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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

[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

[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

[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

[UK-Scotland] Living with smoker 'as bad as living in polluted city'

Non-smokers who live with a smoker are exposed to three times the officially recommended safe levels of damaging air particles, according to a study. The researchers found that living with smokers is the same as living in smoke-free homes in heavily pol
BBC Online
added Oct 21, 2014 09:34

[UK-Scotland] Holyrood proposes under-18s e-cigarette ban

A public consultation has been launched to look at potential changes to regulations on e-cigarettes and strengthening tobacco control. There is currently no age limit for e-cigarettes and concerns have been raised by some about their lack of regulation.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Oct 13, 2014 10:38

[UK-Scotland] Hibs to allow smoking at half time during home games

they will be trialling a scheme to allow supporters who may wish to smoke at half-time the ability to exit and re-enter the stadium in a controlled manner that meets the safety requirements we are required to operate within on a matchday.
Edinburgh Reporter (uk)
added Oct 10, 2014 10:51

[UK-Scotland] Quit targets met in smoking drive

Efforts to help people living in some of the most deprived areas of Scotland to stop smoking appear to be having an impact, according to new figures.
Evening Times (uk)
added Oct 1, 2014 07:20

[UK-Scotland] Drivers face smoking ban if kids are in car

MOTORISTS in Scotland could be banned from smoking in cars carrying children. Legislation being drawn up following extensive consultation has already gathered cross party support. Adults who smoke while children are present could be fined £60.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 31, 2014 15:06

[UK-Scotland] Impact of Scotland's Smoke-Free Legislation on Pregnancy Complications: Retrospective Cohort Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

An analysis of pregnancy data for the whole of Scotland demonstrates a reduction in small-for-gestational-age births and preterm delivery since the introduction of legislation banning smoking in enclosed public spaces.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added May 12, 2012 08:58
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