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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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[UK-Scotland] Researchers say hospitals should sell electronic cigarettes to patients

Neil McCallum, MD of e-cigarette firm JAC Vapour and the only Scottish board member of the Independent British Vape Trade Association said: “This announcement from Public Health England is a major step forward in the fight against smoking. It is surprisi
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:56
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[UK-Scotland] BUTCHER BANNED Butcher becomes first in Scotland to be convicted of selling under-counter tobacco

John Trutten racked up a staggering £4,000 in fines for selling non-duty-paid fags and tobacco from him butcher shop in Glasgow over two years
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 16:35
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[UK-Scotland] Smokers face £60 fine for lighting up in Queen Margaret Hospital grounds

SMOKERS are facing a £60 fine or even being taken to court for lighting up on NHS Fife hospital grounds. The health board want to reduce the harm caused by tobacco – it costs them £10.5 million each year to treat smoking-related diseases – and will tak
Dunfermline Press (uk)
added Feb 2, 2018 15:44
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[UK-Scotland] Buying children cigarettes 'not a favour', says charity

On average, 36 young people in Scotland take up smoking every day Adults who buy children cigarettes could set them up for a life of health and financial problems, the children's health charity Fast Forward has said. Its chief executive Alastair MacKinn
BBC Online
added Jan 30, 2018 14:53
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[Europe, UK-Scotland] Blanket ban on smoking in mental health hospitals declared ‘lawful’

A judge in the Court of Session ruled that the complete ban on smoking was “lawful” and did not breach the petitioners’ rights to respect for a private life, but held that the prohibition on lighters was “unlawful”.
Scottish Legal News (uk)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:54
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[UK-Scotland] Buying cigarettes for youngsters `not a favour´

Adults who buy cigarettes for underage smokers could be setting them up for a life of health problems and financial costs, a charity chief has warned. Alastair MacKinnon, the chief executive of the children’s health education charity Fast Forward, is ca
Press Association (uk)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:50
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[UK-Scotland] Quit smoking your way

The brand ‘Quit Your Way – with our support’ was created after research by Health Scotland found smoking cessation services should have one national identity to improve uptake. NHS Inform’s Smokeline has already rebranded as Quit Your Way Scotland and a
Scottish Government (uk)
added Jan 4, 2018 17:33
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[UK-Scotland] Senior midwife backs bid for all babies to be born free from effects of tobacco

Scotland’s most senior midwife has called for every baby to be born free from the effects of smoke following figures showing smoking in pregnancy has fallen to the lowest level on record. Official Scottish Government statistics show the number of expect
Press Association (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 13:53
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