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[UK] Guernsey could take the lead on new anti-smoking laws

People in Guernsey are being told they could be "the vanguard of Europe" when it comes to anti-smoking laws. Last week the government backed plans to investigate the introduction of plain packaging of cigarettes, though a call to impose smoke-free zones
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added May 6, 2015 12:37

[Guernsey, UK] Deputy wants to make Town centre smoke-free

A SMOKE-FREE zone could be created in the centre of St Peter Port under radical proposals being tabled that could ban smoking outside all public buildings including pubs and restaurants.
Guernsey Press
added Apr 30, 2015 07:26

[UK] New laws could restrict the sale of e-cigarettes in Guernsey

Guernsey's Health Department wants to put rules in place for selling electronic cigarettes. It's asking the States to agree new regulations as part of the Tobacco Control Strategy.
Press Association (uk)
added Mar 30, 2015 14:20

[UK] Tobacco prices set to increase in Guernsey

The department wants the annual increases on cigarettes to rise by RPI +5%. It also wants even bigger price hikes on rolling tobacco, which it believes is being seen as a 'cheap' alternative.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:47

[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

Guernsey plans smoking ban in cars with children

The plans are part of a draft Tobacco Control Strategy for 2015 - 2020 which has been released to the public. The health department says the goal is to reduce the level of smoking in Guernsey and Alderney to 5%.
BBC Online
added Jul 16, 2014 19:14

[Guernsey, UK] VIDEO: Les Nicoles inmates are still lighting up

Guernsey's prison governor admits some inmates are still getting hold of tobacco, despite a smoking ban being introduced nearly a year ago.
ITV Channel Television
added Nov 1, 2013 08:01

[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

[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

Guernsey smoking charity shuts after 16 years

A Guernsey charity set up to teach young people about the dangers of smoking is to close after 16 years. GASP was formed in 1997 and chairman Alun Williams said it had delivered more than 5,000 anti-smoking lessons. The main sponsor of the charity, th
BBC Online
added May 3, 2013 23:32
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