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[UK-Northern Ireland] DUP Politicans Clash Over Tobacco Packaging

Health minister Edwin Poots has endorsed the Westminster plan for plain standardised tobacco packaging, but North Antrim MP Ian Paisley said the idea was "ludicrous".
4NI-Northern Ireland on the Internet (uk)
added Aug 6, 2012 18:07
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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] MLAs vote to outlaw branded cigarette packaging

Northern Ireland Assembly voted to accept the introduction of plain packaging for cigarettes, on 3 Februarory 2014. Members were voting on a legislative consent motion on the Children and Families Bill. The vote will now allow Westminster
BBC Online
added Feb 4, 2014 06:34
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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] Move to combat children taking up smoking

The Western Trust is rolling out a wide range of measures to tackle smoking among children, as it emerged almost 5 per cent of local 11 to 16-year-olds have taken up the habit. Smoking prevention programmes are being taken into classrooms and youth cent
Derry Journal (uk)
added Jul 22, 2016 23:57
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[China, UK-Northern Ireland] 100kgs of smuggled tobacco concealed in shelves

A man was arrested after Customs officers foiled an attempt to smuggle 100 kilos of tobacco into Northern Ireland from China.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 22, 2012 08:50
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Tobacco workers ‘furious’ over JTI’s plan to close DB scheme

Tobacco workers at Gallaher’s are “furious” over its parent company’s plans to close its final salary defined benefit scheme to future accrual. According to union Unite, Japan Tobacco International (JTI) plans to close the UK scheme on 31 December 2017
Pensions Age Magazine (uk)
added Oct 4, 2017 12:18
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[UK-Northern Ireland] MLAs urged to match £5m job support fund for tobacco firm staff

A total of 870 jobs will be lost when production ends at the Co Antrim factory next year. Some 500 people have already been made redundant. Yesterday, JTI announced the creation of the £5m fund to support job creation and skills development for workers
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 22, 2016 15:46
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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] Northern Ireland minister backs plan for plain cigarette packaging

Health minister Jim Wells of the Democratic Unionist party throws weight behind measure due to be voted on in Westminster
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 2, 2015 19:13
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Poll: Should Northern Ireland ban smoking in cars where children are passengers?

The call came from the Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke Association which warned that many motorists are harming their own children's health. The intervention came ahead of a vote in the House of Commons today on whether or not people should be p
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 10, 2014 15:37
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Tobacco sponsorship ‘undermines’ City of Culture success - Anderson

Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson has said a major tobacco company’s sponsorship of City of Culture events undermines the success of the year. Ms Anderson was speaking after it emerged that Japan International Tobacco (JTI), the parent company of the Galla
Derry Journal (uk)
added Nov 16, 2013 01:51
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