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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

[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

[Jersey, UK] More protection from second hand smoke

Jersey’s Health Minister says she’ll take “positive action” to stop smoking in cars. Deputy Anne Pryke is responding to feedback from a consultation in 2013. She says she wants to protect children from second hand smoke. The Minister will bring forwar
ITV Channel Television
added Apr 24, 2014 10:38

[Jersey, UK] How far should we go to protect children from cigarette smoke?

For more information and to complete an online survey, please visit or the facebook page protecting children from second-hand smoke.
ITV Channel Television
added Oct 21, 2013 04:00

[UK] Jersey customs says there are 'higher priorities' than tobacco

James Fillieul from the Channel Islands Tobacco Importers and Manufacturers Association said more islanders were bringing in tax free cigarettes. Steve Le Marquand from customs said it did work to stop people but there was only so much it could do.
BBC Online
added Oct 3, 2013 03:37

[UK] Burnham failed in tobacco stall bid « This Is Jersey

Shadow health secretary Andy Burnham tried and failed to stop Labour accepting money from a tobacco giant for a stall at its party conference, a colleague revealed. Diane Abbott, who as shadow public health minister has accused the Tories of being influ
Jersey Evening Post (This is Jersey) (uk)
added Sep 22, 2013 12:16
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