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[UK-Scotland] Lung cancer test may show signs of disease up to five years before scan

Early results from a major trial showed how antibodies produced by the immune system in response to lung cancer could be used as a diagnostic tool. Of around 6,000 high-risk patients screened, about one in 10 tested positive for the antibodies.
Press Association (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 05:01

[UK-Scotland] Does smoking ban drive go far enough?

Does a ban on smoking in cars with child passengers go far enough, or is it an “utterly pointless” exercise? Michael Alexander reports.
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Dec 6, 2016 13:36

[UK-Scotland] Lollipop man backs ban

A LOLLIPOP man from Dumfries has backed the campaign to raise awareness of Scotland’s ban on smoking in cars carrying children, one week before it comes into force.
DnG Newspaper Group (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 22:33
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[UK-Scotland] BMA calls for complete ban on smoking in vehicles

The association has welcomed a new law which now makes it illegal to smoke in a car when children are present. But Dr Peter Bennie, BMA chairman for Scotland, said ministers should go even further. Legislation aimed at protecting children from second-han
BBC Online
added Dec 5, 2016 18:49

[UK-Scotland] How Edinburgh University doctor Judith Mackay took on the tobacco industry in Asia

Now, for the first time the Hong Kong-based campaigner has revealed the full extent of the threats she faced in her career, during which she was branded as the most dangerous woman in the world by the international tobacco industry. She told the Sunday
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 16:14

[UK-Scotland] Doctors leaders call on blanket ban, as new laws are introduced making smoking in cars with children illegal

Dr Peter Bennie, BMA Scotland Chair, said: "The ban on smoking in cars with children is an important first step and we welcome this move to protect our most vulnerable. "Doctors witness first-hand the devastating effects of smoking-related harms on the
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 16:12

[UK-Scotland] EDITORIAL: Anti-smoking legislation needs to maintain public support

. Extending a law which has gained public compliance and support would be likely to prove more acceptable. Doctors and health authorities in the meantime should continue their valuable work in informing the public of the dangers of passive smoking and bui
The Scotsman (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 16:10

[UK-Scotland] Smoking ban in cars with child passengers starts today ($$)

Peter Bennie, chairman of BMA Scotland, urged the government to ban smoking in cars completely, though he accepted that the new law would protect “our most vulnerable”. Dr Bennie said: “Children are still developing physically and, as a result, are more
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 02:38

[UK-Scotland] EDITORIAL: Help and punishment on road to smoke-free nation

A ban in public spaces on its own can also never really tackle the fundamental problem with smoking, which is one of addiction, so before we chase smokers out of every public, and private, space, we need to offer them more help to give up or move to safe
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 02:37

[UK-Scotland] Children protected from second-hand smoke in cars as new ban comes into force

The Smoking Prohibition (Children in Motor Vehicles) (Scotland) Act 2016 was introduced by the then Liberal Democrat MSP Jim Hume and was passed unanimously by the Scottish Parliament last December. Hume, who lost his list seat in the South of Scotland (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 02:36
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