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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Selfishness on display by hospital smokers

Sir, – A few weeks ago my wife and I had the pleasure of having a baby boy in Ninewells Hospital, Dundee. Unfortunately he contracted an infection and had to stay in for a week. I would like to thank all the staff in the neonatal department for their e
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:23
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[UK-Scotland] Number of people quitting smoking rises by 15% in Glasgow

said smoking cessation services were now seeing “unprecedented numbers” of people trying to quit. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde’s weight management service has also seen a 5% rise in referrals in the past year and the number of people accessing a service
Evening Times (uk)
added Aug 24, 2017 14:41
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[Switzerland, UK-Scotland] SNP MSP criticised for taking hospitality from ciggie giant

Richard Lyle reportedly accepted over £800 in travel and accommodation from Philip Morris International (PMI) despite the fact the company fought the Scottish Government’s policy of plain packaging on cigarettes. Lyle visited the firm's Swiss factory to
Third Force News (uk)
added Aug 22, 2017 15:18
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[UK, UK-Scotland] A shot in time: Breakfast of champions for Jack Charlton and Billy Bremner as they celebrate FA Cup victory over Arsenal... with cigarettes on the menu!

Two of Leeds United’s greats, Billy Bremner and Jack Charlton, are coming round from celebrating winning the 1972 FA Cup. On the breakfast menu are cigarettes, beans and toast.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:25
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[UK-Scotland] Same insurance costs for vapers as smokers ‘just not fair’, says health expert

Linda Bauld, professor of health policy at Stirling University, believes insurers classing people who use e-cigarettes as being the same as smokers is “fundamentally wrong”. “It is just not fair,” she told the Sunday Post. “As well as being financially
The Sunday Post (uk)
added Aug 7, 2017 11:48
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[UK-Scotland] Industry launches new campaign to crackdown on cigarette smuggling

A NEW tobacco anti-smuggling campaign has been launched at Glasgow & Edinburgh airports to tackle illicit cigarette smuggling. The Tobacco Manufacturers Association...is looking to crack down on the sale of non-UK duty paid tobacco from high-risk routes
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Aug 2, 2017 14:32
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[UK-Scotland] Industry steps up efforts to minimise impact of open display tobacco product ban

Tobacco companies have stepped up efforts to minimise the impact of the open display ban on their products in convenience stores or 'corner shops' in Scotland, by offering retailers a new range of incentives to prioritise their brands, reveals research p
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 1, 2017 15:03
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[UK-Scotland] SWITCH IT UP This is how swapping your fags for e-cigarettes could ‘prevent you and your kids getting MENINGITIS’

It’s thought that smoking is responsible for a third to half of all meningococcal cases, according to campaign group Action Against Smoking (ASH). But e-cigarettes are safer than cigarettes, and could lower the risk of meningococcal disease. Deborah Ar
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:42
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[UK-Scotland] Sheila Duffy: School the place to learn lessons on tobacco-free policies and practical solutions

Beyond consultation and awareness-raising, schools have looked to provide practical and appropriate stop-smoking support for smokers, be they pupils or members of staff. We’ve also seen schools reviewing and updating the way they address tobacco educatio
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jul 28, 2017 14:53
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[UK-Scotland] E-cigarette use may encourage experimentation with tobacco, study finds

The research found a link between e-cigarette use in "never smokers" - those who have never tried smoking - and their subsequent first experimentation with cigarettes in the following year. Dr Catherine Best, Research Fellow at the University of Stirlin
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 28, 2017 14:50
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