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[UK-Scotland] 36 Scots children take up smoking every day, charity warns ($$)

The Scotsman (uk)
added Feb 8, 2018 18:23
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[UK-Scotland] Plans revealed to make parks and playgrounds smoke-free zones

A code under consideration at the policy and resources committee of Dundee City Council would not ban smoking outright, but would see adults asked to comply voluntarily with a request not to light up. Should the proposal be approved it could pave the wa
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Feb 8, 2018 18:13
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking “ban” being considered for city parks

Smoking in parks and playgrounds in Dundee could be “banned” by spring if a proposal is passed by councillors next week. Play areas in all of Dundee’s public parks could be designated smoke free zones if the voluntary code is approved at a meeting of the
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Feb 7, 2018 16:02
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[UK-Scotland] Researchers say hospitals should sell electronic cigarettes to patients

Neil McCallum, MD of e-cigarette firm JAC Vapour and the only Scottish board member of the Independent British Vape Trade Association said: “This announcement from Public Health England is a major step forward in the fight against smoking. It is surprisi
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:56
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[UK-Scotland] BUTCHER BANNED Butcher becomes first in Scotland to be convicted of selling under-counter tobacco

John Trutten racked up a staggering £4,000 in fines for selling non-duty-paid fags and tobacco from him butcher shop in Glasgow over two years
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 16:35
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[UK-Scotland] Smokers face £60 fine for lighting up in Queen Margaret Hospital grounds

SMOKERS are facing a £60 fine or even being taken to court for lighting up on NHS Fife hospital grounds. The health board want to reduce the harm caused by tobacco – it costs them £10.5 million each year to treat smoking-related diseases – and will tak
Dunfermline Press (uk)
added Feb 2, 2018 15:44
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[Europe, UK-Scotland] Blanket ban on smoking in mental health hospitals declared ‘lawful’

A judge in the Court of Session ruled that the complete ban on smoking was “lawful” and did not breach the petitioners’ rights to respect for a private life, but held that the prohibition on lighters was “unlawful”.
Scottish Legal News (uk)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:54
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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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