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[UK-Scotland] Borders group wins national award for work on smoking

Scottish Borders Community Planning Partnership collected an award as part of Scotland’s Charter for a Tobacco-free Generation. The initiative by health charity Action on Smoking and Health aims to create a tobacco-free generation by 2034, reducing the
Peeblesshire News (uk)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:24
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[UK-Scotland] Smokers urged to give up habit for Christmas

NHS Borders is telling smokers they could save up to £560 before Christmas, if they pack in the habit. The board has teamed up with Scottish Borders Council to encourage smokers to stop, by using the NHS Borders Quit4Good service.
Peeblesshire News (uk)
added Nov 2, 2016 15:03
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[UK-Scotland] Sheilla Duffy: Smoke-free homes for all kids is still our goal

with continuing encouragement and support, more people will get there. I am confident of this because people are not being forced to do anything. This is something that they themselves say that they want to do, and the motivation is their children’s healt
The Scotsman (uk)
added Oct 18, 2016 14:27
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[UK-Scotland] RISE IN ECIG SALES TO UNDER-AGE CUSTOMERS ACROSS NORTH-EAST

An anti-smoking charity has spoken out after an undercover investigation revealed the number of retailers selling cigarettes to under-age buyers in Aberdeenshire has risen by a quarter....The Ash boss said that the work of Trading Standards is vital to c
Aberdeen Evening Express (This is Aberdeen) (uk)
added Oct 11, 2016 14:36
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[UK-Scotland] Deprived areas of Glasgow targeted in bid to cut second-hand smoke risk to children

Parents living in Glasgow's most deprived areas are being targeted in a drive to cut the risk of second-hand smoke to children. The living room of a family home will be recreated in shopping centres and community venues in some of the city's poorest are
Evening Times (uk)
added Oct 5, 2016 20:01
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[UK-Scotland] Crackdown on shops selling cigarettes to under-18s working say Trading Standards

A total of six Fixed Penalty Notices were served to local businesses for selling tobacco to under-age children well down on the previous years figures.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Sep 14, 2016 13:41
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[UK-Scotland] NHS Fife bids to improve children’s health by cutting smoking rates

Doctors are particularly concerned about the impact of smoking during pregnancy, with obstetric complications, stillbirth and low birth weight more common among mothers-to-be who smoke. Anti-smoking campaign group ASH Scotland has drawn up a charter to
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Sep 7, 2016 15:11
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[UK-Scotland] Tayside first as Perth Grammar School signs up to Tobacco Free Generation pledge

The school, which has more than 1,000 pupils, have a pupil run working group who recognise the need to go beyond simply enforcing a no smoking rule in the school to provide education on tobacco and health and encourage their peers to be good role models
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Jul 4, 2016 16:47
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking still banned - but you can freely puff on e-cigs on Vale Hospital grounds

the rules have been relaxed on vaping in a bid to further cut smoking rates. This comes despite mounting evidence that e-cigarettes are also toxic and extremely harmful to the lungs. This was the conclusion of Harvard researchers in this 2015 study.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Apr 22, 2016 16:32
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[UK-Scotland] NHS Fife says e-cigarette ban in hospital grounds will remain in place

NHS FIFE will not follow Glasgow's lead in allowing patients and visitors to smoke e-cigarettes in hospital grounds. Earlier this week, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde gave the go-ahead for vaping in hospital grounds in a bid to further cut smoking rates.
Dunfermline Press (uk)
added Apr 22, 2016 16:31
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