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[Belgium, UK-Northern Ireland] JTI to Consult on Proposal to Restructure Manufacturing Facilities in Europe

a proposal to restructure its manufacturing facilities as a result of significant and sustained changes impacting its global business. The challenging economic environment, excise tax pressure coupled with illegal trade has triggered industry volume co
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 13, 2014 14:07
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[Eastern Europe, UK-Northern Ireland, UK-Scotland] Criminal gangs link to one in ten cigarettes

tobacco smuggling in Scotland has risen by a third in the past two years and is being used to fund paramilitary groups in Northern Ireland and Eastern European criminal gangs, according to a new report.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Mar 10, 2014 11:09
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[UK-Northern Ireland] NI to be included in UK cigarette plain packaging law

A last-minute compromise has paved the way for Northern Ireland to be included in a new UK law to force cigarette makers to use plain packaging. There had been concerns that the Stormont Executive was going to miss the deadline set by the government.
BBC Online
added Jan 23, 2014 16:22
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[UK-Northern Ireland] McKEEVER: Cigarette smoking just plain senseless

Smoking belongs in the past. God help people who are addicted, it's hard to give up. But that doesn't mean we should keep making the things and profiting from another generation's misery. And politicians who can't show principled leadership don't deserve
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 24, 2012 19:10
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[France, UK-Northern Ireland] Sniffer dog finds two tonnes of tobacco on lorry at Rosslare Europort

The Polish-registered lorry, which was supposed to be carrying a cargo of plastic, was stopped at Rosslare Europort after driving off a ferry from Cherbourg in France. The illegal tobacco had a retail value of more than a million euro and if sold it wou
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 7, 2017 14:50
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Smoking causes 90% of lung cancers, watchdog reveals

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is calling on smokers to give up the habit to reduce their chances of getting lung cancer. "Smoking cigarettes is the biggest risk factor for lung cancer and is responsible for around 90% of all cases," Colette Rogers of t
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 7, 2016 15:00
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Anderson report on illicit trade in tobacco products passes in European Parliament

A report by Sinn Fein MEP Martina Anderson on the illicit trade in tobacco products has been passed in the European Parliament. She said the move was a “huge step in the right direction” in the fight against smuggled and illicit tobacco products. Ms An
Derry Now (uk)
added Jun 9, 2016 16:52
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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] Ian Paisley calls for apology from Jim Wells over cigarette packaging remark

Mr Wells posted that he was pleased the introduction of plain paper packaging for cigarettes was being introduced in Northern Ireland as he had approved it while health minister. Mr Paisley posted that 980 workers at the JTI tobacco factory had lost thei
BBC Online
added May 23, 2016 20:47
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[Europe, Ireland, UK-Northern Ireland] MEPs vote to end tobacco agreement

furious members of the European Parliament voted to end the agreement first drawn up by the European Commission in a deal to settle a court action against the companies long believed to be part of the smuggling racket. They were even more incensed when i
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Mar 11, 2016 23:16
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Plain tobacco packaging: NI to be included in UK-wide legislation

Northern Ireland is to be included in UK-wide proposals to introduce plain, non-branded packaging for cigarettes and other smoking products. Stormont's Health Minister Jim Wells said he expects to see plain packaging made compulsory in the UK by next ye
BBC Online
added Feb 3, 2015 07:15
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