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[UK, UK-Scotland] Imperial Tobacco launches Supreme Court challenge to display ban

Imperial Tobacco has launched a Supreme Court challenge over the Scottish government's attempts to ban the display of cigarettes in shops. The Bristol-based firm has twice failed to persuade Scottish judges to set aside legislative provisions. A hearin
BBC Online
added Nov 12, 2012 10:14

[UK-Scotland] Store axes tobacco sales in a further six outlets

SAINSBURY’S is to remove tobacco from sale at a further six supermarkets in Scotland tomorrow. The supermarket giant said the move is in response to the Scottish Government’s health levy, a supplementary charge on business rates paid by large stores sel
The Scotsman (uk)
added Nov 10, 2012 21:11

[UK, UK-Scotland] Six Scottish Sainsbury's supermarkets end cigarette sales

It said the move is in response to the Scottish government's health levy, a supplementary charge on business rates paid by large stores selling cigarettes and alcohol.
BBC Online
added Nov 10, 2012 12:38
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[UK-Scotland] Smokers asked to help stub out weak bones

SMOKERS have been asked to volunteer for a groundbreaking new study into a link between social deprivation and bone fractures. It has been established that those living in more deprived areas have a greater risk of sustaining a bone fracture – but scient
The Scotsman (uk)
added Nov 4, 2012 12:39
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[UK-Scotland] HEANEY: The government need to stop treating us like kids

For a start it means that smokers who can't light up in the pub come home and pollute the main room of the house, in which the TV is almost permanently switched on to soccer and other sport.
Lennox Herald (uk)
added Nov 4, 2012 12:37
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[UK-Scotland] Pub smoking ban has been a positive

Regarding the article by Bill Heaney in last week’s Lennox Herald . . . . Does Mr Heaney have no concept of the burden that smoking and passive smoking has on the NHS?
Lennox Herald (uk)
added Nov 4, 2012 12:30

[UK-Scotland] Public disgust at smokers who flout lighting up bans at hospital

Survey results show an overwhelming majority are in favour of smoke-free areas at hospital entrances. NHS Lanarkshire says it will look at fresh ways to get people to follow a no smoking ban on hospital grounds after a survey found that most people are
STV (uk)
added Nov 4, 2012 01:03

[UK-Scotland] MSPs roll up £1m of pension fund in tobacco firms

MORE than £1 million of MSPs' pension cash is invested in big tobacco companies, despite Holyrood passing multiple anti-smoking laws in recent years, the Sunday Herald can reveal.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Oct 29, 2012 12:34

[UK-Scotland] Blow The Smoke Away

STV’s Blow The Smoke Away campaign, which is in partnership with NHS inform and NHS GGC, will bring you first-hand accounts from those who have tried and those who are trying to stop smoking.
STV (uk)
added Oct 19, 2012 08:30

[UK-Scotland] Smoking in Scotland: A history of the habit in the 60s and 70s [Video]

In 1960s Scotland, smoking was a pastime of the majority and a habit that had become engrained in popular culture following the First World War.
STV (uk)
added Oct 19, 2012 08:25
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