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[UK-Scotland] 20 beagle king size .. Sniffer dog finds £24K of illicit tobacco in series of raids

Scotland’s top sniffer dog tracked down a haul of illicit tobacco worth £24,000. Dixie the springer spaniel swooped on six premises in Glasgow, along with Trading Standards and HM Revenue and Customs. The undercover operation saw officers seize 40,000
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jun 11, 2017 16:17

[UK-Scotland] Smoking by pregnant women damages the liver cells of their unborn babies

A NEW stem cell study has revealed the disturbing damage that smoking cigarettes while pregnant can do to unborn babies. An Edinburgh University-led research team has developed a way to monitor the long-term effects on liver tissue of pregnant women smo (uk)
added May 30, 2017 02:56
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[UK-Scotland] Scientists find that smoking harms livers of unborn babies

Scientists found that the cocktail of chemicals in cigarettes is particularly harmful to developing liver cells. They developed a method of studying the effects of maternal smoking on liver tissue using embryonic stem cells. The team, led by the Universi
BBC Online
added May 30, 2017 02:54

[UK-Scotland] VAPING BAD What are the new laws on e-cigarettes, is vaping harmful and are e-cigs safer than normal tobacco? All you need to know

Scottish Sun (uk)
added May 22, 2017 15:40


Forest director Simon Clark said: “The new regulations treat adults like naughty children. They infantilise consumers by attacking freedom of choice and personal responsibility. “The new regulations are a disgraceful attempt to denormalise both the prod
Aberdeen Evening Express (This is Aberdeen) (uk)
added May 19, 2017 12:33

[UK-Scotland] Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (SALSUS)

(SALSUS) is part of an important and long established series of national surveys on smoking, drinking and drug use. The survey is conducted on a biennial basis, targeting secondary school pupils in local authority and independent schools.
Scottish Government (uk)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:36

[UK-Scotland] Modelling foetal exposure to maternal smoking using hepatoblasts from pluripotent stem cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

The liver is a dynamic organ which is both multifunctional and highly regenerative. A major role of the liver is to process both endo and xenobiotics. Cigarettes are an example of a legal and widely used drug which can cause major health problems for adu
Archives of Toxicology
added May 30, 2017 03:01

[UK-Scotland] Sheila Duffy: No smoke without fire in the battle to live better without crutch of cigarettes

This thinking forms the basis of the new IMPACT guidance ASH Scotland has produced for community-based mental health services. If a client is interested in talking about their smoking we recommend the AID approach – Ask, Inform, Discuss – and our guidan
The Scotsman (uk)
added May 9, 2017 14:03

[UK-Scotland] Police in Scotland aren't enforcing car smoking ban

The Scottish Government are on record as having told police that enforcing the new legislation was “not a priority”. And, even if they do decide to report a motorist, officers aren’t equipped with the paperwork to issue on-the-spot fines.
The [London, UK] Express
added May 1, 2017 12:51
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[UK-Scotland] Exclusive: Anger over smoking law as it’s revealed police can’t fine you on the spot if you’re caught

ONLY one driver has been referred to prosecutors under a new law banning smoking in cars when children are present...But away from the publicity blitz surrounding the move, councils were told not to issue fines in the first six months and to concentrate o
The Sunday Post (uk)
added Apr 30, 2017 15:08
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