Headlines Tagged with UK-Scotland — 4,978 headlines found
The rise of electronic cigarettes may explain a sharp fall in people seeking NHS help to quit smoking in Scotland, it has been suggested. An estimated 10% of the adult smoking population made an attempt to quit using NHS services in 2013, although the t
May 27, 2014 BBC Online
added May 27, 2014 12:13
selling alcohol and tobacco will end in 2015, Scottish ministers have confirmed. The news was welcomed by the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC), which opposed the tax. Scottish Finance Secretary John Swinney told SRC representatives the programme would b
Jan 9, 2014 BBC Online
added Jan 12, 2014 05:27
[UK-Scotland] Jim Hume MSP launches consultation on bill banning smoking in vehicles with children present
Jim says in the foreword to his consultation document: Recent research has shown that 17% of 11-16 year olds in the UK are exposed to second-hand smoke more than once a week while in a car with a further 30% indicating exposure once a week or less. Thes
May 30, 2013 Liberal Democrat website (uk)
added May 31, 2013 10:33
“Japan Tobacco can spend millions of pounds on adverts but what their money can’t buy is facts. There are no new revelations here, just the same old tobacco industry up to its same old tricks – an industry which knows it has to recruit new customers to r
Apr 8, 2013 ASH Scotland
added Apr 10, 2013 08:46
Smoking is on course to be banned in public parks and other council-controlled outdoor areas, under radical plans to make Scotland 'smoke free' by 2034.
Mar 28, 2013 Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 29, 2013 13:52
SCOTLAND is set to introduce plain packaging for tobacco products in efforts to meet an ambitious target to cut rates of smoking across the country.
Mar 27, 2013 The Scotsman (uk)
added Mar 27, 2013 11:53
A HEART-RENDING request from a now-dead child not to be subjected to second-hand smoke is being ignored by smokers at a children's hospital.
Sep 23, 2012 Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Sep 23, 2012 18:32
A petition has been lodged with MSPs which also raises questions over the impact of secondary smoking and points to growing calls north and south of the Border to amend the ban.
Sep 21, 2012 The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 21, 2012 11:01
NHS Health Scotland said it wanted to "clarify" confusion around the harms and benefits of vaping devices. More than 20 organisations have signed up to the consensus, which was led by NHS Health Scotland.
Sep 21, 2017 BBC Online
added Sep 21, 2017 13:46
Following the introduction of enforcement staff in Glasgow, the number of smokers outside hospital entrances has halved. Other health boards are beginning to take on their own staff, or train security workers to tackle those who ignore no-smoking signs.
Sep 18, 2013 The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 18, 2013 08:45