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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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[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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