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[UK-Scotland] Support for minimum tobacco price plan to stub out smoking

HEALTH experts have suggested a minimum price for tobacco to cut smoking in poorer parts of Scotland. Further steps are needed to make tobacco more expensive and less available, according to a report bringing together the views of 10 specialists in the
Evening Times (uk)
added Nov 25, 2017 01:05
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[UK-Scotland] Increased or minimum tobacco price 'could cut number of smokers'

Increasing the price of tobacco or setting a minimum price could be used as part of a government campaign drive down the number of smokers in Scotland. Public health experts also say reducing the availability of tobacco and incentivising retailers not to
BBC Online
added Nov 23, 2017 02:24
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[UK-Scotland] Government to introduce £1000 fine for smokers who spark-up on NHS grounds

An Advertiser investigation found smoking to be rife within the confines of Monklands Hospital, but Holyrood plan on changing that.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:58
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[UK-Scotland] Ban smoking at home, say Scots campaigners

Anti-smoking campaigners in Scotland are seeking to stop people lighting up at home as part of a drive to reduce the harmful health effects of inhaling secondhand tobacco smoke. Last week, Dr Sean Semple, an academic from Aberdeen University, said restr
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:09
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[UK-Scotland] Tobacco-free dream set to go up in smoke

Ash Scotland warns that a change in government policy is needed if smoking is to stubbed out in Scotland
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:06
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[UK-Scotland] Illicit tobacco trade in Scottish cities exposed by secret filming ($$)

A team of undercover investigators bought tobacco products from 14 locations including shops, market stalls, pubs and on-street sellers, for as little as £3 for 50g of rolling tobacco A team of undercover investigators bought tobacco products from 14 loc
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:05
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[UK-Scotland] THE BIG SMOKE When did the UK smoking ban come in for pubs, prisons and stations and are the rules different in England and Scotland?

Smoking indoors is also banned in Scotland but those savvy Scots were a few steps ahead of their English cousins. The smoking ban came into place more than a year earlier north of the boarder on March 26, 2006.
The Sun (uk)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:12
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[UK-Scotland] North Ayrshire Schools set to become 'smoking free' zones

As well as the zones at the school grounds – including the front gate – all playparks will be a no-go area for smokers. Signs will be erected across the parks and schools which will act as deterrents to people thinking about lighting up.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Nov 14, 2017 12:47
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[UK-Scotland] Campaign targets adults giving children tobacco products

(ASH) have found that the majority of children who smoke get their tobacco from friends or family, who believe they are doing them a favour. The #NotAFavour campaign highlights the health and addiction problems young people face when they take up smokin
STV (uk)
added Nov 13, 2017 15:36
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[Belgium, UK, UK-Scotland] Border Force stub out attempt to smuggle in 160,000 cigarettes

An attempt to smuggle 160,000 cigarettes into the UK went up in smoke thanks to Border Force officers at Grangemouth Docks. The seizure happened on Halloween when officers searched a freight container that arrived at the port on a container vessel from An
Falkirk Herald (uk)
added Nov 8, 2017 16:23
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