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[UK-Scotland] Smoking in pregnancy linked to childhood obesity [FREE FULL TEXT]

The finding has renewed calls for greater efforts to wean mothers off cigarettes once they become pregnant amid concern that rates in Scotland are among the worst in the world. Scientists at the University of Edinburgh found that of 2,278 mothers, about
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 21, 2016 15:44
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[UK-Scotland] Smokers outside hospital doors face fines from next year

SMOKERS who light up near hospitals will face fines of up to £1,000 from next year, the Sunday Herald can reveal. The Scottish Government has published proposals for implementing legislation that makes it an offence to smoke in areas directly outside a
Evening Times (uk)
added Nov 14, 2016 14:36
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[UK-Scotland] Angus Council to ban smoking at new foster and adoptive homes

New foster and adoptive parents in Angus will be forced to stub out if they want to provide a home for primary school children. Angus has no formal policy regulating the well being of looked-after children in smokers’ homes, after an abortive attempt to
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Nov 9, 2016 13:54
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[UK-Scotland] Football star launches shire mascots

A Scottish football star delighted a youngster in Inverurie this week by visiting them to launch dragon mascots to help promote smoke-free environments. Scotland international and Olympian Kim Little, met primary pupils at Kellands School on Tuesday, No
Inverurie Herald and Ellon Times (uk)
added Nov 2, 2016 17:27
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[UK-Scotland] Smokers urged to give up habit for Christmas

NHS Borders is telling smokers they could save up to £560 before Christmas, if they pack in the habit. The board has teamed up with Scottish Borders Council to encourage smokers to stop, by using the NHS Borders Quit4Good service.
Peeblesshire News (uk)
added Nov 2, 2016 15:03
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[UK-Scotland] NUMBER OF 15-YEAR-OLD SMOKERS DOWN BUT FIGURE STAYS SAME FOR THOSE AGED 13

The proportion of 15-year-olds smoking regularly fell 2% between 2013 and 2015, while the rate for 13-year-olds remained steady, according to the latest Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (Salsus) which questioned 25,304 pupi
Press Association (uk)
added Oct 27, 2016 15:14
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[UK-Scotland] Number of 15-year-old smokers down 2%

The number of 15-year-olds in Scotland who regularly smoke has fallen to 7%, while 2% of 13-year-olds are frequent smokers. The proportion of 15-year-olds smoking regularly fell 2% between 2013 and 2015, while the rate for 13-year-olds remained steady,
Evening Times (uk)
added Oct 26, 2016 13:42
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[UK-Scotland] Still smoking? You could lose thousands as well as your life

Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Oct 24, 2016 22:16
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[UK-Scotland] Woman suffered chemical burns after she mistook e-cigarette liquid for eye drops to treat pink eye

The Scottish woman, who is in her mid-50s, had been prescribed antibiotic eye drops to treat a case of pink eye. But she stored the antibiotic drops beside the e-cigarette refill liquid in her bathroom cupboard and accidentally picked the wrong bottle.
Evening Times (uk)
added Oct 18, 2016 19:01
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[UK-Scotland] Sheilla Duffy: Smoke-free homes for all kids is still our goal

with continuing encouragement and support, more people will get there. I am confident of this because people are not being forced to do anything. This is something that they themselves say that they want to do, and the motivation is their children’s healt
The Scotsman (uk)
added Oct 18, 2016 14:27
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