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[UK-Northern Ireland] Proposals to ban smoking in cars carrying children

Health Minister Michelle O’Neill has announced an eight-week consultation on regulations to restrict smoking in private vehicles when children are present. smoking1The draft regulations propose that the existing legislation, as set out in the Smoking (No
Newry Times (uk)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:20
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Proposals to ban smoking in cars carrying children

The consultation will run from 6 January 2017 to 3 March 2017. The draft regulations propose that the existing legislation, as set out in the Smoking (Northern Ireland) Order 2006, will be extended so that it will be an offence to: Smoke in a private veh
BBC Online
added Jan 9, 2017 12:29
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Proposals to ban smoking in cars carrying children

Plans to ban smoking in private vehicles carrying children are to be discussed, the health minister has announced. Michelle O'Neill said it was "inconceivable that we continue to allow children to be exposed to such harm". In February 2016, Assembly memb
BBC Online
added Jan 9, 2017 02:11
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Poll: Should smoking in cars carrying children be made illegal in Northern Ireland?

A public consultation has been opened over plans to ban smoking in cars carrying children. Health Minister Michelle O'Neill called it "inconceivable" that young people should be exposed to the harmful effects of tobacco smoke.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 8, 2017 23:57
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Customs seized huge haul of black market cigarettes and tobacco in Louth in 2016

Customs officers seized more than 124,500 cigarettes and 12.9kg (28lb) of tobacco in one county during 2016. The Revenue service said its investigators launched a series of operations to disrupt th[...]
The Irish News (uk)
added Dec 28, 2016 18:09
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Belfast cut-price cigs contained rat droppings and human faeces

may seem like a steal at £3.50. But they've been found to contain droppings from rodents as well as human excrement...often used to help finance organised crime and terrorism. On Friday, the Belfast Telegraph joined a team of investigators carrying out
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 7, 2016 20:31
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Smoking causes 90% of lung cancers, watchdog reveals

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is calling on smokers to give up the habit to reduce their chances of getting lung cancer. "Smoking cigarettes is the biggest risk factor for lung cancer and is responsible for around 90% of all cases," Colette Rogers of t
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 7, 2016 15:00
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Wrightbus to buy Gallahers tobacco plant in Ballymena

The agreement with Japan Tobacco International (JTI) will enable Wrightbus to expand it already sizeable operations in the Co Antrim town.
The Irish News (uk)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:33
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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] Responsible Tobacco Retailing scheme extends to N Ireland

Over 90 retailers across Northern Ireland will be visited by mystery shoppers throughout the month as a compliance programme is rolled out to reduce the risk of underage access to tobacco. The Responsible Tobacco Retailing (RTR) programme was launched i
Convenience Store (uk)
added Oct 21, 2016 20:16
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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
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