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[UK-Scotland] Charity reveals toll of smoking on heart health

More than 2000 people are dying every year in Scotland from smoking-related heart disease, according to a charity. Figures released by Ash Scotland reveal that around 1263 men and 774 women died of cardiovascular problems caused by smoking in 2016. The
STV (uk)
added May 31, 2018 15:07
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[UK, UK-Scotland] How do we stop people smoking at the front doors of our hospitals?

we could accept, however reluctantly, that smoking will never be completely eradicated and reinstate smoking shelters, while providing access to stop smoking services and support to help people who would like to quit. In any event it is difficult to imagi
British Medical Journal
added May 29, 2018 13:56
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Selfishness of hospital smokers

On a clinic visit to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital yesterday with my grandson, recently a patient in the Schiehallion (children’s cancer) ward, we were dismayed to see smokers everywhere, and worse, many cigarette butts – we counted 30 of them
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added May 25, 2018 03:10
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[UK-Scotland] Shops urged to ‘challenge 25’ on sales of e-cigs

Retailers in South Lanarkshire are being reminded that the sale of e-cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18 is against the law The advice comes from the council’s Consumer and Trading Standards team, 12 months on from the introduction of the Health (To
South Lanarkshire Council (uk)
added May 15, 2018 14:53
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[UK-Scotland] Do ‘environmental bads’ such as alcohol, fast food, tobacco, and gambling outlets cluster and co-locate in more deprived areas in Glasgow City, Scotland?

• For all outlets combined, cluster numbers increased with increasing deprivation. • Poorer areas showed more alcohol, fast food, tobacco, and gambling outlet clusters. • Our evidence suggested co-location of various types of outlets in similar areas. • C
Science Direct
added May 10, 2018 17:19
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[UK-Scotland] Scots vaping firm looks to light up global sales

A Leith-based designer of vaping products and e-cigarettes is in talks to distribute its wares in the US as it ramps up its international presence. JAC Vapour was established in 2010 by Andrew Logan, the firm’s chief design officer, and now has tens of th
The Scotsman (uk)
added May 9, 2018 14:14
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[UK-Scotland] Two-thirds of Moray shops fail e-cigarette age tests

Fines were issued to two businesses after they failed to clean up their act despite being provided with advice and additional training. Moray Council’s Trading Standards Manager Peter Adamson said the high number of businesses selling nicotine vapour
This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added Apr 26, 2018 12:01
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[UK-Scotland] More women diagnosed with lung cancer than men for first time in Scotland

Cigarette marketing to women in the latter part of the 20th Century has been blamed for the rise in female lung cancer cases
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Apr 26, 2018 12:02
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[UK-Scotland] SCOTT: Time to help employees stub it out

While Scotland blazed a trail in the UK in terms of anti-smoking legislation, the negative impact on its finances remain sizeable. According to ASH Scotland, the NHS spends £271million per year on smoking-attributable disease while productivity losses du
Energy Voice (uk)
added Apr 6, 2018 13:59
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[UK-Scotland] SMOKE CLAIM Scots E-Cig firm boss says Vaping is no more dangerous than drinking COFFEE

Neil McCallum, CEO of JAC Vapour, claims electronic nicotine devices are 95 per cent safer than fags and no worse than a hit of caffeine... Speaking ahead of VApril – a month-long drive which launches today to encourage smokers to switch to vaping – he
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Apr 5, 2018 16:03
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