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

The Scotsman (uk)
added May 10, 2012 03:12
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[UK-Scotland] SMOKE SCREEN There’s a new, apparently ‘healthier’ way to smoke – and it’s NOT e-cigarettes

Heat-not-burn devices have been hailed as a “healthier” alternative to regular fags, by the giant tobacco companies that make them And they urged public health officials who were “caught off guard” by e-cigarettes, to get clued up now and set the agenda
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Oct 12, 2017 17:03
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[UK-Scotland] Relationship between trying an electronic cigarette and subsequent cigarette experimentation in Scottish adolescents: a cohort study

Conclusions Young never smokers are more likely to experiment with cigarettes if they have tried an e-cigarette. Causality cannot be inferred, but continued close monitoring of e-cigarette use in young people is warranted.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2017 05:31
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[UK-Scotland] FLAVOURS UP IN SMOKE? Flavoured e-cigarettes should be BANNED to stop enticing kids to try them, health experts urge

Critics of the electronic devices say the flavours encourage kids to try them, and could create a new generation of nicotine addicts...But, leading charity Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) and the Independent British Vape Trade Association said flavoure
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Apr 13, 2017 12:27
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[UK-Scotland] Researcher claims 'academic McCarthyism' over e-cigarettes

Farsalinos pointed to cases where scientists had come under pressure not to attend conferences funded by the tobacco industry. He made his comments ahead of speaking at a conference taking place in Glasgow which will discuss issues such as the evidence a
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 19, 2017 22:15
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