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[UK-Scotland] Researcher claims 'academic McCarthyism' over e-cigarettes

Farsalinos pointed to cases where scientists had come under pressure not to attend conferences funded by the tobacco industry. He made his comments ahead of speaking at a conference taking place in Glasgow which will discuss issues such as the evidence a
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 19, 2017 22:15
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[UK-Scotland] Fewer Scots are choosing to smoke – but the costs of the habit remain high

National No Smoking Day passed last week with the now routine announcements from health chiefs welcoming the fact that fewer adults are choosing to light up. But the costs of the habit remain high and ensure that neither the Westminster or Holyrood gove
The Scotsman (uk)
added Mar 16, 2017 13:19
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[UK-Scotland] FWD joins forces with Imperial to combat illicit trade

Imperial Tobacco has teamed up with the Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD) for the next instalment of its Suspect it? Report it! campaign. The latest poster is wholesaler-focused, and depicts a depot empty of any tobacco-buying retailers alongside
SLR - Scottish Local Retailer Magazine (uk)
added Mar 8, 2017 03:25
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[UK-Scotland] Patients, staff, visitors and pregnant women at Wishaw General are continuing to flout smoking ban

Many people are continuing to disregard the large, bright signs and are still failing to adhere to the smoke-free rules.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Mar 2, 2017 16:47
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[UK-Scotland, UK-Wales] ONS figures show UK spending less on alcohol and tobacco

the Family Spending Survey from the Office for National Statistics shows little change in spending overall.... Expenditure on cigarettes is even more varied. Families in England spend just £2.90 a week on tobacco, while those in Wales spend £3, those in S
BBC Online
added Feb 16, 2017 15:09
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[UK-Scotland] Adult smokers’ perceptions of cigarette pack inserts promoting cessation: a focus group study

Conclusions Inserts are an inexpensive means of communication and offer regulators a simple way of supplementing on-pack warnings.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 3, 2017 03:18
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[UK-Scotland] Scotland one of the worst for child health in western Europe, finds report

Labour Inequalites spokeswoman Monica Lennon said: “...This report highlights the failings of the SNPs decade in power to halt the impact deprivation has on a raft of health and wellbeing issues from smoking to breastfeeding.”
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 26, 2017 15:56
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[UK-Scotland] DEATH THREAT GPs telling smokers how soon they will die ‘makes them three times more likely to quit’

In a study, smokers were sent personalised letters spelling out life expectancy based on their own medical records. The predicted lifespan was compared with healthy non-smokers the same age. But would-be quitters were also told how many years they coul
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Jan 25, 2017 14:47
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[UK-Scotland] JTI starts 2017 with a brace of gantry removals

JTI has removed the gantries from two stores in the south of England for dealing in illegal tobacco. Both Micklefield Superstore (pictured) in High Wycombe and 6 till 11 in Ilford had been successfully prosecuted and ordered to pay fines and costs totall
SLR - Scottish Local Retailer Magazine (uk)
added Jan 25, 2017 00:39
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Smokers: A Pooled Analysis from the International Lung Cancer Consortium and the SYNERGY Study

The aim of this study was to investigate associations between exercise, smoking habit and mortality...study is important because it suggests exercise reduces the risks of all-cause, CVD and cancer mortality by around 30% in smokers and ex-smokers.
Wiley Online Library
added Jan 25, 2017 23:29
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