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[UK-Scotland] The Scottish adolescent e-cigarette user: profiling from the Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (SALSUS)

•A total of 1.1% of Scottish adolescents were current e-cigarette users. •Eleven percent have tried e-cigarettes before. •Current e-cigarette users were more likely to be male and living rurally. •They consume alcohol on a weekly basis, are current drug u
Public Health
added Apr 10, 2017 14:54
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[UK-Scotland] E-cigarettes are ‘gateway’ to smoking for children

“Our findings suggest the possibility that non-smokers who would be less likely to take up conventional smoking — such as younger males, and those from higher socio-economic backgrounds — may be susceptible to e-cigarette use.” The study interviewed mor
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 10, 2017 14:52
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[UK, UK-Scotland] E-cigarette use 'can start children smoking for real by tempting them to try nicotine' claims new study

The St Andrews University study found almost three-quarters of adolescent e-cig users also smoked cigarettes . Scotland has the highest smoking rate in Britain - one in five of the population puff away despite health problems linked to the habit. E-ci
The Mirror (uk)
added Apr 9, 2017 19:30
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[UK-Scotland] E-cigarette restrictions come into effect across Scotland

RESTRICTIONS on e-cigarettes, including a ban on sales to under-18s have come into effect across Scotland. The rules, which came into effect on Saturday, April 1, make it illegal for under-18s to buy tobacco and nicotine vapour products, known as NVPs o
Border Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 2, 2017 17:36
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[UK-Scotland] New mental health strategy not good enough say charities

The NSPCC is a member of a coalition of six major children's charities, which includes Barnardo’s, Aberlour, Action for Children, Children 1st and Includem....“People with mental health issues are just as likely to want to stop smoking, but they tell us
Third Force News (uk)
added Apr 3, 2017 17:12
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[UK-Scotland] E-cigarette restrictions coming into force in Scotland

Anyone buying the products for under-18s will also be breaking the law, with shops selling them required to have an age verification policy and to be registered. Public health minister Aileen Campbell said: "We know e-cigarettes are almost certainly saf
East Lothian Courier (uk)
added Apr 2, 2017 16:57
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[UK-Scotland] E-cigarette restrictions coming into force in Scotland

The rules make it illegal for under-18s to buy tobacco and nicotine vapour products, known as NVPs or e-cigarettes. Anyone buying the products for under-18s will also be breaking the law, with shops selling them required to have an age verification poli
News & Star (uk)
added Apr 1, 2017 17:57
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[UK-Scotland] New law in Scotland bans e-cigarettes sales to under-18s

Chief executive Sheila Duffy said the priority should be to target retailers who sell traditional cigarettes to children. Under the new laws, anyone buying NVPs for those underage will be breaking the law. And shops selling the products will be required
BBC Online
added Apr 1, 2017 12:04
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[UK-Scotland] FAMILY TRAGEDY What is sudden infant death syndrome, how common is cot death and what are the causes? Here’s all you need to know

Do not smoke during your pregnancy or let anyone smoke in the same room as you while pregnant, or the baby after birth...Do not share a bed with your baby if you or your partner smoke or take drugs, or if you have been drinking alcohol.
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Mar 28, 2017 12:15
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[UK-Scotland] NAYSMITH: Smoking charity’s care stance surprising but correct

Ash Scotland put out a briefing note saying there should not be a bar on recruiting smokers within Scotland’s care system. The smoking prevention charity is usually known for being pretty hardline and indeed it highlighted wide variations in the attitud
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 20, 2017 12:51
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