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[UK-Scotland] NHS staff accuse smoking colleagues of compromising patient safety with cigarette breaks

employees claim some staff are leaving Glasgow’s new hospital more frequently to smoke leaving wards dangerously understaffed. Due to the size of the hospital and smoking regulations, which require staff to leave the grounds, they say staff are away from
Evening Times (uk)
added Jan 16, 2017 15:24
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[UK-Scotland] Hospital vaping ban sends 'mixed message' about dangers, says public health expert

Smoking tobacco products was banned in all Scottish hospital grounds in 2015, but individual health boards can choose whether to allow "vaping"... NHS Fife and Lanarkshire have banned vaping, but NHS Tayside is now set to follow NHS Greater Glasgow and Cl
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jan 9, 2017 12:34
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[UK-Scotland] Leader comment: Vaping the lesser evil in the battle against smoking

if permitting vaping can help to end the absurd and grotesque sight of relatives illegally smoking outside buildings, threatening the health of patients in wards above, it would be worth the change alone. Those health boards which have decided to maintai
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 9, 2017 02:03
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[UK-Scotland] Litter in Scotland on the rise, says INCPEN

Conducted by Keep Scotland Beautiful, the study was carried out across 120 sites in Edinburgh, Falkirk, Renfrewshire and Inverness. According to the survey, cigarette butts and gum made up the bulk of the litter count.
Packaging News (uk)
added Jan 5, 2017 15:39
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[UK-Scotland] Counterfeit cigarettes being sold to children

potentially laced with faeces and other waste products...investigation carried out on behalf of tobacco giant Philip Morris found high quantities of illicit tobacco and cigarettes being sold on the streets of Glasgow and in private “fag houses”, pubs and
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 1, 2017 23:36
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[UK-Scotland] Those were the days: Taxi driver decides No Smoking Day message is fair game

The photograph dates from No Smoking Day 1989. The subject is Bill Miller, a 60-year-old taxi driver from Thornwood, Glasgow, a smoker for 45 years who had last tried to give up 30 years earlier.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 27, 2016 01:43
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[UK-Scotland] Research discredits theory that e-cigarettes make tobacco use socially acceptable

A study has cast doubt on the link suggested by some between the increased visibility of e-cigarette use and the renormalization of smoking. They may, authors suggest, may instead further discourage tobacco use.
ScienceDaily
added Dec 27, 2016 01:35
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[UK-Scotland] Visible Vaping: E-Cigarettes and the Further De-Normalization of Smoking (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Methods: Semi structured interviews were undertaken with 100 non-smokers recruited from Scotland and the north of England...To the extent that electronic cigarette use remains distinguishable from smoking combustible cigarettes there is a possibility
International Archives of Addiction Research and Medicine
added Dec 26, 2016 18:39
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[UK-Scotland] Public health claim for SNP's tobacco and alcohol tax on retailers was 'misleading', study finds

MINISTERS have been accused of misleading the public over a £95 million "public health" tax on cigarette and alcohol retailers after a damning study found no evidence that the cash raised was ever spent on health initiatives. Researchers said the Scotti
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 26, 2016 18:22
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[UK-Scotland] Public health claim for SNP's tobacco and alcohol tax on retailers was 'misleading', study finds

MINISTERS have been accused of misleading the public over a £95 million "public health" tax on cigarette and alcohol retailers after a damning study found no evidence that the cash raised was ever spent on health initiatives. Researchers said the Scotti
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 23, 2016 13:30
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