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[UK-Scotland] Patient killed in oxygen explosion as a second dies in broken lift: Damning dossier reveals NHS failings that caused death

A horrifying catalogue of serious errors at NHS hospitals in Scotland has come to light, following a Freedom of Information request. They include a report from NHS Lothian where a patient on oxygen therapy died in an explosion after lighting a cigarette
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 27, 2012 07:06
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[UK-Scotland] Holyrood vow to snuff out tobacco habit in Scotland

SNP ministers yesterday confirmed plans to publish a timetable next year on making the country smoke-free.
The [London, UK] Express
added Nov 26, 2012 08:12
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[UK-Scotland] EDITORIAL: Make smoking history in Scotland? We hope so

If the Government seriously wants to make nicotine a drug of the past, it will need to come up with an extremely imaginative and persuasive strategy. There is nothing wrong with ambition, however, and since smoking contributes greatly to Scotland's poor
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Nov 25, 2012 14:17
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[UK, UK-Scotland] LETTER: DUFFY: Old tricks from tobacco industry

PUBLIC health campaigners long ago discovered that you can’t trust any “research” produced by the tobacco industry. Your report (“Illegal cigarette sales increased by almost half in last year” . . . ) indicates that they are up to their old tricks.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Nov 25, 2012 14:06
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[UK-Scotland] Scottish mortality rate 'among highest in Western Europe'

Scottish mortality rates among working age men and women have been the worst in Western Europe since the late 1970s, a report has said.
BBC Online
added Nov 22, 2012 12:21
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[UK-Scotland] Imperial Tobacco launch challenge to display ban

Imperial Tobacco, who manufacture such brands as Lambert & Butler, Golden Virginia and Rizla, have launched the challenge to the ban due to concerns over the cost to retailers and a potential increase in illegal tobacco trade. Imperial believe the ban i
Edinburgh Journal (uk)
added Nov 21, 2012 16:39
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking and alcohol pump up death rate

Scotland has had the worst mortality rates in Western Europe among working-age men and women for more than three decades.
This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added Nov 21, 2012 04:08
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[UK-Scotland] Culture of drinking and smoking gives young Scots highest death rate in Europe ($$)

Depressing statistics show that Scotland remains “the sick man of Europe”, and the outlook is particularly bleak for those aged 15 to 44.
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 20, 2012 21:47
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[UK-Scotland] Illegal cigarette sales increased by almost half in last year

THE number of potentially dangerous illegal cigarettes ­being sold in Scotland has ­increased by almost half in the last year, according to a new report. The report shows that 10 out of every 100 packets of cigarettes or loose tobacco sold in 2012 are i
The Scotsman (uk)
added Nov 18, 2012 19:54
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[UK, UK-Scotland] British Aiways pilot fined for smuggling cigarettes and alcohol on flights

A British Airways pilot who smuggled more than 16,000 cigarettes and 20 litres of alcohol on flights has been fined more than £1300. Andrew Creelman was the pilot on a flight from Zurich to London and remained on board as a passenger for the onward conn
STV (uk)
added Nov 16, 2012 14:55
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