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[UK-Scotland] New law in Scotland bans e-cigarettes sales to under-18s

Chief executive Sheila Duffy said the priority should be to target retailers who sell traditional cigarettes to children. Under the new laws, anyone buying NVPs for those underage will be breaking the law. And shops selling the products will be required
BBC Online
added Apr 1, 2017 12:04

[UK-Scotland] FAMILY TRAGEDY What is sudden infant death syndrome, how common is cot death and what are the causes? Here’s all you need to know

Do not smoke during your pregnancy or let anyone smoke in the same room as you while pregnant, or the baby after birth...Do not share a bed with your baby if you or your partner smoke or take drugs, or if you have been drinking alcohol.
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Mar 28, 2017 12:15

[UK-Scotland] NAYSMITH: Smoking charity’s care stance surprising but correct

Ash Scotland put out a briefing note saying there should not be a bar on recruiting smokers within Scotland’s care system. The smoking prevention charity is usually known for being pretty hardline and indeed it highlighted wide variations in the attitud
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 20, 2017 12:51

[UK-Scotland] Researcher claims 'academic McCarthyism' over e-cigarettes

Farsalinos pointed to cases where scientists had come under pressure not to attend conferences funded by the tobacco industry. He made his comments ahead of speaking at a conference taking place in Glasgow which will discuss issues such as the evidence a
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 19, 2017 22:15

[UK-Scotland] Fewer Scots are choosing to smoke – but the costs of the habit remain high

National No Smoking Day passed last week with the now routine announcements from health chiefs welcoming the fact that fewer adults are choosing to light up. But the costs of the habit remain high and ensure that neither the Westminster or Holyrood gove
The Scotsman (uk)
added Mar 16, 2017 13:19

[UK-Scotland] FWD joins forces with Imperial to combat illicit trade

Imperial Tobacco has teamed up with the Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD) for the next instalment of its Suspect it? Report it! campaign. The latest poster is wholesaler-focused, and depicts a depot empty of any tobacco-buying retailers alongside
SLR - Scottish Local Retailer Magazine (uk)
added Mar 8, 2017 03:25

[UK-Scotland] Patients, staff, visitors and pregnant women at Wishaw General are continuing to flout smoking ban

Many people are continuing to disregard the large, bright signs and are still failing to adhere to the smoke-free rules.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Mar 2, 2017 16:47

[UK-Scotland, UK-Wales] ONS figures show UK spending less on alcohol and tobacco

the Family Spending Survey from the Office for National Statistics shows little change in spending overall.... Expenditure on cigarettes is even more varied. Families in England spend just £2.90 a week on tobacco, while those in Wales spend £3, those in S
BBC Online
added Feb 16, 2017 15:09

[UK-Scotland] Adult smokers’ perceptions of cigarette pack inserts promoting cessation: a focus group study

Conclusions Inserts are an inexpensive means of communication and offer regulators a simple way of supplementing on-pack warnings.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 3, 2017 03:18
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[UK-Scotland] Scotland one of the worst for child health in western Europe, finds report

Labour Inequalites spokeswoman Monica Lennon said: “...This report highlights the failings of the SNPs decade in power to halt the impact deprivation has on a raft of health and wellbeing issues from smoking to breastfeeding.”
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 26, 2017 15:56
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