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[UK] Plain tobacco packaging law enforced in Jersey

Jersey's Health Minister has signed off an order for a new law to be drafted to enforce plain tobacco packaging....The intervention hopes to support a number of actions that aims to reduce smoking and tobacco related harm by reducing the promotion appeal
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jul 10, 2017 15:08
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[Jersey, UK] Islanders welcome study that shows vapes are less harmful than cigarettes

Experts hope the findings will reassure would-be quitters who have been confused by mixed messages about the safety of e-cigarettes. Some previous studies suggesting that vaping is as harmful as smoking have little in common with real-world experience,
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 9, 2017 16:51
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[Jersey] Tobacco Strategy 2017-2022: Creating a generation of non-smokers (PDF)

The purpose of this policy document is to provide a direction for preventing the uptake of smoking in young people, protecting families and communities from tobacco related harm and supporting smokers to quit in order to reduce the Island’s smoking ra
States of Jersey (je)
added Dec 13, 2016 14:54
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Jersey to introduce plain cigarette packets?

Despite a concerted effort to encourage people to stop smoking, the latest figures show there’s only been a six per cent drop in the number of daily smokers in the Island over the past decade. As a result, the Health department is stepping up its war on
Bailiwick Express (uk)
added Dec 12, 2016 12:51
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[UK] Jersey politicians vote to ban the sale of e-cigarettes to islanders under 18

The States approved banning the sale of e-cigarettes to youngsters under the age of 18 by 34 votes to 1. St Saviour's Constable Sadie Rennard was the only member who voted against it. The Health department's aim is to protect children from the unknown
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Apr 27, 2016 14:52
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[Guernsey, Jersey, UK] VIDEO: Smokers urged to 'be proud to be a quitter'

Smokers in the Channel Islands are being urged to quit the habit as part of No Smoking Day. The theme of this year's No Smoking Day theme is 'Be Proud to be a Quitter'.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 14:54
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[UK] Kicking the habit: Smoking still leading cause of deaths in Jersey

SMOKING is still one of the leading causes of death in adults over the age of 35, despite a decrease in the number of smokers in Jersey over the past decade, a report has found. The Jersey Smoking Profile 2015, published by the Health Department, reveal
Jersey Evening Post (This is Jersey) (uk)
added Mar 1, 2016 15:18
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[UK] Minister pushes for e-cigarette law change in Jersey

Jersey's Minister for Health and Social Services wants e-cigarettes banned for under 18s. It comes as the UK made the decision to stop youngsters using the vaporizers amid concerns over health risks. Senator Andrew Green says the devices could potential
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Oct 5, 2015 10:22
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[Jersey, UK] Raise cigarette tax to pay for cancer staff, says hospital consultant

Consultant cardiologist Dr Andrew Mitchell says smoking rates are not dropping as fast as hoped He has called for tax on cigarettes to be increased to raise money for a lung cancer nurse
Jersey Evening Post (This is Jersey) (uk)
added May 19, 2015 08:36
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[UK] Jersey health say no plans for cigarette pack change

Martin Knight, from Jersey Public Health, said more work was needed before it could come to Jersey. He said: "We don't have plans for plain packs but it is something we will consider in the future when we review our strategy.
BBC Online
added Mar 13, 2015 14:25
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