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[Ireland, UK-Northern Ireland] Cross-border raids target gangsters in £110m cigarettes racket

Twelve tonnes of raw tobacco, two million cigarettes, £50,000 in cash and a tobacco processing plant were seized on this side of the border. Two highly-trained tobacco and cash detection dogs - Harvey and Meg - helped Irish Revenue officers seize 334,00
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:02

[UK-Northern Ireland] HMRC officers uncover tobacco processing plant

The first raw tobacco processing plant ever to be discovered in Northern Ireland has been raided by customs officers. Five people, three of them foreign nationals, were arrested in counties Tyrone and Down. Twelve tonnes of raw tobacco, two million cig
BBC Online
added Feb 4, 2015 14:00

[UK-Northern Ireland] Ministers in last ditch talks with Ballymena cigarette factory Gallaher's following news 900 people to lose jobs

Ministers have been involved in ditch talks with members of JTI Gallaher in attempts to save the iconic Ballymena factory from complete closure. Jobs minister Arlene Foster said her department would "explore every available option to maintain some prese
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:07

[Europe, UK-Northern Ireland] Britain's last tobacco factory may close thanks to Brussels regulation

"The challenging economic environment, excise tax pressure coupled with illegal trade has triggered industry volume contraction in a number of key European countries," JTI said.
City A.M. (uk)
added Oct 7, 2014 13:37

[UK-Northern Ireland] Fall in numbers of children and pregnant women smoking in Ireland

SMOKING RATES AMONG children and pregnant women are down in the last decade, both north and south of the border, according to a report published today. While the report, by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) and the TobaccoFree Research Ins
The (ie)
added Nov 25, 2013 12:41

[UK-Northern Ireland] Trust to implement total ban on smoking

SMOKING is set to be banned outright at the Tyrone County Hospital in Omagh after the Western Trust announced its intention to become the North’s first ‘smoke free’ health body. It will implement the smoke-free policy to co-incide with National No Smoki
Ulster Herald (uk)
added Sep 12, 2013 12:50

[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] Regional impact of plain packaging

A national and regional extension of our scenario-based quantification of the economic impact of plain packaging for tobacco products in the UK
Centre for Economics and Business Research.(uk)
added Aug 19, 2013 12:09

[Ireland, UK-Northern Ireland] Smokers pay three times more to quit than in North

A CHARITY helping people to stop smoking has launched a scathing attack on the Government over policies that make nicotine therapies cost up to three times as much as they do in the North.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jan 3, 2013 04:12

[UK-Northern Ireland] 39% of lung donations from smokers

More than one in three lung transplants in the last three years have been from donors who smoked, Health Minister Earl Howe has disclosed. In a written reply, Lord Howe said that between April 2009 and 2012, 39% of lung transplants were from donors "wi
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 23, 2012 18:20

[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] Ian Paisley MP condemns illegal tobacco trade

LOCAL MP Ian Paisley has hosted the launch of a new report on the illegal trade in tobacco. which could help protect much-needed jobs in Ballymena. The report ‘The Billion Pound Drop’, by tobacco manufacturer JTI, highlights how some 14.9% of cigarette
Ballymena Times (uk)
added Nov 7, 2012 10:31
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