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[UK-Northern Ireland] Motorist drops appeal over drink-driving conviction he claims was linked to vaping

Last month a court rejected what was believed to have been the first attempted defence of its kind in the UK - that alcohol in an e-cigarette caused a police breathalyser machine to show a man was almost twice the drink drive limit. Aaron Galbraith, a 35
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 10, 2016 14:26

[UK-Northern Ireland] Belfast Telegraph Smoking materials main cause of fire deaths in Northern Ireland

"When it comes to fatalities, the reality is that smoking materials are by far the biggest cause, with 13 people tragically losing their lives in these types of fires in the last three years. This is a fact we cannot ignore." Since 2013, fire crews have
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 3, 2016 22:49

[UK-Northern Ireland] Police issue cigarette warning to drivers after motorway oil spill

A MAJOR oil spill affecting motorway traffic has led to police warning drivers not to discard lit cigarettes on the road.
The Irish News (uk)
added Sep 18, 2016 23:33

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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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