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[UK-Northern Ireland] ‘Stop damaging public health by smoking at hospital’

according to Sinn Féin health spokesperson, Councillor Patricia Logue, who has urged Altnagelvin visitors to adhere to the Western Trust’s smoke-free policy. She was speaking after new signage was erected at entrances to the hospital and information adver
Derry Journal (uk)
added Nov 6, 2017 15:41
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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] Chimneys finally quit smoking at Gallaher tobacco plant

Half past eight on October 24 will go down in history as the moment Britain ceased to be a tobacco manufacturer. Once the final product — a pouch of fine-cut tobacco for roll-your-own cigarettes — came off the production line at the plant in Ballymena, th
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 30, 2017 14:41
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Health survey Northern Ireland: first results 2016/17

Department of Health Northern Ireland (uk)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:07
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Most Northern Ireland adults obese or overweight

The drop in smokers continues the overall downward trend since the 1980s. Further analysis of the figures shows that those in deprived areas are three times more likely to smoke than those in affluent areas. However, according to a leading charity, the
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 26, 2017 17:59
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[UK-Northern Ireland] New bespoke ashtray ballot boxes uses butts to vote

Ballot bins where you vote with a cigarette butt on topical issues could soon be installed in the Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Council area. The ‘bespoke’ bins will have two areas to put out a cigarette and vote on relevant local issues with a windo
Derry Now (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:35
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[Ireland, UK-Northern Ireland] Raising legal age to 21 ‘would deter teenage smokers’

Increasing the legal smoking age from 16 to 18 had a “significant positive impact” on reducing smoking among young teenagers in Ireland, according to a study conducted by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI).
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 14:51
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Statistics on smoking cessation services In Northern Ireland: Four week follow up figures for 2016/17 and 52 week follow up figures for 2015/16

A total of 18,637 people set a quit date through the smoking cessation services in 2016/17. This is a decrease of 2,648 (12%) on the previous year. There has been a decline in the number of people accessing smoking cessation services over the last five y
Northern Ireland Department of Health (uk)
added Oct 5, 2017 12:07
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Huge drop in smokers using services to quit sparks calls for new NHS strategy

A steep decline in the amount of people using services available to stop smoking has led to calls for the Department of Health to review its strategy. Figures released yesterday reveal that almost 2,700 fewer people availed of NHS-backed services to
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 5, 2017 12:01
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Tobacco workers ‘furious’ over JTI’s plan to close DB scheme

Tobacco workers at Gallaher’s are “furious” over its parent company’s plans to close its final salary defined benefit scheme to future accrual. According to union Unite, Japan Tobacco International (JTI) plans to close the UK scheme on 31 December 2017
Pensions Age Magazine (uk)
added Oct 4, 2017 12:18
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[UK-Northern Ireland] 50% Rise In Lung Cancer Cases Among Women - Report

The Queen's University research revealed a 37% increase in the number of lung cancer cases diagnosed since 2006... "Twice as many men than women had lung cancer in 1996 but fast-forward twenty years and a similar number of men and women are being diagnos
4NI-Northern Ireland on the Internet (uk)
added Sep 18, 2017 13:29
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