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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] Do ‘environmental bads’ such as alcohol, fast food, tobacco, and gambling outlets cluster and co-locate in more deprived areas in Glasgow City, Scotland?

• For all outlets combined, cluster numbers increased with increasing deprivation. • Poorer areas showed more alcohol, fast food, tobacco, and gambling outlet clusters. • Our evidence suggested co-location of various types of outlets in similar areas. • C
Science Direct
added May 10, 2018 17:19
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[UK-Scotland] Scots vaping firm looks to light up global sales

A Leith-based designer of vaping products and e-cigarettes is in talks to distribute its wares in the US as it ramps up its international presence. JAC Vapour was established in 2010 by Andrew Logan, the firm’s chief design officer, and now has tens of th
The Scotsman (uk)
added May 9, 2018 14:14
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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] 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] SCOTT: Time to help employees stub it out

While Scotland blazed a trail in the UK in terms of anti-smoking legislation, the negative impact on its finances remain sizeable. According to ASH Scotland, the NHS spends £271million per year on smoking-attributable disease while productivity losses du
Energy Voice (uk)
added Apr 6, 2018 13:59
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[UK-Scotland] SMOKE CLAIM Scots E-Cig firm boss says Vaping is no more dangerous than drinking COFFEE

Neil McCallum, CEO of JAC Vapour, claims electronic nicotine devices are 95 per cent safer than fags and no worse than a hit of caffeine... Speaking ahead of VApril – a month-long drive which launches today to encourage smokers to switch to vaping – he
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Apr 5, 2018 16:03
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[UK-Scotland] ‘Smoke-free Scotland’ goal stalls as one in five fail to quit

The alarming statistic has been revealed as funding was cut to smoking cessation campaigns by the Scottish Government. There are now concerns from anti-smoking activists about the commitment to future funding after the national tobacco strategy “ran out”
The Scotsman (uk)
added Apr 4, 2018 12:44
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[UK-Scotland] Licensing e-cigarettes as medical products would reassure doctors, MPs told

Making e-cigarettes available on prescription would reassure doctors and patients that they are less harmful than smoking, a leading health expert has told MPs. Deborah Arnott, chief executive of Action on Smoking and Health (Ash), said there are still
The Gazette (uk)
added Mar 28, 2018 15:57
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[UK-Scotland] Is vaping when pregnant harmful to your baby? - Know the facts

Especially popular with expecting mums trying to quit smoking while pregnant, vaping has become the go-to to kicking the habit for good... Medical advice suggesting that vaping is healthier than cigarette smoking does not necessarily mean it is safe for
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Mar 16, 2018 14:40
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