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[UK-Scotland] Avoidable death rate in Scotland highest in the UK

Scotland has the highest rate of avoidable death in the UK and the figures are getting worse, BBC analysis has found. In 2016, the rate stood at 301 deaths per 100,000 people, compared with 287 in 2014. North Ayrshire has the highest avoidable death rate
BBC Online
added Jul 19, 2018 14:58
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Juul e-cigarette expands to England and Scotland, eyes Asia

Starting Tuesday, Juul e-cigarettes will be available in England and Scotland. Juul's first international market was Israel, where it launched in February. The e-cigarette brand has quickly become the dominant U.S. market leader, seizing 68 percent of m
CNBC
added Jul 17, 2018 23:19
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[UK-Scotland] Outdoor smoking ban scrapped as councillors agreed to apply 'common sense'

A smoking ban outside street cafes has been stubbed out – after councillors agreed to apply “common sense”. The controversial law – applied on the streets of South Ayrshire – had sparked fury among small businesses. We told last month how traders stoo
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jul 5, 2018 16:23
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[UK-Scotland] ScotGov unveils new tobacco proposals

new five-year action plan ‘Raising Scotland’s Tobacco-free Generation’ include restricting the number of retailers allowed to sell tobacco, “particularly where smoking rates are highest such as in more deprived communities”; introducing further price incr
Scottish Grocer (uk)
added Jul 2, 2018 15:38
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[UK-Scotland] Relationship between trying an electronic cigarette and subsequent cigarette experimentation in Scottish adolescents: a cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Young never smokers are more likely to experiment with cigarettes if they have tried an e-cigarette. Causality cannot be inferred, but continued close monitoring of e-cigarette use in young people is warranted.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2018 21:10
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[UK-Scotland] Poster plea to be smoke-free in East Dunbartonshire

Four pupils from Balmuildy Primary School have unveiled signage in Bishopbriggs Public Park, urging adults not to smoke where children play. Keira Roopra, Abbie Ward, Abbi McKeeman and Kate Kelly designed the eye-catching poster that will soon be displa
Kirkintilloch Herald (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:28
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[UK-Scotland] Smokers outside Larbert hospital will be fined

Persistent puffers outside Forth Valley Royal Hospital will finally be penalised, in a new get-tough approach to smoking at NHS sites. The Scottish Government aims to make it an offence to smoke within 15 metres of hospitals, as part of a tobacco control
Falkirk Herald (uk)
added Jun 25, 2018 15:15
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[UK-Scotland] Relationship between trying an electronic cigarette and subsequent cigarette experimentation in Scottish adolescents: a cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Young never smokers are more likely to experiment with cigarettes if they have tried an e-cigarette. Causality cannot be inferred, but continued close monitoring of e-cigarette use in young people is warranted.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 22, 2018 18:19
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[UK-Scotland] Smoke-free Scotland? SNP plot to BAN council tenants from smoking in THEIR OWN HOMES

COUNCIL tenants face a ban on smoking in their own homes under plans being considered by SNP ministers. In a push for a "tobacco-free generation", the Scottish Government said it is looking to crackdown across the social housing sector.
Daily Express (uk)
added Jun 21, 2018 14:14
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[UK-Scotland] Radical new plans revealed to turn Scotland smoke free by 2034

A ban on smoking in council homes is among a raft of radical new measures being considered as part of the “next steps” unveiled by ministers to make Scotland smoke-free by 2034. A crackdown on smoking in open public places where children are present such
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jun 21, 2018 13:44
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