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[UK, UK-Scotland, USA] Graphic warnings on cigarette packets proven to drive smoker quit rate, finds study

The new research, carried out by public health experts in the US, found hard-hitting graphic tobacco warnings help smokers from a diverse range of backgrounds who are struggling to quit.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 17, 2013 07:01
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[UK-Scotland] Scottish Ministers to rethink health gap strategy

MINISTERS are to order a “fundamental re-think” of government efforts to close Scotland’s massive health gap between rich and poor, conceding that legal curbs on smoking and drinking are not effective alone. In an article for Scotland on Sunday today, t
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 9, 2013 14:52
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[UK-Scotland] New anti-smoking campaign urges millions of Scots to stub it out

NOW the Scottish Government have joined forces with Asda Pharmacies to help the country’s one million smokers quit, and produced a shopping list showing the money saved on a 20-a-day habit (about £50) could feed a family of four for a week. We speak to
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jan 9, 2013 14:47
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[UK-Scotland] Asda supermarkets to help smokers quit

Health teams will visit in-store pharmacies at seven Asda supermarkets across Scotland to advise shoppers who want to quit. Customers will be able to take lung age and carbon monoxide tests and pick up "quit calendars" to support them in their attempt.
BBC Online
added Jan 4, 2013 09:06
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[UK-Scotland] Supermarket helps smokers to quit

Health teams will visit in-store pharmacies at seven Asda supermarkets across Scotland to advise shoppers who want to quit. Customers will be able to take lung age and carbon monoxide tests and pick up "quit calendars" to support them in their attempt.
Press Association (uk)
added Jan 3, 2013 04:52
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[UK-Scotland] Smokers encouraged to stub out smoking after record quit attempts

“There is a period over the holidays where we sometimes over indulge in what we are eating, drinking or smoking," NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde's (NHS GGC) health improvement practitioner Claire Murphy said.
STV (uk)
added Dec 31, 2012 11:34
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[UK-Scotland] Scotland must continue to lead fight on smoking

Following the Scottish Government’s victory at the Supreme Court over Imperial Tobacco’s legal challenge, Stewart Maxwell has urged Public Health Minister Michael Matheson to use legal costs recovered from fighting the display ban court case to further i
Scottish National Party (SNP)
added Dec 28, 2012 13:50
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[UK-Scotland] LAWN: 'I was helped to quit smoking while in hospital for a knee operation'

“I know that smoking won’t help me with my mobility problems and the last thing I wanted is any more circulatory problems than is necessary so it was a sensible option to stop smoking. “It took me by surprise when I came out of hospital three weeks late
STV (uk)
added Dec 28, 2012 04:37
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Make cigarettes shorter to redress levels of inhalation

A shorter cigarette would bring smoke inhalation per cigarette back to pre-ban levels. With less tobacco in each smoke, less tax would need to be levied, the NHS would be less inundated with smokers suffering smoking-related complaints, smokers would ha
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 26, 2012 00:29
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[UK-Scotland] 88% of pregnant women who tried to quit smoking started again within 4 weeks

ALMOST 90% of pregnant women referred to Glasgow's smoking cessation services went on to light up again within four weeks.
Evening Times (uk)
added Dec 23, 2012 23:24
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