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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

[UK-Scotland] Police in Scotland aren't enforcing car smoking ban

The Scottish Government are on record as having told police that enforcing the new legislation was “not a priority”. And, even if they do decide to report a motorist, officers aren’t equipped with the paperwork to issue on-the-spot fines.
The [London, UK] Express
added May 1, 2017 12:51

[UK-Scotland] E-cigarette restrictions coming into force in Scotland

Anyone buying the products for under-18s will also be breaking the law, with shops selling them required to have an age verification policy and to be registered. Public health minister Aileen Campbell said: "We know e-cigarettes are almost certainly saf
East Lothian Courier (uk)
added Apr 2, 2017 16:57

[UK-Scotland] E-cigarette restrictions coming into force in Scotland

The rules make it illegal for under-18s to buy tobacco and nicotine vapour products, known as NVPs or e-cigarettes. Anyone buying the products for under-18s will also be breaking the law, with shops selling them required to have an age verification poli
News & Star (uk)
added Apr 1, 2017 17:57

[UK-Scotland] Leader comment: Vaping the lesser evil in the battle against smoking

if permitting vaping can help to end the absurd and grotesque sight of relatives illegally smoking outside buildings, threatening the health of patients in wards above, it would be worth the change alone. Those health boards which have decided to maintai
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 9, 2017 02:03

[UK-Scotland] NHS and car dealer team up to highlight smoking ban in cars

ONE of Ayrshire’s largest motor dealers has teamed up with NHS Ayrshire & Arran’s Fresh Air-shire service to highlight the ban on smoking in cars while young people are present.
Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 21:57

[UK-Scotland] Lollipop man backs ban

A LOLLIPOP man from Dumfries has backed the campaign to raise awareness of Scotland’s ban on smoking in cars carrying children, one week before it comes into force.
DnG Newspaper Group (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 22:33

[UK-Scotland] EDITORIAL: Anti-smoking legislation needs to maintain public support

. Extending a law which has gained public compliance and support would be likely to prove more acceptable. Doctors and health authorities in the meantime should continue their valuable work in informing the public of the dangers of passive smoking and bui
The Scotsman (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 16:10

[UK-Scotland] EDITORIAL: Help and punishment on road to smoke-free nation

A ban in public spaces on its own can also never really tackle the fundamental problem with smoking, which is one of addiction, so before we chase smokers out of every public, and private, space, we need to offer them more help to give up or move to safe
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 02:37

[UK-Scotland] Smoking ban does not go far enough, warn doctors

But BMA Scotland called on the Scottish Government to go further and issue a full ban on smoking in vehicles. Dr Bennie, the body’s chairman, said: “An outright ban on smoking in vehicles would ensure that adults and particularly vulnerable adults who m
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Dec 4, 2016 21:06
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