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[UK-Scotland] Almost 120000 attempts to quit smoking in the last year, figures reveal

There were almost 120,000 cases of people trying to quit smoking in the last year, according to new statistics. Of that number, there were 44,137 successful attempts reported one month after the date they stopped.
STV (uk)
added Sep 25, 2012 13:06
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[UK-Scotland] Smokers ignore dying child's plea

A HEART-RENDING request from a now-dead child not to be subjected to second-hand smoke is being ignored by smokers at a children's hospital.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Sep 23, 2012 18:32
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[UK-Scotland] IVF withheld from couples who smoke

COUPLES who smoke are to be denied IVF treatment by Scottish health chiefs. NHS Fife will be the first health board in Scotland to refuse fertility treatment on the grounds of smoking when the ban comes in this October.
Deadline News (uk)
added Sep 21, 2012 17:10
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[UK-Scotland] Scotsman Scottish Government urged to review smoking ban

A petition has been lodged with MSPs which also raises questions over the impact of secondary smoking and points to growing calls north and south of the Border to amend the ban.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 21, 2012 11:01
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[Australia, UK-Scotland] Scots smoking stats led to professor’s idea to ban smoking for anyone born after 2000

A plan to ban smoking for anyone born after 2000 has been put forward in Tasmania
The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 7, 2012 14:59
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[Australia, UK-Scotland] Prof: Ban anyone born after 2000 from EVER buying cigs

Health bosses on Tasmania are considering banning anyone born after the year 2000 from EVER buying cigarettes as a way of “phasing out” fags. The plan is the brainchild of mathematician Professor Jon Berrick, who’s lobbying health chiefs in several coun
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Sep 7, 2012 14:52
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[UK-Scotland] Air quality device helps reduce children's exposure to smoke in the home

Providing parents who smoke with measurements of their homes indoor air quality (IAQ), in addition to usual smoking advice, leads to better IAQ and reduces children's exposure to second hand smoke. The study discussed at the British Science Festival tod
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 7, 2012 11:52
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[UK-Scotland] Court fails to stop lawyers having smoke

SMOKERS working at Scotland's most important court have been told they must use a new designated shelter - but solicitors and advocates are launching a rebellion.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 4, 2012 08:44
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[UK-Scotland] QC Donald Findlay 'will decline' request to stop smoking outside court

Scotland’s best-known defence lawyer has said he is going to ignore new rules which say he cannot smoke outside a court building.
STV (uk)
added Sep 4, 2012 08:06
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[UK-Scotland] Scots tobacco health warning.. from 1799

A NEWLY discovered letter shows doctors knew of the health risks of smoking more than 200 years ago. William Adams, a medical student at Edinburgh University, described the dangers of tobacco in graphic detail in a letter to his father in 1799.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Sep 3, 2012 23:48
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