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[Switzerland, UK-Scotland] SNP MSP criticised for taking hospitality from ciggie giant

Richard Lyle reportedly accepted over £800 in travel and accommodation from Philip Morris International (PMI) despite the fact the company fought the Scottish Government’s policy of plain packaging on cigarettes. Lyle visited the firm's Swiss factory to
Third Force News (uk)
added Aug 22, 2017 15:18
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[UK, UK-Scotland] A shot in time: Breakfast of champions for Jack Charlton and Billy Bremner as they celebrate FA Cup victory over Arsenal... with cigarettes on the menu!

Two of Leeds United’s greats, Billy Bremner and Jack Charlton, are coming round from celebrating winning the 1972 FA Cup. On the breakfast menu are cigarettes, beans and toast.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:25
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[UK-Scotland] Same insurance costs for vapers as smokers ‘just not fair’, says health expert

Linda Bauld, professor of health policy at Stirling University, believes insurers classing people who use e-cigarettes as being the same as smokers is “fundamentally wrong”. “It is just not fair,” she told the Sunday Post. “As well as being financially
The Sunday Post (uk)
added Aug 7, 2017 11:48
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[UK-Scotland] Industry launches new campaign to crackdown on cigarette smuggling

A NEW tobacco anti-smuggling campaign has been launched at Glasgow & Edinburgh airports to tackle illicit cigarette smuggling. The Tobacco Manufacturers Association...is looking to crack down on the sale of non-UK duty paid tobacco from high-risk routes
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Aug 2, 2017 14:32
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[UK-Scotland] Industry steps up efforts to minimise impact of open display tobacco product ban

Tobacco companies have stepped up efforts to minimise the impact of the open display ban on their products in convenience stores or 'corner shops' in Scotland, by offering retailers a new range of incentives to prioritise their brands, reveals research p
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 1, 2017 15:03
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[UK-Scotland] Tobacco-free dream set to go up in smoke

Ash Scotland warns that a change in government policy is needed if smoking is to stubbed out in Scotland
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:06
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[UK-Scotland] SWITCH IT UP This is how swapping your fags for e-cigarettes could ‘prevent you and your kids getting MENINGITIS’

It’s thought that smoking is responsible for a third to half of all meningococcal cases, according to campaign group Action Against Smoking (ASH). But e-cigarettes are safer than cigarettes, and could lower the risk of meningococcal disease. Deborah Ar
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:42
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[UK-Scotland] Sheila Duffy: School the place to learn lessons on tobacco-free policies and practical solutions

Beyond consultation and awareness-raising, schools have looked to provide practical and appropriate stop-smoking support for smokers, be they pupils or members of staff. We’ve also seen schools reviewing and updating the way they address tobacco educatio
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jul 28, 2017 14:53
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[UK-Scotland] E-cigarette use may encourage experimentation with tobacco, study finds

The research found a link between e-cigarette use in "never smokers" - those who have never tried smoking - and their subsequent first experimentation with cigarettes in the following year. Dr Catherine Best, Research Fellow at the University of Stirlin
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 28, 2017 14:50
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[UK-Scotland] Even more evidence that ecigs increase risk of starting to smoke cigs, this time from Scotland and Canada

While the evidence that kids who initiate tobacco product use is already pretty bulletproof, all the studies so far have been from the US. Now two new studies, one from Scotland and one from Canada, are taking the case global.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 26, 2017 22:46
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