Headlines Tagged with UK-Northern Ireland — 1,133 headlines found
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.
Apr 4, 2014 BBC Online
added Apr 4, 2014 11:19
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.
Mar 25, 2014 TheyWorkForYou.com (uk)
added Mar 25, 2014 19:34
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
Nov 19, 2013 HealthCanal.com
added Nov 20, 2013 07:04
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
Nov 1, 2013 BBC Online
added Nov 1, 2013 08:03
Health Minister Edwin Poots has been urged to "take the lead" and push forward legislation introducing plain cigarette packages in Northern Ireland.
Jul 16, 2013 Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 16, 2013 02:30
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).
May 30, 2013 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
Jul 4, 2018 Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:48
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.
Jan 10, 2018 Q Radio (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 20:31
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Dec 30, 2017 Public Health England (PHE) (uk)
added Dec 30, 2017 20:37
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
May 31, 2017 Belfast Live
added Jun 1, 2017 02:26