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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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[UK] Tobacco sales remain steady as Jersey goes dark

Stores of all sizes are complying with a tobacco display ban on Jersey after the Channel Island enforced the legislation six months ahead of the UK. The ban came into play on 30 October over what was an unseasonably warm half-term week on the touristic
Convenience Store (uk)
added Nov 14, 2014 08:47

[UK] Jersey tobacco product displays banned

All tobacco products in Jersey will have to be hidden from public display, after the introduction of a new law. Customers will still be able to purchase cigarettes and tobacco in the usual way but from 30 October, they will not be on show.
BBC Online
added Oct 28, 2014 07:41

[Jersey, UK] Drop in Stop Smoking Service uptake

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) said that it was "disappointing" that the number of smokers setting a "quit date" through these services dipped last year. The comments come after new figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC)
Jersey Evening Post (This is Jersey) (uk)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:14

[UK] Jersey Review To Inform Tobacco Duty Policy

A report published by the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities confirms that Jersey's cigarettes prices are GBP0.89 (USD1.50) per pack higher, on average, than in the UK. The findings will support the Government in making excise duty po
added May 9, 2014 15:47
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