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[UK-Scotland] Increased or minimum tobacco price 'could cut number of smokers'

Increasing the price of tobacco or setting a minimum price could be used as part of a government campaign drive down the number of smokers in Scotland. Public health experts also say reducing the availability of tobacco and incentivising retailers not to
BBC Online
added Nov 23, 2017 02:24
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[UK-Scotland] CIGARETTES MUST BE SOLD IN STANDARDISED GREEN PACKAGING FROM THIS WEEKEND

Forest director Simon Clark said: “The new regulations treat adults like naughty children. They infantilise consumers by attacking freedom of choice and personal responsibility. “The new regulations are a disgraceful attempt to denormalise both the prod
Aberdeen Evening Express (This is Aberdeen) (uk)
added May 19, 2017 12:33
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[UK-Scotland] Horrific photos show dad's E-cig fireball nightmare as leg 'went up like a flare' after device exploded

WULLIE Scott, 34, suffered third-degree burns during the terrifying blast in his mum and dad’s kitchen after a family dinner when the e-cigarette in his pocket melted his jeans into his leg.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Feb 22, 2016 13:17
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[Australia, UK-Scotland] HASTINGS: We got an FOI request from Big Tobacco – here’s how it went

It stretched us almost to breaking point...When the press publicised the story of the FOI request, the outcry was immediate and cacophonous. An editorial in the Daily Record captured the mood as only a tabloid can: Hell should freeze over before a cigar
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 31, 2015 13:18
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[UK-Scotland] Health and tobacco bill goes out to views

Submissions to the Scottish Parliament have been invited on the Scottish Government's Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc, and Care) Scotland Bill. ... Tobacco measures include a ban the sale of non-medicinal e-cigarettes to under-18s, and a new offence for an
The Journal of the Law Society of Scotland (uk)
added Jul 6, 2015 09:14
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[UK-Scotland] Pensioner who died in hospital blaze thought to have been smoking in her room while receiving oxygen

STAFF had to evacuate 14 patients from the affected ward to another part of the hospital while firefighters battled for two hours to put out the flames.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jan 17, 2015 20:36
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[UK-Scotland] Dumbarton girl chosen for smoking thinktank

Rose Moran, 13, as part of a pioneering Youth Commission, has done extensive research on her peers’ views on tobacco, working towards a smoke-free generation by 2034. The commission has released a number of recommendations including a 50 metre smoking ban
Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Reporter (uk)
added Jun 25, 2014 13:29
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[UK-Scotland] Electronic cigarettes/E-cigarettes (PDF)

• the limited data on e-cigarette use among young people does not suggest a strong ‘gateway to smoking’ effect in the UK at present, but research on the issue is sparse and there is apparent disagreement and confusion over what a ‘gateway’ effect woul
ASH Scotland
added Jun 3, 2014 20:55
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[Japan, UK-Scotland] Tobacco industry funding fight against plain cigarette packaging

Representative bodies for grocers, petrol stations and wholesalers -all of which are lobbying against a policy supported by the Scottish and UK Governments - have taken money from a multi-billion pound tobacco industry opposed to the restrictions. Plai
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added May 19, 2014 11:28
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[UK-Scotland] Pregnant smokers in Lothians wising up

MORE pregnant smokers are being helped to quit in the Lothians than ever before thanks to stop-smoking services for mums-to-be. Stop for Life supports expectant mothers who need advice and expertise to help kick the habit, with nearly 3000 trying to give
The Scotsman (uk)
added Apr 11, 2014 10:35
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