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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] Smoking rates in North East almost halved since 2005

In the North East: - Smoking kills around 5,584 people every year - The NHS spends around £127.5m across GP consultations, hospital admissions and GP prescriptions to help smoker-related issues
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:53
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Smoking rates remain higher in NI than rest of UK

Young adults are spurning cigarettes - however rates of smoking in Northern Ireland remain higher than the rest of the UK, research has shown. The biggest reduction in smoking since 2011 has been among 18 to 24-year-olds, according to the Office for Nat
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:49
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Number of smokers in Northern Ireland at a record low... but we still puff the most in UK

Around one in six adults here said they used cigarettes. That is equivalent to 16.5% of our adult population (around 226,000 people) - higher than England (14.9%); Wales (16.1%) and Scotland (16.3%)... The report also shows around 5.5% use electronic ci
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:48
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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] The Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products is live!

The Secretariat of the [FCTC] is pleased to announce that with the ratification of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland the necessary number of Parties to the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products (the Protocol) has been
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 29, 2018 01:58
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Vaping ban in the grounds of hospitals

The Western Trust has strengthened its strict no smoking policy to include no vaping on its grounds. Staff are being warned that they may face disciplinary action if they fail to stick to the rules. Staff have been directed to ask carers and service
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 29, 2018 01:15
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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] ARCHIVE: Chimneys finally quit smoking at Gallaher tobacco plant

Half past eight on October 24 will go down in history as the moment Britain ceased to be a tobacco manufacturer. Once the final product — a pouch of fine-cut tobacco for roll-your-own cigarettes — came off the production line at the plant in Ballymena, t
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:14
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Former Gallaher factory worker wins case over 'ageist' payout

A man excluded from an enhanced severance package when the Gallaher tobacco factory in Ballymena closed was the victim of age discrimination, a tribunal has ruled. Bernard Barlow (66) worked for Gallaher Limited, once a major employer in north Antrim
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:14
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Ian Paisley defends holding reception for tobacco company JTI

The North Antrim DUP MP held a tea with Japan Tobacco International, which was a major employer in his constituency operating the Gallaher's factory in Ballymena. Mr Paisley said the event in July was held to highlight the work needed to combat trade in
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:14
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[UK-Northern Ireland] E-cigarette ads banned after racism claims upheld

A series of adverts in Belfast have been banned after being branded as racist. The billboard poster for Nicofresh electronic cigarettes featured an elderly white woman sitting on a couch alongside a young black man. The man had his arms around the woma
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Mar 30, 2018 19:46
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Paramilitary detectives charge man over contraband cigarettes supply

PSNI Paramilitary Task Force Detectives have charged a man in connection with the supply of contraband cigarettes. It's after a search and arrest in the Blythe Street area of south Belfast in July last year.
Q Radio (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 20:31
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