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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] Cancer group lauds report encouraging 'vaping' use

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland encouraged smokers to try 'vaping' instead after the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) said that e-cigarettes are likely to benefit the health of the nation
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 28, 2016 15:58
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Some mental health units in Northern Ireland to allow smoking while review is undertaken

The South Eastern Trust has agreed to temporarily lift the prohibition while a review is undertaken. Inpatients at some mental health units in Northern Ireland are to be exempt from the ban on smoking on hospital grounds. The South Eastern Trust has agre
BBC Online
added Apr 22, 2016 16:34
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[UK-Northern Ireland] the Irish News Lorry driver accused of bringing cannabis into north 'thought it was cigarettes'

A LORRY driver accused of bringing a £1 million consignment of herbal cannabis into Northern Ireland claims he thought it was contraband cigarettes, a court has heard. Police seized more than 50 kilos of the drugs transported from England in flower boxes
The Irish News (uk)
added Apr 15, 2016 15:51
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Health chiefs struggle to stop people flouting ban as we snap smokers lighting up at Belfast hospital

Almost a month after a complete ban on smoking in hospital grounds came into force, health officials admit they are struggling to stub out the practice.... Smoking huts were dismantled and signs put around its sites warning staff, patients and visitors i
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 11, 2016 13:08
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[UK-Northern Ireland] E-cigarettes – under-18s back a precautionary approach

A new study by researchers at the University of Glasgow has investigated the views of under-18s... “Adolescent smokers, e-cigarette users, non-smokers and non e-cigarette users were united in their support of stringent e-cigarette regulation,” said Dr We
HealthCanal.com
added Mar 14, 2016 10:48
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[Europe, Ireland, UK-Northern Ireland] MEPs vote to end tobacco agreement

furious members of the European Parliament voted to end the agreement first drawn up by the European Commission in a deal to settle a court action against the companies long believed to be part of the smuggling racket. They were even more incensed when i
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Mar 11, 2016 23:16
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Smoking related house fires killed seven people in last year

Seven people died due to house fires caused by smoking last year, the fire service has said. The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service attended 69 accidental blazes linked to the habit.
The News Letter (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 16:45
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Northern Trust facilities to go smoke free

The facilities and grounds of the Northern Health and Social Care Trust will become smoke free areas from March 9. In line with Northern Ireland’s other health and social care sites, smoking will not be allowed in any Northern Trust areas – including al
Larne Times (uk)
added Feb 26, 2016 15:42
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[UK-Northern Ireland] NI Assembly votes to ban smoking in cars with children

The debate heard it is unlikely that smoking in vehicles carrying children will be banned until early 2017 Northern Ireland Assembly members have voted in favour of introducing a ban on smoking in vehicles when children are present.
BBC Online
added Feb 23, 2016 15:56
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Smoking ban for all hospital grounds in Northern Ireland

It means staff patients and visitors will no longer be allowed to smoke at the entrance of buildings, in car parks or even inside cars on trust premises. Chief medical officer Dr Michael McBride said: "Smoking not only has a human cost. With one third o
Press Association (uk)
added Feb 9, 2016 17:46
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