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[UK-Scotland] Shops urged to ‘challenge 25’ on sales of e-cigs

Retailers in South Lanarkshire are being reminded that the sale of e-cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18 is against the law The advice comes from the council’s Consumer and Trading Standards team, 12 months on from the introduction of the Health (To
South Lanarkshire Council (uk)
added May 15, 2018 14:53
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[UK-Scotland] More women diagnosed with lung cancer than men for first time in Scotland

Cigarette marketing to women in the latter part of the 20th Century has been blamed for the rise in female lung cancer cases
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Apr 26, 2018 12:02
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[UK-Scotland] Two-thirds of Moray shops fail e-cigarette age tests

Fines were issued to two businesses after they failed to clean up their act despite being provided with advice and additional training. Moray Council’s Trading Standards Manager Peter Adamson said the high number of businesses selling nicotine vapour
This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added Apr 26, 2018 12:01
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[UK-Scotland] Buying children cigarettes 'not a favour', says charity

On average, 36 young people in Scotland take up smoking every day Adults who buy children cigarettes could set them up for a life of health and financial problems, the children's health charity Fast Forward has said. Its chief executive Alastair MacKinn
BBC Online
added Jan 30, 2018 14:53
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[UK-Scotland] Top Scots midwife joins campaign for every baby to be born smoke-free

SCOTLAND’S most senior midwife has called for every baby to be born free from the effects of smoke as figures show smoking in pregnancy has fallen to the lowest level on record. Scottish Government statistics show the number of expectant mothers who iden
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:36
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[UK-Scotland] NHS Health Scotland: E-cigarettes “definitely less harmful than smoking tobacco”

"To be absolutely clear, e-cigarettes are useful for public health and health service purposes only as a potential route towards stopping smoking completely. Access to e-cigarettes needs to be controlled carefully; they are not products for children or n
The Online Citizen (TOC) (sg)
added Nov 29, 2017 15:30
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[UK-Scotland] Tobacco-free dream set to go up in smoke

Ash Scotland warns that a change in government policy is needed if smoking is to stubbed out in Scotland
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:06
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[UK-Scotland] Illicit tobacco trade in Scottish cities exposed by secret filming ($$)

A team of undercover investigators bought tobacco products from 14 locations including shops, market stalls, pubs and on-street sellers, for as little as £3 for 50g of rolling tobacco A team of undercover investigators bought tobacco products from 14 loc
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:05
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[UK-Scotland] Puff away, says poll on smoking at home ($$)

Most people believe smokers should be allowed to continue lighting up in their homes, according to a poll that suggests more curbs on indoor smoking in Scotland would be unpopular.... Pro-smoking group Forest, concerned that new curbs on indoor smoking a
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 29, 2017 16:51
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[UK-Scotland] Pregnant smokers in Glasgow could be offered cash incentives to quit Caroline Wilson

A plan to offer expectant mums financial rewards if they give up cigarettes is on the table after trials showed it almost tripled the quit rate. Hundreds of women were offered up to £400 in high street vouches if they reached the end of their pregnancy
Evening Times (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 13:44
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