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[UK-Northern Ireland] Move to combat children taking up smoking

The Western Trust is rolling out a wide range of measures to tackle smoking among children, as it emerged almost 5 per cent of local 11 to 16-year-olds have taken up the habit. Smoking prevention programmes are being taken into classrooms and youth cent
Derry Journal (uk)
added Jul 22, 2016 23:57
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[UK-Northern Ireland] MLAs urged to match £5m job support fund for tobacco firm staff

A total of 870 jobs will be lost when production ends at the Co Antrim factory next year. Some 500 people have already been made redundant. Yesterday, JTI announced the creation of the £5m fund to support job creation and skills development for workers
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 22, 2016 15:46
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Trust thanks the public for keeping sites smoke free

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust has thanked local communities for their compliance to the new ‘Smoke Free Sites’ policy. The Smoke Free Sites policy was introduced on 9 March and means that smoking and the use of e-cigarettes is no longer permi
Dromore Leader (uk)
added Jul 4, 2016 16:47
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Underage cigarette sales detection rate doubles in 12 months

THE number of business detected selling cigarettes to people under 18 across the north has doubled in just 12 months. The figures released by the Department of Health following a question from West Tyrone SDLP assembly member Daniel McCrossan this week.
The Irish News (uk)
added Jul 1, 2016 21:16
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[UK-Northern Ireland, UK-Scotland, UK-Wales] Has Childhood Smoking Reduced Following Smoke-Free Public Places Legislation? A Segmented Regression Analysis of Cross-Sectional UK School-Based Surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

Analysis of repeated cross-sectional surveys across the four countries of the United Kingdom shows smoke-free legislation may be associated with a reduction in regular smoking among school-aged children. If this association is causal, comprehensive smoke-
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 11, 2016 21:09
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Anderson report on illicit trade in tobacco products passes in European Parliament

A report by Sinn Fein MEP Martina Anderson on the illicit trade in tobacco products has been passed in the European Parliament. She said the move was a “huge step in the right direction” in the fight against smuggled and illicit tobacco products. Ms An
Derry Now (uk)
added Jun 9, 2016 16:52
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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] Ian Paisley calls for apology from Jim Wells over cigarette packaging remark

Mr Wells posted that he was pleased the introduction of plain paper packaging for cigarettes was being introduced in Northern Ireland as he had approved it while health minister. Mr Paisley posted that 980 workers at the JTI tobacco factory had lost thei
BBC Online
added May 23, 2016 20:47
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Paisley and Wells clash on cigarette packaging

The DUP’s Ian Paisley has called for party colleague Jim Wells to apologise for his part in the introduction of plain tobacco packaging - which the North Antrim MP blamed for the loss of almost 1,000 jobs in his constituency.
The News Letter (uk)
added May 21, 2016 20:24
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[UK-Northern Ireland] DUP's Paisley calls on Jim Wells to apologise over cigarette packaging tweet

Former health minister Wells welcomed the introduction of the law on Twitter, which he approved as minster...Paisley hit back saying 980 people lost their jobs in his constituency over the measure - in reference to the JTI Gallagher closure.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added May 21, 2016 20:11
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Video: The UK public has mixed feelings about new tobacco laws

The UK public reacts to new tobacco laws that include the introduction of standardised packaging and a ban on menthol cigarettes.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added May 20, 2016 19:58
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