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Scotland to make menstruation products freely available to all

Scottish lawmakers have unanimously passed legislation that will make period products freely available to anyone who needs them - a move that leader Nicole Sturgeon says makes Scotland the first country in the world to do so. Lawmakers in the Scottish Parliament unanimously approved a bill late Tuesday that will require local authorities to provide … Continue reading Scotland to make menstruation products freely available to all

Scotland confirms increasing rate of drug-related deaths

More than 1,100 people died from drugs in Scotland last year, new figures indicate, the worst level since records began. There were 1,187 drug-related deaths registered in 2018 - above 1,000 for the first time and up 253 (27%) on the previous year. The National Records of Scotland statistics indicate Scotland's drug death rate is … Continue reading Scotland confirms increasing rate of drug-related deaths