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[UK, UK-Scotland] Tobacco display ban in Scotland to begin in April 2013

A ban on the display of cigarettes in Scotland's shops will come into force in April 2013 after a tobacco firm lost its legal fight to stop the move.
BBC Online
added Dec 12, 2012 12:33

[UK, UK-Scotland] Imperial Tobacco, one of the world's biggest cigarette firms, loses display battle

Ministers say the ban is needed to protect future generations from the "devastating effects" of smoking.
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 12, 2012 12:31

[UK, UK-Scotland] Tobacco giant loses display battle

At a hearing in London, lawyers representing Imperial, which is based in Bristol, asked a panel of five Supreme Court justices to analyse the issues after twice failing to persuade Scottish judges to set aside legislative provisions.
MSN UK (uk)
added Dec 12, 2012 12:22

[UK-Scotland] UK's highest court dismisses appeal by tobacco giant against ban on cigarette displays

The UK's highest court dismissed an appeal by Imperial Tobacco against the Scottish Government's attempts to ban the open display of cigarettes in shops. The ban, already in place in England, Northern Ireland and Wales, is now expected to be in place in
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 12, 2012 12:20

[UK-Scotland] Giving up smoking can ease your back pain, study finds

Research published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery also found that patients with spinal disorders who smoked reported more discomfort than those who did not.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Dec 10, 2012 12:01

[UK-Scotland] Mothers-to-be still smokers

Despite a risk to their unborn child, thousands of mothers-to-be admit they have not given up cigarettes when they meet their midwife for a "booking-in appointment". The figures, released by the NHS Information Services Division, cover the first meeting
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 7, 2012 16:20

[UK-Scotland] Secret Scottish NHS incident reports released

Hundreds of previously secret NHS reports into serious incidents, including 105 deaths, have been published by BBC Scotland. More than 300 reports . . . The reports include a person being blown up while on oxygen therapy after lighting a cigarette.
BBC Online
added Nov 27, 2012 07:23
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[UK-Scotland] VIDEO: BBC Scotland Investigates, 2012, How Safe Is Your Hospital?

BBC Online
added Nov 27, 2012 07:21

[UK-Scotland] VIDEO: Secret reports on patient harm in NHS care

BBC Scotland has obtained more than 300 reports from inside the NHS which have been kept secret up until now.
BBC Online
added Nov 27, 2012 07:19

[UK, UK-Scotland] CLARK: Scotland's goal of a 'smoke-free' society is conformist and illiberal

Simon Clark: 'If we try to eliminate every risk through draconian legislation we create a bland, conformist, illiberal society.' (uk)
added Nov 27, 2012 07:15
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