Headlines Tagged with UK-Scotland — 4,996 headlines found
Minimum pricing on cigarettes and a licence fee to sell tobacco should be central to a new national tobacco strategy in Scotland, according to a report which is expected to guide the Scottish Government’s strategy in 2018. The report by NHS Health Scotla
Nov 23, 2017 Talking Retail (uk)
added Nov 28, 2017 18:37
The research highlighted that while the percentage of adults who smoke has dropped from 28% in 2003 to 21%, the proportion has remained static since 2013. Smoking rates remain highest in poorer areas, with 35% of adults in the least well off parts of Sc
Nov 23, 2017 Press Association (uk)
added Nov 25, 2017 01:11
HEALTH experts have suggested a minimum price for tobacco to cut smoking in poorer parts of Scotland. Further steps are needed to make tobacco more expensive and less available, according to a report bringing together the views of 10 specialists in the
Nov 23, 2017 Evening Times (uk)
added Nov 25, 2017 01:05
Increasing the price of tobacco or setting a minimum price could be used as part of a government campaign drive down the number of smokers in Scotland. Public health experts also say reducing the availability of tobacco and incentivising retailers not to
Nov 22, 2017 BBC Online
added Nov 23, 2017 02:24
An Advertiser investigation found smoking to be rife within the confines of Monklands Hospital, but Holyrood plan on changing that.
Nov 22, 2017 Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:58
[UK-Scotland] THE BIG SMOKE When did the UK smoking ban come in for pubs, prisons and stations and are the rules different in England and Scotland?
Smoking indoors is also banned in Scotland but those savvy Scots were a few steps ahead of their English cousins. The smoking ban came into place more than a year earlier north of the boarder on March 26, 2006.
Nov 17, 2017 The Sun (uk)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:12
As well as the zones at the school grounds – including the front gate – all playparks will be a no-go area for smokers. Signs will be erected across the parks and schools which will act as deterrents to people thinking about lighting up.
Nov 14, 2017 Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Nov 14, 2017 12:47
(ASH) have found that the majority of children who smoke get their tobacco from friends or family, who believe they are doing them a favour. The #NotAFavour campaign highlights the health and addiction problems young people face when they take up smokin
Nov 11, 2017 STV (uk)
added Nov 13, 2017 15:36
An attempt to smuggle 160,000 cigarettes into the UK went up in smoke thanks to Border Force officers at Grangemouth Docks. The seizure happened on Halloween when officers searched a freight container that arrived at the port on a container vessel from An
Nov 7, 2017 Falkirk Herald (uk)
added Nov 8, 2017 16:23
[UK-Scotland] What Proportion of People Who Try One Cigarette Become Daily Smokers? A Meta-Analysis of Representative Surveys
Implications The transition from trying the first cigarette through occasional to daily smoking usually implies that a recreational activity is turning into a compulsive need that has to be satisfied virtually continuously. The “conversion rate” from ini
Nov 4, 2017 Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 10, 2018 19:08