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[UK] Smoking rates in Guernsey fall dramatically

The percentage of adults in Guernsey that smoke has fallen to 12.7% in 2013, a huge drop from the 30.4% that smoked in 1988. Figures released in the Health and Lifestyle Survey showed that more than half of adults in Guernsey had never smoked.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Dec 24, 2014 22:47
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[Guernsey, UK] Breath tests to crackdown on prison smoking

BREATH tests will be introduced at Guernsey’s prison to crackdown on inmates breaking its smoking ban with smuggled tobacco. Les Nicolles prison governor Dave Matthews said that only a ‘small minority’ of prisoners were breaking its no-smoking policy,
Guernsey Press
added Sep 28, 2013 09:58
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[Guernsey] Fears over cut in tobacco education

SMOKING education in schools has drastically been reduced now the responsibility of it has been handed over to Health and Social Services, Gasp’s political patron Heidi Soulsby has said.
Guernsey Press
added Dec 13, 2012 08:27
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[Guernsey] Deputies asked to approve anti-smoking measures

Deputies will be asked to approve a raft of new anti-smoking measures. Amongst them are proposals to make shops pay for licences to sell tobacco.
ITV Channel Television
added Nov 29, 2012 14:04
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Tobacco licence fee in Guernsey is to 'pay for new civil servant'

A RETAILER has claimed that proposed tobacco licence fees are being introduced to pay for a new civil servant. . . . Phillip Morgan, pictured, who is the proprietor of Paper Box and Candy Shop in St Peter Port, claimed retailers were told that cash gener
Guernsey Press
added Oct 22, 2012 04:40
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Guernsey smoke-free prison leads way ahead of UK ban

A prison on the Channel Islands says its smoke-free regime has been a success, ahead of UK jails starting similar smoking bans. Guernsey's Les Nicolles prison introduced a total smoking ban in 2013. Prison governor Dave Matthews said fears of unrest ahea
BBC Online
added Oct 9, 2015 08:25
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[Guernsey, UK] Tobacco firms conference ban urged

Andy Burnham is urging Labour chiefs to ban the tobacco industry from future Labour conferences after failing to prevent a cigarette giant being allowed to buy space at this year's gathering.
Guernsey Press
added Sep 25, 2013 12:31
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[UK] Tobacco report will go to the States, says Guernsey health minister

A REPORT on proposed tobacco licence fees will not be withdrawn from the November States debate, the health minister has said, despite a request from the Channel Islands Tobacco Retailers' Association.
Guernsey Press
added Nov 6, 2012 08:15
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[UK] Tobacco sales licensing rules in Guernsey to be debated

Tobacco retailers in Guernsey will have to obtain an annual licence, if proposals by the Health and Social Services Department are approved.
BBC Online
added Oct 19, 2012 02:54
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[Guernsey, UK-Wales] 'Nothing ruled out' of smoking strategy

MEASURES to protect children from smoke inhalation in homes, motor vehicles and outdoor areas is one factor that will be considered in the Health and Social Services consultation on its tobacco control strategy for 2014 to 2020.
Guernsey Press
added Aug 1, 2012 15:26
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