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[UK-Scotland] Smoking ban does not go far enough, warn doctors

But BMA Scotland called on the Scottish Government to go further and issue a full ban on smoking in vehicles. Dr Bennie, the body’s chairman, said: “An outright ban on smoking in vehicles would ensure that adults and particularly vulnerable adults who m
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Dec 4, 2016 21:06

[UK-Scotland] Smoking ban in cars: Another nail in the coffin of our No 1 killer

smoking remains Scotland’s biggest preventable killer, accounting for one in five deaths, 128,000 annual hospital admissions and a drain of up to £500 million on the NHS every year. Tomorrow, health campaigners hope the downward trend will continue when s
The Scotsman (uk)
added Dec 4, 2016 21:04

[UK-Scotland] Leader: New ban will help foster smoke-free generation

Until such a thing as a tobacco-free generation exists – if indeed that ever happens – smokers should be allowed to enjoy their pleasure provided this does not impact negatively on others. But it is because people continue to abuse that responsibility tha
The Scotsman (uk)
added Dec 4, 2016 21:01

[UK-Scotland] NHS issue reminder as new car smoking ban is set to come into force

One of Ayrshire ’s largest motor dealers has teamed up with NHS Ayrshire & Arran’s Fresh Air-shire service to highlight the ban on smoking in cars while young people are present. The ban comes into effect on Monday, December 5, and to raise drivers’ awa
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Dec 4, 2016 17:06
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[UK-Scotland] Smokers who want to stub it out sought for electronic cigarettes clinical trial in Glasgow

Doctors and scientists funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) are looking for 100 healthy volunteers to take part in The VAPOUR Pilot Study. The study aims to investigate the short-term effects of electronic cigarettes in comparison to nicotine re
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Dec 2, 2016 18:17

[UK-Scotland] Science Centre backs smoking ban in cars with kids

BOSSES at Glasgow Science Centre have backed new legislation which bans smoking in cars carrying children. City company Turner Hire Drive is also supporting the Scottish Government's awareness campaign ahead of the introduction of the new rules on Monda
Evening Times (uk)
added Dec 2, 2016 17:27

[UK-Scotland] Accolade for campaigners The Tobacco-Free Generation Awards.

Anti-smoking campaigners in the Borders have been given a national award for their efforts to stub out the unhealthy habit. Scottish Borders Community Planning Partnership was given the accolade as part of a charter drawn up by Action on Smoking and Heal
Southern Reporter (uk)
added Dec 2, 2016 23:14

[UK-Scotland] Lollipop man backs ban

A LOLLIPOP man from Dumfries has backed the campaign to raise awareness of Scotland’s ban on smoking in cars carrying children, one week before it comes into force.
DnG Newspaper Group (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 22:33

[UK-Scotland] Borders group wins national award for work on smoking

Scottish Borders Community Planning Partnership collected an award as part of Scotland’s Charter for a Tobacco-free Generation. The initiative by health charity Action on Smoking and Health aims to create a tobacco-free generation by 2034, reducing the
Peeblesshire News (uk)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:24

[UK-Scotland] New campaign highlights smoking ban in cars

A campaign to raise awareness of Scotland’s imminent ban on smoking in cars carrying children launched today (November 21, 2016). The new legislation, which comes into force on December 5, 2016, will make it illegal to smoke in a car or other vehicle car
Falkirk Herald (uk)
added Nov 21, 2016 15:57
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