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[UK-Northern Ireland] MLAs vote to ban tobacco advertising and promotion in NI

Assembly members have voted to ban advertising and the promotion of tobacco in Northern Ireland. Health Minister Edwin Poots explained the new regulations were "to prevent young people from taking up smoking".
BBC Online
added Sep 11, 2012 18:26

[UK-Northern Ireland] Belfast Newsletter DUP split on tobacco packs

TWO senior DUP politicians have clashed over plans to bring in plain tobacco packaging. Since the outset of a Westminster consultation into standardised tobacco packaging, Stormont Health Minister Edwin Poots has endorsed the plan – but his colleague No
The News Letter (uk)
added Aug 6, 2012 13:10

[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] 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, th
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 30, 2017 14:41

[Europe, Ireland, UK-Northern Ireland] Huge haul of cigarettes and fuel seized by Revenue

Almost 45 million cigarettes worth €23.5m were seized in 2016... Trade group Retailers Against Smuggling said the continued problem showed the Government needed to provide more resources to combat smuggling, particularly in light of Brexit.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added May 1, 2017 22:15

[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] Responsible Tobacco Retailing scheme extends to N Ireland

Over 90 retailers across Northern Ireland will be visited by mystery shoppers throughout the month as a compliance programme is rolled out to reduce the risk of underage access to tobacco. The Responsible Tobacco Retailing (RTR) programme was launched i
Convenience Store (uk)
added Oct 21, 2016 20:16

[UK-Northern Ireland] Motorist drops appeal over drink-driving conviction he claims was linked to vaping

Last month a court rejected what was believed to have been the first attempted defence of its kind in the UK - that alcohol in an e-cigarette caused a police breathalyser machine to show a man was almost twice the drink drive limit. Aaron Galbraith, a 35
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 10, 2016 14:26

[UK-Northern Ireland] E-cigarettes – under-18s back a precautionary approach

A new study by researchers at the University of Glasgow has investigated the views of under-18s... “Adolescent smokers, e-cigarette users, non-smokers and non e-cigarette users were united in their support of stringent e-cigarette regulation,” said Dr We
added Mar 14, 2016 10:48

[UK-Northern Ireland] Smoking ban for all hospital grounds in Northern Ireland

It means staff patients and visitors will no longer be allowed to smoke at the entrance of buildings, in car parks or even inside cars on trust premises. Chief medical officer Dr Michael McBride said: "Smoking not only has a human cost. With one third o
Press Association (uk)
added Feb 9, 2016 17:46

[UK-Northern Ireland] Hollywood actor Liam Neeson backs Ballymena jobs rally

Almost 2,000 people will lose their jobs when Michelin and JTI Gallaher close.... In October 2014, cigarette maker JTI Gallaher announced it would be shutting its plant in the town with the loss of 800 jobs.
BBC Online
added Feb 5, 2016 14:23

[UK-Northern Ireland] Warnings issued to retailers who sold cigarettes to child in council 'sting'

A number of businesses in the Mid Ulster District Council area, which includes the former Magherafelt Council district in Co Derry, have been warned after being detected selling cigarettes to a child. The cautions follow a random test exercise carried o
Derry Now (uk)
added Oct 12, 2015 20:12
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