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[Europe, UK-Scotland] Brexit opens up threat of tobacco industry lobbying, charity warns

BREXIT risks leaving Scotland more vulnerable to the threat of tobacco industry lobbying, it has been warned. ASH Scotland – a charity which aims to combat the harm caused by smoking – said global tobacco giants could exploit economic arguments to gain i
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:00
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[UK-Scotland] Health chiefs could lift vaping ban at North-east hospitals

North-east health chiefs are considering lifting a ban on e-cigarettes and vaping on hospital grounds. Ahead of a policy review, NHS Grampian is asking the public if the use of the devices should be permitted across its facilities. The current NHS Gram
Aberdeen Evening Express (This is Aberdeen) (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 16:52
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[UK-Scotland] Ninewells Hospital 'fresh air' garden closed due to smokers

Later this year it will be made illegal to smoke within 15 metres of a hospital building NHS Tayside has temporarily restricted access to the fresh air garden at Ninewells Hospital to promote its no smoking policy. It says it regularly receives complain
BBC Online
added Feb 14, 2018 19:53
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[UK-Scotland] No immediate plans for play park smoke ‘ban’ in Fife – although council would consider it

No immediate plans have yet been tabled to ‘ban’ smokers in Fife from lighting up near play parks in the Kingdom, although Fife Council said it would consider such a move. The news comes as neighbouring Dundee City Council prepares to discuss designating
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Feb 10, 2018 02:10
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[UK-Scotland] 36 Scots children take up smoking every day, charity warns ($$)

The Scotsman (uk)
added Feb 8, 2018 18:23
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[UK-Scotland] Plans revealed to make parks and playgrounds smoke-free zones

A code under consideration at the policy and resources committee of Dundee City Council would not ban smoking outright, but would see adults asked to comply voluntarily with a request not to light up. Should the proposal be approved it could pave the wa
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Feb 8, 2018 18:13
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking “ban” being considered for city parks

Smoking in parks and playgrounds in Dundee could be “banned” by spring if a proposal is passed by councillors next week. Play areas in all of Dundee’s public parks could be designated smoke free zones if the voluntary code is approved at a meeting of the
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Feb 7, 2018 16:02
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[UK-Scotland] Researchers say hospitals should sell electronic cigarettes to patients

Neil McCallum, MD of e-cigarette firm JAC Vapour and the only Scottish board member of the Independent British Vape Trade Association said: “This announcement from Public Health England is a major step forward in the fight against smoking. It is surprisi
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:56
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[UK-Scotland] BUTCHER BANNED Butcher becomes first in Scotland to be convicted of selling under-counter tobacco

John Trutten racked up a staggering £4,000 in fines for selling non-duty-paid fags and tobacco from him butcher shop in Glasgow over two years
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 16:35
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[UK-Scotland] Smokers face £60 fine for lighting up in Queen Margaret Hospital grounds

SMOKERS are facing a £60 fine or even being taken to court for lighting up on NHS Fife hospital grounds. The health board want to reduce the harm caused by tobacco – it costs them £10.5 million each year to treat smoking-related diseases – and will tak
Dunfermline Press (uk)
added Feb 2, 2018 15:44
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