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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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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] Paisley presses Government to drop tobacco packaging plans

North Antrim MP Ian Paisley Jr has had a "very productive" meeting to discuss the impending closure of Ballymena's Gallaher tobacco factory with the Secretary of State.
The News Letter (uk)
added Nov 17, 2014 13:26
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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] TV ads 'sexualise e-cigarettes'

will debut tonight during a break in ITV1's Grantchester following a change in the law.... Anti-smoking campaigners have accused TV advertisements which show e-cigarette use for the first time of "sexualising" vaping.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 10, 2014 15:54
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Ministers in last ditch talks with Ballymena cigarette factory Gallaher's following news 900 people to lose jobs

Ministers have been involved in ditch talks with members of JTI Gallaher in attempts to save the iconic Ballymena factory from complete closure. Jobs minister Arlene Foster said her department would "explore every available option to maintain some prese
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:07
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[Belgium, UK-Northern Ireland] JTI to Consult on Proposal to Restructure Manufacturing Facilities in Europe

a proposal to restructure its manufacturing facilities as a result of significant and sustained changes impacting its global business. The challenging economic environment, excise tax pressure coupled with illegal trade has triggered industry volume co
JT International (JTI) (Japan Tobacco) (jp)
added Oct 13, 2014 14:07
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[Europe, UK-Northern Ireland] SIMPSON: Gallaher's cigarette factory closure: An inevitable consequence of a shrinking market

The announcement by JTI, formerly Gallaher's, that production will move to other factories in the JTI group in Poland and Romania fits the logic of seeking lower costs of production in a market place where total production will possibly fall.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 8, 2014 13:38
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[UK-Northern Ireland] REILLY: Gallaher's cigarette factory closure: Northern Ireland feeling the pain of European Union

the EU rules are daft and counter-productive dictates that will not stop people smoking but will simply drive jobs out of the UK and increase smuggling.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 8, 2014 13:35
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Cigarette factory closure hits Northern Ireland's economy ($$)

The imminent closure of one of Northern Ireland's largest manufacturing sites has left the town of Ballymena in a state of shock and politicians floundering to fill a £60m hole in the economy of County Antrim about to be created by the loss of nearly 900
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 8, 2014 12:52
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