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[UK, UK-Scotland] Six Scottish Sainsbury's supermarkets end cigarette sales

It said the move is in response to the Scottish government's health levy, a supplementary charge on business rates paid by large stores selling cigarettes and alcohol.
BBC Online
added Nov 10, 2012 12:38
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[UK-Scotland] Smokers asked to help stub out weak bones

SMOKERS have been asked to volunteer for a groundbreaking new study into a link between social deprivation and bone fractures. It has been established that those living in more deprived areas have a greater risk of sustaining a bone fracture – but scient
The Scotsman (uk)
added Nov 4, 2012 12:39
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[UK-Scotland] HEANEY: The government need to stop treating us like kids

For a start it means that smokers who can't light up in the pub come home and pollute the main room of the house, in which the TV is almost permanently switched on to soccer and other sport.
Lennox Herald (uk)
added Nov 4, 2012 12:37
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[UK-Scotland] Pub smoking ban has been a positive

Regarding the article by Bill Heaney in last week’s Lennox Herald . . . . Does Mr Heaney have no concept of the burden that smoking and passive smoking has on the NHS?
Lennox Herald (uk)
added Nov 4, 2012 12:30

[UK-Scotland] MSPs roll up £1m of pension fund in tobacco firms

MORE than £1 million of MSPs' pension cash is invested in big tobacco companies, despite Holyrood passing multiple anti-smoking laws in recent years, the Sunday Herald can reveal.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Oct 29, 2012 12:34

[UK-Scotland] Public disgust at smokers who flout lighting up bans at hospital

Survey results show an overwhelming majority are in favour of smoke-free areas at hospital entrances. NHS Lanarkshire says it will look at fresh ways to get people to follow a no smoking ban on hospital grounds after a survey found that most people are
STV (uk)
added Nov 4, 2012 01:03

[UK-Scotland] Smoking in Scotland: A history of the habit in the 2000s [Video]

The noughties marked a significant shift in Scotland’s association with the cigarette as the public smoking ban came into force. A call for a complete ban on smoking in public places was made by the British Medical Association in 2002 during their annua
STV (uk)
added Oct 19, 2012 08:04

[UK-Scotland] Revealed: Triads raking in £10m as they flood Scotland with counterfeit tobacco

WARNINGS have been issued that the fake smokes - posted into the country - contain high levels of tar, nicotine and carbon monoxide.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Oct 18, 2012 09:24

[UK-Scotland] A look at the Glasgow slave trade and the rise of the tobacco lords

The tobacco lords are often met with a sense of pride from the city’s modern day population. Their achievements are on display in countless buildings, streets and statues across the city. Yet while their tale is often recounted to school kids as a means
STV (uk)
added Oct 17, 2012 03:34
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[UK-Scotland] Aberdeen scientists back plans to ban smoking in cars

Researchers highlight dangers in report
Aberdeen Evening Express (This is Aberdeen) (uk)
added Oct 18, 2012 02:39
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