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[UK-Scotland] Prisoners to be offered free vaping kits ahead of tobacco ban

Vaping kits will be issued from the start of November, before the ban comes into force at the end of the month. For two months they will be free. They will then be sold at a discounted rate until April, after which prisoners will have to pay the normal pr
BBC Online
added Aug 29, 2018 21:20
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[UK-Scotland] NHS report lays bare Scotland´s health inequalities

People living in Scotland’s poorest areas have double the rate of illness or early death than those in the wealthiest parts, an NHS study has found... Chief executive Sheila Duffy said: “We know that you’re nearly three times more likely to smoke if you
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 26, 2018 16:47
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Stirling Uni study finds plain packaging led to price hike for branded tobacco

small retailers in Scotland and across the UK sold fully-branded tobacco products at higher prices – ahead of standardised packaging being brought in. Experts at Stirling University found shops charged more than the RRP for the products, as they became r
Central FM (uk)
added Aug 22, 2018 17:22
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[UK-Scotland] Electronic cigarettes – seeing through the smoke

At BAT, we have adopted an open and transparent approach to the science we conduct on electronic cigarettes. We have published more than 200 scientific papers, across all categories of the risk continuum including electronic cigarettes, in peer-reviewed s
SciTech Europa (uk)
added Aug 20, 2018 16:20
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[UK-Scotland] NHS Highland joins campaign to stop adults buying tobacco for under-18s

a series of videos has been produced, with the help of students at Inverness College UHI, to target the campaign to local areas in Highland via social media. ASH Scotland will be promoting the videos in the coming weeks on their Facebook and Instagram ac
This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added Aug 20, 2018 16:01
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[UK-Scotland] New Health Secretary Jeane Freeman to lead by example after kicking a 42-year smoking habit

Jeane Freeman hopes to lead by example in her new job as Health Secretary – and she’s off to a good start after kicking a 42-year smoking habit. As she sat down with the Daily Record to discuss her plans to tackle waiting times and other pressing proble
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 19:45
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[UK-Scotland] Is hard time about to get harder? The reality of Scotland’s prison smoking ban

imagine going cold turkey in a tiny locked room with few distractions and some extremely irritating neighbours. Smoking will be banned in all Scottish prisons on November 30. Tobacco products will no longer be sold to prisoners and they will be prohibite
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:41
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Experts call for cigarette prices to rise to £20 by 2020 to deter smokers

The price of cigarettes should rise to more than £20 a packet to deter people from smoking, a new study has suggested. Researchers say the current price of £10 for 20 smokes is not high enough to encourage people to quit. According to a study from the Uni
The Scotsman (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:32
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[UK-Scotland] Lung Cancer and Exercise: Is There Adherence to the Advice?

But he also acknowledged that getting a handle on his physical fitness post-treatment wasn't easy, and it's an experience he shares with postoperative patients as a "patient peer" at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital in Clydebank, Scotland. "A lot of
MedPage Today
added Aug 4, 2018 15:20
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[UK-Scotland] New life breathed into Dumfries and Galloway smoking strategy

NHS Dumfries and Galloway's Smoking Matters service expects to fall short of its target for helping people in deprived areas kick the habit. It is now looking at ways to update the strategy and increase use. Among the new ideas are projects to reach ou
BBC Online
added Aug 3, 2018 21:49
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