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[UK-Scotland] Scots urged to look after their mental wellbeing on World Mental Health Day

Chief executive Sheila Duffy said: “Too many people still think of a cigarette as something to turn to in time of need, rather than as an addiction or habit that places an additional burden on this already disadvantaged group. “People with mental health
Third Force News (uk)
added Oct 11, 2016 14:34
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[UK-Scotland] Anti-smoking charity condemns rise in sales to youngsters

An anti-smoking charity has spoken out after an undercover investigation revealed the number of retailers selling cigarettes to underage buyers in Aberdeenshire has risen by a quarter. In the 12 months leading up to March this year, Trading Standards off
This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added Oct 10, 2016 03:13
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[UK-Scotland] Carstair's inmate goes to Supreme Court to win right to smoke in State Hospital

A PATIENT at Scotland's high-security state psychiatric hospital, Carstairs, is heading to the Supreme Court this week to try and overturn the facility's blanket smoking ban. Charles McCann's legal battle with the authorities will reach the highest cour
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Oct 9, 2016 15:35
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[UK-Scotland] Deprived areas of Glasgow targeted in bid to cut second-hand smoke risk to children

Parents living in Glasgow's most deprived areas are being targeted in a drive to cut the risk of second-hand smoke to children. The living room of a family home will be recreated in shopping centres and community venues in some of the city's poorest are
Evening Times (uk)
added Oct 5, 2016 20:01
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: DUFFY: Smoking cannot halt dementia

YOU report that “smoking could prevent dementia... Research suggests that the risk of developing dementia is up to 70 per cent higher in current heavy smokers than in non-smokers, and smoking is implicated as a factor in age-related cognitive decline.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Oct 5, 2016 16:27
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[UK-Scotland] Use of NHS services to quit smoking falls

Fewer people are using NHS services in an attempt to quit smoking amid a rise in e-cigarette use, figures show. The overall number of people smoking in Scotland has continued to fall despite a large drop in the number of people using NHS services to qui
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 5, 2016 14:59
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[UK-Scotland] Thousands quit smoking as Glasgow health board beats its target

A target to reduce smoking in Greater Glasgow has been surpassed by 40 per cent, new figures show. More than 3,000 people, including 1,790 in Glasgow, were recorded as having quit ...while the reason for the fall in service use was not clear, a rise in t
Evening Times (uk)
added Oct 5, 2016 14:56
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking does NOT prevent dementia Reply

the main take home message reported in the press was that smoking might prevent dementia....smokers have a 45% higher risk of developing all forms of dementia than non-smokers, and that 14% of Alzheimer’s disease cases worldwide are estimated to be linked
Tobacco Unpacked (ASH Scotland) (uk)
added Oct 4, 2016 17:36
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[UK-Scotland] Deprived areas of Glasgow targeted in bid to cut second-hand smoke risk to children

Parents living in Glasgow's most deprived areas are being targeted in a drive to cut the risk of second-hand smoke to children. The living room of a family home will be recreated in shopping centres and community venues in some of the city's poorest are
Evening Times (uk)
added Oct 4, 2016 13:59
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking in cars ban to begin in December in Scotland

From the 5 December, adults who light up in vehicles where there are children aged 18 years and under will be liable for a fixed penalty fine of £100. The first anniversary yesterday (SAT) of a similar ban in England and Wales has provoked questions ove
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Oct 3, 2016 15:13
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