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[UK-Scotland] Tobacco-free dream set to go up in smoke

Ash Scotland warns that a change in government policy is needed if smoking is to stubbed out in Scotland
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:06
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[UK-Scotland] Illicit tobacco trade in Scottish cities exposed by secret filming ($$)

A team of undercover investigators bought tobacco products from 14 locations including shops, market stalls, pubs and on-street sellers, for as little as £3 for 50g of rolling tobacco A team of undercover investigators bought tobacco products from 14 loc
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:05
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[UK-Scotland] Puff away, says poll on smoking at home ($$)

Most people believe smokers should be allowed to continue lighting up in their homes, according to a poll that suggests more curbs on indoor smoking in Scotland would be unpopular.... Pro-smoking group Forest, concerned that new curbs on indoor smoking a
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 29, 2017 16:51
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[UK-Scotland] Pregnant smokers in Glasgow could be offered cash incentives to quit Caroline Wilson

A plan to offer expectant mums financial rewards if they give up cigarettes is on the table after trials showed it almost tripled the quit rate. Hundreds of women were offered up to £400 in high street vouches if they reached the end of their pregnancy
Evening Times (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 13:44
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[UK, UK-Scotland] A shot in time: Breakfast of champions for Jack Charlton and Billy Bremner as they celebrate FA Cup victory over Arsenal... with cigarettes on the menu!

Two of Leeds United’s greats, Billy Bremner and Jack Charlton, are coming round from celebrating winning the 1972 FA Cup. On the breakfast menu are cigarettes, beans and toast.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:25
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[UK-Scotland] SWITCH IT UP This is how swapping your fags for e-cigarettes could ‘prevent you and your kids getting MENINGITIS’

It’s thought that smoking is responsible for a third to half of all meningococcal cases, according to campaign group Action Against Smoking (ASH). But e-cigarettes are safer than cigarettes, and could lower the risk of meningococcal disease. Deborah Ar
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:42
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking ban to protect prison staff

Smoking will be banned in Scotland’s jails by the end of next year following a study that found inhalation of cigarette fumes by staff put their health at unacceptable risk. Workers’ exposure to second-hand smoke is similar to that experienced by someon
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:58
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[UK-Scotland] Prisoner ex-smokers could help relatives quit

PRISONERS who are forced to quit behind bars could become evangelists for non-smoking when they are released and return home, Scotland’s prisons chief has claimed. Colin McConnell, chief executive of the Scottish Prison Service (SPS) said the knock on-ef
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:57
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking to be banned in Scottish prisons by end of 2018

On Monday, the SPS revealed a report into the effects of second-hand smoke on prisoners and staff. The Tobacco in Prison Study (TIPS), led by experts at Glasgow University, found typical non-smoking prison workers were exposed to as much second-hand sm
STV (uk)
added Jul 17, 2017 13:27
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[UK-Scotland] Modelling foetal exposure to maternal smoking using hepatoblasts from pluripotent stem cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

The liver is a dynamic organ which is both multifunctional and highly regenerative. A major role of the liver is to process both endo and xenobiotics. Cigarettes are an example of a legal and widely used drug which can cause major health problems for adu
Archives of Toxicology
added May 30, 2017 03:01
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