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[UK-Scotland] Pupils who smoke 'should be helped to quit' not punished

Now a new campaign has been launched to discourage schools from punishing pupils for smoking. Instead, ant-smoking charity ASH Scotland wants teachers and heads to help and support smokers as part of a drive to make schools tobacco free.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 20, 2018 16:56
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[UK-Scotland] Assessing progress in protecting non-smokers from secondhand smoke [FREE FULL TEXT]

Scotland has witnessed a dramatic reduction in SHS exposure in the past two decades, but there are still nearly one in five non-smoking adults who have measurable exposure to SHS on any given day. Tobacco control strategies globally should consider the us
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2018 11:37
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[UK-Scotland] Edinburgh vaping firm will supply prisoners with e-cigarettes

AN Edinburgh company has won a contract to supply prisoners with e-cigarettes and e-liquid PODs – pre-filled tanks – as the Scottish Prison Service (SPS) prepares to ban smoking in jail. JAC Vapour is one of the only independent companies outside of Chi
TheNational.scot (uk)
added Sep 12, 2018 17:10
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[UK-Scotland] The response of retailers in Scotland to the Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Products Regulations and Tobacco Products Directive

We found high retailer compliance with the legislation. With price-marked packs and packs containing less than 20 cigarettes and 30 grams of rolling tobacco banned, retailers stated that this helped simplify ordering and stock management. The removal of p
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 8, 2018 20:03
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[UK-Scotland] Passive smoking almost eradicated

So-called “passive” smoking has been recognised as increasing the chances of non-smokers developing serious illnesses. Sean Semple, of the research team, said: “Our analysis showed Scotland has made even greater progress in protecting non-smokers from se
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 4, 2018 19:14
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[UK-Scotland] Second-hand smoke exposure falls by 97 per cent over 20 years

research found dramatic reductions in second-hand smoke exposure since 1998 and evidence of continuing improvements in the decade after the smoking ban which came into force on 26 March 2006. At present 21 per cent of adults in Scotland are smokers and ra
The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 4, 2018 22:22
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[UK-Scotland] Dramatic fall in second-hand smoke exposure, study finds

And the number of people who have not been exposed to smoke at all has risen sixfold, researchers found. Experts, led by researchers from the University of Sterling, examined the levels of cotinine, which accumulates in the body as a result of tobacco
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 4, 2018 22:20
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[UK-Scotland] Prisoners to be offered free vaping kits ahead of tobacco ban

Vaping kits will be issued from the start of November, before the ban comes into force at the end of the month. For two months they will be free. They will then be sold at a discounted rate until April, after which prisoners will have to pay the normal pr
BBC Online
added Aug 29, 2018 21:20
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[UK-Scotland] Assessing progress in protecting non-smokers from secondhand smoke [FREE FULL TEXT]

Scotland has witnessed a dramatic reduction in SHS exposure in the past two decades, but there are still nearly one in five non-smoking adults who have measurable exposure to SHS on any given day. Tobacco control strategies globally should consider the us
Tobacco Control
added Sep 4, 2018 19:09
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[UK-Scotland] Assessing progress in protecting non-smokers from secondhand smoke

Scotland has witnessed a dramatic reduction in SHS exposure in the past two decades, but there are still nearly one in five non-smoking adults who have measurable exposure to SHS on any given day. Tobacco control strategies globally should consider the u
Tobacco Control
added Aug 30, 2018 17:32
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