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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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[UK-Scotland] EDITORIAL: Stub out smoking in prisons but do it with respect

non-smoking prisoners and staff are being subjected to high levels of second-hand smoke – the equivalent, in fact, of someone who lives with a smoker...if it is to work in the long term, the non-smoking policy also needs to be introduced carefully and wit
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 12:56
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[UK-Scotland] Inmates furious as bosses reveal date for smoke-free Scots prisons

“It will be a significant challenge. The percentage of people who smoke in prisons is much higher than the community at large. “I fully understand how difficult it will be for many in our care to give up smoking. We are committed to working alongside ou
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 12:54
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[UK-Scotland] Jail chiefs confident challenges of smoking ban can be overcome

The statistic that around three quarters of prisoners smoke has been used to demonstrate the scale of the problem. It means prison officers and other staff are routinely exposed to second hand smoke in their daily working lives. The figure also means a q
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 03:00
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[UK-Scotland] PRISON RIGHTS: SCOTLAND IS ABOUT TO BAN INMATES FROM SMOKING

Scotland is set to ban smoking in its prisons as part of a government drive to slash tobacco use—but an expert has warned it could mean a boom in smuggling, and a greater risk of violence. Staff, visitors and contractors are already not allowed to smok
Newsweek
added Jul 18, 2017 02:59
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking ban to protect prison staff

Smoking will be banned in Scotland’s jails by the end of next year following a study that found inhalation of cigarette fumes by staff put their health at unacceptable risk. Workers’ exposure to second-hand smoke is similar to that experienced by someon
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:58
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[UK-Scotland] Prisoner ex-smokers could help relatives quit

PRISONERS who are forced to quit behind bars could become evangelists for non-smoking when they are released and return home, Scotland’s prisons chief has claimed. Colin McConnell, chief executive of the Scottish Prison Service (SPS) said the knock on-ef
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:57
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[UK-Scotland] EDITORIAL: Leader comment: Prison smoking ban does not need to be total

he or she is less likely to respond positively to a rehabilitation programme. It would seem more practical, and consistent, to allow prisoners to continue to smoke in an outside space, if such an area can be identified within the boundary of the prison. T
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:55
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking to be banned in Scottish prisons by end of 2018

The sale of tobacco in prisons will stop in 2018 and the SPS will then amend prison rules to make smoking in Scotland’s prisons illegal. Prisoners will be offered support to give up smoking. Prisons are exempt from the ban on smoking in an enclosed spa
Holyrood (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:48
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[UK-Scotland] Call to ban smoking in Scotland’s prisons

The SPS said it would ensure that its workers were no longer exposed to unacceptable levels of second-hand smoke and bring Scotland into line with other parts of the UK. However prison reform campaigners called for prisoners to be allowed to smoke outsid
TheNational.scot (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:47
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