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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

[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

[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

[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 (
added Sep 7, 2012 11:52

[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

[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

[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

[UK-Scotland] First tobacco banning order issued in Scotland

A market trader from Ayr in Scotland has become the first to receive an order banning him from selling tobacco under new government legislation. John Scullion was investigated after being discovered selling illicit tobacco outside the town’s Sunday marke
Convenience Store (uk)
added Sep 3, 2012 09:42

[UK-Scotland] Smoking out health letter

Doctors were aware of the dangers of smoking as early as the 18th century, a newly discovered letter from Edinburgh has shown.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Aug 30, 2012 12:19

[UK-Scotland] Tom Gaitens beat heroin and is now determined to stub out smoking

Breaking barriers: Tom Gaitens was helped to overcome a heroin addiction and is now determined to beat tobacco too.© STV
STV (uk)
added Aug 23, 2012 13:39
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