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[UK-Northern Ireland] Car smoking ban: Campaign for NI to protect children

A Northern Ireland charity has urged politicians to act quickly and impose a ban on smoking in cars when children are present. Chest, Heart and Stroke said Northern Ireland (NICHS) was in danger of becoming left behind.
BBC Online
added Apr 4, 2014 11:19

[Ireland, UK, UK-Northern Ireland] Tobacco: Smuggling: 20 Mar 2014: Hansard Written Answers

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the loss of revenue arising from cigarette smuggling across the land border with the Republic of Ireland. (uk)
added Mar 25, 2014 19:34

[UK-Northern Ireland] World COPD Day – stop smoking now to cut the risk

In 2013, 34,522 people in Northern Ireland were registered as having the life-threatening lung disease Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), which is caused primarily by smoking. COPD kills millions of people every year globally and the World He
added Nov 20, 2013 07:04

[UK-Northern Ireland] 900 lung cancer cases diagnosed in Northern Ireland annually

The agency estimates that smoking cigarettes is the single biggest factor in 90% of lung cancer cases. They also suggest that smoking one cigarette a day triples your risk of contracting the disease. Friday marks the start of lung cancer awareness month
BBC Online
added Nov 1, 2013 08:03

[UK-Northern Ireland] Edwin Poots urged to take lead over plain cigarette packages

Health Minister Edwin Poots has been urged to "take the lead" and push forward legislation introducing plain cigarette packages in Northern Ireland.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 16, 2013 02:30

[UK-Northern Ireland] Health Minister Poots urged to back plain cigarette packs

Health Minister Edwin Poots has been urged to back moves to introduce standardised, unbranded packaging for cigarettes. The call was made by the charity, Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke (NICHS).
BBC Online
added May 30, 2013 01:39

[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

[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

[UK-Northern Ireland] Health Harms

To help you support the Health Harms campaign locally, we have a wide range of resources you can download and order for free. Details about the full range of resources, and guidance about how to use them, are available in this handy guide. Please refer t
Public Health England (PHE) (uk)
added Dec 30, 2017 20:37

[UK-Northern Ireland] World No Tobacco Day: Poor almost three times more likely to smoke

People in the most deprived areas of Northern Ireland are almost three times more likely to smoke than their better off counterparts according to the Public Health Authority NI....said it is currently estimated that around 320,000 people aged 16 and over
Belfast Live
added Jun 1, 2017 02:26
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