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Scotland to move tobacco products out of sight in airport duty-free shops (Travel News)

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In August 2013, Scotland announced that to discourage tobacco use by youth, cigarettes and cigars in airport duty-free shops will be displayed in a separate ‘tobacco area’, which is not visible from any other part of the premises. Scottish airport stores are phasing in the requirement. Read an August 12, 2013 Travel News article about the plan to protect children from the marketing of tobacco products in Scottish airports.

The more about marketing tobacco to children on our webpage, including a study published in 2010 that identified point-of-sale marketing as a major contributor to teen-smoking rates.