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[UK-Scotland] Hitman serving life for murder takes ministers to court over cancer fears

Gage has asked judges to rule it is unlawful to detain him in conditions where he is exposed to tobacco smoke... Gage, 43, has made repeated complaints to authorities at Shotts jail - a relatively modern prison - where he has been held since 2004, about b
Evening Times (uk)
added Oct 24, 2015 03:23
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[UK-Scotland] Bid to ban smoking in cars passes first stage

A BILL to ban smoking in cars when children are present has passed its first hurdle in the Scottish Parliament last night. MSPs unanimously voted to agree the general principles of the Smoking Prohibition (Children in Motor Vehicles) (Scotland) Bill bro
The Scotsman (uk)
added Oct 9, 2015 08:22
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[UK-Scotland] MSPs to debate ban on smoking in cars with child passengers

A Members' Bill introduced by Liberal Democrat MSP Jim Hume would bring in fines of £100 for motorists caught smoking in private vehicles while a child aged under 18 is on board. The Smoking Prohibition (Children in Motor Vehicles) (Scotland) Bill has b
Press Association (uk)
added Oct 8, 2015 11:06
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[UK-Scotland] Tobacco industry engagement at Holyrood questioned

A public petition calls on Scottish Parliament authorities to ensure politicians and staff adhere to international guidelines for interaction with tobacco firms It follows the appearance of Charlie Cunningham-Reid, the UK head of corporate affairs and c
Press Association (uk)
added Sep 10, 2015 10:18
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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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