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[UK-Scotland] Adult smokers’ perceptions of cigarette pack inserts promoting cessation: a focus group study

Conclusions Inserts are an inexpensive means of communication and offer regulators a simple way of supplementing on-pack warnings.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 3, 2017 03:18
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[UK-Scotland] Scotland one of the worst for child health in western Europe, finds report

Labour Inequalites spokeswoman Monica Lennon said: “...This report highlights the failings of the SNPs decade in power to halt the impact deprivation has on a raft of health and wellbeing issues from smoking to breastfeeding.”
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 26, 2017 15:56

[UK, UK-Scotland] Smokers: A Pooled Analysis from the International Lung Cancer Consortium and the SYNERGY Study

The aim of this study was to investigate associations between exercise, smoking habit and is important because it suggests exercise reduces the risks of all-cause, CVD and cancer mortality by around 30% in smokers and ex-smokers.
Wiley Online Library
added Jan 25, 2017 23:29

[UK-Scotland] DEATH THREAT GPs telling smokers how soon they will die ‘makes them three times more likely to quit’

In a study, smokers were sent personalised letters spelling out life expectancy based on their own medical records. The predicted lifespan was compared with healthy non-smokers the same age. But would-be quitters were also told how many years they coul
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Jan 25, 2017 14:47

[UK-Scotland] JTI starts 2017 with a brace of gantry removals

JTI has removed the gantries from two stores in the south of England for dealing in illegal tobacco. Both Micklefield Superstore (pictured) in High Wycombe and 6 till 11 in Ilford had been successfully prosecuted and ordered to pay fines and costs totall
SLR - Scottish Local Retailer Magazine (uk)
added Jan 25, 2017 00:39

[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

[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

[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

[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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