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[UK-Scotland] Action plan for 'tobacco free generation' unveiled

The Scottish Government's updated plan contains 44 measures aimed at addressing health inequalities and cutting smoking rates. It includes plans to ban smoking around hospital buildings and implement the ban on possessing tobacco in prisons. It also o
STV (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:56

[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

[UK, UK-Scotland] Scotland set to go it alone with plain packs for cigarettes ($$)

Scottish ministers apppear determined to create a cross-Border divide on cigarette packaging despite warnings of the problems this will cause. The Scottish government said yesterday that it would press ahead with plans to outlaw all attractive packages
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 16, 2013 09:00

[UK-Scotland] DUFFY: Plain to see why Big Tobacco has such a resistance

How dare the tobacco industry claim that the introduction of standardised packaging would make his illegal trade easier, he snarled? Their suggestion that markets would be flooded with illicit tobacco because “plain” packs are easier to copy was nonsense
The Scotsman (uk)
added Oct 2, 2013 03:13

[UK-Scotland] Electronic cigarette devices banned by ScotRail

SCOTRAIL has banned e-cigarettes from its trains and railway stations as concerns over their safety continue to grow. The train company this week confirmed staff and passengers were no longer allowed to use the smoking devices on their services.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jun 14, 2013 09:51

[UK-Scotland] Anger as tobacco firm contests benefits of plain packaging

Health campaigners have condemned a global tobacco company over its advertising campaign challenging the Scottish Government’s plan to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes. Japan Tobacco International (JTI) – makers of Silk Cut and Benson & Hedges –
The Independent (uk)
added Apr 8, 2013 09:29

[UK-Scotland] CREATING A TOBACCO-FREE GENERATION A Tobacco Control Strategy for Scotland (PDF)

tobacco control remains central to achieving the Scottish Government’s Purpose and Objectives, as well as to meeting our international obligations such as the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention for Tobacco Control. For Scotland to become a m
Scottish Government (uk)
added Mar 28, 2013 11:13

[UK-Scotland] EDITORIAL: Make smoking history in Scotland? We hope so

If the Government seriously wants to make nicotine a drug of the past, it will need to come up with an extremely imaginative and persuasive strategy. There is nothing wrong with ambition, however, and since smoking contributes greatly to Scotland's poor
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Nov 25, 2012 14:17

[UK-Scotland] A look at the Glasgow slave trade and the rise of the tobacco lords

The tobacco lords are often met with a sense of pride from the city’s modern day population. Their achievements are on display in countless buildings, streets and statues across the city. Yet while their tale is often recounted to school kids as a means
STV (uk)
added Oct 17, 2012 03:34

[UK-Scotland] Is hard time about to get harder? The reality of Scotland’s prison smoking ban

imagine going cold turkey in a tiny locked room with few distractions and some extremely irritating neighbours. Smoking will be banned in all Scottish prisons on November 30. Tobacco products will no longer be sold to prisoners and they will be prohibite
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:41
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