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[UK-Scotland] Vaping: Smoking alternative which became global phenomenon

As the e-cigarette industry grows, we look at the communities building up around it. At a vape shop in Glasgow, people are engaged in the revolutionary act of sitting around and having a chat. For many, e-cigarettes have become more than just an alte
STV (uk)
added Sep 27, 2017 07:28
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[UK-Scotland] NHS Health Scotland: E-cigs 'definitely' less harmful than smoking

NHS Health Scotland said it wanted to "clarify" confusion around the harms and benefits of vaping devices. More than 20 organisations have signed up to the consensus, which was led by NHS Health Scotland.
BBC Online
added Sep 21, 2017 13:46
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[UK-Scotland] Snacks, fags and booze: Scotland's triple health challenge

Of the trio of major health time bombs – smoking, drinking, and obesity – smoking remains the biggest killer. Around a fifth of Scots smoke and tobacco is responsible for about 10,000 – one fifth of all – deaths a year in Scotland as well as 128,000 hosp
Holyrood (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 01:50
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[UK-Scotland] Health Q&A with Shona Robison

One approach we’ve taken to instil a sense of personal responsibility has been using marketing campaigns, like our Take It Right Outside campaign on second-hand smoke – which contributed to children’s exposure to second-hand smoke being halved. We’ll cont
Holyrood (uk)
added Sep 11, 2017 15:36
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[UK-Scotland] Smoke-free laws benefit child health – study

Children needing hospital treatment due to chest infections may have dropped by as much as a fifth since anti-smoking laws were introduced, research suggests. A study led by the University of Edinburgh and the Erasmus University Medical Centre in the Ne
Aberdeen Evening Express (This is Aberdeen) (uk)
added Sep 6, 2017 02:43
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[UK-Scotland] Further action needed to reduce smoking inequalities, say experts

POOR Scots are still three times more likely to smoke than their more affluent counterparts despite a slew of anti-tobacco strategies, experts have said. However, the number of children exposed to second-hand smoke in Scottish homes has been cut from in
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 1, 2017 13:10
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[UK-Scotland] Frequency of e-cigarette use may be key to quitting smoking, study suggests

Study showed linear correlation between quit attempts and quit success and the frequency of e-cigarette use. Attempting to quit in the first place was more likely among smokers using e-cigarettes than non-users.
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Sep 1, 2017 12:47
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[UK-Scotland] Number of children exposed to second-hand smoke halved

An NHS Scotland and Edinburgh University review of the Scottish Government's tobacco control strategy also found a "downward trend in smoking prevalence". It also warned smoking continues to be a bigger problem in more deprived areas. The Scottish Gove
STV (uk)
added Aug 31, 2017 16:02
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[UK-Scotland] Scottish anti-smoking strategy shows 'positive impact'

The review, conducted by the University of Edinburgh and NHS Health Scotland, said the tobacco control strategy had shown a "positive impact" over the past five years. However, the report's authors cautioned that smoking continued to be a bigger problem i
BBC Online
added Aug 31, 2017 15:15
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[UK-Scotland] Measuring for change: the road to smoke-free prisons

One large occupational group that has been required to work within smoking-permitted environments in the United Kingdom is prison staff. Almost three-quarters of prisoners are current smokers, levels not seen amongst men in the general population since a
Oxford University Press Blog
added Aug 25, 2017 18:24
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