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[UK-Scotland] Australia ushers in world’s toughest tobacco laws and Scotland may be next

The ruling was welcomed by Scottish anti-smoking campaigners. Sheila Duffy, chief executive of Ash Scotland, said: “The tobacco companies know that removing the fancy branding from their products will make tobacco less attractive to young people and unde
The Scotsman (uk)
added Aug 15, 2012 20:34
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[UK-Scotland] Party-goer started fire by flicking cigarette into pile of rubbish

A man was left with serious spinal injuries after jumping from a block of flats which had caught fire after a party-goer flicked his cigarette into some rubbish.
STV (uk)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:49

[UK, UK-Scotland] Campaigners urge Scots to back plain packaging for cigarettes

Anti-smoking campaigners are urging Scots to back moves to strip brand logos from cigarette packets.
STV (uk)
added Aug 10, 2012 19:42

[UK-Scotland] Plain fag packets could lead to killer cigarettes

AN INTERNATIONAL crime expert has warned that if the Government go ahead with their plans to alter tobacco packaging then smokers could be at risk from killer fake cigarettes.
Deadline News (uk)
added Aug 6, 2012 12:59
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[UK-Scotland] Shops snared in under-age tobacco sting

COUNCILLORS have vowed to stamp out the illegal sale of tobacco after more than half of shops targeted in a Trading Standards sting were caught selling cigarettes to children.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jul 27, 2012 13:54

[UK-Scotland] 'Rise' in smoking-related litter on Highland streets

The amount of cigarette ends being discarded on Highland streets has increased, according to Keep Scotland Beautiful.
BBC Online
added Jul 24, 2012 11:53

[UK-Scotland] HMRC raid on tobacco fraudster

A MAN has been charged with evading more than £500,000 in excise duty and VAT after police seized duty free tobacco and counterfeit packaging.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jul 19, 2012 07:10

[UK-Scotland] Dying cancer patient has to walk into hospital through cigarette fumes

CANCER sufferers have backed the Sunday Mail after we shamed smokers who light up outside major treatment centres. Patients who have to walk through clouds of cigarette smoke praised our exposé of staff and visitors at hospitals in Edinburgh, Gla
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jul 15, 2012 09:47

[UK-Scotland] Anger at smoke filled ward where babies inhale first breaths

NEWBORN babies at a controversial Scottish hospital are inhaling cigarette smoke in their “first breaths,” angry medics revealed today. The maternity unit at the Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, Fife, is above a busy entrance where visitors and patients reg
Deadline News (uk)
added Jul 13, 2012 20:32

[UK, UK-Scotland] Andrew Lansley blasted by police over plan for plain cigarette packets

Nearly nine out of 10 officers – 86 per cent – believe the move will lead to a rise in smuggling and sales of fake ­cigarettes . . . The survey of 501 officers was carried out on behalf of tobacco firm Philip Morris.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jul 8, 2012 12:29
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