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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 (uk)
added Dec 17, 2012 06:35

[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

[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

[UK-Scotland] Air tests shock smoking parents

CHILDREN of smokers are affected by poor air quality far more than has been previously thought, a study has found.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jun 12, 2012 00:32

[UK-Scotland] Sainsbury's store becomes first in Scotland to stop selling tobacco

No smoking: Sainsbury's will no longer sell tobacco products at one of its Edinburgh stores.
STV (uk)
added Jun 6, 2012 07:11

[UK-Scotland] Scotland stalls in bid to cut smoking

Is Holyrood is running scared of cigarette firms? / Anne Jones, chief executive of ASH Australia . . . Speaking to Scotland on Sunday ahead of her visit, Jones accused the Scottish Government of “running scared” of international tobacco firms and urge
The Scotsman (uk)
added May 27, 2012 14:37

[UK-Scotland] Sheila Duffy: Tobacco firms should have no say in public health

If Scottish ministers were fully to implement Article 5.3 that would mean agreeing to transparency in all contacts with the industry.
The Scotsman (uk)
added May 23, 2012 06:16

[UK-Scotland] Aberdeen black market cigarettes “fuel terrorism and organised crime”

Smokers who buy black market cigarettes are helping fund terrorism and organised crime, according to a former Scotland Yard detective. New research found that nearly a third (30.4%) of all cigarettes consumed in Aberdeen were either contraband, counterf
This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added Feb 13, 2015 18:06

[UK-Scotland] Smoking gun: Mum's battle with cigs as stats show how second-hand smoke is really harming kids

New statistics have revealed kids who grow up in a house full of smokers are three times more likely to become smokers. And, by then, the toxic fumes from your smoking habit could well have damaged your child’s health. The harmful compounds of second-h
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jul 31, 2014 12:39

[UK-Scotland] Smoking quit bids through NHS down

Growing use of electronic cigarettes may partly explain a decrease in smokers' attempts to quit with the help of NHS services, new figures suggest. Provisional statistics show there were more than 103,000 quit attempts made with the help of smoking cess
Press Association (uk)
added May 28, 2014 02:04
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