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[Ireland, UK, UK-Northern Ireland] Crown wants to see ‘bankruptcy’ of ‘evil’ tobacco industry

Prof Crown told the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly meeting in Dublin there was never a year during the Troubles when more people died from violence than died from smoking-related diseases.
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 25, 2015 10:00
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[Ireland, UK, UK-Northern Ireland] The smoking gun: how cigarettes became the IRA’s new weapon ($$)

Police raid a shop in the Midlands, seizing thousands of illegal cigarettes. Smuggling operations like this are linked to republican paramilitaries, who threaten a new wave of terror
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 16, 2015 13:48
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[Ireland, UK-Northern Ireland] Cross-border raids target gangsters in £110m cigarettes racket

Twelve tonnes of raw tobacco, two million cigarettes, £50,000 in cash and a tobacco processing plant were seized on this side of the border. Two highly-trained tobacco and cash detection dogs - Harvey and Meg - helped Irish Revenue officers seize 334,00
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:02
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[UK-Northern Ireland] HMRC officers uncover tobacco processing plant

The first raw tobacco processing plant ever to be discovered in Northern Ireland has been raided by customs officers. Five people, three of them foreign nationals, were arrested in counties Tyrone and Down. Twelve tonnes of raw tobacco, two million cig
BBC Online
added Feb 4, 2015 14:00
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Plain tobacco packaging: NI to be included in UK-wide legislation

Northern Ireland is to be included in UK-wide proposals to introduce plain, non-branded packaging for cigarettes and other smoking products. Stormont's Health Minister Jim Wells said he expects to see plain packaging made compulsory in the UK by next ye
BBC Online
added Feb 3, 2015 07:15
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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] Northern Ireland minister backs plan for plain cigarette packaging

Health minister Jim Wells of the Democratic Unionist party throws weight behind measure due to be voted on in Westminster
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 2, 2015 19:13
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[UK-Northern Ireland] LETTER: McELWEE: Plain packaging for tobacco will help save lives

Cancer Focus NI believes that standardised packaging of tobacco products will help protect our future generations...any new regulations must be put before parliament by mid-January so that a vote can be taken in March. Standardised packaging could and sh
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 14, 2015 09:36
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[UK-Northern Ireland] North East is heaviest smoking region in UK and one of the only places to see a rise

The region was one of the only places in the UK, along with Northern Ireland, where the proportion of people who smoke increased last year, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Dec 1, 2014 06:31
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[UK-Northern Ireland] JTI Gallaher: Union proposal to save 500 jobs at Ballymena factory

Unite the union has said the factory should become a "centre of excellence" for pouch tobacco and cigar production. However, its cost-cutting proposal would see the axing of cigarette lines and result in 376 job losses.
BBC Online
added Nov 20, 2014 11:56
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Union puts forward plan for Gallaher

An alternative to closing the JTI Gallaher factory in Ballymena has been put forward by the Unite trade union... The union proposal would see the factory developed as a ‘centre of excellence’ for pouch tobacco and cigar manufacture, retaining 500 of the
The News Letter (uk)
added Nov 19, 2014 13:01
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