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[UK] Isle of Man Today Isle of Man prisoner's e-cigarette plea is refused

The introduction of e-cigarettes at the prison has been opposed because of concerns over health and security. A prisoner wrote to Home Affairs Minister Juan Watterson asking him to consider sanctioning their use.
Isle of Man Newspapers (uk)
added Nov 5, 2013 16:47
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[UK] Isle of Man government proposes more smoking restrictions

Around one in five people smoke regularly in the Isle of Man, according to the Department of Health The Isle of Man government has launched public consultation to strengthen smoking legislation to combat secondhand smoke.
BBC Online
added Oct 24, 2012 14:57
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[Isle of Man, UK] New smoking legislation moves forward

Measures to stop young people smoking are progressing - but not without criticism. This week the House of Keys voted unanimously in favour of a second reading of the Public Health Tobacco Amendment Bill. It was moved forward by the Health and Social Ca
Energy FM (im)
added May 1, 2015 07:03
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[Isle of Man] Average of £49 a week up in smoke

SMOKERS are to be reminded how much money they spend on their habit in the government's latest attempt to cut the number of people who light up. No Smoking Day's theme this year is 'Swap Fags for Swag'.
Isle of Man Newspapers (uk)
added Mar 10, 2013 12:38
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[UK] Isle of Man prisoner's e-cigarette appeal rejected

A prisoner's appeal to be allowed to smoke e-cigarettes in jail has been rejected by the Manx government on health and safety grounds. The home affairs department said not enough is known about the health implications of electronic cigarettes to sanction
BBC Online
added Nov 4, 2013 20:13
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A public consultation on protecting public health through smokefree legislation in the Isle of Man (PDF)

Government of Isle of Man (im)
added Oct 24, 2012 11:44
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[Isle of Man, UK] Strengthening tobacco legislation to protect future generations

The Public Health (Tobacco) (Amendment) Bill 2015 contains a number of proposals aimed at protecting children in particular from exposure to tobacco products and tobacco advertising. Specifically the Bill proposes: • a ban on tobacco displays • further
Isleofman Dot Com (uk)
added Apr 10, 2015 13:56
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[Isle of Man] Island smokers urged to be wary of e-cigarettes

The Public Health Directorate says most cigarette alternatives are supplied for purchase by tobacco companies - begging the question of whether or not they are "re-normalising" the act of smoking.
Energy FM (im)
added Feb 7, 2015 19:24
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[UK] E-cigs banned from Isle of Man health buildings

The use of electronic cigarettes has been banned in all Isle of Man Health and Social Care buildings with immediate effect. Health minister Howard Quayle said it strengthened efforts to make premises healthy and smoke-free environments for staff and vis
BBC Online
added Oct 15, 2014 15:37
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[Isle of Man] E-cigarette move having positive impact

Midway through a trial period for e-cigarettes at Isle of Man Prison and it appears the measure is having a positive effect. The specialist devices - which are tamper proof - are issued with a unique index number so inmates are unable to swap them. It
Manx Radio (im)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:48
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