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[UK-Northern Ireland] Police issue cigarette warning to drivers after motorway oil spill

A MAJOR oil spill affecting motorway traffic has led to police warning drivers not to discard lit cigarettes on the road.
The Irish News (uk)
added Sep 18, 2016 23:33
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Car smoking ban 'unlikely before next Assembly election'

A ban on smoking in cars is unlikely to be introduced before the next Assembly election, charity Cancer Focus said. The country is lagging behind the rest of the UK and Ireland because legislation has been stalled while other tobacco control measures we
Press Association (uk)
added Aug 26, 2015 11:44
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[UK-Northern Ireland] North East is heaviest smoking region in UK and one of the only places to see a rise

The region was one of the only places in the UK, along with Northern Ireland, where the proportion of people who smoke increased last year, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Dec 1, 2014 06:31
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[UK-Northern Ireland] REILLY: Gallaher's cigarette factory closure: Northern Ireland feeling the pain of European Union

the EU rules are daft and counter-productive dictates that will not stop people smoking but will simply drive jobs out of the UK and increase smuggling.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 8, 2014 13:35
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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
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[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
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Drunk pianist who downed pints of Guinness before abusing staff who accused him of smoking on an easyJet flight as he travelled to play at a wedding is fined £200

An Irish pianist who downed Guinness, smoked on board an easyJet flight and told police he was 'f**king sorry' for swearing has been fined £200 for his behaviour. Lee McVicker, 23, caused chaos on an easyJet flight to Manchester from Belfast on Sunday a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 24, 2017 17:56
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[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
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[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
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[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
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