Tag: Scottish Government

Vaping
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Vaping industry urges Scottish Government to rethink ‘damaging’ measures for e-cigarettes

UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA) says the Scottish Government has taken a “damaging and disproportionate approach” in proposed...

Using an e-cigarette
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Vaping regs would hit disadvantaged hardest, says SGF

A ban on displays of vapes in Scotland’s shops would be irrational and hit disadvantaged communities hardest, the...

woman vaping
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ACS raises concerns over proposed vaping regs

The Association of Convenience Stores has raised concerns about proposals from the Scottish government to tighten the rules...

The NFRN's presentation to Daniel Johnson
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NFRN thanks MSP for unwavering support

The NFRN has presented Daniel Johnson MSP with an award in recognition of his determination to get the...

A single-use coffee cup
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Scottish government presses ahead with plans for chargeable cup scheme

The Scottish government is pressing ahead with its plans to introduce charges on single-use disposable beverage containers. Work...

Using an e-cigarette
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Retailers urge government to rethink vaping proposals

Prominent retailers have spoken out against Scottish Government proposals to ban displays of vaping products in the nation’s...

DRS: using an RVM
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SGF hits back at DRS judicial review reports

The SGF has denied reports that it is seeking a judicial review into the way the Scottish government...

Scottish Parliament
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Minister urges retailers to tap into £80m support fund

Independent retailers are being encouraged to apply for grants from a new £80m support fund. In a letter...

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SGF Go Local programme wins phase 3 approval

The Scottish Government has given its approval for the roll-out of phase 3 of the SGF Go Local...

Shopper with facemask
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Government updates Covid framework

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has unveiled a major update of Scotland's strategic framework for the road out of...