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[UK-Scotland] Industry launches new campaign to crackdown on cigarette smuggling

A NEW tobacco anti-smuggling campaign has been launched at Glasgow & Edinburgh airports to tackle illicit cigarette smuggling. The Tobacco Manufacturers Association...is looking to crack down on the sale of non-UK duty paid tobacco from high-risk routes
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Aug 2, 2017 14:32
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[UK-Scotland] Industry steps up efforts to minimise impact of open display tobacco product ban

Tobacco companies have stepped up efforts to minimise the impact of the open display ban on their products in convenience stores or 'corner shops' in Scotland, by offering retailers a new range of incentives to prioritise their brands, reveals research p
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 1, 2017 15:03
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[UK-Scotland] Tobacco companies’ use of retailer incentives after a ban on point-of-sale tobacco displays in Scotland [FREE FULL TEXT]

tobacco companies continue to incentivise retailers to sell and promote their brands and have developed new promotional strategies. For countries that have implemented tobacco display bans, or are considering doing so, one option to combat these practices
Tobacco Control
added Aug 1, 2017 14:59
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[UK-Scotland] SWITCH IT UP This is how swapping your fags for e-cigarettes could ‘prevent you and your kids getting MENINGITIS’

It’s thought that smoking is responsible for a third to half of all meningococcal cases, according to campaign group Action Against Smoking (ASH). But e-cigarettes are safer than cigarettes, and could lower the risk of meningococcal disease. Deborah Ar
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:42
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[UK-Scotland] Sheila Duffy: School the place to learn lessons on tobacco-free policies and practical solutions

Beyond consultation and awareness-raising, schools have looked to provide practical and appropriate stop-smoking support for smokers, be they pupils or members of staff. We’ve also seen schools reviewing and updating the way they address tobacco educatio
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jul 28, 2017 14:53
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[UK-Scotland] E-cigarette use may encourage experimentation with tobacco, study finds

The research found a link between e-cigarette use in "never smokers" - those who have never tried smoking - and their subsequent first experimentation with cigarettes in the following year. Dr Catherine Best, Research Fellow at the University of Stirlin
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 28, 2017 14:50
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[UK-Scotland] Relationship between trying an electronic cigarette and subsequent cigarette experimentation in Scottish adolescents: a cohort study

Conclusions Young never smokers are more likely to experiment with cigarettes if they have tried an e-cigarette. Causality cannot be inferred, but continued close monitoring of e-cigarette use in young people is warranted.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 28, 2017 14:49
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[UK-Scotland] Even more evidence that ecigs increase risk of starting to smoke cigs, this time from Scotland and Canada

While the evidence that kids who initiate tobacco product use is already pretty bulletproof, all the studies so far have been from the US. Now two new studies, one from Scotland and one from Canada, are taking the case global.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 26, 2017 22:46
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[UK-Scotland] Stirling researchers to lead £3.4m tobacco control project in Africa and Asia

They will conduct research to inform tobacco taxation, tackle the illicit trade in tobacco and target tobacco companies’ efforts to undermine governments’ attempts to reduce smoking. The project will be led by Professor Linda Bauld, director of the univ
TheNational.scot (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 14:55
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[UK-Scotland] Relationship between trying an electronic cigarette and subsequent cigarette experimentation in Scottish adolescents: a cohort study

Conclusions Young never smokers are more likely to experiment with cigarettes if they have tried an e-cigarette. Causality cannot be inferred, but continued close monitoring of e-cigarette use in young people is warranted.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2017 05:31
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