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[UK-Scotland] NHS Health Scotland: E-cigarettes “definitely less harmful than smoking tobacco”

"To be absolutely clear, e-cigarettes are useful for public health and health service purposes only as a potential route towards stopping smoking completely. Access to e-cigarettes needs to be controlled carefully; they are not products for children or n
The Online Citizen (TOC) (sg)
added Nov 29, 2017 15:30
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[UK-Scotland] NHS Health Scotland: E-cigarettes “definitely less harmful than smoking tobacco”

"To be absolutely clear, e-cigarettes are useful for public health and health service purposes only as a potential route towards stopping smoking completely. Access to e-cigarettes needs to be controlled carefully; they are not products for children or n
The Online Citizen (TOC) (sg)
added Nov 29, 2017 15:30
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[UK-Scotland] NHS report recommends minimum cigarette pricing and licence fee to sell tobacco

Minimum pricing on cigarettes and a licence fee to sell tobacco should be central to a new national tobacco strategy in Scotland, according to a report which is expected to guide the Scottish Government’s strategy in 2018. The report by NHS Health Scotla
Talking Retail (uk)
added Nov 28, 2017 18:37
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[UK-Scotland] New counterfeit goods campaign launched

Counterfeit goods affect everyone – that’s the message from a new campaign. The Scottish Anti-Illicit Trade Group’s warning people against buying fake goods, as the Christmas season approaches. Former Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill’s the chair of th
Central FM (uk)
added Nov 27, 2017 15:26
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[UK-Scotland] Minimum price for tobacco could cut smoking and improve health, experts say

The research highlighted that while the percentage of adults who smoke has dropped from 28% in 2003 to 21%, the proportion has remained static since 2013. Smoking rates remain highest in poorer areas, with 35% of adults in the least well off parts of Sc
Press Association (uk)
added Nov 25, 2017 01:11
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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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