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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[UK-Scotland] Smoking ban in cars: Another nail in the coffin of our No 1 killer

smoking remains Scotland’s biggest preventable killer, accounting for one in five deaths, 128,000 annual hospital admissions and a drain of up to £500 million on the NHS every year. Tomorrow, health campaigners hope the downward trend will continue when s
The Scotsman (uk)
added Dec 4, 2016 21:04
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[UK-Scotland] Leader: New ban will help foster smoke-free generation

Until such a thing as a tobacco-free generation exists – if indeed that ever happens – smokers should be allowed to enjoy their pleasure provided this does not impact negatively on others. But it is because people continue to abuse that responsibility tha
The Scotsman (uk)
added Dec 4, 2016 21:01
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[UK-Scotland] NHS issue reminder as new car smoking ban is set to come into force

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. The ban comes into effect on Monday, December 5, and to raise drivers’ awa
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Dec 4, 2016 17:06
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[UK-Scotland] Science Centre backs smoking ban in cars with kids

BOSSES at Glasgow Science Centre have backed new legislation which bans smoking in cars carrying children. City company Turner Hire Drive is also supporting the Scottish Government's awareness campaign ahead of the introduction of the new rules on Monda
Evening Times (uk)
added Dec 2, 2016 17:27
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