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[UK-Scotland] Tobacco law 'could cost government millions'

A major tobacco firm is getting legal advice on opposing the plan to sell cigarettes in uniform packs with graphic health warnings. The industry has been given advice which could tie up the plan in court for years and, according to one lawyer, Scotland
Evening Times (uk)
added Aug 19, 2013 12:22

[UK-Scotland] Just cutting down the number of cigarettes does not reduce smokers’ risk of early death

Smokers are unlikely to extend their lifespan if they choose to smoke fewer cigarettes but don’t give up altogether. The conclusion was reached by researchers at the Universities of Glasgow and Stirling who examined data from more than 5,200 men and wom
University of Glasgow (uk)
added Jul 5, 2013 00:04

[UK-Scotland] Three wardens hired to stop smokers outside hospitals quit in disgust over the levels of verbal abuse

ALL three wardens walked away from the job at Gartnavel Hospital in Glasgow in just one week after being intimidated and verbally abused by smokers outside the building.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jul 1, 2013 11:15

[UK-Scotland] Electronic cigarette ad is banned

"We told Nicocigs to ensure they did not claim products were not harmful, or were 'safer' or 'healthier' than smoking, in future in the absence of adequate evidence," the Advertising Standards Authority ruled.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added May 15, 2013 09:12

[UK, UK-Scotland] Scotland may go it alone on plain cigarette packets ($$)

There had been hopes that the UK Government would introduce a ban on branded packaging throughout Britain. But the subject was left out of the Queen’s Speech last week. Scottish ministers want the UK to follow the lead taken
Times Of London (uk)
added May 13, 2013 03:18

[UK-Scotland] Shops to have new look as tobacco display ban kicks in

TOBACCO kiosks in Scotland's larger shops and supermarkets will soon have a very different look when the Scottish Government's ban on the display of cigarettes, and other tobacco products, comes into effect on Monday, April 29. Under the new rules, whic
Cumnock Chronicle (uk)
added Apr 16, 2013 03:34

[UK-Scotland] Scotland to ban smoking in parks

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.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 28, 2013 10:51

[UK-Scotland] Court fails to stop lawyers having smoke

SMOKERS working at Scotland's most important court have been told they must use a new designated shelter - but solicitors and advocates are launching a rebellion.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 4, 2012 08:44

[UK-Scotland] Smoking out health letter

Doctors were aware of the dangers of smoking as early as the 18th century, a newly discovered letter from Edinburgh has shown.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Aug 30, 2012 12:19

[UK-Scotland] Scots healthboard bans ecigarettes

NHS Fife has prohibited the use of the battery-operated devices in all their premises.
Deadline News (uk)
added May 24, 2012 10:00
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