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[UK-Scotland] Action plan for 'tobacco free generation' unveiled

The Scottish Government's updated plan contains 44 measures aimed at addressing health inequalities and cutting smoking rates. It includes plans to ban smoking around hospital buildings and implement the ban on possessing tobacco in prisons. It also o
STV (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:56
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[UK-Scotland] Ban on smoking outside cafes could be ditched

South Ayrshire councillors will launch a bid to scrap their own controversial rule, the Post can reveal. We told last week how the three-year-old policy is being labelled a threat to small businesses. Now councillors are ready to intervene in the row.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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[UK-Scotland] NHSGGC back ASH smoking free charter

The health board covering Dumbarton and the Vale, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC), has backed a charter bidding to make Scotland tobacco free by 2034. ASH Scotland’s Charter for a Tobacco-Free Generation was signed by NHSGGC director of public he
Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Reporter (uk)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:41
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[UK-Scotland] Scottish smokers offered £160 incentive to quit

Smokers across Scotland are being handed shopping vouchers in a publicly funded attempt to help them ditch the habit. In Lanarkshire, about half of smokers living in the poorest parts of the area ditched cigarettes after being offered a financial incentiv
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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[Australia, UK-Scotland] WARDEN: Shaming the forelock-tuggers over e-cigarettes

In the event of e-cigarettes being made legal here perhaps we might welcome and encourage vaping as an art form. I have never smoked but will be tempted by e-cigarettes, by the artistic opportunity to create my very own cumulonimbus.
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Jun 19, 2018 13:42
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[UK-Scotland] Expert stubs out pub ‘smoking room’ idea / Ventilation does not protect workers from smoke, says Ash Scotland

A poll of more than 1,000 Scots, for Forest, the pro-smoking lobby group, found that 57% thought bars and clubs, including working men’s clubs, should be allowed to provide smoking rooms. The ban on smoking in public places and tougher drink-driving law
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 19, 2018 12:52
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[UK-Scotland] Glasgow health board vows to stub out smoking by 2034

Scotland’s largest health board has thrown its weight behind a national bid to make the country tobacco free... It comes after artist Josie Vallely ran workshops with children who were inpatients and outpatients at the Royal Hospital for Children – where
Glasgow Live (uk)
added Jun 13, 2018 05:33
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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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