Headlines Tagged with UK-Northern Ireland — 1,124 headlines found
The damaging impact of smoking is being highlighted in Northern Ireland’s new campaign to tackle smoking prevalence, which has been launched by the Public Health Agency (PHA). Sadly one in every two smokers will die of a tobacco-related disease, so this
Dec 30, 2015 Farming Life (uk)
added Dec 30, 2015 16:28
A local farmer who was facing a possible fine of up to £1,000 for smoking in his tractor will not face prosecution, Antrim and Newtownabbey Council has confirmed. According to the Ulster Farmers Union (UFU), the farmer was parked off the road at a filli
Jul 27, 2015 The News Letter (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:26
[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] CLARK: Plain packaging: "The politicians have created a nightmare scenario"
the Sun has a major story about the policy potentially driving illicit trade in Northern Ireland... IRA kingpins stand to make millions from new plain tobacco packaging laws after building a secret network of illegal cigarette factories.
Mar 6, 2015 Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Mar 9, 2015 11:06
Cancer Focus NI believes that standardised packaging of tobacco products will help protect our future generations...any new regulations must be put before parliament by mid-January so that a vote can be taken in March. Standardised packaging could and sh
Jan 13, 2015 Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 14, 2015 09:36
excise tax pressure coupled with illegal trade has triggered industry volume contraction in a number of key European countries. "This is compounded by the need to comply with legislation, including the revised EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD2), which
Oct 7, 2014 Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 7, 2014 13:39
A Northern Ireland charity has urged politicians to act quickly and impose a ban on smoking in cars when children are present. Chest, Heart and Stroke said Northern Ireland (NICHS) was in danger of becoming left behind.
Apr 4, 2014 BBC Online
added Apr 4, 2014 11:19
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the loss of revenue arising from cigarette smuggling across the land border with the Republic of Ireland.
Mar 25, 2014 TheyWorkForYou.com (uk)
added Mar 25, 2014 19:34
In 2013, 34,522 people in Northern Ireland were registered as having the life-threatening lung disease Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), which is caused primarily by smoking. COPD kills millions of people every year globally and the World He
Nov 19, 2013 HealthCanal.com
added Nov 20, 2013 07:04
The agency estimates that smoking cigarettes is the single biggest factor in 90% of lung cancer cases. They also suggest that smoking one cigarette a day triples your risk of contracting the disease. Friday marks the start of lung cancer awareness month
Nov 1, 2013 BBC Online
added Nov 1, 2013 08:03
Health Minister Edwin Poots has been urged to "take the lead" and push forward legislation introducing plain cigarette packages in Northern Ireland.
Jul 16, 2013 Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 16, 2013 02:30