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[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

[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
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