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[UK-Scotland] You smoke, they choke: don’t light up in front of pets

A campaign is urging smokers to stop lighting up around their pets – because the toxic fumes could kill or harm them. Second-hand smoke has been long been linked to potentially fatal diseases in humans, including lung cancer and heart disease. However,
Third Force News (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 16:00
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[UK-Scotland] 260,000 quitters needed to make tobacco-free goal

Philip Morris concludes that reducing smoking prevalence among adults to 5% or below is more likely to be met by 2044, a decade later than pledged by the Scottish government. The study, carried out by Frontier Economics, a consultancy in London, claims t
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:21
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[UK-Scotland] Call to stop £3m MSP pension fund investments in weapons, tobacco and dirty fuel after poll

MSPs are to be urged to stop their pension fund investing in weapons, tobacco and dirty fuels after it emerged three in four Scots say they should not be able to. The research has come as campaigners make new moves to ditch investments in companies that
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:01
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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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