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[UK-Scotland] Further action needed to reduce smoking inequalities, say experts

POOR Scots are still three times more likely to smoke than their more affluent counterparts despite a slew of anti-tobacco strategies, experts have said. However, the number of children exposed to second-hand smoke in Scottish homes has been cut from in
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 1, 2017 13:10
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[UK-Scotland] Frequency of e-cigarette use may be key to quitting smoking, study suggests

Study showed linear correlation between quit attempts and quit success and the frequency of e-cigarette use. Attempting to quit in the first place was more likely among smokers using e-cigarettes than non-users.
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Sep 1, 2017 12:47
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[UK-Scotland] Number of children exposed to second-hand smoke halved

An NHS Scotland and Edinburgh University review of the Scottish Government's tobacco control strategy also found a "downward trend in smoking prevalence". It also warned smoking continues to be a bigger problem in more deprived areas. The Scottish Gove
STV (uk)
added Aug 31, 2017 16:02
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[UK-Scotland] Scottish anti-smoking strategy shows 'positive impact'

The review, conducted by the University of Edinburgh and NHS Health Scotland, said the tobacco control strategy had shown a "positive impact" over the past five years. However, the report's authors cautioned that smoking continued to be a bigger problem i
BBC Online
added Aug 31, 2017 15:15
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[UK-Scotland] Measuring for change: the road to smoke-free prisons

One large occupational group that has been required to work within smoking-permitted environments in the United Kingdom is prison staff. Almost three-quarters of prisoners are current smokers, levels not seen amongst men in the general population since a
Oxford University Press Blog
added Aug 25, 2017 18:24
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Selfishness on display by hospital smokers

Sir, – A few weeks ago my wife and I had the pleasure of having a baby boy in Ninewells Hospital, Dundee. Unfortunately he contracted an infection and had to stay in for a week. I would like to thank all the staff in the neonatal department for their e
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:23
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[UK-Scotland] Number of people quitting smoking rises by 15% in Glasgow

said smoking cessation services were now seeing “unprecedented numbers” of people trying to quit. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde’s weight management service has also seen a 5% rise in referrals in the past year and the number of people accessing a service
Evening Times (uk)
added Aug 24, 2017 14:41
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[Switzerland, UK-Scotland] SNP MSP criticised for taking hospitality from ciggie giant

Richard Lyle reportedly accepted over £800 in travel and accommodation from Philip Morris International (PMI) despite the fact the company fought the Scottish Government’s policy of plain packaging on cigarettes. Lyle visited the firm's Swiss factory to
Third Force News (uk)
added Aug 22, 2017 15:18
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[UK, UK-Scotland] A shot in time: Breakfast of champions for Jack Charlton and Billy Bremner as they celebrate FA Cup victory over Arsenal... with cigarettes on the menu!

Two of Leeds United’s greats, Billy Bremner and Jack Charlton, are coming round from celebrating winning the 1972 FA Cup. On the breakfast menu are cigarettes, beans and toast.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:25
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[UK-Scotland] Same insurance costs for vapers as smokers ‘just not fair’, says health expert

Linda Bauld, professor of health policy at Stirling University, believes insurers classing people who use e-cigarettes as being the same as smokers is “fundamentally wrong”. “It is just not fair,” she told the Sunday Post. “As well as being financially
The Sunday Post (uk)
added Aug 7, 2017 11:48
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