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[UK-Scotland] Enforcing new car smoking ban 'may divert police from terrorism'

MSPs will hear fears that police officers could be diverted away from tackling terrorism and organised crime to enforce a proposed ban on smoking in cars with children in them. Liberal Democrat MSP Jim Hume wants smokers to be fined £100 if they are cau
STV (uk)
added Jun 26, 2015 09:23
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking car ban won’t be Police Scotland priority

A SENIOR police officer has backed proposals to ban smoking in cars when children are present but conceded enforcing it would not be one of Police Scotland’s priorities.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jun 20, 2015 15:51
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[UK-Scotland] NHS spending millions on addicts as young as 11

CHILDREN as young as 11 are being treated in Scottish hospitals for addiction to smoking, drugs and alcohol, new NHS figures have revealed. Scottish health boards have forked out millions of pounds in the past five years to prevent and treat smoking, dru
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jun 15, 2015 21:31
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[UK-Scotland] Ban on selling e-cigarettes to under 18s proposed at Holyrood

The Bill, to be introduced later this year, will make it an offence for an adult to buy e-cigarettes for anyone under 18 years old and will require retailers to be registered.
STV (uk)
added May 6, 2015 12:28
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking Prohibition (Children in Motor Vehicles) (Scotland) Bill Call for Written Evidence

On 29 April 2015, the Health and Sport Committee launched a call for written views to inform its consideration of the Smoking Prohibition (Children in Motor Vehicles) (Scotland) Bill. This Member’s Bill was introduced by Jim Hume on 15 December 2014 and
The Scottish Parliament (uk)
added May 1, 2015 07:02
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[UK-Scotland] Group says enforcing smoke-free zones at hospitals would be a ‘complete waste of money’

A Courier investigation this week revealed smokers are flouting new rules to stub out the habit in Tayside and Fife. But Simon Clark, director of pro-smoking organisation Forest, slammed calls for laws to be tightened against those having a fly puff in
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Apr 24, 2015 07:06
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[UK-Scotland] Hospitals’ cigarettes ban goes up in smoke

a Courier investigation has revealed that health boards are struggling to enforce measures, which were brought in earlier this month... Scores of patients, visitors and staff members have been spotted having a fly puff outside hospitals in recent days wit
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Apr 21, 2015 10:41
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[UK-Scotland] Archie Macpherson: I fell victim to the toxic effect of second-hand smoke

SPORTS commentator Archie Macpherson is backing a charter for children to highlight the dangers of second-hand smoke and the aim of creating a tobacco-free Scotland by 2034.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Apr 1, 2015 18:41
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[UK-Scotland] NHS rules out wardens to police smoking ban

SMOKERS will be urged to resist the temptation to light up rather than be policed by wardens when new rules banning the habit in hospital grounds come into force. NHS Lothian said it would not be following the example of other health boards such as NHS G
The Scotsman (uk)
added Mar 31, 2015 12:31
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[UK-Scotland] Dundee traders fuming at e-cigarette ban plan

The city council has been asked to approve the Scottish Government plans, which would see “vaping” restricted in the same way as smoking. Dundee’s environment convener Craig Melville is backing the move, which he said was to protect children from nicoti
(Dundee) Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 5, 2014 10:58
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