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[UK-Scotland] Patients allowed to use e-cigarettes in Glasgow hospital grounds after policy change

Patients and visitors to Glasgow's hospitals will now be permitted to use e-cigarettes following a change in policy. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde currently prohibits the use of the nicotine delivery devices as part of a wider ban on smoking on NHS grou
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 16, 2015 17:49

[UK-Scotland] Smokers at Wishaw General Hospital flout smoking ban despite NHS spending thousands on new signs

brazen visitors at Wishaw General Hospital are still failing to adhere to the smoke-free rules. They are continuing to disregard the large, bright signs which have been put up at various locations across the hospital, including at the main entrance and i
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Dec 14, 2015 13:51

[UK-Scotland] NHS uses Twitter to persuade smokers to seek help

AN NHS helpline has been using social media to target people living unhealthy lifestyles in an attempt to change their behaviour. The trial run by NHS 24 sent unsolicited messages on Twitter to users who mentioned their smoking habits, giving tips on ho
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 5, 2015 17:54

[UK-Scotland] Smoking ban for Edinburgh city council play parks

Under the policy, smoking restrictions have been extended from the workplace and vehicles to surrounding areas for council properties. The new rules - which include e-cigarettes - mean the ban now includes entrances, car parks and play areas.
BBC Online
added Dec 3, 2015 19:59


The number of 15-year-olds who are buying cigarettes from shops in Dundee has almost halved inside two years following a crackdown led by Trading Standards. A council report has revealed how efforts to cut down on the number of youngsters being affected
Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 12, 2015 14:41

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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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