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[UK-Northern Ireland] Farmer caught smoking in tractor won’t face prosecution

A local farmer who was facing a possible fine of up to £1,000 for smoking in his tractor will not face prosecution, Antrim and Newtownabbey Council has confirmed. According to the Ulster Farmers Union (UFU), the farmer was parked off the road at a filli
The News Letter (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:26
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[UK-Northern Ireland] VIDEO: Smoking ban: Farmers criticise fine for smoking in tractor

Farmers have been reacting to the news that smoking in the cabs of their tractors is an offence that could attract a fine of up to £1,000. The Ulster Farmers' Union has said that the issuing of a penalty notice to one of its members in County Antrim is t
BBC Online
added Jul 23, 2015 12:39
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Farmer faces £1,000 fine after his cigarette break in tractor deemed smoking in the workplace

The farmer, who has not been named, was having a smoke break while parked up on a road when a tobacco control officer spotted him
The Mirror (uk)
added Jul 23, 2015 12:38
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Midwives to help mums quit smoking

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust has appointed two specialist midwives to help expectant mums to stop smoking. Funded by the Public Health Agency Roisin Donohue works from Craigavon Area Hospital whilst her colleague Ursula Gaffney is based at
Portadown Times (uk)
added Jul 14, 2015 10:29
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[UK-Northern Ireland] LETTER: E-cigarettes don't promote smoking

As a director for Fontem Ventures, an e-cigarette manufacturer, I agree with Dr McBride that stopping children from smoking is a "public health priority"....no scientific evidence to support the assertion that e-cigarettes "normalise smoking", or that the
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added May 21, 2015 11:25
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Derry E-cig firm lands a royal seal of approval

Co Londonderry firm Nicobrand, which makes nicotine products for e-cigarettes, has won the Queen's Award for Excellence for its growing international trade. The Coleraine company won the royal seal of approval after overseas sales growth rocketed from
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 22, 2015 12:49
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[UK-Northern Ireland] LETTER: Let's protect kids from second-hand smoke in cars

Success in England and Wales means that young people there will be protected from second-hand smoke in cars from October. Scotland's government is planning on introducing similar protections soon. We have to make sure Northern Ireland's children aren't l
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 15, 2015 08:12
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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] CLARK: Plain packaging: "The politicians have created a nightmare scenario"

the Sun has a major story about the policy potentially driving illicit trade in Northern Ireland... IRA kingpins stand to make millions from new plain tobacco packaging laws after building a secret network of illegal cigarette factories.
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Mar 9, 2015 11:06
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[UK-Northern Ireland] NI employers being urged to help staff stop smoking

Employers in Northern Ireland should help their staff who smoke to quit, cancer charities have said. It follows statistics released by the British Heart Foundation (BHF), which found that office workers are more likely to smoke than workers in any other
BBC Online
added Mar 8, 2015 16:24
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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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