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[UK-Scotland] New Health Secretary Jeane Freeman to lead by example after kicking a 42-year smoking habit

Jeane Freeman hopes to lead by example in her new job as Health Secretary – and she’s off to a good start after kicking a 42-year smoking habit. As she sat down with the Daily Record to discuss her plans to tackle waiting times and other pressing proble
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 19:45
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[UK-Scotland] Is hard time about to get harder? The reality of Scotland’s prison smoking ban

imagine going cold turkey in a tiny locked room with few distractions and some extremely irritating neighbours. Smoking will be banned in all Scottish prisons on November 30. Tobacco products will no longer be sold to prisoners and they will be prohibite
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:41
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Experts call for cigarette prices to rise to £20 by 2020 to deter smokers

The price of cigarettes should rise to more than £20 a packet to deter people from smoking, a new study has suggested. Researchers say the current price of £10 for 20 smokes is not high enough to encourage people to quit. According to a study from the Uni
The Scotsman (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:32
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[UK-Scotland] Lung Cancer and Exercise: Is There Adherence to the Advice?

But he also acknowledged that getting a handle on his physical fitness post-treatment wasn't easy, and it's an experience he shares with postoperative patients as a "patient peer" at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital in Clydebank, Scotland. "A lot of
MedPage Today
added Aug 4, 2018 15:20
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[UK-Scotland] New life breathed into Dumfries and Galloway smoking strategy

NHS Dumfries and Galloway's Smoking Matters service expects to fall short of its target for helping people in deprived areas kick the habit. It is now looking at ways to update the strategy and increase use. Among the new ideas are projects to reach ou
BBC Online
added Aug 3, 2018 21:49
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[UK-Scotland] Avoidable death rate in Scotland highest in the UK

Scotland has the highest rate of avoidable death in the UK and the figures are getting worse, BBC analysis has found. In 2016, the rate stood at 301 deaths per 100,000 people, compared with 287 in 2014. North Ayrshire has the highest avoidable death rate
BBC Online
added Jul 19, 2018 14:58
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Juul e-cigarette expands to England and Scotland, eyes Asia

Starting Tuesday, Juul e-cigarettes will be available in England and Scotland. Juul's first international market was Israel, where it launched in February. The e-cigarette brand has quickly become the dominant U.S. market leader, seizing 68 percent of m
CNBC
added Jul 17, 2018 23:19
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[UK-Scotland] Outdoor smoking ban scrapped as councillors agreed to apply 'common sense'

A smoking ban outside street cafes has been stubbed out – after councillors agreed to apply “common sense”. The controversial law – applied on the streets of South Ayrshire – had sparked fury among small businesses. We told last month how traders stoo
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jul 5, 2018 16:23
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[UK-Scotland] ScotGov unveils new tobacco proposals

new five-year action plan ‘Raising Scotland’s Tobacco-free Generation’ include restricting the number of retailers allowed to sell tobacco, “particularly where smoking rates are highest such as in more deprived communities”; introducing further price incr
Scottish Grocer (uk)
added Jul 2, 2018 15:38
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[UK-Scotland] Relationship between trying an electronic cigarette and subsequent cigarette experimentation in Scottish adolescents: a cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Young never smokers are more likely to experiment with cigarettes if they have tried an e-cigarette. Causality cannot be inferred, but continued close monitoring of e-cigarette use in young people is warranted.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2018 21:10
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