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[Europe, UK, UK-Scotland] As teens say 'slim cigs are cool' big tobacco profits while government stalls on packaging

Slim-line cigarettes have been voted ‘cute, classy and feminine’ by 15 year olds who rate the slimmer brands as weaker and less harmful than ‘smelly and disgusting’ brown cigarettes, according to new research* to be published in the European Journal of P
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Nov 11, 2013 13:03
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[UK-Scotland] Smokers’ group slams NHS scheme as ‘patronising’

A smokers’ rights campaigner has rounded on an NHS Tayside scheme encouraging people to stop smoking in their homes. Simon Clark, director of Forest, described the Smoke Free Homes scheme as “patronising” and said that it treated adults “like children”.
(Dundee) Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 9, 2013 16:10
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[UK-Scotland] Staff face axe for smoking outside ERI hospital

HOSPITAL workers have been warned they face the sack if they are caught smoking outside Edinburgh Royal Infirmary under a tough new crackdown. The drive has been launched after the Evening News revealed how staff, visitors and patients were flouting the
The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 19, 2013 13:47
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking litter found on Scotland's beaches up 100%, says survey

The Marine Conservation Society said there was a 100% rise in cigarette stubs found on coastlines between 2011 and 2012, with general smoking litter, including lighters and packets, increasing by 90%. In its annual Beachwatch Big Weekend Report publishe
STV (uk)
added May 14, 2013 19:12
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[UK-Scotland] Fresh calls for car smoking ban

A South of Scotland MSP says he has had widespread support for his proposal to ban people smoking in cars if their children are with them.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Apr 4, 2013 10:08
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[UK-Scotland] Tobacco Control Strategy - Creating a Tobacco-Free Generation

2. Targets for a Tobacco-free Scotland 3. Smoking and Health Inequalities 4. Prevention - creating an environment where young people do not want to smoke 5. Protection - protecting people from second-hand smoke
Scottish Government (uk)
added Mar 28, 2013 10:50
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: DUFFY: Tobacco crops leave farmers mired in poverty and debt

ALEX Flett is right to raise concerns over the impact of growing tobacco in developing countries (Letters ... As Scotland's charity taking action on tobacco and health, we are all too aware of the disastrous effects tobacco farming has on land, life an
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jan 31, 2013 17:57
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[UK-Scotland] DUFFY: The wisdom of Scotland's 'smoke-free' gamble

The tobacco industry remains a pervasive and malignant influence in our society. It works through lawyers, lobbyists and funded front groups like Forest in a perpetual game of smoke and mirrors . . . I am proud of the Scottish government's commitment to
Politics.co.uk (uk)
added Dec 17, 2012 06:35
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[UK-Scotland] Secret Scottish NHS incident reports released

Hundreds of previously secret NHS reports into serious incidents, including 105 deaths, have been published by BBC Scotland. More than 300 reports . . . The reports include a person being blown up while on oxygen therapy after lighting a cigarette.
BBC Online
added Nov 27, 2012 07:23
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[UK-Scotland] Electronic cigarette supplier poised to recruit after sales grow 1000%

AN ELECTRONIC cigarette supplier has unveiled plans for a six-fold rise in staff numbers in the year ahead as a result of “massive growth” in the market for tobacco substitutes.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jul 8, 2012 12:26
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