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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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[UK-Scotland] 20 beagle king size .. Sniffer dog finds £24K of illicit tobacco in series of raids

Scotland’s top sniffer dog tracked down a haul of illicit tobacco worth £24,000. Dixie the springer spaniel swooped on six premises in Glasgow, along with Trading Standards and HM Revenue and Customs. The undercover operation saw officers seize 40,000
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jun 11, 2017 16:17
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[UK-Scotland] Modelling foetal exposure to maternal smoking using hepatoblasts from pluripotent stem cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

The liver is a dynamic organ which is both multifunctional and highly regenerative. A major role of the liver is to process both endo and xenobiotics. Cigarettes are an example of a legal and widely used drug which can cause major health problems for adu
Archives of Toxicology
added May 30, 2017 03:01
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking by pregnant women damages the liver cells of their unborn babies

A NEW stem cell study has revealed the disturbing damage that smoking cigarettes while pregnant can do to unborn babies. An Edinburgh University-led research team has developed a way to monitor the long-term effects on liver tissue of pregnant women smo
TheNational.scot (uk)
added May 30, 2017 02:56
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[UK-Scotland] Scientists find that smoking harms livers of unborn babies

Scientists found that the cocktail of chemicals in cigarettes is particularly harmful to developing liver cells. They developed a method of studying the effects of maternal smoking on liver tissue using embryonic stem cells. The team, led by the Universi
BBC Online
added May 30, 2017 02:54
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