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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

[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

[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

[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

[UK-Scotland] Smoking and alcohol pump up death rate

Scotland has had the worst mortality rates in Western Europe among working-age men and women for more than three decades.
This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added Nov 21, 2012 04:08

[UK-Scotland] Store axes tobacco sales in a further six outlets

SAINSBURY’S is to remove tobacco from sale at a further six supermarkets in Scotland tomorrow. The supermarket giant said the move is in response to the Scottish Government’s health levy, a supplementary charge on business rates paid by large stores sel
The Scotsman (uk)
added Nov 10, 2012 21:11

[UK-Scotland] Judges throw out appeal against ban on sales of cigarettes from vending machines in Scotland

THE ban was being fought under the European Convention on Human Rights but Lord Carloway ruled the new policy was being undertaken to stop young people smoking.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Oct 10, 2012 17:04

[UK-Scotland] Sainsbury's removes tobacco from three Scottish superstores

First it was a c-store. Now Sainsbury’s has stopped selling cigarettes in three of its Scottish superstores as it continues to review the category in the wake of the Scottish government’s health levy.
The Grocer (uk)
added Jul 31, 2012 12:30

[UK-Scotland] Anti-smoking cash scheme a 'success'

The Scotsman (uk)
added May 10, 2012 03:12

[UK-Scotland] Smokers outside Larbert hospital will be fined

Persistent puffers outside Forth Valley Royal Hospital will finally be penalised, in a new get-tough approach to smoking at NHS sites. The Scottish Government aims to make it an offence to smoke within 15 metres of hospitals, as part of a tobacco control
Falkirk Herald (uk)
added Jun 25, 2018 15:15
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