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No records kept in Scotland for children falling ill from vaping

It comes amid our campaign to outlaw disposable brands of e-cigs which are becoming a growing litter and ­pollution menace. Scottish health chiefs have no idea how many youngsters have needed hospital treatment after falling ill from vaping. While the number of under-18s hospitalised as a result of vaping quadrupled last year in England there are no comparable figures...

Teenage vape survey findings are a ‘major worry’ – charity

Campaigners are calling for the Scottish government to act after a survey found one in 10 school pupils in S4 now regularly vape. Anti-smoking charity ASH Scotland said it was a "major worry" that e-cigarette use by 15-year-olds had tripled in the last five years. The Scottish government Health and Wellbeing Census polled 25,380 pupils in S2 and...