smoke inhalation per cigarette back to pre-ban levels. With less tobacco in each smoke, less tax would need to be levied, the NHS would be less inundated with smokers suffering smoking-related complaints, smokers would ha
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 26, 2012 00:29
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[UK-Scotland] Retailers to be ‘real losers’ in Scottish tobacco display ban

John Drummond, chief executive at the Scottish Grocers’ Federation, said: “It is the retailers who are the real losers in this case; losers because they will have to find large sums of money in order to cover up the tobacco gantries that are currently in
Talking Retail (uk)
added Dec 12, 2012 16:20
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[UK-Scotland] Mothers-to-be still smokers

Despite a risk to their unborn child, thousands of mothers-to-be admit they have not given up cigarettes when they meet their midwife for a "booking-in appointment". The figures, released by the NHS Information Services Division, cover the first meeting
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 7, 2012 16:20
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