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[UK-Scotland] Charity hails move to ban prisoners from smoking

Ash Scotland said the move would bring Scotland in line with other countries which have outlawed smoking in prisons. However an anti-smoking group called for the plans to be abandoned. Forest director Simon Clark said the risks of second-hand smoke have
Third Force News (uk)
added Jul 17, 2017 13:39
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking to be banned in Scottish prisons by end of 2018

On Monday, the SPS revealed a report into the effects of second-hand smoke on prisoners and staff. The Tobacco in Prison Study (TIPS), led by experts at Glasgow University, found typical non-smoking prison workers were exposed to as much second-hand sm
STV (uk)
added Jul 17, 2017 13:27
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[UK-Scotland] Target date in 2018 for smoke-free Scottish prisons

The Scottish Prison Service (SPS) has said it intends to make Scotland's prisons smoke free by next year. The date was announced at the launch of a major report into prison workers' exposure to second-hand smoke. It showed high levels of second-hand smok
BBC Online
added Jul 17, 2017 12:59
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[UK-Scotland] Effects of maternal smoking on offspring reproductive outcomes: an intergenerational study in the North East of Scotland [FREE FULL TEXT]

STUDY QUESTION How does exposure to cigarette smoke in utero influence women's reproductive outcomes? SUMMARY ANSWER Women exposed to cigarette smoke in utero were more likely to have a pregnancy and more likely to experience miscarriage.
Human Reproduction Open (HROpen) (European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology)
added Jul 14, 2017 11:22
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[UK-Scotland] Environmental campaign targets smokers who dump cigarette butts on ground

A NEW campaign aims to clean up the streets of Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire by encouraging people to take personal responsibility for their litter. Environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful is particularly targeting smokers who cause a mess by
The Gazette (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 14:15
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[UK-Scotland] Cigarette blamed for Selkirk golf course fire

A WARNING has been issued to smoking golfers in Selkirk after a major fire was narrowly averted. Chairman of the town's community council, Alistair Pattullo, came to the rescue after discovering an area of heather and scrub alight last month. Flames ha
Border Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 6, 2017 16:16
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[UK-Scotland] Newsagents banned from selling tobacco after flouting display rules

A Whins of Milton newsagent pledged to fight a ban on selling tobacco products from his shop. Stirling Council ordered Turnbulls in Glasgow Road not to sell cigarettes for two years after trading standards took the shop to court for flouting tobacco dis
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:35
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[UK-Scotland] Could a High IQ Mean a Longer Life?

A higher IQ in childhood was also significantly associated with a lower risk of death from injury, smoking-related cancers (particularly lung and stomach), digestive disease and dementia. There was no evidence of a link between childhood intelligence an
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 30, 2017 03:00
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[UK-Scotland] Leading charities critical of government dementia strategy

There is strong evidence that lifestyle factors such as stopping smoking, exercising regularly, eating healthily,... However the charities say there is no action plan in Scotland to inform the public of this link, and of the actions they can take to red
Third Force News (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 09:49
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[UK-Scotland] DROP IN THE NUMBER OF SMOKERS LIGHTING UP IN DUNDEE

In all age groups apart from the over-65s, the number of smokers dropped between 2012 and 2015, according to statistics released by the Scottish Public Health Observatory. In Dundee, among adults aged 35-64, the number of smokers dropped from 33.35% to
Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 14, 2017 13:32
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