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[UK-Northern Ireland] Paisley and Wells clash on cigarette packaging

The DUP’s Ian Paisley has called for party colleague Jim Wells to apologise for his part in the introduction of plain tobacco packaging - which the North Antrim MP blamed for the loss of almost 1,000 jobs in his constituency.
The News Letter (uk)
added May 21, 2016 20:24
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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] Allergan Plant of the Year – Nicobrand Runner-Up

Our nicotine business based in Coleraine performed consistently well throughout 2015. With the Queen’s Award for Export and Made in Northern Ireland Award, this caps off an excellent 2015 and provides a great start to 2016
Nicobrand (uk)
added May 11, 2016 01:30
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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] Cancer group lauds report encouraging 'vaping' use

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland encouraged smokers to try 'vaping' instead after the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) said that e-cigarettes are likely to benefit the health of the nation
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 28, 2016 15:58
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Some mental health units in Northern Ireland to allow smoking while review is undertaken

The South Eastern Trust has agreed to temporarily lift the prohibition while a review is undertaken. Inpatients at some mental health units in Northern Ireland are to be exempt from the ban on smoking on hospital grounds. The South Eastern Trust has agre
BBC Online
added Apr 22, 2016 16:34
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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] New smoking campaign highlights ‘one in two’ risk of habit

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
Farming Life (uk)
added Dec 30, 2015 16:28
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Farmer caught smoking in tractor won’t face prosecution

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
The News Letter (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:26
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[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.
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Mar 9, 2015 11:06
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[UK-Northern Ireland] LETTER: McELWEE: Plain packaging for tobacco will help save lives

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
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 14, 2015 09:36
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Gallahers cigarette factory 'to shut' with loss of 1000 Ballymena jobs

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
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 7, 2014 13:39
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Car smoking ban: Campaign for NI to protect children

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.
BBC Online
added Apr 4, 2014 11:19
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