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[UK-Scotland] Buying children cigarettes 'not a favour', says charity

On average, 36 young people in Scotland take up smoking every day Adults who buy children cigarettes could set them up for a life of health and financial problems, the children's health charity Fast Forward has said. Its chief executive Alastair MacKinn
BBC Online
added Jan 30, 2018 14:53
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[UK-Scotland] Buying cigarettes for youngsters `not a favour´

Adults who buy cigarettes for underage smokers could be setting them up for a life of health problems and financial costs, a charity chief has warned. Alastair MacKinnon, the chief executive of the children’s health education charity Fast Forward, is ca
Press Association (uk)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:50
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[UK-Scotland] What Proportion of People Who Try One Cigarette Become Daily Smokers? A Meta-Analysis of Representative Surveys

Implications The transition from trying the first cigarette through occasional to daily smoking usually implies that a recreational activity is turning into a compulsive need that has to be satisfied virtually continuously. The “conversion rate” from ini
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 10, 2018 19:08
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[UK-Scotland] Quit smoking your way

The brand ‘Quit Your Way – with our support’ was created after research by Health Scotland found smoking cessation services should have one national identity to improve uptake. NHS Inform’s Smokeline has already rebranded as Quit Your Way Scotland and a
Scottish Government (uk)
added Jan 4, 2018 17:33
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[UK-Scotland] Senior midwife backs bid for all babies to be born free from effects of tobacco

Scotland’s most senior midwife has called for every baby to be born free from the effects of smoke following figures showing smoking in pregnancy has fallen to the lowest level on record. Official Scottish Government statistics show the number of expect
Press Association (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 13:53
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[UK-Scotland] Top Scots midwife joins campaign for every baby to be born smoke-free

SCOTLAND’S most senior midwife has called for every baby to be born free from the effects of smoke as figures show smoking in pregnancy has fallen to the lowest level on record. Scottish Government statistics show the number of expectant mothers who iden
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:36
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[UK-Scotland] Crackdown on adults buying kids cigarettes in Dumbarton and the Vale

In launching the campaign, ASH says most children who smoke get their tobacco from friends, family and other people they know. Often these adults think they are “doing them a favour”. In response, the “Not A Favour” campaign makes it clear that helping
Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Reporter (uk)
added Dec 11, 2017 13:00
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[UK-Scotland] Children’s commissioner joins push to protect all young people from smoke

Ash Scotland and Bruce Adamson believe children have the right to play, learn and socialise in smoke-free spaces, not just because of the immediate impact on their health but because it also means they are less likely to take up the habit. Around two-an
TheNational.scot (uk)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:19
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[UK-Scotland] Cut out smoking at playgrounds and school gates, says Children's Commissioner Bruce Adamson as he backs Ash Scotland charter

SCOTLAND'S children's commissioner...Bruce Adamson has agreed to champion Ash Scotland's Charter for a Tobacco-free Generation which sets out six principles which aim to see the next generation grow up without the health problems and financial costs cause
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:12
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[UK-Scotland] How the UK smoking ban increased wellbeing / Married women with children benefited the most

looked at people's own assessments of their psychological well-being both before and after the introduction of the bans in Scotland and England using a quasi-experimental design. The researchers analysed data from the British Household Panel Survey to es
EurekAlert
added Dec 5, 2017 03:23
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