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[UK-Scotland] Scotland to Introduce Plain Packaging of Cigarettes in 2014-15

After Australia, Scotland is going to be the second country that is introducing plain packaging for cigarettes. The Scottish Government has announced that the regulation will be active in 2014-15.
TopNews
added Nov 12, 2013 17:16
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Cigarette packets to play audio health warnings in fresh anti-smoking drive

The new tech will see a health warning spoken by the packet each time it is opened for a fly cig, explaining how a few puffs could set you on the road to lung cancer and was funded by Cancer Research UK, in an effort to harness the ‘marketing tools of
The Drum (uk)
added Jul 1, 2013 11:17
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[UK-Scotland] Official Report - Parliamentary Business: E-cigarettes (Availability and Marketing)

The Minister for Public Health (Michael Matheson): Although electronic cigarettes might have the potential to help people quit tobacco, their long-term public health effects are not known. I remain concerned that the promotion of those devices could reno
The Scottish Parliament (uk)
added Mar 13, 2014 17:45
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[UK-Scotland] ‘Sexed-up’ cigarette packets are able to lure kids

Glamorous cigarette packaging is tempting young people who have never smoked to take up the habit, research has suggested. A study funded by Cancer Research UK found youngsters preferred novelty packaging from leading cigarette manufacturers to plain pa
The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 27, 2013 11:00
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[UK-Scotland] TEE ROOM: Michael Jordan smoking cigars at Ryder Cup, Europe's Victor Dubuisson leaving his putter somewhere he shouldn't, but what else might you have missed?

The opening day of the 2014 Ryder Cup had more on offer than just golf. It had cigar-smoking basketball legends
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 2, 2014 14:51
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[UK, UK-Scotland] e-cigarette TV advertising goes ahead after ASA requires explicit mention of nicotine content

“I think it’s safe to say that our ads could be considered controversial and definitely push the boundaries,” VIP co-owner, David Levin. “However, we make no apologies for this. Due to advertising regulations we were not permitted to include the product
The Drum (uk)
added Nov 6, 2013 14:30
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[UK-Scotland] Tobacco trade to fight plain package plan

THE Scottish Government's plan to introduce plain packing for tobacco products could be delayed as a result of lengthy court action.
Evening Times (uk)
added Aug 21, 2013 11:40
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[UK-Scotland] Cigarettes and tobacco to be sold in plain packaging as Scotland bids to become 'smoke free' by 2034

HEALTH chiefs want cigarettes and other tobacco products to be sold in plain packaging. Scottish Public Health Minister Michael Matheson announced the move in a new strategy to help stop people smoking.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Mar 27, 2013 12:03
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[UK-Scotland] Plan to ban cigarette display in shops faces Supreme Court challenge

The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 29, 2012 17:19
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[UK-Scotland] How public service pension schemes are funding drone attacks, big tobacco and pollution

Sunday Herald found that public-sector pension funds are supporting more than 100 big corporations blamed for damaging the climate, causing cancer and profiting from conflict. ... Among those funding big tobacco are health groups, cancer hospices, schools
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jan 19, 2014 00:24
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